Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Petoskey is ready to explore

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Petoskey. Renowned for its shopping, casino gaming and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Petoskey

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Petoskey a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Crooked Tree Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Mackinaw Trail Winery (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Boyne Highlands Ski Area (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Chestnut Valley Golf Club (8.1 mi / 13 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Petoskey

Petoskey is a destination with activities spanning many seasons. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 74°F. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in December, January, February or March, when snowfall averages 36.15 inches and temperatures average 14°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Petoskey

Travelers love Petoskey for its panoramic lake views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Petoskey is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bear River Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Petoskey State Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Harbor Springs Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Charles A. Ransom Nature Preserve (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Lake Chalevoix Depot Beach (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)

Traveling to and around Petoskey

The nearest airport is in Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), located 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Petoskey?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,015 holiday lettings near Petoskey. From 411 Houses to 171 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Petoskey is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Petoskey?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Petoskey. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mackinaw Trail Winery: 1,049 holiday lettings
  • Odawa Casino: 1,060 holiday lettings
  • Northern Michigan Regional Hospital: 1,075 holiday lettings
  • Bay Harbor Golf Club: 1,034 holiday lettings
  • Little Traverse History Museum: 1,079 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Petoskey listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Petoskey?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 411 Houses in Petoskey. Our other popular types of Petoskey holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 171 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 171 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 323 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Petoskey?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 274 holiday homes with pool available in Petoskey. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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