Northern Michigan Skiing
Northern Michigan skiing has something for everyone in the family. There is a winter activity for everyone from sledding, snow boarding, tubing, skating, cross country skiing and snowmobiling. Every community in northern Michigan has terrific cross country ski trails groomed and ready for beginners to avid enthusiasts to thoroughly enjoy.
The Top Three Downhill Ski Resorts Are:
is our first choice located near Boyne City which is south of Petoskey and Bay Harbor on U.S. 31. Boyne Mountain Ski Resort is considered the top ski resort in the Midwest. Not only does it have skiing, sledding, zip line adventures but it also has a fantastic indoor water park.
is a great second choice located in Harbor Springs, Michigan. It has 53 ski slopes and trails on 3 different peaks. It's award winning lodge has great food, ambiance and ski shop. The locals love this place and so it gets really busy on the weekends.
is also in Harbor Springs and has over 430 acres of ski trails and other great outdoor winter activities. There are some terrific lodging choices from staying at the resort or renting a ski-on condo or townhouse right on the resort property.
To have a unique
northern Michigan skiing vacation head to Mackinac Island.
There is no downhill skiing but to be on magical Mackinac Island during the winter is absolutely breathtaking. Take your cross country skis or snowmobile to totally enjoy the great outdoors this Island offers in the wintertime!
The Inn at Bay Harbor
offers luxury lodging in Bay Harbor, Michigan which is just a few miles from quaint
Many people stay in Petoskey or Bay Harbor to be able to choose the best ski conditions either at Boyne Mountain or Boyne Highlands or Nubs Nob on a daily basis.