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The iconic clock tower in Petoskey, Michigan. Petoskey isn’t just for beachgoers and boaters. History buffs will also enjoy this Northern Michigan town steeped in history. Here are just a few of the historic sites you can visit in Petoskey. A Brief History of Petoskey Petoskey's first re...
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Categories:  History

Traveling Northern Michigan’s Inland Waterway is a summer boating adventure you won’t forget. The Inland Waterway is a series of interconnected inland lakes that make up a route over 38 miles long. It begins just outside Petoskey on the west side of Michigan’s lower peninsula. Travel t...
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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love, Petoskey

If you enjoy the outdoors, you’ll find plenty of opportunities for summer adventures near Petoskey in Northern Michigan. The charming town of Petoskey is nestled on the shores of Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan. In town, you’ll find unique shops, delicious restaurants, and lovely ac...
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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love, Petoskey

The Petoskey stone is only found in Northern Michigan. Many visitors to the Petoskey area hope to find one on the beach to take home as a souvenir. To have a successful Petoskey stone hunt, you need to know what to look for and where to look. What is a Petoskey stone? A Petoskey stone isn...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Michigan Love

At the top of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, you’ll find the charming lakeshore town of Petoskey tucked away on Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan. Petoskey is a great place to spend a summer weekend relaxing. With so many activities to choose from, there is something for everyone, from outdoor ...
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Categories:  Petoskey

Next time you take a spring walk in the Michigan woods, keep your head down. You might find an elusive morel mushroom if you train your eyes on the ground. In Michigan, morel mushroom season begins in early April and runs as late as early June in the northern most parts of the state. People are cr...
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Categories:  Travel

Let the Easter fun begin. Join us on Saturday, April 16, 2022, for an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt all over Downtown Petoskey. Simply scan the QR code above and you will be taken to your scavenger hunt registration. There, you will be given all of the clues you need for your hunt. The clues...
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If you are a fan of Taco Tuesdays, then this recipe is for you! Instead of tacos for your next Mexican dish, try making a taco pie. This meal is quick and easy to make and will have your family members grabbing for a second slice every time!  Ingredients 1 package of crescent rolls1 ...
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Pasties, (pronounced like “pass tea”) are something we eat. These meat and vegetable hand pies were brought to Michigan by Cornish miners who ate the portable delicacies on their lunch break. Think of them as homemade Hot Pockets that actually taste good. Now pasties are a delicious par...
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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love

Have you ever been stumped about what to get someone for a birthday gift or upcomingholiday? People can spend hours banging their heads trying to come up with a creative idea fortheir loved ones. Grandpa Shorter's has got you covered! Whether it's a gift for an upcomingbirthday or the next holiday ...
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