About Pellston

Let's have a look around into background of Pellston

County: Emmet County
State: Michigan
Country: United States
Latitude: 45.552789
Longitude: -84.7839364
Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Pellston

Climate:  Humid Continental Climate
Best Time to Visit: June to August


Pellston is a village in Emmet County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 822 at the 2010 census. The village is the home of Pellston Regional Airport. Its motto is "Icebox of the Nation"; Pellston recorded the state of Michigan's record low temperature, at −53 °F (−47 °C), in 1933, and every winter is regularly called out in national weather reports, along with towns such as Big Piney, Wyoming, Fraser, Colorado and International Falls, Minnesota, as one of the coldest spots in the nation.

Distance from Pellston center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County (PLN / KPLN). This airport has domestic flights. Another major airport is Boyne Mountain Airport (BYN), which has international flights from Boyne Mountain, Michigan.
Driving Distance: 1 miles / 2 km
Driving Time: 3 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Other Native North American Languages.

Modes of transport

Airport: Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County 
Rail: Michigan Northern Railway.
Road: Bus: Indian Trails, Inc.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

Nearby Tourist Cities

Emergency Contact Numbers in Pellston city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Airport: +1 231-539-8441 (Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County)
Hospital: +1 800-248-6777 (McLaren Northern Michigan hospital)


Pellston's Summerfest
Memorial Fest

Tourist Attractions

Pellston Pioneer Park
Petoskey State Park
Bear River Valley Recreation Area

Theatre & Concerts

Harbor Springs Lyric Theatre
Courtyard Cinema
Little Traverse Civic Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Pellston

Small Town Grill
Hoppies Landing
Nancy Kelly's

Top Shopping Centers in Pellston

Harbor Wear
Antiques Art & Collectibles
Bay Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Little Traverse Historical Museum
Bay Harbor History Museum
Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Fajitas – Moose Jaw Junction
Shrimp – Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse
Noodles – Dam Site Inn

Sports Club

Hidden River Golf & Casting Club – Golf
Little Traverse Bay Golf Club – Golf
Chestnut Valley Golf Course – Golf

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 5.00 
Taxi: $ 3.30 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 2,133.33
Cheap meal: $ 12.00
Gasoline: $ 0.64 / litre
3 course meal: $ 50.00