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Petoskey! Imagine a swath of breathtaking Great Lakes shoreline, idyllic inland lakes

and rivers, charming harbor towns, one legendarily romantic island and a swashbuckling dose of Great Lakes history and we’ll show you a Petoskey area vacation. There is something for everyone in this land at the tip of Michigan’s mitt. From the Straits of Mackinac with its two historic forts and the magic of Mackinac Island, to the miles of sandy beaches at Petoskey and Wilderness State Parks and the starry galaxies of Dark Sky Park (yep, a park devoted to the night sky), this area is made for memorable family vacations. No kids? We’ve got wineries, breweries, upscale eateries and big city-styled boutiques and galleries. And if you’ve ever seen the sun set behind the Mackinac Bridge, or from the bluffs of Mackinac Island and Harbor Springs, or the marina at Bay Harbor, you’ll understand, this area exudes romance. Come on up to Petoskey and experience everything you ever imagined in a vacation!

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IN THE PETOSKEY AREA HOP ABOARD THE MICROBREW MUTINY CRUISE: Or the Bloody Mary Cruise or the Sip ’n’ Sail. It all happens on special Arnold Line Ferry cruises. ARNOLDLINE.COM.

HIT THE ROULETTE TABLE: Odawa Casino Resort. 1760 LEARS RD., PETOSKEY, 231.439.6100, ODAWACASINO.COM.

CHECK OUT A LABYRINTH: A medieval, 11-circuit, Breamore labyrinth, to be precise. Find it on the grounds of the stately and state-of-the art Petoskey District Library. 500 E. MITCHELL ST.,

WATCH FIREWORKS OVER THE STRAITS: Every Saturday night from July 4th through September 12th on the St. Ignace waterfront. Watch them from land or from a special cruise on the Star Line Ferry. 507 N. STATE ST., ST. IGNACE, 906.643.7635, MACK-

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WALK WITH BUTTERFLIES: On Mackinac Island at both the Butterfly House (6750 MCGULPIN ST., 906.847.3962, ORIGINALBUTTERFLYHOUSE.COM) and Wings of Mackinac (7528 CARRIAGE RD.,

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JUMP OUT OF A PLANE: Sky Dive Harbor Springs. 231.242.8822,

CATCH A FAMILY-FRIENDLY OUTDOOR MOVIE: Friday nights, Movie in the Park at Dark in downtown Petoskey.

RIDE BIKES FOR FROZEN CUSTARD: At Bob-In Again, located along the Little Traverse Wheelway. 1150 BAY VIEW RD.,

11000 CAMP PET-O-SE-GA, ALANSON, 231.347.6536, EMMETCOUNTY.ORG.

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CHECK OUT A BOOK: The Harbor Springs Library, opened in 1908.

PICK UP A POT PIE: The spectacular drive along M119 is made better with a stop at the deli inside the 1930s-era Good Hart General Store—famous for its pot pie. 1075 N. LAKE SHORE DR.,

206 SPRING ST., HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.526.2531, HARBORSPRINGSLIBRARY.ORG.

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Beaches Thorne Swift Nature Preserve: 300 feet of sandy

Township Park: This petite beach with its bubbling artesian well

Zorn Park: A lively beach on Little Traverse Bay, just steps

Peninsula Beach: A short walk from downtown Boyne City, this public beach on Lake Charlevoix is primo for picnicking or just parking a lawn chair to spend the afternoon with a good read. 310 FRONT ST., BOYNE CITY, 231.582.6597, CITYOFBOYNECITY.COM.

Lake Michigan beach tucked away in a 30-acre preserve near Harbor Springs. Also find 1.5 miles of easy hiking trails and boardwalks through dunes and cedar swamps, and an interpretive nature center for kids. On Lower Shore Dr., off M119 four miles north of Harbor Springs. 213.526.6401, LANDTRUST.ORG.

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from downtown Harbor Springs. Find lifeguards, a swimming raft and a sandy-bottomed swim area. A grassy knoll and shade trees provide a spot to roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy a take-out lunch from Harbor Springs’ many great eateries.

and grassy park sits on the western edge of meandering Crooked Lake northeast of Petoskey. On Merritt Street/US31 in Conway.

Young State Park: Popular Lake Charlevoix beach at this state park campground. 2208 BOYNE CITY RD., BOYNE CITY, 231.582.7523.

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Petoskey State Park: This expansive beach on Little

This beautiful, remote, seven-mile-long stretch of Lake Michigan beach in Wilderness State Park offers low dunes, tall grass, scrubby pines, and a shoreline great for long walks. The best sand is around Cross Village; find great rock picking farther north. On M119 about five miles past Cross Village. LANDTRUST.ORG.

Traverse Bay, smack between Harbor Springs and Petoskey, is a local favorite. Sand volleyball courts, campsites, hiking trails and lots more; be sure to climb the stairs to Old Baldy, a stable dune just behind the beach, for a fabulous view of the bay. On M119, four miles northeast of Petoskey. 2475 M119, PETOSKEY, 231.347.2311.

