Area Experiences


  • The fun begins here

    Shopping & Exploring

    Centrally located to Boyne City, Harbor Springs, Petoskey, and Charlevoix, these towns offer unique shops, and local color.

  • Nourishing body and soul.

    Culinary Delights

    Fine dining, local cuisine, authentic ethnic eateries, or something fresh from the garden: northern Michigan takes great pride in its culinary community.

  • A great wine producing region.

    Wine Trail

    Discover how the fresh lake breezes from Little Traverse Bay create ideal conditions for vineyards to flourish along the famed 45th parallel.

  • Make a splash

    Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark

    Welcome to Avalanche Bay, the largest indoor waterpark hotel in Michigan!

  • Immerse yourself in luxury.


    Enjoy a full range of spa services, from facials, body treatments, and massage, to a full service salon and nail room.

  • History comes alive in northern Michigan.

    History Tours

    This is an area rich with historical anecdotes, resort traditions and fascinating stories.

  • Simply inspiring.

    Exploring Art

    You'll find unique art galleries, performing arts centers, public sculptures, festivals, and live music are woven into the fabric of Bay Harbor and its surrounding communities.

  • The Land of Legends


    Northern Michigan is the heart of the Midwest's finest fishing.

  • Lakeside Cruising


    Cruise around Bay Harbor on two wheels! Miles of paved and unpaved paths line northern Michigan.

  • Home Grown

    Local Farms

    Visit local farms for fresh flavors and beautiful scenery.

  • Time Well Spent

    Afternoon Tea

    Experience the Inn at Bay Harbor's Afternoon Tea service for a delightful twist on traditional tea. Petit sandwiches, freshly-baked pastries, and more pair perfectly with your favorite organic teas.

  • Bay Harbor's Own

    Great Lakes Center for the Arts

    A cultural and social hub offering year-round events across all genres—music, dance, theater, movies and film, intellectual dialogue, and education.