Top 5 Things To Do in Petoskey Michigan

Petoskey Michigan. What are the locals doing on their day off? Beach lovers go to Petoskey State Park or walk through Bear Creek Park along Bear river and see the salmon run climb up the river to lay their spawn for next year.  Lunch options are peppered around the city, locals often choose, The Twisted Olive, Roast & Toast Cafe or grab some cheese and wine from Simon’s General Store for picnic down at Petoskey Waterfront. Detroit Eaters made a great top 10 places to eat in Petoskey list.In west park by the breakwall lighthouse it's fun to watch swimmers jump from the end into the sparkling clean crisp waters of Lake Michigan. After lunch hop on a bike and ride North on the Petoskey wheelway, which goes from Petoskey to Harbor Springs about 20 miles or head west to Charlevoix taking in the view of Little Traverse Bay on lake Michigan. Follow this link for a detailed map of the Wheelway. For those who prefer a slower pace shopping unique boutique stores in the Gaslight District offers one of a kind shopping. A visit to Kilwin’s candy factory  in the historic Bayview Association, or an art class at Crooked Tree Arts Center is a fun day for locals and visitors alike. Petoskey area is packed with hidden parks and beautiful sites, of which many are free, so be a tourist for the day or the rest of your life.

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When you are ready for an active and relaxing lifestyle in Northern Michigan, Petoskey is a great place to be!

When you are ready for an active and relaxing lifestyle in Northern Michigan, Petoskey is a great place to be!