Some 6,000 people call Petoskey in Northern Lower Peninsula home.
Lansing, the state capital, is located roughly 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the south of Petoskey, while Milwaukee is 220 miles (354 kilometers) to the southwest.
Petoskey is home to wonderful stretches of coastline tailor-made for recharging your batteries. Put on some sunscreen, grab your walking shoes and visit Petoskey Beach, Harbor Springs Beach or Charlevoix Beach, three of the best places along the coast.
Spend a weekend or an entire week zig-zagging down the runs of Petoskey’s ski resorts. Boyne Mountain is home to the area’s most popular runs and facilities.