Recent and Featured Charlevoix Articles

  • Photo by Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa Northern Michigan Fat Tire Biking

    Fat tire biking has transformed Northern Michigan biking into a sport that can be practiced year-round in Northern Michigan’s outdoors. The activity requires a specialized fatbike with over-sized […]

  • Pestoskey was named one of America's Best Beach Towns. Best Beach Towns: Petoskey, Charlevoix, & Harbor Springs

    National Geographic has named Petoskey, Charlevoix, and Harbor Springs as some of America’s best beach towns. Susan O’Keefe, an associate editor at National Geographic Traveler Magazine, calls the Northern […]

  • The Buzz, a new venue located in The InsideOut Gallery in Traverse City's Warehouse District. What’s New at the 2014 Traverse City Film Festival

    One of the coolest things about the Traverse City Film Festival is how much it changes from year to year—no two film festivals are ever quite the […]

  • Northern Michigan bass fishing Summertime Northern Michigan Bass Fishing

    Northern Michigan fishing has made another list: Bassmaster magazine unveiled its 2014 list of top 100 bass lakes in the United States, and five of our fishing […]

  • Ciao Bella in Petoskey Carries Tucci Umbrellas Northern Michigan Style: Best Dressed Picnics, Patios, Decks and Gardens

    Last August our Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine cover sported a festive summer table dressed for a sunset feast, and copies flew off the newsstands. What captured our […]

  • The Bay Theatre in Suttons Bay Traverse City Film Festival Around the Bay

    Around the Bay is a six-day film odyssey presented by the Traverse City Film Festival that will take you around the shores of Lake Michigan to view films […]

  • Chain of Lakes Plan Your Trip with MyNorth’s Chain of Lakes Vacation Guide

    Charlevoix and the Chain of Lakes area of Michigan boast beautiful beaches, classic towns, and world-renowned golf courses. If you’re planning a vacation to lively Charlevoix, up-and-coming […]

  • Northern Michigan Hotels 4 Northern Michigan Hotels Where Kids Stay for Free

    Taking a Northern Michigan vacation with your kids can yield a hefty price tag, but there are various Northern Michigan hotels where kids stay for free—seriously! These four hotels […]

  • Pyrotechnics from Traverse City's 4th of July 2014 Northern Michigan 4th of July: Parades and Fireworks

    It’s time to celebrate America’s birthday and to plan ahead for your Northern Michigan vacation. Grab a picnic basket and fill it with Northern Michigan food and […]

  • Furnishings from Macbeth & Co., Onekama Northern Michigan Shopping: Blue is the New Black

    Several pages into a fashion magazine a trend started to develop … blue nail polish, blue belts and shoes, blue couch and yes, even blue eyeshadow … […]

  • Bridge Street Tap Room Bridge Street Tap Room in Charlevoix

    Dedicated to bringing Michigan made beers to Charlevoix, Phil Parr, owner of Bridge Street Tap Room in Charlevoix, knows his stuff. With a mission to have a large […]

  • Northern Michigan Boat Rentals Northern Michigan Boat Rentals and Watersports Lessons

    Waterskiing behind a boat on a pristine Northern Michigan lake is true Up North outdoor experience—yet it takes time and a good teacher to become a confident, […]

  • hummingbirds and butterflies How to Attract Hummingbirds: Northern Michigan Gardening

    Every summer, hummingbirds and butterflies are whimsical visitors to Northern Michigan’s outdoors. It’s common to see hummingbird and butterfly feeders in the neighbor’s yard, but did you […]

  • bridge_street_tap_room Bridge Street Tap Room

    Bridge Street Tap Room, a Charlevoix restaurant, featuring Michigan craft brews, beer-friendly small plates, local charcuterie and bird’s-eye views of the yacht traffic on Round Lake in […]

  • oriole Baltimore Oriole Enjoying a Snack. Photo: Lisa Hoyt
  • Spring edibles at Northern Michigan Restaurants Restaurant Round-Up: Spring Edibles at Northern Michigan Restaurants

    It’s springtime, and concomitant to the bursting of green throughout Northern Michigan’s outdoors is the sprouting of delicious food finds from the forest floor.  We’ve scoured Northern […]

  • Leelanau Conservancy Memorial Weekend Michigan Highway Alerts

    The good news is that you probably won’t be launching your Northern Michigan vacation this Memorial Weekend with a traffic backup. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) […]

  • b691fc26e5a0a9e7030ac6eae46739bb.jpg_srz_p_1200_263_75_22_0.50_1.20_0 Quay Restaurant and Terrace Bar

    French influenced American cuisine featuring prime rib, John Cross Whitefish and specialty cocktails at the Quay Restaurant and Terrace Bar in Charlevoix.

  • Northern Michigan Land for Sale Be A Land Baron: Pristine Northern Michigan Land For Sale

    Relocate to Northern Michigan and stake your claim on one of the following plots of Northern Michigan land for sale.  While views of the water or lake […]

  • NHC0414_DROST-16 Charlevoix Home with Stunning Stone Landscaping

    If you’re renovating in or relocating to Northern Michigan and need a little outdoor inspiration, there are two words for you: Bob Drost. Drost, Northern Michigan’s landscaping […]