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Summer Activities in Northern Michigan

Summer in Northern Michigan Awaits You!

Northern Michigan offers boundless indoor and outdoor adventures during the summer months. From hiking and biking to whitewater rafting and fly-fishing, Northern Michigan summer activities offer something for everyone.


Speed through the air in Boyne Mountain on a zipline adventure. This high-speed experience will take your breath away, and leave you wanting to fly again.


Get out on the water this summer on one of northern Michigan’s many beaches. The sand and waves make it fun for everyone.


There’s nothing quite like exploring northern Michigan on two wheels. Go for a relaxing ride or a rough and tumble mountain bike adventure.

Wakeboard Camp

Boyne Mountain Resort offers five days of safe, super fun wakeboard instruction. Bring a friend and share the laughter and fun.


Players of all ages and skill level will enjoy taking in the sun and playing tennis on one of the many courts available in northern Michigan.


A summer staple, who doesn’t love going for a swim? Take advantage of the natural water nearby, or visit heated pools and indoor waterparks.

Segway Tours

Want to try something new? Take in the beauty of Boyne Mountain with guided Segway tours. You’ll marvel at the scenic views.

Scenic Cart Rentals

Do you want to see northern Michigan without all of the hiking, biking and horseback riding? Then rent a scenic cart and take a drive. Carts typically seat 6 people.


Go head-to-head with your friends on a paintball course. You can don camo or just come as you are for an afternoon of messy fun.

Chairlift Rides

Lifts aren’t just for ski season. Take a scenic chairlift ride to take in the aerial beauty of our mountain region and stunning views of the valley.

Horseback Riding

Even in the winter, horseback riding is the perfect way to experience the natural beauty of Boyne Mountain. Saddle up and take in the scenery.


Lace up your hiking boots and set out on one of the many trails through northern Michigan. And keep your eyes out for the wildlife along the way.


Northern Michigan has some of the best fishing you’ll find anywhere. From guided boat tours to quiet lake settings, you’ll find everything you need for your next fishing adventure.


Fore! Bring your clubs or rent some here for an afternoon of golf on some of the most beautiful greens in the world. 

Stay Connected

Be sure to check out the Northern Michigan Escapes Blog. It’s chock-full of information and news from the combined knowledge of our local staff. Blogs are posted regularly on a variety of subjects, from up-to-the-minute skiing information to lodging specials that could save you or your group a lot of money!

Check out these unique real-time camera views from Boyne Mountain Resort:

*footage courtesy of Boyne Mountain Resort