Nearby Hotels and Motels
The Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau has listings of motels and hotels in the area. Trout Creek Condominiums & The Birchwood Inn in Harbor Springs, along with Pellston Lodge in Pellston are conveniently located close to the festival site. Mackinaw City also has many hotels and motels available.
Direct phone numbers for private campgrounds
and state parks.
Burt Lake State Park 231- 238- 9392
Wilderness State Park – Mackinaw City – 231-436-5381
Mackinaw KOA Kampground – Mackinaw City – 231-436-5643
Mill Creek Campground – Mackinaw City – 231-436-5584
Mackinaw City Campground – Mackinaw City – 231-436-5184 – $15/night
TeePee Campground – Mackinaw City – 231-436-5391
Walmart Lot – Petoskey
Petoskey State Park – Petoskey – 231-347-2311
Petoskey Magnus Park – Petoskey – 231-347-1027
Petoskey KOA – Petoskey – 231-347-0005
Food & Entertainment
Legs Inn – A Cross Village icon. Great Food and Entertainment.
The Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau has listings of motels and hotels in the area. Holiday Inn Express in Pellston and The Birchwood Inn in Harbor Springs have Blissfest Packages available.
Northern Michigan features year-round recreational and cultural tourism at its finest. The natural environment of Lake Michigan offers sand beaches and boating opportunities. The rolling fields and the Hardwood State Forest has beautiful vistas and trails that are great for hiking. One of the best swimming beaches in the state is nearby at Sturgeon Bay along Lake Michigan, located 5 miles north of the Festival Farm. Tourist and resort facilities are nearby in Mackinaw City, Harbor Springs and Petoskey. Modern camping facilities are available at Wilderness State Park (15 miles) and Petoskey State Park (20 miles).
The following links to area visitors bureaus and chambers of commerce that will provide accommodations, restaurant and attractions information.
Petoskey-Harbor Springs-Boyne Country Visitors Bureau – Area wide information
Mackinaw City Tourist Bureau – 15 miles north
Mackinac Island – 20 miles north (5 miles by water)
Harbor Springs Chamber – 20 miles south
Petoskey Chamber – 25 miles south
Cheboygan Chamber – 20 miles east
Indian River Chamber – 25 miles southeast on I-75
It is best to kennel your dog near home but if you need a local option these are what we have available locally. It is recommended that you book early.
Bay Pines – 231-347-1383
8769 Michigan 119 Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Little Traverse Bay Humane Society – 231-347-2396
1300 West Conway Road, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Paws and Claws – 231-526-1336
4300 Five Mile Creek Rd Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Trail’s End Kennel – 231-436-7334
8340 Trailsend Rd, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Wags and Purrs – 231-439-9226
1911 N US Highway 31, Petoskey, MI 49770-9320 – map