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Things to Do  Harbor Springs is an all season destination . . .  
Golf, Swimming, Sailing, Boating, Hiking, Biking, Skiing, Cross Country, Snowmobiling, Shopping, Dining, Fishing, Tennis, and much much more.

Numerous area churches offer worship services and welcome traveling visitors.

Harbor Springs is a joy all year round. Obviously, summer and winter months are action packed. The spring and fall seasons are a great time to enjoy many of the same activities but without the big crowds. Play Golf. Hike. Bike. Hunt for morels. Fish. Stroll Main Street. Shop. Wine & dine. Take a color tour. You'll find a perfect venue for some quality R&R during the spring and fall in Harbor Springs! Plus you can take advantage of great rates.

To learn more about this all season community, visit the Harbor Springs Visitors Guide online.

Popular dining establishments provide a full range of options. Juilleret's is perfect for the family with old fashioned style sandwiches and soda fountain. They also have award winning planked whitefish. Stafford's The Pier offers a more formal atmosphere with spirits and delicious gourmet cuisine that is renowned throughout the region, as does The New York. Turkey's offers diverse menu from whitefish to the town's best pizza and breakfast. And Bar Harbor makes a mean burger to enjoy with a beer and a game of billiards. Mary Ellen's is a popular breakfast spot where you can pick up your favorite morning paper. The Cornichons and Gurney's are two great delis within walking distance and offer gourmet soup and sandwiches and all the other delicious deli fare. Gurney's has a superb selection of fine wines and packaged liquor. In all, there are numerous 'indigenous' eateries to try out. Afterwards sip an espresso at Woolly Bugger Fine Coffee & Internet Café or grab a waffle cone at Yum Yums.

Shopping is a dream in Harbor Springs. The retail venue here can engage the most casual shopper and completely satisfy the savviest and most sophisticated shopper. For the serious buyer, you will find places like Pierre Bittar Gallery, home to a world-known impressionist who finds inspiration in Harbor Springs for his beautiful oil paintings. Art abounds in Harbor from wood carvings to watercolors to blown glass. Or make a find at Joie De Vie Antiques or many of the other boutiques in town. Fashion retailers are of the nation's finest. Many storefront proprietors display Harbor Springs as an address among select locations, often including Manhattan, Palm Springs, Aspen and Naples. On the 'lighter' side, visit Kilwins for chocolate, Tom's Mom's Cookies, Howse's— a local favorite for caramels, and stock your pantry or Christmas stockings with American Spoon Foods.

Come see Harbor Springs where Midwest families have vacationed for generations. Take delight in the Gold Coast of Lake Michigan. On the shore of Little Traverse Bay, Harbor Springs is a truly special destination. Affluent, charismatic, and sophisticated, this small town setting is both private and resourceful. Perfect for families. Yet alluring with world class shopping, dining and cultural activities that bring cosmopolitan flair to this all season resort community.

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