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Bear River Whitewater Park: This is one of Lower Michigan’s few true whitewater experiences, with challenging drops and rapids to thrill experienced paddlers. Beginning at the Sheridan Street bridge in Petoskey and continuing three miles to the mouth of Little Traverse Bay, the Bear River drops 80 feet and boasts a 2.5 rapids classification— and a 3 or 4 when the water is high. Find the park’s main entrances off Lake and West Sheridan; maps with launch sites available online. PETOSKEYAREA.COM. Rent kayaks at Bahnhof Sport. 1300 BAY VIEW RD., PETOSKEY, 800.253.7078, BAHNHOF.COM.

Bear River Canoe Livery: For a slow, scenic paddle, rent canoes or kayaks through this laid-back livery, which offers one-, two-, and four-hour trips along a quiet stretch of the Bear River. Perfect for new paddlers and families with young kids, with lots of scenery and wildlife sightings along the way. 2517 MCDOUGALL RD., 231.347.9038. Tommy’s Ski & Wake School: Just like the name says, this Walloon Lake–based school will have you skimming across the aqua water like a pro. Walloon Marina Village, 231.535.6039, GETTOMMYS.COM.

Inland Waterway: The meandering, 40-mile Inland Waterway is one of Michigan’s longest interconnected chains of lakes and rivers, stretching from Pickerel and Crooked Lakes all the way to where the Cheboygan River empties into Lake Huron. Meander the slow-mo waters by pontoon, kayak or even stand-up paddleboard. Big beautiful Burt and Mullett lakes are great for sailing and power boating. Rent your Inland Waterway craft at any of the following marinas: Indian River Marina located between Burt and Mullett lakes.

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Windjammer Marina on Crooked Lake. 3520 US31N ODEN, 231.347.6103, WINDJAMMERMARINA.COM. Ryde Marine: On Crooked Lake,

9088 MARINA DR., ALANSON. 231.347.8273, RYDEMARINE.COM.

PADDLE LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY Little Traverse Bay is a 45-squaremile heaven for kayakers and standup paddle boarders, with plenty of protected shoreline begging to be explored. Paddle from downtown Harbor Springs all the way to the historic lighthouse at the end of Harbor Point peninsula. Rentals, lessons and guided tours available through The Outfitter in Harbor Springs. 153 E. MAIN ST., HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.526.2621, OUTFITTERHARBORSPRINGS.COM.

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The Great Outdoors WILDERNESS STATE PARK:

The Lower Peninsula’s largest piece of contiguous undeveloped land encompasses 10,000 magnificent acres of forest, wetlands, meadows, dunes and 26 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. And it’s all yours to explore. Hit the miles of trails, which include a five-mile section of the epic North Country Trail, by foot or mountain bike; rock-hunt, picnic or take a dip along the gorgeous hike-in beaches on Sturgeon Bay. Overnighters can stay in one of the park’s rustic but cozy cabins, some of which are on the water, some in the woods. Three rustic bunkhouses and 250 campsites are available as well; reservations necessary. 903 WILDERNESS PARK DR., CARP LAKE, 231.436.5381.

HEADLANDS INTERNATIONAL DARK SKY PARK:

One of only a handful of these premier star-gazing parks in the world, the park is building a brand new bricks-and-mortar center this year (so pardon its stardust!). Programming will continue while the construction goes on, and as always visitors are encouraged to bring sleeping bags, chairs and blankets and enjoy the heavens all night long. 15687 HEADLANDS RD., MACKINAW CITY, 231.348.1704, EMMETCOUNTY.ORG/DARKSKYPARK.

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TUNNEL OF TREES: This 16-mile designated Scenic Heritage Route, also

known as M119, begins in Harbor Springs and ends in Cross Village. The narrow black top lacks a centerline (caution: don’t drive this route if you are in a hurry!) and traces an ancient Native American trail along a spectacular bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. Bordered by a thick hardwood forest that parts occasionally to offer tantalizing glimpses of Lake Michigan, the Tunnel of Trees is beautiful four seasons a year—so bring your camera. In the spring morels and trillium carpet the forest floor. Summer brings a thick green canopy that turns red and gold in autumn. In winter, views of the icy lake open up. Popular stops along the route include Pond Hill Farm, Thorn Swift Nature Preserve (and its beautiful Lake Michigan beach), the Legs Inn (a Polish restaurant housed in a 1920s stone building) and the old-timey Good Hart General Store.

BIKING Pedal Little Traverse Wheelway: The 26-mile trail runs along the bay between Charlevoix and Harbor Springs. The wide, paved pathway makes it especially friendly for families with small children. The East Segment in Petoskey begins at the Little Traverse History Museum, and continues along Bayfront Park (a perfect picnic spot) and through the gorgeous Victorian-era community of Bay View. Map available online. TRAILSCOUNCIL.ORG.

