Stafford's Blog

Sounds of Summer in Northern Michigan

Posted on May 30th, 2017
Every summer, Northern Michigan becomes a hot spot for local musicians. Between Petoskey, Charlevoix and Harbor Springs, there’s an opportunity to hear live music every week. Check out some of the upcoming events in the area! Charlevoix Summer Open House
Downtown Charlevoix is having i…

So Many Things To Do This Memorial Weekend

Posted on May 25th, 2017
As we take time this Memorial Day to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice made by countless men and women who have served our country, we are thankful to call this corner of the mitten our home. Lets all take this time to enjoy and appreicate our friends, families and loved ones – and remember why this is a…

The Pointer Boat Is Back!

Posted on May 16th, 2017
Summer’s back and so is the Pointer Boat! Originally built in 1934, the Pointer Boat is one of our favorite ways to see Harbor Springs.  Tours depart from Stafford’s Pier Restaurant downtown and continue along the shorelines of historic associations including Harbor Point and Wequeton…

105 Things To Do In Northern Michigan

Posted on May 15th, 2017
We love northern Michigan! Can you tell? It’s our favorite place to be – whether visiting or living here year-round! Check out our list of 105 Things To Do In Northern Michigan for the best ways to spend your time in the area.  ALANSON AREA
1. Feed the fish in our pond, explore and hike…

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Posted on May 1st, 2017
May is a special time of year – northern Michigan blossoms to life again. Blue skies, green grass, vibrant flowers and new leaves on the trees. The renewal of beauty makes wading through a few April showers worthwhile, indeed! The landscapes around us are spectacular – check a some of ou…