- 22 Resorts
- Consistent Snow
- Diverse destinations
- Resorts open before those of many other states
- Home to Vail, Beaver Creek, Copper Mountain
Boyne Falls (BFA) is a pilot friendly, fly-in destination. For those with private planes, BFA has a 5,200-foot paved and lighted jet strip, instrument approach landing available. No reservations needed, no landing fees required and no charge for parking. Tie-down space and fuel (Jet A fuel and 100 low lead) are also available.
Harbor Springs Airport (MGN) is owned by the city of Harbor Springs and is located in Little Traverse Township. The Harbor-Petoskey Area Airport Authority operates the airport under lease from the Harbor Springs.
Pellston Regional Airport (PLN) services Northwest Airlines, and is located just north of Pellston on US 31 in the heart of Emmet County. PLN is approximately 15 miles from Boyne Highlands airport.
Traverse City Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) has direct flights offered by Northwest Airlines, Northwest Airlink, United Express, Delta or American Eagle to Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis and seasonally to New York, Cincinnati, Denver and Atlanta. TVC can connect travelers to over 750 domestic and international destinations, and is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes from the Boyne area.
From Chicago: Take I-90 through Indiana. Exit 21 to I-94 toward Detroit, entering Michigan. Exit 34 to merge onto I-196 E/US-31 N toward Grand Rapids/Holland. Exit 77A on the left to merge onto US-131 toward Cadillac. Turn left at M75 S/MI-75.
From Detroit/Flint/Saginaw: Take I-75 to Gaylord. Exit 282 to MI-32 toward Alpena/Gaylord. Turn left at W. Main St./MI-32, following MI-32. Turn right at Mackinaw Trail Rd./MI-32/N US-131, following Mackinaw Trail Rd./N US-131. Turn left at M75 S/MI-75.
From Sault Sainte Marie: Take I-75 to N US-31. Exit 336 toward Charlevoix/Petoskey. Turn slight right at E. Mitchell St. Continue on Spring St./S US-131. Turn right at M75 S/MI-75.