Summer and winter both provide many opportunities for sports and outdoor recreation in Petoskey. Located on Lake Michigan, the summer provides great boating and fishing options. But on land the area has great golf courses. In the winter people head in to enjoy the slopes by downhill and cross country skiing.

Check out the following boat rental and charters available to get you started with your adventure on Lake Michigan instead of alongside it:

For the daring and ultra adventurous, parasailing and skydiving is possible in Petoskey. Look into the following two excursion guide companies:

In the winter pack your skis or buy a new pair at the many ski shops in town and spend your time at the Petoskey Winter Sports Park which has slopes of all levels.

There are many great golf courses in this region with beautiful and challenging courses. Golf is a major activity in Petoskey and visitors travel strictly to enjoy the area's rich variety. For a full listing of the golf courses, visit the Michigan state tourist board's golf guide to Petoskey.