In a One Horse Open Sleigh
Northern Michigan loves winter in every way. Hop on a horse-drawn sleigh or dog sled and experience winter in a comfortable and cozy fashion.
Boyne Highlands offers sleigh rides December 27-30, January 2-4, January 18-19, February 15-16 and every Saturday January 11-March 8throughout the winter from noon-3 pm. Adults ride for $10; children 7-12 for $8 and under 6 are free.
Dog sleds run daily throughout the holidays and on weekends during the winter. The sleds hold either two adults or one adult and two small children. The dog sled rides are $75 for 30 minutes; $150 for 60 minutes. Call 231-526-3000.
Boyne Mountain saddles up the horses every Friday and Saturday 6-9pm for sleigh rides.
Stafford's Bay View Inn Enjoy a 30-minute ride through Bay View on Saturdays during the Christmas holidays and January and February. Beginning at 5:30pm and running every 30 minutes through 8:30pm, the rides begin at Stafford's Bay View Inn in Petoskey. House guests rides for $10; $15 for non house guests. Call 231-347-2771.
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Harbor Springs, Michigan -- Harbor Springs is the place to try new things! Rent a bike or a kayak, go snow tubing, attend a concert or an art fair, or play a round of golf with friends.
Petoskey -- There's so much to do in Petoskey from the Bear River Valley Recreation Area, to Petoskey State Park, to biking, golfing, hiking, and more.
Charlevoix, Michigan -- Visiting Charlevoix in Northern Michigan is a fun-filled vacation with great beaches, boating, skiing, fishing and year 'round family fun.
Things to Do in Boyne City, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like Boyne City in Northern Michigan with camping, boating, skiing, year 'round outdoor activities, and of course, the morel mushroom!
Lots of Activities in Mackinaw City, Michigan -- Explore Mackinaw City in Northern Michigan for history, the International Dark Sky Park, and outdoor activities.
Mackinac Island -- Take a step back in time and find lots of things to do when you visit Mackinac Island by horseback or bike--no cars allowed!
Northern Michigan Activities & Things to Do -- Northern Michigan offers many fun things to do for the entire family whatever the season, whatever the reason!