Northern Michigan

Winters in Northern Michigan can be brutal. Petoskey, MI, is known to get over 100 inches of snow a year on average. That’s a lot of the white stuff! It is so easy to hibernate and not go outdoors during those winter months. However, why not get adventurous this winter and challenge yourself to g...
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If you are a lover of the fall season, there is no better place than Northern Michigan. Not only are the colors outside gorgeous, but there are lots of things to do this time of year, too! Here are a few favorite things we like to do during the autumn months.  Get some fresh air and exe...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

It's that time of year again in Northern Michigan when the weather starts to cool down and the leaves start changing color on the trees! For most Michiganders, it's one of our favorite times of the year. We will see the leaves slowly begin to change in Northern Michigan in the next few weeks, w...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

Living in Michigan year-round isn't for the faint of heart, but a lot of us do, and we wouldn't want to live anywhere else. Adapting and being flexible is key to making the most out of life in The Mitten State. 1. Half an inch of snow may shut down schools a few states to the south and west,...
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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:  Travel, Petoskey, Michigan Love

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:  Travel, Petoskey, Michigan Love

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:  Petoskey, Michigan Love

Ernest Hemingway was one of America’s most influential 20th-century writers. A novelist, short story writer, and journalist, he won both Pulitzer and Nobel Literature prizes for his novel The Old Man and the Sea. Hemingway’s writing style is economical and understated, yet he lived a life abunda...
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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love

There is not necessarily a season for sandwiches, but for several reasons, summer is the best time to grab a sandwich from your favorite deli. You can easily find a comfortable spot outdoors, and enjoy a quick bite in between all of hustle and bustle of our busiest season. Below is a list of the be...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

Even some of the hardiest of campers store their gear away once the weather turns cold. That's a pity because some of the best camping is winter camping, and some of the best winter camping can be found in Northern Michigan. Winter camping is certainly not for everyone, but then again no...
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Categories:  Travel, Petoskey, Michigan Love
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