Stafford's Blog

Exciting Eats – Summer Foodie Guide

Posted on June 22nd, 2018
Crab & Avocado Salad Our Chefs have been busy menu planning, tasting and researching to plate up the best of the best this summer. Now, we are serving up some delicious bites & drinks for you! Notable favorites by our culinary team at Stafford’s Pier Restaurant include:
  • Salumi Plate:

Eight Things To Do Over Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on May 23rd, 2018
As we take time this Memorial Day to reflect on the sacrifices made by the brave 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 our friends, families and loved ones – and remember why this is all possible! Here are eig…

The Wheelhouse Lounge Is Refreshed!

Posted on May 10th, 2018
Stafford’s Pier Restaurant, downtown Harbor Springs only waterfront restaurant, has been under spring renovations in the popular Wheelhouse Lounge. We are pleased to share our refresh is complete and beginning Friday, May 11, 2018, we are ready to welcome you! Major updates include:
  • New

101 Things To Do In Northern Michigan

Posted on April 27th, 2018
We love northern Michigan! It’s our favorite place to be – whether visiting or living here year-round. Check out our list of 101 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 our 20 acres, splash in our poo…

Mix It Up – It’s National Margarita Day

Posted on February 22nd, 2018
It’s National Margarita Day and we have the perfect recipe to celebrate.  Margarita on the Rocks
In a shaker, combine the following: 
  • Ice
  • 1 oz. Lime Juice
  • 1 oz. Triple Sec
  • 2 oz. Tequila 
Shake until the outside of the shaker is cold, then strain over ice in a salted rim glass.&nb…

All Aboard! Join Us For The Annual Titanic Dinner

Posted on February 12th, 2018
You are cordially invited to take a step back in time and join us for an evening of history & first class dining on Saturday, April 14, 2018 (6 pm) at Stafford’s Perry Hotel.  As a guest of this dinner, you will enjoy butlered hors d’ oeuvres, a six course meal, costumed servers…

Snow Much Fun!

Posted on January 18th, 2018
Winter is in full swing, and if you don’t have plans to come up and explore northern Michigan this winter, you should and here are 6 reasons why!
  1. Cozy Winter Getaways. Our accommodations have it all. Stafford’s Bay View Inn offers cozy accommodations with many rooms boa

Ring in the New Year – 2018

Posted on December 27th, 2017
Ring in the New Year with style – delicious dining options and countdowns in northern Michigan on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Stafford’s Bay View Inn – 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Holiday buffet with friends and family! Starters, hot accompaniments, entrees, hand-carved meats and dessert…

84 Things To Do This Winter

Posted on December 19th, 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 84 Things To Do In Northern Michigan for the best ways to spend your time in the area. Alanson Area
1. Hike or snowshoe our 20 acres, splash in our pool, relax in ou…

Holiday Shopping

Posted on December 4th, 2017
We hope this blog post finds you happy, well and enjoying the beginning of the holiday season. Our Gallery, located behind Stafford’s Perry Hotel in Downtown Petoskey, is open throughout the year. We are happy to assist you in finding that perfect piece of artwork for your home, business or as a spe…