Boyne: Both Boyne Mountain (in Boyne Falls) and Boyne Highlands (in Harbor Springs) offer miles of both paved and mountain bike trails—to ride solo or on guided treks. Hardcore mountain bikers will want to check out the Bike Park at the Highlands, an experts-only mountain bike area where narrow, naturally cut trails and obstacles like ramps and jumps will challenge even the most aggressive riders. Bike rentals available on-site. 855.688.7022, BOYNE.COM.

Avalanche Mountain Preserve: This heavily wooded, 30-acre gem of a park in Boyne City is interwoven with mountain bike trails (and a disc golf course!). Break from your pedaling to climb the 462-step stairway to the top of the mountain, with a viewing platform to take in the spectacular vista overlooking Lake Charlevoix. 1129 WILSON ST., BOYNE CITY, 231.582.6597, CITYOFBOYNECITY.COM.

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Pirates Cove Adventure Park: Two 18-hole mini-golf courses. 1230 US31, PETOSKEY, 231.347.1123, PIRATESCOVE.NET.

Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark: The largest indoor

Wildwood Rush Zipline Canopy Tour:

waterpark in Michigan features the RipZone surf simulator and the Big Couloir, a superloop slide with a fearfully awesome drop. Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls, 855.688.7024, BOYNE.COM.

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Nine lines, six platforms, five bridges and a 1,200-foot racing line. Single zips, $20. Full Canopy Tour, $75. 02575 BOYNE CITY RD., 231.582.3400,

Boyne Highlands Zipline: An 8-line trip that takes you over

Crooked Tree Arts Center:

1,350 feet in the air and zips you along at up to 25 m.p.h. Reservations are required for the 3-hour Adventure Tour, $64 per person. Or try the shorter Twin Zip Ride, $25 per person. 231.526.3835, BOYNE.COM.

231.347.4337, CROOKEDTREE.ORG.

Great American Adventures Family Fun Park:

Pond Hill Farm: A working farm with friendly barnyard animals,

Drain off their energy with go-karts, mini-golf, water wars, batting cage, driving range. 2088 US31, PETOSKEY, 231.347.5247. GAAPETOSKEY.COM.

a “squash rocket”—a giant slingshot for flinging gourds into the fields—and hayrides every weekend from May through October. 5581

Northern Lights Recreation: 16 bowling lanes, arcade, laser tag and indoor mini golf, glow bowling. Families can break for a great lunch or dinner at the Sassy Loon Pub and Grill (pizza, Mexican, pasta and burgers). 8865 M119, HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.347.3100,

This beloved hub of arts offers summer classes for kids in everything from pottery to dance, full and half days, for one-week sessions. 461 E. MITCHELL ST., PETOSKEY.

S. LAKESHORE DR., HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.526.3276, PONDHILL.COM.

Michigan Fisheries Visitors Center: History meets science in the cool exhibits at this state-of-the-art fish hatchery. 8258 S. AYR RD., ODEN, 231.348.0996.

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CONCERTS Bay View: This community of 19th

-century gingerbread cottages has always had a strong connection to the fine arts— dating back to its founding in 1875 as a Methodist retreat camp on the shores of Little Traverse Bay. These days, Bay View’s annual summer performing arts series showcases live chamber music, theater arts, comedy and other entertainment for nine full weeks. 1570 WATER ST., BAY VIEW,

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LIGHTHOUSE CRUISES: Maritime history buffs will love the lighthouse cruises aboard Shepler’s ferries, which head into Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Les Cheneaux Islands to offer rare views of historic, often-inaccessible lighthouses. 556 E. CENTRAL, MACKINAW CITY, 231.436.5023, SHEPLERSFERRY.COM.

MCGULPIN POINT LIGHTHOUSE: At 145 years old, this is one of the oldest surviving lighthouses in the Straits. Open daily for tours.

500 HEADLANDS DR., MACKINAW CITY,

231.436.5860, EMMETCOUNTY.ORG.

ERNEST HEMINGWAY IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN: Check out the permanent exhibit on Papa’s Petoskey days in the Little Traverse History Museum,

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PETOSKEY, 231.347.2620, PETOSKEYMUSEUM.ORG.

VINTAGE BASEBALL: Using uniforms and equipment dating back to the sport’s 19th-century origins, Petoskey’s vintage baseball club—the Mossbacks—makes the spirit and sportsmanship (and occasional outlandishness) of America’s favorite pastime come alive. Admission is free; schedule online. MOSSBACK.WIX.COM.BASEBALLCLUB.

Blissfest: For the 35th year, this beloved music festival will feature American roots music, world music, local musicians, instrument workshops, rustic camping and lots more. Cross Village, July 10–12, 231.348.7047, BLISSFEST.ORG. Live Music in Petoskey: Petoskey’s

Charlotte Ross Lee “Concerts in the Park” series brings all manner of live music to the little white gazebo in Pennsylvania Park downtown. Noon on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and at 7 p.m. Friday evenings.

