Northern Michigan Red Hot Best 2016 Winners

2017 Red Hot Best Winners will be announced here (all top 10)! Get the June 2017 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine for the top 3 winners. 

More than 10,000 voters from across the state weighed in on 101 things they love about Northern Michigan. Their votes determined over 300 Red Hot Best winners and 700 honorable mentions, revealed below.

We’ll be updating this list weekly as each category’s Red Hot Best winners are announced. 


Click the linked entries to view the 2016 Traverse Magazine Red Hot Best winners:

Events

Endurance Event
Foodie & Drink Festivals
Fourth of July Festival
Fundraising Event by a Nonprofit Organization

Food & Drink

After-Ski Pub
Brewpub & Taproom
Bar to Shoot Pool
Beef Jerky
Before Ski Breakfast
Brunch Spot
Burger Joints
Carryout
Cherry Product
Children’s Menu
Coffee House
Fish Fry
Food Truck
Fresh Baked Bread
Local Beer
Local Hard Cider
Local Red Wine
Local White Wine
Locally Distilled Spirit
Locally Made Ice Cream
Lunch Venue
Outdoor Dining
Restaurant Dessert
Restaurant Server
Restaurant with a Fireplace
Restaurant with a View
Restaurant You Can Boat To
Sandwich
Snowmobile Bar
Sparkling Wine
Whitefish
Wine Tasting Room

People

Barista
Bartender/Mixologist
Bike Mechanic
Brewer
Builder
Charter Boat Captain
Chef
Coach
Florist
Local Band or Solo Musician
Local TV Anchor
Local Weatherman
Nurse
Pediatrician
Radio Host or Team
Realtor
Science Teacher
Sports Reporter
Veterinarian
Visual Artist

Places

10-Mile Stretch of Scenic Road
Bank or Financial Institution
Barbershop
Campground
Christmas Tree Farm (U-Cut or Pre-Cut)
Cross-Country Ski Trails
Fine Art Gallery
Fishing Pier
Fitness Studio/Gym
Garden Center/Nursery
Gift Shop
Hair Salon
Hemingway Haunt
Hiking Trail
Indie Bookstore
Inland Lake
Island
Kids’ Camp
Marina
Mom & Pop Cabin Resort
Mom & Pop Grocery Store
Outdoor Gear Store
Petoskey Stone Souvenir Shop
Place to Buy Camo
Place to Put in Your Own Canoe or Kayak
Place to Take a Scenic Photo
Place to Take the Kids on a Rainy Day
Quilt Shop
River
Romantic Hotel
Scenic Ski Lift
Secluded Swimming Spot
Shopping District/Enclave
Small Town Movie Theater
Spa
Sundress Shop
Swimming with Little Kids
Teensy Town (Smaller than Traverse City)
Toughest Golf Hole
Tract of Protected Land
U-Pick Apples

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Red Hot Best winners were featured in the June 2016 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine.

Special Subscription Offer: Get the Red Hot Best June 2016 issue + one-year of Traverse Magazine which includes next year’s Red Hot Best June 2017 issue!

 


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