Recent and Featured Benzonia Articles

  • Betsie Valley Trail

    Running though Frankfort, Elberta, Beulah, and Thompsonville, the 22-mile-long Betsie Valley Trail is built on the bed of the former Ann Arbor railroad. 231-882-9605, Betsie Valley.

  • Old Indian Trail

    Located within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the Old Indian Trail offers hikers a solitary outdoors experience with two loops, totaling 4.6 miles, to choose from. […]

  • Platte Plains Trail

    Stretch your legs on the 4.5 mile Otter Creek Loop, a beginner-friendly slice of the 15-mile Platte Plains Trail. Narrow at times but always well marked, the […]

  • Benzie Area Historical Museum

    Exhibits on the logging era. agriculture, one-room schoolhouses and more, housed in an 1887-built church. Benzonia. 231-882-5539,

  • Grow Benzie's Farmers Market Labor Day Picnic

    Grow Benzie celebrates its fifth birthday at its own Farmers Market on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2.

  • Grow Benzie's “Making It Count” Kitchen Incubator Workshop Series

    Grow Benzie Announces “Making It Count” Kitchen Incubator Workshop Series

  • Crystal Cafe

    Casual dining, American-style food. Fri. & Sat. night fish fry.

  • Video Tour: Roadhouse Mexican Bar & Grill

    There’s fresh and then there’s Roadhouse fresh—dine at Benzonia’s favorite Mexican Bar & Grill and you’ll taste the difference. From the house-made margarita mix to the daily […]

  • Northern Michigan Vacations: Towns and Summer Festivals in Benzie

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Travel along the West Shore to these quaint towns and summer festivals

  • paddle leelanau Four Summer Northern Michigan Paddle Trips on Benzie County Rivers

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Beat the summer heat paddling or floating down these four scenic Benzie rivers

  • Ten Things to Experience from Frankfort to Manistee

    Northern Michigan Vacations: If you’ve only got a few days this summer in Benzie, Manistee, and West Shore, do not miss these top picks!

  • Easter Egg Hunts in Northern Michigan, March 30, 2013

    Northern Michigan Events: A tisket a tasket, fill up your Easter basket at these Northern Michigan egg hunts!

  • Northern Michigan Restaurants: Traveling the Road to Spiciness

    Northern Michigan Restaurants: Six tasty ways to warm your palate in March.

  • Hanmer’s Riverside Resort

    2 bedroom with new Simmons blanket top King, Queen, Single beds, front room, full Kitchen.  Amenities include cable TV/ DVD, phone, air Conditioning, linens, cooking utensils, camp […]

  • Beulah Fox Den

    This cute and cozy cottage is perched on a hill just 2 blocks from the village of Beulah. It has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and a full […]

  • Point Betsie House

    Nestled in the sand dunes with fabulous views of the Point Betsie Lighthouse and Lake Michigan, this home is the ultimate private retreat. It has 3 bedrooms, […]

  • Benzonia’s Art Vibe

    An art tour through Benzonia including Gwen Frostic’s Presscraft Papers, finishing with Mexcian meal.