Harbor Springs, MI, is sheltered on the north shore of Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan and is a charming waterfront community to call home.
Harbor Springs has a rich history, dating back to the 1800s. The village of Harbor Springs was officially incorporated in 1880.
Harbor Springs is known for its steep bluffs, carved thousands of years ago from the glaciers. This quaint town grew into a resort community and has long been known as a destination for its beauty. Ships and trains from throughout the midwest brought visitors to the area. In 1878 resorts such as Wequetonsing and Harbor Point were formed as regular visitors began to summer in Harbor Springs.
Harbor Springs is known for its commerce, fine dining, excellent school district, sailing, skiing, and beautiful drive north on M-119. Whether you call Harbor Springs your home away from home or you reside year-round, time slows down, and the natural beauty of the area welcomes you.
For history buffs, visit these historic locations in Harbor Springs:
Harbor Springs Area Historical Society Andrew J. Blackbird Museum