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Introducing Our Summer Interns

Posted on June 22nd, 2018
We’re always excited to welcome a new group of interns, it’s another summer tradition around here! With them, they bring energy, fresh new ideas and a motivation to learn-by-doing. Our interns are here to grow as individuals and while doing so they make an impact on the day to day experi…

Welcome Summer!

Posted on June 8th, 2018
  We are welcoming summer with open arms this month! Al fresco dining, lodging packages, brunch traditions, music, boat rides and more. Check out these fun things to do at each of our properties. Bay View Inn Lodging
Create lasting memories with our wonderful Summer Memories Package!
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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:
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Mother’s Day, Sunday Brunch and Up North Beer Week

Posted on May 9th, 2018
May is full of fun at Stafford’s! Celebrate MOM, enjoy our first SUNDAY BRUNCH of the season, treat yourself to a brew or two during UP NORTH BEER WEEK, or book your SUMMER LODGING package – it’s all here. Mother’s Day at Stafford’s – Sunday, May 13, 2018
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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…

Easter Fun

Posted on March 8th, 2018
Easter is on it way! Check out these fun-for-the-whole-family activities happening throughout our local communities. Happy Easter to friends near and far! Fun In The Community The Easter Bunny at Grandpa Shorters Gift’s in Downtown Petoskey
Saturday, March 24, 12 to 3 pm :: Friday, March 3

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

All Good Things Must Come To An End

Posted on January 15th, 2018
It is bittersweet that after 9 great years, we announce the closing of Stafford’s Art Gallery, located in Downtown Petoskey behind Stafford’s Perry Hotel. Over the past 9 years, we’ve hosted gallery walks, artist events and has been “home” to many Michigan artists. We have loved repres…