Harbor Springs, MI is a Top Ski Spot

Tubing in Harbor Springs, MI
Tubing in Harbor Springs, MI

Ski Vacation

Home to two popular ski resorts, Harbor Springs, MI, is ideal for spring break vacationers ready to hit the slopes. Thanks to the 72 inches of snow the city sees each winter, and temperatures that stay low through the month of April, there are plenty of opportunities for icy outdoor recreation. When you're ready to warm up, Harbor Springs offers plenty of indoor activities in its thriving downtown. There are no chain restaurants in HarborĀ Springs' downtown, just great local restaurants. Peruse some of the many art galleries in Harbor Springs, and check out the shops and boutiques, or enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants the area has to offer.

Ski Resorts
Boyne Highlands Resort features one of the longest ski runs in the state's Lower Peninsula, spanning more than a mile, and offers tubing, snowshoeing, ice skating and guided dog sled tours. Visitors can also enjoy guided horseback trail rides that wind through part of the resort grounds.

Attracting vacationers for more than 50 years, Nub's Nob Ski Area provides 53 ski slopes and trails on three separate peaks, with nine chair lifts and a rope tow also available. Approximately 97 percent of the area's 248 acres are covered by man-made snow, which has won various awards. Need to brush up on your winter sport skills before heading out? No problem; Nub's Nob offers private lessons in skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skating and more.

Restaurants: 28*

Shops: 90-plus*

Don't miss: Zipline Adventure Tours at Boyne Highlands Resort; the tours begin at the top of Boyne Mountain and take participants over slopes and through trees, all the way to the base of the mountain.

*Source: Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce

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