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  • christmas tree A Guide to Northern Michigan Holiday Events & Shows 2013

    This complete guide to Northern Michigan Holiday Events & Shows 2013 includes live performances, tree lightings, Santa visits, craft shows and more! Purchase your tickets before you […]

  • crystal mountain resort, northern michigan What’s New at Northern Michigan Ski Resorts for 2014?

    Northern Michigan ski resorts are gearing up for the 2014 Northern Michigan ski season with rental equipment upgrades, new groomers, new amenities and more. Check it all […]

  • kids ski downshill Northern Michigan Ski Season Pass Deals for 2013 Ski Season

    Northern Michigan’s ski resorts have rolled out myriad options for deals on their 2013 season passes. Here we give a sampler but be sure to check individual […]

  • October Snowfall above Lake Bellaire
  • Loons Nest

    Loon Nest guesthouse is a 2 bedrooms, a full kitchen/dining area with sitting area. It sits on 20 acres to roam on plus a 100 foot lake […]

  • Shanty Creek Resort

    Shanty Creek Resort, a Bellaire, Michigan resort, is home to three villages, each distinct from the other. The villages each have lodging, restaurants and shopping and are […]

  • The Blue Pelican

    A vintage 1924 inn home to a genteel front porch, Carolina-style pulled pork, steaks, seafood and a blend of down South and up North hospitality.

  • Short’s Brewing Co.

    Sip Joe Short’s fabulous brew, and dine from the deli menu in a renovated hardware store.

  • Shanty Creek Resort

    Lakeview–Regional cuisine, view of Lake Bellaire. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Arnie’s at the Summit–Breakfast, Lunch, (spring-fall) Ivan’s Mountainside Grill–Schuss Village. Pub food. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Weiskopf’s Grill–in the […]

  • Moka

    A fireplace in, a rustic-modern patio out, plus Italian coffees, irresistible sandwiches and baked creations that dance with chef Cathy Peterson’s mood.

  • Dockside

    Pull in by boat or car and enjoy custom ground burgers, beer, and summer sunsets on Torch Lake.

  • mackinaw city beach Northern Michigan Morning Hikes and Afternoon Beach Spots

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Hiking trails with nearby beaches for summer day trips across Northern Michigan

  • Soup The Best Northern Michigan Restaurants For A Foodie Weekend

    Engage your early summer appetite morning, noon and night with a tasting tour from this month’s Red Hot Best restaurants of Northern Michigan.

  • Moka, Bellaire, Michigan Stop for Breakfast in Elk Rapids, Bellaire and Ellsworth

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Wake up early (or not) for a hearty Northern Michigan breakfast at these local institutions!

  • Must-See Northern Michigan Summer Festivals in the Chain of Lakes

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Celebrate night and day in Lake Country at these all-American summer festivals!

  • belvedere golf club 11 Northern Michigan Golf Courses Near Charlevoix, Bellaire and Elk Rapids

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Take a swing overlooking the emerald fairways at these world-class golf courses dotting the Chain of Lakes Region

  • Three Movie Theaters in Elk Rapids, Charlevoix and Bellaire

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Get a break from the sun- relax in front of the big screen this summer in Northern Michigan’s Lake Country!

  • Soup 2 Must Visit Elk Rapids Restaurants and Restaurants in Chain of Lakes

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Farm-to-table menus, European inspired flavors, intimate settings. Foodies rejoice in Northern Michigan’s Lake Country.

  • northern michigan biking Biking and Hiking in Charlevoix, Petoskey and Chain of Lakes

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Make the route up as you go through the miles of scenic roads & trails that cut and climb through the Chain of Lakes region

  • Ironton Ferry Charlevoix & Chain of Lakes: Beaches, Food Finds, Attractions

    Northern Michigan Vacations: It’s an immense area to explore, but we’ve got you covered with a few can’t miss picks for your visit to the Chain of Lakes