Recent and Featured Frankfort Articles

  • Garden Theater, of Frankfort, Michigan, Begins International Film Festival

    Newly restored theater in Frankfort, Michigan, near Traverse City, launches an International Film Festival, October 23 through 25, 2009.

  • Bike the Betsie Valley Trail with Inns, Food & Festivals

    Get-away on the Betsie Valley Trail by biking the stretch between Beulah and Frankfort, getting a meal and a cozy inn at either end of your ride.

  • pierce stocking drive, sleeping bear dunes Video: Don’t Miss Sleeping Bear Dune’s Pierce Stocking Drive

    This 7.4 mile scenic drive within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore combines history, enchanting forests and spectacular overlooks of the Glen Lakes, the Sleeping Bear Dunes and Lake Michigan.

  • Fishing No-Motor Lakes Benzie County

    Whether you’re casting a line at one of these four inland lakes in Benzie County or catching a Lake Michigan charter out of Leland, Glen Arbor or Frankfort, fishing in Northern Michigan makes a relaxing and delicious day to remember.

  • Boating Video in Northern Michigan: Charter Fishing

    Watch an evening of charter fishing unfold on Lake Michigan with Captain Dick Murphy of Slomosean Fishing Charters in Frankfort.

  • Sexy Fruit: Nectarines for Grown-Ups

    A delightful, fizzy dessert with nectarines and champagne, straight from Mollie Rogers, matriarch of Chimney Corners Resort in Frankfort.

  • Foodie Road Trip #3: The Leelanau and Benzie Coast

    Wind your way from breakfast at Martha’s Leelanau Table in Suttons Bay to dinner at Comida Mexicana in Frankfort with stops for chocolates, chili and ice cream all along the way.

  • Sweet Shopping in Benzie & Manistee

    Make a day of these five unique shops with hand-picked products in Frankfort, Manistee, Benzonia and Beulah.

  • Learn It, Love It, Live It: Surfing the Great Lakes

    Surfing, mountain biking, and rock climbing are just a few adventure sports you can do today in Northern Michigan… and getting started may be easier than you think.

  • Frankfort Movie House Shines On!

    The Garden Theater in Frankfort gets more than just a facelift.

  • Surf’s Up on Lake Michigan

    Learn to surf Lake Michigan in this video as Rod Robertson shows you the basics from choosing a surboard, waxing, wetsuits and more.

  • Benzie, Frankfort & Michigan West Shore Vacation Guide

    Your guide to restaurants, events, beaches, shopping, lodging, attractions and more in Frankfort, Ludington, Manistee, Benzonia, Beulah and more with a directory, interactive map, articles and a digital, clickable Benzie & West Shore Vacation Guide.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes

    Video of a beautiful early summer day at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore including the Dune Climb, Pierce Stocking Drive, Glen Haven and the Visitor Center.

  • Cookbook From Sleeping Bear Dunes Cottage Country

    Jim Volz shares his love of simple, elegant entertaining at his Crystal Lake cottage in Sleeping Bear Dunes country in his new cookbook, “Dinner on the Porch.”

  • Hot Property: Be my Frankfort Neighbor

    Walk to the beach from your new wooded lot in Frankfort.

  • Benzie & West Shore Vacation Directory

    Benzie & West Shore Vacation Directory The Lake Michigan shoreline from the tip of Benzie County down to Ludington is filled with picturesesque towns, inland lakes and […]

  • Budget Fall Weekend in Benzie

    Cruise M-22, stay two nights in Benzie, and you’ll reap the deals with Benzie County’s Passport to Fun.

  • Crystal Lake Art Center in Frankfort

    Take a video tour of this lively hub of creativity, including the ideas to bring back a Coast Guard Station, at this popular Frankfort center.

  • Harbor Lights Resort in Frankfort

    Take a video tour of this Lake Michigan beachfront resort just a block from Frankfort’s downtown.

  • Frankfort’s Betsie Bay Inn

    A video tour of this beautifully restored inn, a block from Frankfort’s Lake Michigan beach and downtown’s shops and restaurants.