FORT MACKINAC, MACKINAC ISLAND: This major island attraction began its life just as the American Revolution wound to a close and went on to serve as a strategic outpost for British (War of 1812) and U.S. armies for more than 115 years. These days, the parade grounds and historic structures have been preserved as interactive exhibits, with costumed interpreters leading demonstrations to show what life was like for the soldiers and families who called this place home. Reenactments include cannon salutes, rifle firing, children’s games and even Victorian-era baseball. Stay for lunch in the fort’s Tea Room, where you’ll find spectacular views over downtown. 231.436.4100, MACKINACPARKS.COM.

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COLONIAL MICHILIMACKINAC, MACKINAW CITY: Cannon smoke, musket firing and gazing out at the Straits over palisade walls are hallmarks of every visit to this colonial fort and fur-trading village. From 1715 to the early 1780s, this fortified encampment served as the western Great Lakes’ fur trading epicenter. All of that comes alive at what is now an open-air, live-action museum and active archaeological site (more than a million artifacts have been unearthed here since excavation began in 1959). Children can participate in soldier drills, crafts, Victorian dances, games, and can even help tend the vegetable garden and cook dinner over an open hearth. The annual Fort Michilimackinac Pageant, featuring the reenactment of a Native American siege of the fort, every Memorial Day Weekend (FMPCFESTIVAL.ORG), is a great way to get acquainted with this hub of Great Lakes history. 231.436.4100, MACKINACPARKS.COM.

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Sweet Grass Framing & Gallery: This custom frame shop is also home to paintings, photography, stained glass, and more. 114 E. MAIN, BOYNE CITY, 231.582.2620, SWEETGRASSFRAMING.COM.

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Galleries HARBOR SPRINGS & CROSS VILLAGE

Three Pines Studio: An eclectic gallery

By the Bay Nautical Fine Art Gallery: Fine art with a nautical theme, including paintings, relief maps, model ships, weather instruments, and more. 172 E. MAIN, HARBOR

focusing on work by local artists in all mediums: mixed media, paintings, ceramics, fiber arts, traditional Native American quill boxes and totem poles, and more. 5959 W. LEVERING, CROSS VILLAGE, 231.526.9447,

SPRINGS, 231.526.3964, BYTHEBAY.COM.

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Boyer Glassworks: Harry Boyer runs

Tvedten Fine Art: Showcasing owner/ artist Margaret Tvedten’s striking oil, pastel and watercolor paintings, alongside works by more than a dozen other artists.

this studio and gallery, featuring handblown glass pieces. 207 STATE ST., HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.526.6359.

284 E. THIRD, 231.526.2299, HARBOR SPRINGS,

for a longtime Muskegon gallery showcases artist/owner Louise Hopson’s fanciful clay pieces in addition to works from more than 40 artisans. 308 HOWARD ST., PETOSKEY, 231.622.8626, ARTCATSGALLERY.COM.

Crooked Tree Arts Center: Housed in a stained-glass-filled, 1890-built former Methodist church in the heart of downtown Petoskey, this gallery, educational center and performance space is a hub for creativity and the arts in the Little Traverse Bay area. Events this summer include: June 5–September 5, painting exhibits; Wind & Sail and The Hours; August 15, Chalk and Chocolate: chocolate samples paired with fabulous sidewalk art. 461 E. MITCHELL ST., 231.347.4337, CROOKEDTREE.ORG.

Northern Michigan Artists Market:

Elizabeth Pollie Fine Art: High-quality

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fine art and representational work from nationally acclaimed artists. 231 E. MAIN ST.,

Representing some of the best creative work from Traverse City to the U.P. 445 E. MITCHELL,

Witty Gallery: Original oils and prints

PETOSKEY, 231.487.0000, NMAM.US.

HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.838.3839, ELIZABETH POLLIEFINEART.COM.

Hanni Gallery: Made in Michigan pottery, woodworking and more. 201 E BAY ST., HARBOR

by this accomplished painter who has showcased landscapes from the Middle East, Caribbean, California and Northern Michigan. 200 N. STATE ST., HARBOR SPRINGS, 310.980.4055, WITTYART.COM.

SPRINGS 231.526.2456, HANNIGALLERY.COM.

Knox Galleries: Monumental bronze sculptures by a variety of artists.

175 E.

MAIN ST., HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.526.5377, KNOXGALLERIES.COM.

BOYNE CITY Boyne Arts Collective: Seasonal exhibits, workshops, and other community events. Open May 1. 210 S. LAKE, BOYNE CITY, BOYNEARTS.ORG.

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Art Cats Gallery: This satellite location

Pierre Bittar Gallery: Renowned French Impressionist artist Pierre Bittar showcases his luminous paintings of Michigan and European landscapes. 188 E. MAIN, HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.526.6750, PIERREBITTAR.COM.

