Bay View, MI…

We spent several days in Michigan. Petoskey was our first stop. The town of Petoskey surrounds an older township called Bay View. It was founded as a religious resort community in 1875. As we walked around I realized that when I imagine small town America – this is what’s in my head. Lovely Victorian houses, tall leafy trees, lawns that blend together, kids out playing, people on porches, and the most amazingly clean outdoor smells – amazing. Unfortunately we didn’t actually get to stay here – but it was fun to visit.


The sign on the green house says “Wee Hoose”! You can’t say that without smiling.


4 thoughts on “Bay View, MI…

  1. My sister lives in Charlevoix, MI and every time I visit I love looking at the houses. I think that the Bayview area of Petoskey is only open during the summer months. I believe that during the winter the streets are barricaded off and not plowed. All those houses are”cottages”. I wish my house was a nice as one of those grand beauties.

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