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Historic Gaslight District

Mitchell, Petoskey, MI 49770
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Like Walking in New England

Visiting with family from the east coast, they were reminded of the towns of their home. Enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Canton Michigan
Past its Heyday

Disappointed, empty stores and not much to see. More bars then anything else. The highlight was the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlie M
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  • Average5%
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“great shops” (9 reviews)
“cute town” (8 reviews)
Mitchell, Petoskey, MI 49770
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visiting with family from the east coast, they were reminded of the towns of their home. Enjoyed the variety, the cute park, the good coffee & ambiance of the town. Even the post office was nice. Gorgeous flowers on every porch front.

Thank oxengirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed, empty stores and not much to see. More bars then anything else. The highlight was the hardware store! I would not waste my time to go here again!

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

From cute boutiques, art galleries, a general store and tons of restaurants, this town has it all. We spent a whole day here and could have stayed another day. We loved walking thru the downtown area and enjoyed the parks and the waterfront. Cannot wait...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My group of 9 visited this town and we all really enjoyed it! My toddler loved the park, my niece and nephew loved the toy shop and gelato place and us adults enjoyed the shopping.

2  Thank Daisha O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This shopping area has a lot of personality. Various kinds of shops, restaurants and galleries on a charming street flanked by old-style gaslights on either side of the street. It's great for an after-lunch walk and if you happen to find the fudge and ice...More

Thank huskiesfan2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on the way back to Detroit. The area has much to see. Parking is easy with street or parking lot. We chose the parking lot. You can use the park mobile app to get up to 3 hours times initially. The app is...More

Thank Wes W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely walk around the gaslight district of Petoskey. Don't miss it as it is a very short walk around.

Thank menachemle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love the variety of shopping in Petoskey. Everything from high-end home goods to ladies & kids fashions, American Spoon Foods, gelato and a nice big open park to enjoy while you're in town. Restaurants include everything from a small local diner for lunch &...More

Thank 00vette48306
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

dozens of cute shops and I'm sure folks who love to drop $$$ could enjoy lots of time there. For me....window shopping :) No pressure though and fun!

1  Thank Liz R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shopping plus much more. The restaurants are very good. The Art Museum is not to be missed. It currently features a large Ansel Adams exhibit plus a commissioned, judged exhibition of fine photos taken by superb photographers of our national parks. Streetscapes in the district...More

1  Thank UIAlums
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Leslie N
19 October 2015|
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Response from FrankWHawthorne | Reviewed this property |
Yesterday, after a long weekend away, my wife & I returned home to Petoskey; and--tho' the sun wasn't shining much and the leaves were slightly past "peak color"--we greatly enjoyed the long drive from lower Michigan. It... More
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Response from DavidaA8744CK | Reviewed this property |
Many tourists and residents of this area are people for whom this is a second home - many are from Chicago, or urban areas in lower Michigan. People in the area are fairly sophisticated and well traveled and I cannot imagine... More