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.
The huge Antiques Art & Collectibles store in Downtown Pellston is a favorite stop for visitors and shoppers and is a wonderful treasure hunt destination.
Antiques Art & Collectibles offers fabulous treasures for your home or cottage, including pottery, paintings, furniture, glassware, books, and all manor of vintage, Victorian and collectible items. The year-around Christmas store includes vintage and beautiful holiday decorations and gifts.
Don’t miss the Funky Diva Boutique in the basement of Antiques Art & Collectibles for a fantastic collection of new, nearly new, and vintage clothes for every season at reasonable prices.
Housed in Historic 1800’s buildings, remodeled as a Folk-deco masterpiece, this store has something for everyone! As you shop for hand-chosen and clean antiques and vintage mementos, as well as kitchenware, china and furnishings, be sure to take in the restored tin ceiling, cleverly crafted barn wood, along with the incredible Gallery of Doors, featuring 29 hand painted vintage doors. Antiques Art & Collectibles is a must-see destination for treasure hunters, history buffs, and anyone looking to add beautiful antiques, decor, gifts, collectibles, jewelry and everyday items.
Antiques Art & Collectibles is located on US-31 North in downtown Pellston, across from the Depot Museum.
Top O’ Michigan Outboard Racing Club presents the “World’s Toughest Outboard Marathon” with over two days of exciting and tough outboard racing in Northern Michigan. The course navigates through 87 miles of Northern Michigan’s beautiful Inland Waterway… a spectacular event!
Witness the power of the creek harnessed to cut timber into lumber at one of the oldest industrial sites on the Upper Great Lakes. On the Adventure Tour, explore the treetops on the Forest Canopy Bridge, soar like an eagle on the 425′ Eagle’s Flight Zip Line, and experience the layers of the forest on the five-story Treetop Discovery Tower.
Afterward, take time to explore the natural beauty of Mill Creek State Park, which has more than three miles of groomed hiking trails.
The Inland Waterway is a 40-mile long historic water route that begins north of Petoskey and with a series of rivers and lakes connects Conway, Oden, Alanson, Indian River, and Cheboygan to Lake Huron. A coastal route, part of the Huron Shores Blueways, connects the City of Cheboygan to Mackinaw City and the Straits of Mackinac.
Sanctuary Park in Alanson is a boardwalk that spans the Crooked River with a wheel-driven barge, where the wetlands, beaver, and diverse waterfowl abound. A short experience but a great place to pause and experience the river on your visit north.
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!
Journey to the northern tip of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula to find the amazing International Dark Sky Park. Featuring spectacular views of the amazing Milky Way and countless stars above, the Headlands east of Mackinaw City offers frequent education and entertainment on site.
Harbor Springs Michigan is a jewel of North America, a small quaint town nestled in a protected harbor filled with magnificent sailboats and yachts from around the world, Harbor Springs offers a wide array of dining, shopping and adventure experiences. Harbor Springs beauty is second to none. Whether on the piers or along the shore, up the bluff, in the woods, or skydiving from above, the views are magnificent.
Harbor Springs has beaches in town (Zorn Park Beach), a dog beach (Zoll Street Beach), and by boat or paddle board you can beach at Harbor Point.
At night, Harbor Springs comes alive with bands and street life. Shop the di$tinctive downtown stores for the finest livery anywhere, as well as more casual shops and galleries for those of more modest means. Restaurants offer fine dining and cocktail atmospheres. Sandwich and pizza shops line the streets and the local movie theater hosts first run films.
The harbor offers complete marine services, repair, storage, and maintenance. Weekly sailboat races, sailing classes, resort sportsmen and grand yachts worthy of Monaco Harbor make the vista from shore a splendor unequaled. Harbor Springs host racers and crews for the Mackinac races as well as the local Ugotta Regatta. The namesake beach is a lovely summer spot to catch some rays and dip in Lake Michigan where you can feel the ice cold springs cool your feet as you swim.
Harbor Springs presents an Art Fair and one of the most spectacular Fourth of July Celebration events in the country. Weekly Shopper’s Nights include lining the streets with buskers and bands so music mixes with the wafting smells of fresh sweets and magnificent treats of the ice cream and specialty stores.
For bikes, classic vehicles, and family rides, Harbor Springs in the jump off point for the fabulous Tunnel of Trees Tour, or spend the day in the inland villages for the Antique Treasure Hunt Tour. Harbor Springs is a stones throw from golf, frisbee golf, nature trails, zip lines and mountain parks. With boat rentals, skate park, a small airport and skydiving, Harbor Springs offers something for everyone.
Start (or end) in Harbor Springs to take a beautiful ride along the Sacred Coast north, home of the famous Spirit Cove and Tunnel of Trees.
Northwest… Sturgeon Bay is a pristine and beautify Lake Michigan bathing and beach-stone exploration spot. Nestled in a peaceful driftwood cove and surrounded by dunes with trails and private spots Kayak on a calm day or Kite Surf on a windy day. Bring chairs and enjoy the sunset. It can be a little buggy for a few weeks a year, so bring some bug dope. One of the best beaches in North America.
Pack it in, pack it out. Help keep Sturgeon Bay clean. Do not collect or remove stones, wood or artifacts. If you find a beautiful stone, enjoy it, share it then throw it back as far as you can so a future explorer can enjoy it again and again.