Recent and Featured Frankfort Articles

  • 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.

  • Discover Pt. Betsie Lighthouse

    A video tour of the Pt. Betsie lighthouse, located on Lake Michigan just north of Frankfort and south of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  • Explore Frankfort

    A video tour of this picturesque town on the shores of Lake Michigan, filled with shops, restaurants and history.

  • Chimney Corners Resort on Crystal Lake

    A video tour of this classic, yet refined, resort on the shores of Crystal Lake, just outside Frankfort.

  • Northern Lights and Lifestyles

    A video tour of Northern Lights and Lifestyles in Frankfort, a unique collection imaginative but practical furniture, lighting and decor, including Arts and Crafts.

  • Betsie Bay Furniture in Frankfort

    A video tour of Betsie Bay Furniture, a 10,000 foot furniture store in Frankfort, featuring the best in the casual Northern Michigan look.

  • A Glorious Daytrip for Gardeners

    Baver Herb Farm is a sweet spring destination for daytrippers.

  • Spring Daytrip: Breakfast, Biking & More

    Fuel up with an Old World-style breakfast, blow off steam with a pedal down the Betsie Valley Trail, take a break to wade in Crystal Lake, disappear into the forest and come out by a first-class resort.

  • ski sleeping bear Three Trails for Cross Country Skiing in Sleeping Bear Dunes

    Snowshoe and cross-country ski the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  • Lazy Day In Frankfort

    A Frankfort day includes shopping, biking, beaches and a sunset at Point Betsie Lighthouse.

  • Thumbnail portrait: Frankfort

    Profile of a day in the town of Frankfort including where to eat, bike, go to the beach, boat and stay the night.

  • Foodie File: Sally Donaldson

    An interview with Sally Donaldson, head chef at Dinghy’s in Frankfort, about what makes her Friday fish fry the stuff of legend.