Winter Activities

Hotel Walloon Ice Skating Rink

Ski and Snowboard

Northern Michigan is home to many Premier Ski Resorts with numerous winter activities for the whole family.

Boyne MountainBoyne Falls, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

Boyne HighlandsHarbor Springs, MI 19 miles from Hotel Walloon

Nubs NobHarbor Spring, MI 19 miles from Hotel Walloon

TreetopsGaylord, MI 33 miles from Hotel Walloon

 Schuss Mountain & Shanty Creek– Bellaire, MI 38 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Snow Tubing

Fun for all ages, Snow Tubing puts a new spin on traditional sledding with lifts available to take you back to the top!

Boyne MountainBoyne Falls, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

Boyne HighlandsHarbor Springs, MI 19 miles from Hotel Walloon

TreetopsGaylord, MI 33 miles from Hotel Walloon

 Schuss Mountain & Shanty Creek– Bellaire, MI 38 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Sledding

Spend time outdoors sledding down natural Northern Michigan terrains.

Avalanche PreserveBoyne City, MI 7 miles from Hotel Walloon

Petoskey Winter Sports ParkPetoskey, MI 10 miles from Hotel Walloon

Kiwanis ParkHarbor Springs, MI 18 miles from Hotel Walloon

Dogsledding

Experience dogsledding in Northern Michigan. A relatively new activity to the area that will give your trip something you will never forget.

Treetops – Gaylord, MI 33 miles from Hotel Walloon

Schuss Mountain & Shanty Creek – Bellaire, MI 38 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing

Explore miles of Northern Michigan’s finest snowshoe & cross-country ski trails. Hotel Walloon offers complimentary snowshoe rental for our guests. XC skis are available for rent at Tommy’s Walloon and all major ski resorts.

Walloon Lake TrailsFrog Hollow Preserve, Bois LeDuc Preserve, and Ellis Wood Preserve

Walloon Lake, MI 2-5 miles from Hotel Walloon

Avalanche Preserve – Boyne City, MI 7 miles from Hotel Walloon

Boyne MountainBoyne City, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

Little Traverse Conservancy Nature Preserves – Harbor Spring, MI 13 miles from Hotel Walloon

Charles A. Ransom Preserve – Charlevoix, MI 17 miles from Hotel Walloon

Boyne Highlands – Harbor Springs, MI 19 miles from Hotel Walloon

Cosner & Bennett-Barnes Nature Preserve – Mancelona, MI 21 miles from Hotel Walloon

Mt. McSauba – Charlevoix, MI 22 miles from Hotel Walloon

Treetops – Gaylord, MI 33 miles from Hotel Walloon

Schuss Mountain & Shanty CreekBellaire, MI 38 miles from Hotel Walloon

For more options please visit: https://www.michigantrailmaps.com/

 

Snowmobiling 

Rent a snowmobile or bring your own! Spend your day riding around Northern Michigan in some of these hot spots. Snowmobile gas station available on-site at Hotel Walloon.

For a Statewide Snowmobile Trail Map please visit:

The Michigan Designated Snowmobile Trail Map (DNR)

Rentals

Boyne Recreational Rentals – Boyne Falls, MI 8 miles from Hotel Walloon

County Wide PowerSportsHarbor Springs, MI 14 miles from Hotel Walloon

  

Fat Tire Snow Biking

Try Winter Biking! Rent a Fat Tire Bike or bring your own and experience the many trails Northern Michigan has to offer. Rentals available at Boyne Mountain, North Country Cycle Sport, Latitude 45 Bicycle & Fitness, or Treetops.

Avalanche Mountain Preserve – Boyne City, MI 7 miles from Hotel Walloon

Boyne Mountain – Boyne Falls, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

Boyne Highlands – Harbor Springs, MI 19 miles from Hotel Walloon

TreetopsGaylord, MI 33 miles from Hotel Walloon

Schuss Mountain & Shanty Creek – Bellaire, MI 38 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Ice Skating

Hotel Walloon offers complimentary ice skating to all our guests. Skates available in sizes for the whole family, and the Lakeview ice skating rink is in The Village Green Park, Downtown Walloon Lake.

