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- Skydiving - Yes skydiving! (231) 242-8822

- Parasailing - Fun, safe, get the best view of the Mackinaw Bridge!
(231) 436-7144

- Cycling - tunnel of tree's, and surrounding country roads. Rated the clear winner of Northern Michigan Cycling Roads!

Golf - Northern Michigan has golfing at it's best!

- Beaches, beaches, beaches! - Besides having your own private beach, the home has an info book with  different beach areas, and how to get to them.

- Explore coastline - from the Tunnel of Trees to N. Lakeshore Drive north of Cross Village. You will find quaint shops, peaceful beach parks, (Good Hart, Cross Village) and sprawling sand dunes, and beaches (N. Lakeshore Drive, north of Cross Village).

- Leggs Inn - Unique dining experience. Great drive, good Polish food, one of a kind restaurant, and pub. In early 1900's founder, a Polish immigrant, was adopted by local Indian tribe, and made their Chief. Lot's of history, and good band's Sunday nights thru the summer. 

(231) 526-2281 

Take a ferry to Mackinaw Island - Travel back in history! No cars on this island. Unique, and historical treasure to Northern Michigan. Take a ride on a horse drawn carriage, take a hike, take a bike ride, shop the shops, and don't forget about the fudge!! There are three ferry companies to choose from. Their schedules are posted at ferry docks, and typically leave every half hour during the summer months, and hourly spring, and fall. Arnold (231) 436-5542, Sheplers (231) 436-5025, and Star Line (231) 436-5045.

- Downtown Harbor Springs - Shops, restaurants, etc...

- Downtown Petoskey - Shops, restaurants, etc... 

- Drive to Mackinaw City -  Shops, restaurants, etc...

- Downtown Charlevoix, & Boyne City - Nice drive, great parks, shops, restaurants, etc...

- Rent a Kayak - The Outfitter, Downtown Harbor Springs,                 (231) 526-2621

Rent a Kayak info

- Wine Tasting - Pleasantview Vineyards, (231) 526-8100

- Spa - Treat yourself, Boyne (231) 526-3029, Harbors Signature  (231) 242- 0029, Epic Salon and Day Spa (231) 242-4353

- Rent a boat, or PWC on the inland waterway - Wind jammer Cove & Marina, on Crooked Lake (231) 347-6103, or Spanky Sports, on Crooked River (231) 548-5222


- Ferry to Beaver Island - America's Emerald Island. Bring your car to this island! Peaceful, and relaxing, beaches, and restaurants

(231) 547-2311

Beaver Island Ferry

- Drive across Mackinaw Bridge - to visit The U.P., and St Ignace.

- Visit Wilderness State Park - Hiking Trails, beaches, etc...

- Fly Fishing trip - With Tony D Tours, includes equipment, transportation, meals, & instruction (231) 347-5039


Visit The Farm - Pond Hill Farm & Market (231) 526-3276

- Take Kids to Catch Trout - Morgan Trout Farm (231) 548-4114

- Avalanche Bay Indoor Water Park - Boyne City, (231) 549-7979

Avalanche Bay Water Park

- See a movie - Lyric Theater Harbor Spings http://www.lyricharborsprings.org

(231) 622-6366, Petoskey Cinema (231) 347-3480, Courtyard Cinema Mackinaw (231) 436-7895

- Fishing Charter - Charter a fishing boat, Lake Trout, Salmon!

Surfing Links

Great Lakes Surfing Association

Lake Michigan Surf

Lake Michigan Surf Story

Skiing Links

Boyne Highlands

Nubs Nob

Harbor Springs Dining

Petoskey Dining

Mackinaw City Dining


Lodging near Leggs Inn Michigan Vacation Rental
The Leggs Inn

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"The Surf Cottage"
2853 South Lake Shore Dr., 
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231) 632-0833