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Home in Petoskey
Trendy Home 1 Mile From Downtown Petoskey
Enjoy this trendy and newly remodeled home only one mile from downtown Petoskey! With a large fenced in backyard overlooking a field and wooded area, you can feel like you are out in the countryside of Northern Michigan but conveniently located near downtown shops, restaurants and bars. Also very close to many of the local wineries in the Petoskey area. This home is only a few minute drive to Lake Michigan and other surrounding inland lakes. This is a perfect place to experience Up North!
$275 per night
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Chalet in Harbor Springs
Aspen Way Chalet! Near Petoskey and Harbor Springs
Ski Season Open! We use the chalet as often as possible and are allergy sensitive so NO PETS please. This oh-so-cute A-frame has just taken on new owners and a cozy new style! New beds, linens, furniture, tv’s, etc. are sure to help you have a very comfortable stay! Perfect family getaway and adventures hiking, biking and skiing right out the front door! - New A/C - NO washer/dryer - Full size bed in master Steps to Nubs Nob and Boyne Highland’s. Minutes to Petoskey and Harbor.
$226 per night
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Rental unit in Petoskey
Little Bay Cottage #2 - Peaceful Petoskey Landing
Welcome to No. 2 at Little Bay Cottage! There’s no mistaking you are up north in this newly remodeled one-bedroom apartment. Designed with couples in mind, this 2nd floor flat brings back all the best memories of “upstairs at the cottage” with sloped ceilings and sun-drenched walls. There’s even a peek of Little Traverse Bay outside the bedroom window. Located on a quiet street in Petoskey's Gaslight District, find all the nostalgia you’re looking for with a fresh, modern twist.
$145 per night
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Stay near Petoskey's top sights

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Odawa Casino32 locals recommend
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Bayfront Park11 locals recommend
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Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen17 locals recommend
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City Park Grill26 locals recommend
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Roast & Toast30 locals recommend
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Walmart Supercenter8 locals recommend

Petoskey house rentals

Home in Boyne City
Cozy, fully furnished home.
$92 per night
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Home in Petoskey
Gorgeous Getaway for Year Round Outdoor Fun!
$100 per night
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Home in Petoskey
One Mile From the Bay Beautiful Getaway!
$96 per night
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Private room in Petoskey
Quiet Paradise 5 min. from Petoskey
$55 per night
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Home in Petoskey
Petoskey Retreat
$141 per night
Home in Petoskey
Unit 2, Downtown Petoskey Townhouse
$174 per night
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Home in Petoskey
Adorable Getaway by the Bay!
$137 per night
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Home in Walloon Lake
The "Farmhouse"- Your Upscale Walloon Getaway
$197 per night
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Home in Harbor Springs
Close to skiing +amenities+pet friendly
$163 per night
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Home in Boyne City
Cozy Cottage Retreat : Sleeps 6 : Walk to town!
$175 per night
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Home in Petoskey
Welcome to Sunset Cottage and Bungalow
$575 per night
Home in Alanson
Northern Michigan Getaway (Petoskey/ Harbor)
$113 per night
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Petoskey condo rentals

Condo in Petoskey
Loons' Nest Landing, 2 bed/1.5 bath lakeside
$151 per night
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Condo in Harbor Springs
Relaxing Getaway in Harbor Springs!
$107 per night
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Condo in Petoskey
4 Season Waterside Retreat: Perfect for Family&WFH
$150 per night
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Condo in Charlevoix
New Downtown Condo steps from the Water!
$114 per night
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Condo in Harbor Springs
Waterfront Condo on Crooked Lake | Sleeps 4
$180 per night
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Condo in Petoskey
Beachfront condo with full kitchen & deck- shared pool!
$160 per night
Condo in Petoskey
Lakefront Condo near Nubs&Highlands Pool & HotTub
$158 per night
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Condo in Harbor Springs
Lovely Home in Harbor Springs│Vacation Dream
$189 per night
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Condo in Harbor Springs
Cozy Lakefront Condo Near Downtown and Ski Resorts
$132 per night
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Condo in Petoskey
Charming Condo Between Petoskey & Harbor Springs!
$205 per night
Condo in Harbor Springs
4 Seasons Vacation Resort: Harbor Springs/Petoskey
$300 per night
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Condo in Harbor Springs
***NEW!*** Relaxing Retreat with Amenities Galore!
$230 per night
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Your guide to Petoskey

All About Petoskey

Petoskey is a coastal community near the northern tip of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula that offers unrivaled views of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay and well-preserved Victorian buildings. The small town concentrates its specialty shops, restaurants, and art galleries along the lakefront. Bayfront Park, on the shore of the bay, offers shade under the green trees, and a waterfall that makes a nice spot for a picnic.

Beautiful scenery and an abundance of multi-use trails draw birders, hikers, and mountain bikers to the area. Petoskey State Park has an excellent connecting trail system, and its Old Baldy and Portage Loop is a short and easy favorite with scenic views of the lake. Once the winter snows begin to fall, you can head to one of the three ski areas nearby for downhill skiing or snowboarding. Nordic skiing is also popular, and you’ll find numerous groomed trails for cross-country and snowshoeing in town and outside the city limits.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Petoskey?

This part of northern Michigan sees dramatic shifts in weather conditions from season to season, with hot summers, colorful shoulder seasons, and frigid winters. From June to August, you’ll find mild weather, with a tinge of humidity, and clear sunny days, making it the best time to indulge in outdoor recreation or rent a boat to spend time on the lake. If you schedule your visit between July and August, you can take in the Petoskey Antique Show at the fairgrounds. The foliage on the trees takes on bright autumnal colors starting in late September, and you’ll want to have sweaters and warm coats with you. While the temperatures in November and December descend below the freezing point, Petoskey comes alive during this time with holiday programs. As winter progresses, the snow cover builds, and it won’t disperse until April or even early May.


What are the top things to do in Petoskey?

Historic Gaslight District

The Historic Gaslight District features remodeled buildings transformed into shops, restaurants, and specialty stores. If you are looking for souvenirs of your Petoskey trip, several stores in this area offer crafty decorative items. You’ll also find a series of art galleries filled with paintings and photographs made by local artists. The streets are lined with the gaslights, which cast a warm glow on the restaurant patios in the warmer months.

Petoskey State Park

Miles of trails through stands of white pine thread through Petoskey State Park, which hugs the shores of Little Traverse Bay. During the warmer months, you can take relaxing swims in the Lake Michigan waters or hunt along the sandy beach for Charlevoix or Petoskey stones — fossilized prehistoric coral — to keep as souvenirs.

Bear River Valley Recreation Area

The Bear River flows north through the center of Petoskey into Lake Michigan, running in a narrow valley lined with lush green grasses and trees. Adrenaline seekers come to the Bear River Valley Recreational Area to raft or kayak down a whitewater stream that descends 75 feet in a series of turns and steep slopes. You can also bike or wander along the paved trail that follows the river’s twists and turns.

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