Boyne City Chamber of Commerce
The Boyne Area Chamber promotes the communities of Boyne City, Boyne Falls and Walloon Lake, Michigan – and the Chamber members who do business there.
Boyne offers a wide variety of accommodations. Choose from a charming “mom and pop” motels to a luxury hotel with breathtaking views, from rustic campgrounds to a historic bed and breakfast, from a full service resort to extended stay vacation home rentals and group lodging. Boyne has the right place for you!
Fun Things to DoYEAR ROUND
- Young State Park, Driggers Nature Preserve and The Hill Nature Preserve have beautiful trails for hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Regional trails.
- Wine & dine – have a great meal at one of our many restaurants. Several also offer live entertainment.
- Shop til you drop at one of our many unique shops.
- Enjoy some local art at Freshwater Art Gallery, the Boyne Arts Collective and Crooked Tree Arts Center. Details.
- Farmers Market – Winter market is every Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., from November through April at the Red Barn next to the Boyne District Library on S. Park Street. Summer market is at Veterans Park, 207 N. Lake St., 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays and Saturdays from May through October.
- Bowl a few games and at the remodeled BC Lanes, 1199 S. Highway M-75. Sports bar and check their website for live music.
- Go roller-skating at the Pied Piper Skatery on M-75 in Walloon Lake, open Wednesdays through Sundays.
- Check your email at the Boyne District Library, Local Flavor bookstore/coffee shop or one of our restaurants that offer free wi-fi service.
- Let your kids explore the Boyne City Children’s Library, Raven Hill Discovery Center or…
- Visit the Boyne City History Museum at City Hall on North Lake Street, or…
- Visit the beautiful and inspiring memorial in Veterans Memorial Park, corner of Lake and State Streets.
- Have an ice cream cone at Alpine Chocolat Haus, Kilwin’s or Parkside Grill & Treats on Water Street in downtown Boyne City.
- Ski, snowboard or ride the zipline at Boyne Mountain, one of the largest winter resorts in the Midwest. You can also splash around at Boyne’s indoor Avalanche Bay Water Park and enjoy a massage or other services at Solace Spa.
- Snowshoe, ice skate, go sledding or cross-country ski at Avalanche Mountain, a 300-acre city park at the south end of Boyne City. Michigan Blue Magazine rated Avalanche as the best sledding hill in Michigan. And if it’s not icy, try taking the 450 steps to a spectacular view at the top. Sledding photos.
- Go snowmobiling on the many trails in the Chandler Hill area east of Boyne Falls.
- Take in a concert at Freshwater Art Gallery, October through April.
- Stroll the Streets – music is in the air downtown Boyne City from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fridays in the summer.
- Evenings at the Gazebo – free concerts in Old City Park in downtown Boyne City at 6:30 Wednesdays.
- Have a ball at our festivals – Mushroom Festival in May, SOBO Arts Festival in June, 4th of July Festival and Boyne Thunder in July, Car shows in August and September, Harvest Festival in October, Santa Parade and Business Open Houses in November and more.
- Take a sky-high, 500-ft. high ride over Lake Charlevoix via Boyne Parasail at the One Water Marina.
- Ride the Zipline at Boyne Mountain or Wildwood Rush near Young State Park.
- Aten Place produces summer concerts in a 90-year-old oak-frame barn in Boyne Falls.
- Rent a boat or a kayak – just call the Chamber for details.
- Take a swim at Peninsula Beach in Boyne City, or nearby at Young State Park or Whiting Park.
- Play golf on one of our area’s many courses.
- Play miniature golf or the par-3 course at Boyne Rapids Adventure Golf.
- Turn the kids loose at our world-class wooden playground in Veterans Park.
- Ride a bike – along the Lake Charlevoix shore or mountain bike on the trails at Avalanche Mountain.
- Ride the Ironton Ferry, featured in “Ripley’s Believe It or Not.” A fun mini-cruise for $3.25 per vehicle.
- Visit a local farm – Friske Orchards in Atwood, Lavender Hill Farm north of Horton Bay or the Martha Wagbo Farm and Education Center south of East Jordan.