Freshwater Studio: Rustic furniture, pottery, Petoskey stone art, jewelry, and other Michigan-made works. 217 S. LAKE, BOYNE CITY, 231.582.2588, FRESHWATERARTGALLERY.COM.

Stafford’s Gallery of Art and History: Tucked behind the Perry Hotel’s rose garden, this cool warehouse is home to a variety of fine art by Michigan artists. 410 ROSE, PETOSKEY, 231.347.0142, STAFFORDS.COM.

Sturgeon River Pottery: The pottery of Steve and Karen Andrews plus pottery from other fine American potters, Amish furniture and more. 3031 CHARLEVOIX AVE., PETOSKEY, 231.347.0590, STURGEONRIVER.COM.

W.A.R.D. Gallery: Paintings, furniture and other pieces by local artists, with a focus on regional scenery. 409 E. LAKE, PETOSKEY, 231.622.4105, CIAOBELLASHOP.COM.

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Lavender Hill Farms of Horton Bay

tours and classes sample lavender gourmet treats

made in Michigan lavender gifts distilling lavender oil

Lavender fields... romance in Northern Michigan! Immerse yourself in the moment.

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12 Reasons to Visit Mackinac Island 1.

The Ferry Ride: Three lines,

5. Carriage Rides: A horse-drawn

9. Lilac Festival: The romance of

Arnold, Shepler’s and Star Line service the island from Mackinaw City and St. Ignace. The ride across the sparkling Straits of Mackinac takes about a half hour. With views of the Mackinac Bridge and the island’s historic buildings coming into focus, you’ll be there before you know it.

buggy tour is a quintessential Mackinac experience—and a fitting way to view the island’s beautiful Victorian homes. Mackinac Island Carriage Tours, the oldest and largest continuously operating horse-and-buggy livery in the world, offers narrated tours of landmarks and historical points of interest. 7278 MAIN ST.,

Mackinac Island is arguably at its peak during this 10-day festival, a tradition that began with a horse-drawn parade more than 60 years ago on “Lilac Sunday.” Music, walking tours, wine tastings and more, all set to thousands of lilac trees in bloom. June 6–15, MACK-

2. No Cars: The island’s original 1898 ban on cars was looking out for the livelihood of the carriage drivers. Islanders get around by bike, dray, carriage and on foot, instead. Can you say peaceful?

3.

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Ride a Bicycle Built for Two: The relatively flat, paved 8-mile path around the island’s perimeter is great for biking—including relationship building on a bicycle built for two. Rent one for the two of you at any of the bike rental shops near the ferry docks downtown.

4. Fudge: The warm, sweet scent of

6. History: It’s everywhere here. Find it in the Victorian cottages that line the bluffs, in the late 18th-century Fort Mackinac, the ongoing reconstruction of Fort Holmes, originally built by the British in 1814, a re-creation of a Native American birchbark chapel and so much more.

7. The Finish Line: Two of the Great Lake’s most revered yacht races, the Port Huron to Mackinac and the Chicago to Mackinac. The races are in July and run a week apart.

8. Arch Rock: Mackinac’s unique geologic history created dramatic limestone landmarks, the most famous of which is Arch Rock, a rare formation rising 150 feet on the island’s southeast shore. A must-stop photo op.

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10. Enjoy the Grand Hotel: For the $10 admission fee, non-hotel guests can enjoy this 660-foot-long porch with its stellar views of the Straits of Mackinac. GRANDHOTEL.COM.

11. Tour the Gov’s Digs: Free tours of the Governor’s Summer Home run Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., starting June 17 and continuing through the summer.

12. Nightlife: The island’s historic saloons buzz with music and energy after sunset. Start the bar-hopping at the Pink Pony, a legendary watering hole for sailors (where the number of taps just doubled!), or Horn’s Gaslight Bar, allegedly the first Michigan establishment to gain a liquor license post-Prohibition.

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cooking fudge has been filling Mackinac Island streets since the late 1800s— seems that the climate is perfect . Most of today’s fudge vendors still use the time-honored, labor-intensive technique of “paddling” the warm, liquid fudge on marble slabs until it cools. A slice or two is the ultimate souvenir.

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Barrel Back: This casual, hip restaurant

Cormack’s Deli: This award-winning

upstairs from Walloon Lake marina has a fabulous patio overlooking the water. Gourmet pizzas and pasta, smoked pork tacos, an entire menu devoted to vegetarian fare, creative cocktails, 23 beers on tap. BLD $$$ A. 04069 M75, WALLOON LAKE, 231.535.6000,

Petoskey lunch spot is famous for its corned beef and pastrami, but don’t overlook the BBQ—the menu includes a knockout Cuban sandwich. $ 2569 CHARLEVOIX AVE., PETOSKEY, 231.347.7570,

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The Beach House, Boyne: Seafood,

Wine shop famous for its fresh-sliced meatand-cheese sandwiches on super-soft, housebaked bread. BL $ 215 E. MAIN ST., HARBOR SPRINGS,

Sagamores: A view of Bay Harbor and nau-

steaks, pasta and more served up on the shores of Deer Lake and beside the golf course. Live music Friday and Saturday evenings. 1 BOYNE MOUNTAIN RD., BOYNE FALLS, 231.549.6085, BOYNE.COM.

