Summer Getaways in Petoskey, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs and Boyne City
Boyne City trip guide: Where to eat and stay
WHERE TO EAT
Cafe Sante (pictured) Order the Draught Sampler for a great mix of local and European brews (231/582-8800; cafesante-bc.com).
Lake Street Market The curiously named sandwiches—like Mr. Wubbly's Fat Bass—are perfect for a classy picnic (231/582-4450; lakestreetmarket.com).
Red Mesa Grill Flavorful dishes like Costa Rican garlic steak shine at this Latin American restaurant (231/582-0049; redmesagrill.com).
WHERE TO STAY
Water Street Inn Private beach access and reasonable rates make these condos perfect for family getaways. From $199 (231/582-3000; boynewaterstreetinn.com)
(A version of this story appeared in Midwest Living® May/June 2012.)