Nub’s Nob includes both beautiful wooded trails and slopes, as well as challenging drops along with a full snowboarding park. Known as the best groomers in the country Nub’s Nob offers wonderful skiing and boarding regardless of skill. Numerous races are hosted, as well as festivals and entertainment. Nub’s Nob is fabulous ski fun!
Locals and long-term visitors enjoy a full schedule of racing leagues all winter. All skills welcome.
Nub’s Nob includes cross-country and Nordic trails, mountain bike trails, festivals and events.
Boyne Highlands is a mid-Western skiing icon, offering a wide variety of lifts and slopes, as well as full resort accommodations, numerous festivals and continuous night-life. Adventures include heading up to a mountain ski lodge for a picnic lunch, cross-country skiing, tubing, zip lines and more.
Night life often begins at the Zoo Bar with live bands when the slopes close. At the lodge, the Slopeside often hosts bands and sports tv. Resort visitors would well consider a visit to the spa or hot tubs.
A lesser known secret is Boyne Highlands often hosts the end-of-season snow boarding party, the last weekend after the season ends, with Spring skiing and amazing tricksters.
In summer, the Boyne Highlands resort offers golf, mountain biking, zip lines, horse back riding and a full spa.
Cheboygan on Lake Huron spans the Cheboygan River and has been an industrial, shipping, and boating port since the 1870’s. The river winds through a quaint historic downtown, numerous neighborhoods, and is the centerpiece of several wonderful dining and shopping experiences. The downtown offers a summer concert series, a music festival, and bridge walk, as well as museums, galleries, boutiques, and dining. The park along Lake Michigan is a lovely venue for an afternoon picnic.
Cheboygan hosts the annual Michigan Waterways Festival where you can take a stroll back to the days when the whole family would head up north for a summer getaway. Dip your feet in the cool, clear waters of the Straits of Mackinaw. Feed your adventurous spirit with a kayak tour of shipwrecks in Duncan Bay, or pack a picnic and sit on the banks of the Cheboygan River and watch the Open Water Challenge Great Lakes Downwind Championship kayak, SUP and paddle board racers cross the finish line in beautiful downtown Cheboygan, the Gateway to the Inland Waterway. The Michigan Waterways Festival celebrates our pristine lakes, rivers and streams, from Lake Huron to Burt Lake and all the connecting waterways between! Enjoy family friendly activities ranging from campfire ghost stories told along the Cheboygan River, to live entertainment in the heart of downtown Cheboygan at Festival Square. Take a tour of the pride of Cheboygan, the USCG Cutter Mackinaw or try your hand at Sidewalk Chalk Art in Washington Park. Come to Cheboygan for the Michigan Waterways Festival, and let us remind you how a laid back up north summer vacation feels!
The Farmer’s Market is every Wednesday in the summer.
Cheboygan is an ideal launch point for a fishing, boating or sailing adventure through the Inland Waterways or to Lake Huron to Duncan bay, Drummond Island, or Mackinaw Island.
Cheboygan Brewery is a restored historic brewery that makes some of the best ale’s anywhere.
In winter, Cheboygan offers miles of snowmobile trails, ice fishing and an ice rink.
A beautiful small beach, boat launch and 35 camp sites located on the west side of Burt Lake available for tent and small trailer use. Excellent boat access and sand beach offer a great way to enjoy Burt Lake.
Petoskey State Park, located on the north end of Little Traverse Bay, is situated on 303 scenic acres and offers a beautiful sandy beach on the bay. The park has two separate modern campgrounds. Tannery Creek Campground offers 100 campsites and Dunes Campground offers 80 campsites.
Reaching into Lake Michigan from the edge of the Mackinac Straits, Wilderness State Park offers a peaceful and exotic camping and beach going. Located adjacent to the Dark Sky Park, sleeping under the veil of stars at Wilderness State Park is a bucket-list adventure!
Along the “Tunnel of Trees” coastal adventure, Good Hart is a small village and beach on the Michigan Shore. A great place to ride a bike, shop the gallery, visit the historic church, walk the beach, hike the nature trail, then grab a crepe at the amazing crepe shack in Good Hart.