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SPRINGS, 231.242.4546, MUSTANGWENDYS.COM.

Red Mesa Grill: Traditional Mexican and Latin American cuisine. LD $$ A 117 WATER ST., BOYNE CITY, 231.582.0049, MAGNUMHOSPITALITY.

231.526.5472, GURNEYSBOTTLESHOP.COM.

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Island Bean Coffee Company: Really

3600 VILLAGE HARBOR DR., PETOSKEY, 231.439.4000,

good to-go sandwiches and coffee. B L $.

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Brutus Camp Deli: Great breakfasts and

110 MAIN ST., HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.526.9998, ISLAND-

brunch in a rustic cabin. B $. 4086 US31, BRUTUS,

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Seventeen: American classics like mac ’n’

Julienne Tomatoes: Exceptionally

cheese, spaghetti ’n’ meatballs, mussels and steak elevated to elegant. D $$$$ A 795 FRONT ST.,

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Café Sante: Wood-fired pizza, moule & frites, steak & frites and other classic bistro fare—with a view of Lake Charlevoix. Live music most nights. BLD $$ A 1 WATER ST., BOYNE CITY,

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entertainment) across the street from the Harbor Springs Marina. BLD $$ BAY ST. HARBOR

good soups, sandwiches and salads and baked goods. B L $. 421 HOWARD ST., 231.439.9250,

PETOSKEY, 231.347.1717, SEVENTEENRESTAURANT.COM.

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Twisted Olive: Fresh flavors of the

231.582.8800, MAGNUMHOSPITALITY.COM.

Palette Bistro: Views of Little Traverse

City Park Grill: Eat upscale pub food at this

Bay and Mediterranean-influenced bistro food. L D $$ A. 321 BAY ST., PETOSKEY, 231.348.3321,

Mediterranean along with specialties like Bloody Mary omelets, vanilla-bean-scented pancakes, French toast on homemade challah. Breakfast till 3 p.m. BLD $$$ A. 319 BAY ST., PETOSKEY,

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231.487.1230, TWISTED-OLIVE.COM.

Mustang Wendy’s: This purveyor of

Vernales Restaurant: Italian chophouse,

elevated Tex Mex fare is moving to a new, expanded location (room for a bar and

wine and sports bar. 3018 M119, HARBOR SPRINGS,

historic establishment where Hemingway once hung out. Bring kids for the 3-oz. filet mignon and a Flavosaurus-Rex soda. Great live music several nights a week. LD $$ A 432 E. PARK ST. 231.347.0101, CITYPARKGRILL.COM.

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WINERIES & BREWERIES Beards Brewery: Boutique brewery in

Pleasantview Winery: Estate vineyard

downtown Petoskey. Stop in and watch the magic. 2074 HOWARD ST., PETOSKEY, 231.753.2221,

and winery that specializes in American varietal grapes. 6769 PLEASANTVIEW RD., HARBOR SPRINGS,

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231.526.8100, PLEASANTVIEWWINERY.US.

Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery:

Petoskey Brewery: Housed in a 19th-cen-

Charming vineyard and winery set in the Emmet County countryside. Private events are often scheduled, so call before you plan your visit. 8370 LAKEVIEW RD., ALANSON, 231.881.6582,

tury building that started its life as a brewery. 1844

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Harbor Springs Vineyards & Winery & Tunnel Vision Brewery at Pond Hill Farm: Grapes, apples, hops

M119, PETOSKEY, 231.753.2057, PETOSKEYBREWING.COM.

Petoskey Farms Vineyard & Winery: Taste the wines of this vineyard from a rustic covered porch that looks over the 22-acre estate—located just three miles east of downtown Petoskey. 3720 ATKINS RD., PETOSKEY, 231.290.9463, PETOSKEYFARMS.COM.

(and other good stuff) turn into wine, hard cider and beer at the ever-amazing Pond Hill Farm. 5581 S. LAKESHORE DR., HARBOR SPRINGS,

Seasons of the North: Locally made

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Mackinaw Trail Winery and Mackinaw Trail Brewing Company:

Tap 30: A rotating selection of no less than

Family owned vineyard, winery, brewery and even an onsite bistro. 3423 US131 S PETOSKEY,

E MITCHELL ST., PETOSKEY. 231.881.9572, TAP30.COM.

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Walloon Lake Winery: Specializing in cold hardy grape varieties, with a new stateof-the-art tasting room finished this spring.

Maple Moon Sugarbush and Winery: America’s first and only maple win-

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ery—also makes an array of other maple products including ice cream. Come for tastes and to browse the store. Call for hours. Free farm tours Saturdays at 4 pm. 231.487.9058, MMSYRUP.COM.

