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Bay View Inn 2011 Woodland Avenue Petoskey, Michigan 49770

By Land, Lake, or Air, We're Easy To Visit

Arriving at our doorstep is much easier now than it was 100 years ago when guests arrived by steamship or passenger train. And, since you’ll be traveling through Michigan’s signature north country, getting here really can be half the fun.

From the North (Canada via I-75):

  • Proceed south on I-75
  • Follow I-75 to US 31 South
  • Merge onto US 31 South towards Petoskey
  • Stafford’s Bay View Inn is located on US 31 just north of Petoskey in Bay View 

From the South (Grand Rapids & Chicago via US 131):

  • Proceed north on US 131 to Petoskey
  • In Petoskey, US 131 will merge with US 31
  • Continue on US 31 north through Petoskey and Bay View
  • Stafford's Bay View Inn is located on US 31 just north of Petoskey in Bay View

From the East (Detroit via I-75):

  • Proceed north on 1-75
  • Exit at 282 and turn left (west) onto M-32
  • Proceed west on M-32 to US 131 North
  • Turn right (north) on US 131 towards Petoskey
  • Proceed north on US 131 to Petoskey
  • In Petoskey, US 131 will merge with US 31
  • Continue on US 31 north through Petoskey and Bay View
  • Stafford's Bay View Inn is located on US 31 just north of Petoskey in Bay View

From the West (Wisconsin via Lake Michigan):

High-speed passenger ferries are now available from Milwaukee to Muskegon, Michigan. For additional information, please visit Lake Michigan Express.

Airlines & Airport Information

The Pellston Regional Airport is just 30 minutes away and offers daily flights to Detroit via Delta Airlines.

The Harbor Springs Airport is also available to accommodate small private aircraft and charters. To contact the Harbor Springs airport, please call 231-347-2812 or visit AirNav for pilot information.