Village Green Park – Walloon Lake, MI On-site and complimentary to our guests

Avalanche Preserve – Boyne City, MI 7 miles from Hotel Walloon

Boyne Mountain – Boyne Falls, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

Petoskey Winter Sports Park – Petoskey, MI 10 miles from Hotel Walloon

Petoskey Ice Arena – Petoskey, MI 13 miles from Hotel Walloon

Mt. McSauba – Charlevoix, MI 22 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Winter Horseback Rides and Sleigh Rides

A classic wintertime festivity in Northern Michigan. Take a magical sleigh ride or experience individual horseback riding through these popular snowy trails.

Boyne Mountain – Boyne Falls, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

Terrance Inn – Petoskey, MI 10 miles from Hotel Walloon

Available every weekend in January & February from 5:30 -8:30, weather permitting, Adults $12 Kids $6

Boyne Highlands – Harbor Springs, MI 19 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Winter Zip Line Adventure

View the Ski Slopes from new heights with these Guided Zip Line Adventure Tours.

Boyne Mountain – Boyne Falls, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

Boyne Highlands – Harbor Springs, MI 19 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Ice Fishing Charters

Enjoy this Michigan sport made easy for first-time ice anglers and experienced ice anglers on these Guided Ice Fishing Charters.

Sport Fish Michigan

Wolfe Outfitters

 

Brew School

Love craft beer? Brew your own keg of customized beer at Stiggs Brewery!

Stiggs Brewery – Boyne City, MI 6 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Cooking Classes

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.

Fustini’s – Petoskey, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Winery and Brewery Tours

Take a guided Winery & Brewery tour or a self-guided tour of The Petoskey Wine Region and renowned Local Breweries.

Vine Ride – Petoskey, MI 8 miles from Hotel Walloon

Northern Michigan Beer & Wine Tours – Charlevoix, MI 23 miles from Hotel Walloon

Northern Michigan Trolley – Gaylord, MI 33 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Sip and Paint

Walloon Lake Winery – Petoskey, MI 8 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Indoor Water Park

Spend the day at Michigan’s Largest Indoor Water Park & Arcade.

Avalanche Bay – Boyne Falls, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Chocolate Factory Tour

Tours available Monday-Friday from 10:00 am–4:30 pm on the half-hour. Enjoy free samples at the end of each tour!

Kilwins Chocolate Tours – Petoskey, MI 10 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Historic Site Shopping and Antiquing

Shop for Northern Michigan antiques in local historic districts.

Walloon Lake Village – Walloon Lake, MI On-site

Boyne City Main Street – Boyne City, MI 7 miles from Hotel Walloon

Petoskey’s Historic Gaslight District – Petoskey, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

The Village at Bay Harbor – Bay Harbor, MI 12 miles from Hotel Walloon

Harbor Springs Historic District – Harbor Springs, MI 20 miles from Hotel Walloon

Charlevoix Main Street – Charlevoix, MI 22 miles from Hotel Walloon

Mackinaw City – Mackinaw City, MI 44 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Spa Experiences

Relax in the area’s most exclusive Resort Spas. Designed to rejuvenate and recharge for your next adventure.

The Spa at Boyne Mountain – Boyne Falls, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

Willoway Spa – Petoskey, MI 9 miles from Hotel Walloon

The Spa at Inn at Bay Harbor – Bay Harbor, MI 12 miles from Hotel Walloon

The Spa at Boyne Highlands – Harbor Springs, MI 19 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

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.

Lyric Theatre – Harbor Springs, MI 18 miles from Hotel Walloon

The Charlevoix Theatre – Charlevoix, MI 22 miles from Hotel Walloon

The Bellaire Theatre – Bellaire, MI 30 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Attend a Performance and Art Show

Experience Northern Michigan Performing Arts & Artist Galleries.

Crooked Tree Arts Center – Petoskey, MI 12 miles from Hotel Walloon

Great Lakes Performing Arts Center – Bay Harbor, MI 12 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

Winter Rafting

Take a Guided Winter Raft Trip down the Sturgeon River

Jordan Valley Outfitters – East Jordan, MI 20 miles from Hotel Walloon

Big Bear Adventures – Indian River, MI 26 miles from Hotel Walloon

 

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