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Family Haven on Beautiful

Lake Charlevoix

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“If only we could find a home on Lake Charlevoix with a sand beach just like Florida’s…”

This beach house just a little over a mile from downtown Charlevoix on 279 feet of Lake Charlevoix’s Raspberry Bay frontage and has some of the best sand beach on the lake. Its unique style offers expansive room for family and friends. One whole wing is dedicated to the master suite, which includes a sitting room with fireplace and a private office. There is also a completely remodeled kitchen, a sunken wet bar and a sauna. The guest house has a complete kitchen, a large master bedroom, sleeping loft, wood-burning fireplace and matchless views. Total of 5 bedrooms, 7 full baths and 2 half baths (including the guest house).

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Definitely a haven. With perfect sand. $2,800,000 Contact Pat O’Brien for more information. 231.675.6677 cell | 231.582.1700 office pat@patobrien.com 128 Water Street, Boyne City, Michigan 49712 PatOBrien.com

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Boyne Mountain Resort: Two championship courses,

Hidden River Golf & Casting Club: Fly-fish after your

each with its own distinct character. The Alpine course offers stunning views and strategically placed bunkers and water hazards; the Monument is a dramatic ode to great course design, with holes named after renowned golf personalities.

round on this demanding 18-hole course along the Maple River. The links-style layout features dunes and water elements, and an elevated back nine through massive pines. 7688 MAPLE RIVER RD., BRUTUS, 231.529.4653, HIDDENRIVER.COM.

1 BOYNE MOUNTAIN RD., BOYNE FALLS, 231.462.6963, BOYNE.COM.

Bay Harbor Golf Club: An exemplary golf club, consistently ranked among the best in the nation, with three distinct Arthur Hills–designed courses atop sweeping Lake Michigan bluffs. Incredible views and challenging play for all skill levels.

The Mackinaw Club: A round at this Jerry Matthews– designed course is laid-back and scenic—and a bargain. Natural water elements and a blend of traditional Michigan tree-lined and open-meadow fairways. 11891 N. MACKINAW HWY., MACKINAW CITY, 231.537.4955, MACKINAWCLUB.COM.

3600 VILLAGE HARBOR DR., BAY HARBOR, 231.439.4085, BAYHARBORGOLF.COM.

Boyne Highlands Resort: Four courses set against a pristine Northwoods backdrop offer a wide range of play. The Moor is suitable for all skill levels, with challenging doglegs and marshes; the smartly designed Arthur Hills keeps experienced golfers on their toes with traps and hazards; Donald Ross Memorial is a composite of re-created classic holes designed by its namesake; The Heather is an elite course that should be a bucket-list item for any serious golfer. 600 BOYNE HIGHLANDS DR., HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.462.6963, BOYNE.COM.

Crooked Tree Golf Club: A short but spectacular 18-hole course sculpted out of centuries-old hardwood stands atop high bluffs overlooking Bay Harbor. The back nine is a highlight, opening to sprawling views of Little Traverse Bay. Don’t miss the redesign on holes 16, 17 and 18 by Arthur Hills and his team of golf course architects. 600 CROOKED TREE DR., PETOSKEY, 231.439.4030, BOYNE.COM.

Chestnut Valley Golf Course: Named for the venerable

Little Traverse Bay Golf Club: A favorite among locals, this public course is known for its stellar views of Little Traverse Bay. Its smart design through Harbor Springs’ hilly terrain includes elevated tees, a rolling back nine, and a mix of open and tight tree-lined fairways. 995 HIDEAWAY VALLEY RD., HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.526.6200, LTBAYGOLF.COM.

Wawashkamo Golf Course: Michigan’s oldest continuously run golf course also happens to be a Mackinac Island gem, tucked away on the site of an 1814 battle between the British and the Americans. Ask for hickory golf clubs for an authentic throwback experience. 3723 BRITISH LANDING RD., MACKINAC ISLAND, 906.847.3871, WAWASHKAMO.COM.

Wilderness Golf Course: With no tee times required, this wonderful walking course is great for a leisurely game. Wellsuited for beginners but peppered with enough challenges to keep seasoned golfers engaged—all set to a stunning backdrop befitting the course’s name. 10770 CECIL BAY RD., MACKINAW CITY, 231.537.4973, GOLFWILDERNESS.COM.

old American chestnut tree found between holes 10 and 11, this club is a scenic retreat among rolling hills and hardwoods. 1875 CLUBHOUSE DR., HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.526.9100, CHESTNUTVALLEYGOLF.COM.

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Towns, Shopping Festivals BAY HARBOR: World-class shop-

ping, golf, a spa, and an equestrian center are just a few of the highlights at this resort between Petoskey and Harbor Springs. FESTIVALS—In Water Boat Show: June 19–21; Vintage Car & Boat Festival: June 27; Bay Harbor Arts Festival: July 25–26 SAMPLER OF SHOPS—Galley Gourmet: A cafe and food emporium with specialty items like jams, sauces, olive oil and fine wines. Also a deli with fabulous sandwiches and entrees. 4181 MAIN ST., PETOSKEY, 231.439.2665, GALLEYGOURMET.COM

Mettlers American Mercantile: Elegant, upscale made in America clothing and home elements. 4184 MAIN ST., BAY HARBOR, 231.622.8935, METTLERSAMERICA.COM.

