If you are looking for a destination for the family that places you squarely in the middle of one of the most dynamic areas of the state when it comes to recreation, then Petoskey and the surrounding area is the place to go.
Less than 40 miles from Detroit sits the city of Ann Arbor, internationally known as the home of the University of Michigan. If you think university is the only draw there, then fill your gas tank and get ready to be surprised. The city is home to some of the best museums in the world, a garden and arboretum that will blow your socks off, an exciting downtown, and eateries that will keep you coming back.
Traverse City quite simply has it all, a beautiful location, a modern thriving city and activities ranging from walking along the Sleeping Bear Dunes, tasting some of the best wines the country has to offer or enjoying a swim in the bay. So pack up the car, hit the road and get ready to enjoy a view of the bay.