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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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Petoskey?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,107 house rentals around Petoskey. From 421 Houses to 177 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Petoskey is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Petoskey?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Petoskey. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Petoskey State Park: 1,170 home rentals
  • Mackinaw Trail Winery: 1,136 home rentals
  • Crooked Tree Golf Club: 1,117 home rentals
  • Bay Harbor Golf Club: 1,113 home rentals
  • Little Traverse History Museum: 1,168 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Petoskey?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 421 Houses in Petoskey. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Petoskey include:

  • Cabins: 177 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 177 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 409 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Petoskey?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 293 vacation homes with pool available in Petoskey.

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