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HARBOR SPRINGS: A postcard-

perfect harbor town on the northern shores of Little Traverse Bay, with fine antiques shops, casual and fine dining, and many wonderful galleries and boutiques. FESTIVALS—Harbor Springs Night of Arts: July 10; Waterfront Wine Festival: June 27; Fourth of July Festival: July 4 SAMPLER OF SHOPS—Huzza: Hip, high-end lifestyle boutique with everything from crystal cocktail shakers to sumptuous leather handbags. 136 E. MAIN ST., 231.526.2128, HUZZA.NET. Spice Harbor: Cookware, barware, kitchen gadgets and locally mixed Alden Millhouse spices—in a new location! TK HARBOR SPRINGS, 231.526.4050, SPICE-HARBOR.COM. Hilda of Harbor Springs: Casually elegant men’s and women’s resort wear. 107 W. MAIN ST., HARBOR

shores of Lake Charlevoix has destination-worthy shopping and dining, plus a welcoming community full of energy and warmth. FESTIVALS—SOBO Arts Festival: June 27–28; Downtown Sidewalk Sale: Aug. 7–8 SAMPLER OF SHOPS—CindiFranco’s Cool Stuff: Lively variety of paper goods, linens and housewares. 309 S. LAKE ST., 231.582.0526. Lake St. Market: Gourmet foods, sandwiches and pizza. 306 S. LAKE ST., 231.582.4450,

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One of Michigan’s oldest settlements, this tiny Lake Michigan town is nestled between the scenic Tunnel of Trees and the gorgeous beaches of Sturgeon Bay. FESTIVALS—Blissfest Music Festival: July 10–12

LES CHENEAUX: The sweet villag-

es of Cedarville and Hessel anchor this cluster of 36 small islands on the Lake Huron shore of the Upper Peninsula. FESTIVAL—Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show & Festival of Arts, Aug. 8, LESCHENEAUX.NET. SAMPLER OF SHOPS—Woods & Water Ecotours: PICKFORD AVE., HESSEL, 906.484.4157.

The Cottage of Les Cheneaux: Gifts and cottage decor. 70 N M129, CEDARVILLE, 906.430.1560.

MACKINAW CITY: A gateway to

Mackinac Island and a destination in itself, with more than 100 shops, a historic fort, and, of course, the Lower Peninsula’s best views of the Bridge. FESTIVALS—Antiques on the Bay Auto Show: June 19; Mackinaw Bridge Rally, June 20, cars on display at St. Ignace Public Marina; Mackinaw Area Historical Festival: July 31–Aug. 1; Arts & Craft Show: June 28–29; “Hopps of Fun” Beer Festival: Sept. 11–15 SAMPLER OF SHOPS—Bell’s Fishery: A Mackinaw City fixture with famed maple-smoked whitefish. 229 S. HURON AVE., 231.436.7821, GREATLAKESWHITEFISH.COM. Mackinaw Crossings: Outdoor shopping center with 50 retail shops, plus a five-screen cinema, haunted house, “House of Glass” 3D maze, and nightly laser light shows. 248 S. HURON AVE., 231.436.5030, MACKINAWCROSSINGS.COM.

MACKINAC ISLAND: Victorian

cottages, a 19th century fort, the scent of freshmade fudge and the clip-clop of horses in the air—horses and bicycles rule the roads on this famously car-free island in the sparkling Straits of Mackinac. FESTIVALS—Lilac Festival: June 5–14

PELLSTON: This rugged town is one of the coldest places anywhere in the Lower 48, earning it the nickname “Icebox of the North.” Come summer, though, it’s pure bliss, home to cute shops and the renowned University of Michigan biological research station. FESTIVALS—Summerfest: June 11–15

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looking Little Traverse Bay is home to a bustling marina, lots of green space, and a great collection of independent boutiques and galleries in its historic Gaslight District. FESTIVALS—Taste of the North, June 20; Festival on the Bay, August 14–15 SAMPLER OF SHOPS—Ruff Life Pet Outfitters: Suit up Fido to take you skijoring and reward him with a high quality treat. 309 E. HOWARD ST., 231.347.1214, RUFFLIFEPET.COM. 52 Weekends: Women’s lifestyle boutique. 320 E. LAKE ST., 231.347.5250, SHOP52WEEKENDS.COM. Threads: Jonathan Adler, Tina Turk, Kai, White and Warren and other hip labels at this clothing boutique. 400 BAY ST., 231.439.9844, SHOPTHREADSONLINE.COM.

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Fairview Ave

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Spring St

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