Petoskey

Unfortunately, our summer is looking a little different this year, 4th of July activities have been canceled, summer kids camps, and even the summer open house downtown Petoskey was canceled. But the great thing about where we live is that we can still enjoy summer and these summer social distancin...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

Enter to win an Easter Basket from Grandpa Shorter's Gifts. Children 12 and under may enter. Simply download a free coloring page from Grandpa Shorter's Gifts, be as creative as you want to color the page, take a photo or scan your completed coloring sheet, submit it below, and one lucky winner wil...
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We love Northern Michigan, the beautiful beaches, million dollar sunsets, and scenery like no other. We provided you with a few things you might want to check off your Northern Michigan bucket list while you're enjoying the area. Watch a Million Dollar Sunset: As soon as you experience a Nor...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

If you plan on visiting Northern Michigan, you'll want to know when is the best time to find Petoskey stones. The Great Lakes Shoreline is a paradise for rock collectors. Our beaches are filled with beautiful rocks like Lake Superior Agate, Halysites, Petoskey stones, Charlevoix stones, Lela...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

Winter is such a wonderful time in Northern Michigan. There are many activities, such as skiing, ice fishing, sledding, ice skating, and hockey too! Our nature preserves offer hiking and snowshoeing. There’s something for everyone in the family! Candlelight Hikes: Make sure you stay hydrat...
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Categories:  Events, Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

Fall is such a beautiful time in Northern Michigan. You will want to visit a couple if not more of these amazing events near Petoskey in the Fall. I love enjoying the Fall by taking photos of the beautiful colors, having hot apple cider and bundling up in a sweatshirt and going to a few of the m...
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Categories:  Events, Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

If you visit Northern Michigan, you can’t leave without taking home a Petoskey Stone souvenir. The stones, fossilized coral, which experts say were deposited by glaciers eons ago, are found only in Northern Michigan. You can identify the Petoskey Stone by the hexagon pattern that covers them. Each...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

Of course, we love Petoskey, our beautiful Northern Michigan city, nestled on gorgeous Little Traverse Bay. Here are ten reasons we think you'll enjoy Petoskey too! 10 Reasons to Visit Petoskey 1. Petoskey stones - Let's get this obvious one out-of-the-way first. Petoskey stones! Petoskey stones ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

So maybe you know what a Petoskey Stone looks like, but how much do you really know about Michigan's popular state stone that’s made into everything from paperweights to jewelry? Read on to learn some Petoskey Stone trivia. 1. Where did the name Petoskey come from? Petoskey is the English form of...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey

I love free stuff. Who doesn't? Being a busy mom of 3 children I am always looking for fun and FREE activities here in Petoskey. Today on the blog I am bringing you 5 FREE things to in the Petoskey area. Petoskey might be small but we have a lot of free things for families to do and not just during ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel