Get a closer look at the brilliant fall colors in Northern Michigan by exploring local hiking trails at Scenic Parks & Nature Preserves.
Walloon Trails and Preserves – Walloon Lake, MI On-site
Rent a bicycle or bring your own! Take a ride along Lake Michigan on the Little Traverse Wheelway or enjoy one of the many other local biking trails.
Boating and Kayaking
Rent a kayak or pontoon boat and take an adventure on one of Northern Michigan’s crystal clear lakes and rivers.
Tommy’s Walloon – Walloon Lake, MI On-site
Lakes and Rivers
Walloon Lake – Walloon Lake, MI On-site
Bear River – Petoskey, MI 2 miles from Hotel Walloon
Lake Charlevoix – Boyne City & Charlevoix, MI 7 miles from Hotel Walloon
Boyne River – Boyne City, MI 7 miles from Hotel Walloon
Lake Michigan – Petoskey, MI 7 miles from Hotel Walloon
Jordan River – East Jordan, MI 23 miles from Hotel Walloon
Feel a rush of adrenaline and see the beauty of Lake Michigan from a whole new view!
Challenge your friends and family to a Paintball Battle on the course at Boyne Mountain.
Let experienced guides take you on an Equestrian Journey and create memories that will last a lifetime!
Scenic Chairlift Rides
Enjoy panoramic views on a relaxing chairlift ride to the top of Northern Michigan’s finest slopes.
Catch an iconic Northern Michigan sunset at any one of these amazing viewing points during your stay!
Village Green Park – Walloon Lake, MI On-site
Melrose Township Park – Walloon Lake, MI On-site
Love craft beer? Brew your own keg of customized beer at Stiggs Brewery!
Farms and Orchards
Enjoy harvest season activities ranging from wine tastings and fresh apple cider to pumpkin patches and petting zoos.
Attend a Local Festival
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Looking for activities to entertain kids of all ages? Try one of these unique, family-friendly destinations.
Learn how to cook utilizing Fustini’s Michigan made Oils & Vinegar. With a variety of different classes, cooks at all skill levels will have tasty memories to take home with them.
Tunnel of Trees
Take a drive to experience fall colors as you’ve never seen before. At the end of your drive enjoy dinner at Legs Inn, a landmark dining destination.
Boyne Highlands’ Tunnel of Trees Color Excursion Tour – Harbor Springs, MI 18 miles from Hotel Walloon
Dark Sky Park
Seek starry skies at Dark Sky Park, an iconic stargazing spot.
Mackinac Bridge and Mackinac Island
Looking for a day trip? Drive across the longest suspension bridge in the Western Hemisphere or take a ferry ride and enjoy your day sightseeing on the historic Mackinac Island.
Tour the places that inspired Hemingway’s Classic Novels of his Northern Michigan summer adventures.
Earl Young Mushroom House Tours
Check out the architectural collection of Earl Young. These “Hobbit Houses” are a must-see staple in the Charlevoix community.
Experience estate tours, wine tastings, the largest outdoor model railroad, and life-size chess. The whole family will find something to love during a visit to this historic property.
Shop the local farmer markets and discover a variety of Northern Michigan produce, arts and more!
Winery and Brewery Tours
Take a guided Winery & Brewery tour or a self-guided tour of The Petoskey Wine Region and renowned Local Breweries.
Sip and Paint
Indoor Water Park
Spend the day at Michigan’s Largest Indoor Water Park & Arcade.
Chocolate Factory Tour
Tours available Monday-Friday from 10:00 am–4:30 pm on the half-hour. Free samples at the end of each tour!
Historic Site Shopping and Antiquing
Shop for Northern Michigan antiques in local historic districts.
Walloon Lake Village – Walloon Lake, MI On-site
Relax in the area’s most exclusive Resort Spas. Designed to rejuvenate and recharge for your next adventure.
Catch a Movie at a Vintage Theater
Put an old-fashioned twist on going to the movies and check out one of the area’s Vintage Theaters.
Attend a Performance and Art Show
Experience Northern Michigan Performing Arts & Artist Galleries.