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The great outdoors surrounds Boyne City. Love to ski? Boyne Mountain is just a few minutes away. Golfer? Yes, Boyne City has golf! Ski in the winter, hunt for morels in the spring, sail on Lake Charlevoix in the summer, and golf surrounded by fabulous foliage in the fall.
Young State Park, outside Boyne City, is a ‘year round delight for campers, hikers, snow lovers, swimmers, and nature lovers.
Campers come back year after year to stay at one of the park’s three campgrounds. There are two trails that offer great hiking and, during the winter, snowshoe hikes and cross country skiing. Because the park is located on the east end of Lake Charlevoix, it’s a great place to sit on the beach or go fishing or boating.
Boyne City boasts trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing that are spectacular. Many outfitters Up North rent cross country skis and snow shoes. Two of the popular spots for cross-country skiing in Boyne City are Avalanche Mountain Preserve and Young State Park. There are many more trails nearby in Boyne Falls and Charlevoix.
The Harbor Springs History Museum offers a unique look at the history of the community, starting with the first Catholic missionaries.
Get the sleds and the skates out, put on the cold weather clothes, and enjoy sledding and ice skating in Northern Michigan.
Get off the ferry from Mackinaw City or St. Ignace to Mackinac Island and the first thing you’ll see is the historic downtown area.
Spring brings lots of outdoor activities to Northern Michigan but one often ends up on pancakes: making maple syrup.
Northern Michigan is home to several different museums for people of all ages which highlight the area’s businesses, history, and culture!
Acres and acres of Northern Michigan are abloom with trillium during May, only adding to the beauty of spring Up North!
With woods, dunes, and frozen lakes, the trails near Charlevoix and Boyne City are the places to cross country ski from December-March.
The history of the fur trade in Northern Michigan is captured at Colonial Michilimackinac in Mackinaw City.
Sailing is a special pastime that often brings friends together in Northern Michigan. And no wonder. The sailing here is wonderful.
The Andrew J. Blackbird Museum is named for a counselor who helped Native American veterans. Native American artifacts fill the museum space.