Local Area Attractions
- Zoll Street Beach, Harbor Springs
- Zorn Park, Harbor Springs
- Magnus City Park Beach, Petoskey
- Petoskey State Park, Petoskey
- West Park Beach, Bay Harbor
- Bliss Township Beach, Bliss
- Cross Village Beach, Cross Village
- Good Hart Beach, Good Hart
- Readmond Township Beach, Good Hart
Boat Tours, Charters, & Ferries
Located in the heart of downtown Petoskey, Beards offers a low-key environment to enjoy a pint or two.
Originally opened as the Petoskey Brewing Company in 1898 this historic building owes its unique stature to the brewing practices of the late 19th century. Closed in 1915, it wasn't until 2012 that beer once again flowed within the walls of the "Old Brewery."
Guided fishing tours. The walk & wade trips are a great way for you and your friends to hike up some waders and explore northern Michigan's world-class fisheries up close and personal.
More than seven different trail systems in Charlevoix and Emmet counties are protected by the Little Traverse Conservancy.
The trail runs from Charlevoix on U.S. 31 through Bay Harbor and Bay View. In Petoskey, the path winds through beautiful Bayfront Park. 29 miles start to finish, small segment on-road on U.S. 31.
Historical Sites & Museums
This century-old Victorian community of nearly 500 cottages is a National Historic Landmark. Summer programs include concerts, theater, operas, lectures, recreational programs, educational classes, and religious services which are open to the public.
Enjoy art shows in the gallery area; concerts, recitals, and performing arts in the theater. Annual performances by the Little Traverse Civic Theatre. Original works by local artists on sale. Classes, lessons, and workshops
The Center's mission is to inspire, entertain, educate, and serve all in Northern Michigan year-round by presenting exceptional experiences across the full spectrum of the performing arts and offering impactful educational opportunities.
Since 1978, The Young Americans Dinner Theatre has been entertaining and enchanting audiences of all ages, making it one of northern Michigan's most popular traditions, and home to The Highlands.
The Young Americans ensemble is made up of young, up-and-coming performers and actors, handpicked from across the nation for much-anticipated performances each June, July, and August. To enhance the experience, the Broadway-style performance is paired with dinner.
This 88,000-square-foot mega-park features six waterslides, a shallow children's pool, wet climbing wall, activity pools, a lazy river, hot tubs, a huge arcade, and the Rip Zone surf simulator - all indoors!
Enjoy delicious wines and hard cider in a beautiful tasting room located at Pond Hill Farm. Sample award-winning wine and enjoy a delicious lunch created using produce and meats harvested onsite.
Enriching life with exceptional wine, Mackinaw Trail Winery offers a 28-acre vineyard, winery, and tasting room.
The Petoskey Wine Region is made up of 14 unique wineries, located along the Little Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan coastal region. If you are planning a day trip or weekend excursion, the Petoskey Wine Region offers an excellent blend of rustic to trendy tasting rooms and vineyards that rival the wine trails of Napa Valley.