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Vacation in Petoskey Area - Michigan

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Area Overview

The communities of Petoskey, Bay View, Bay Harbor, Harbor Springs and Boyne City are small lakeside communities best known as multi-generational summer cottage communities for some of the Midwest's wealthiest families of the late 19th century.
The community of Bay View, established in 1875, is a National Historic Landmark for its Victorian architecture preservation and continues as a summer Chautauqua; Bay Harbor is the areas newest development (1994) on the site of an abandoned cement factory which now is home to an ultra high end resort community with resort shopping district, yacht club, equestrian center, hotels and championship golf courses; the area is also well known for its 18 championship golf courses, beaches, bike trails, resort shopping districts and 3 downhill ski areas

Includes Cities/Towns: Alanson, Boyne City, Boyne Falls, Harbor Springs, Petoskey, Walloon Lake.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness

Cultural Activities

The Bay View is a summer Chautauqua within a National Historic Landmark district offering musical, cultural and educational performances and activities throughout the summer season.




Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  11.8  19.3  26.8  2.3 "
 February  10.8  20.2  29.6  1.4 "
 March  19.6  29.5  39.4  2.0 "
 April  31.1  41.7  52.4  2.4 "
 May  41.5  53.7  65.8  2.7 "
 June  51.1  62.8  74.5  2.6 "
 July  56.4  67.8  79.2  3.0 "
 August  55.2  66.1  77.1  3.6 "
 September  48.1  58.5  68.8  3.8 "
 October  38.4  47.9  57.4  3.3 "
 November  29.3  36.2  43.1  2.8 "
 December  19.1  25.4  31.8  2.4 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and winter.

Onshore breezes off of Lake Michigan temper the summer climate where it rarely hits 90 degrees and likewise in the winter it buffers the arctic blasts while providing a more than ample supply of lake-effect snow for our winter outdoor activities.



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