Recent and Featured Frankfort Articles

  • Empire Beach Sleeping Bear Dunes Towns

    The Northern Michigan towns adjacent to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are both quaint launchpads for your Dunes adventures or perfect Northern Michigan vacation pit-stops to […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center The Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center, Museums and More

    The shoreline along the Sleeping Bear Dunes has a rich agricultural and commercial history. Take the kids and stop by several museums, the Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Hiking Trails Sleeping Bear Dunes Hiking Trails

    The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a hiker’s heaven: with miles of trails cutting through woods and over dunes—and ultimately leading to breathtaking views of Lake […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Camping Sleeping Bear Dunes Camping

    Whether you’re interested in hooking up the camper or getting off the grid, Sleeping Bear Dunes camping offers a wide spectrum of options for campers of all […]

  • Maple Pecan Iced Cream Maple Pecan Ice Cream

    The following Northern Michigan food find of maple pecan ice cream is presented with the compliments of food and drink devotee, Sally Berlin.  Since 1977, Berlin has […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Attractions 9 Essential Sleeping Bear Dunes Attractions & Activities

    With 35 miles of sandy shoreline and 70,000 acres of protected wilderness, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is big—think three times the size of Manhattan.  With […]

  • Northern Michigan Art Walks Enjoy Northern Michigan Art Walks This Spring

    Support Northern Michigan’s thriving art scene by making the rounds at one of several walking events hosted by Northern Michigan towns.  Scroll to the bottom to learn […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Beaches Sleeping Bear Dunes Beaches

    The Sleeping Bear Dunes beaches provide an unforgettable sensory experience: gentle waves of the fresh, sapphire-blue water…golden, soft sand between your toes…the warmth of the sun and […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Real Estate Sleeping Bear Dunes Real Estate: Live & Work Near the Lakeshore

    It’s not just a place to vacation: the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore can literally be in your backyard.  Here are a few Sleeping Bear Dunes real […]

  • moon_over_frankfort Moon Over Frankfort. Photo: Steve Bentley
  • Blake Elliott Northern Michigan Dining: Where Live Music and Good Eats Meet

    Where are the best places to chow down and listen to Northern Michigan-made music?  The following round-up—first featured in the 2014 April edition of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s […]

  • Alan Lomax Video: Alan Lomax-inspired Concert Features Northern Michigan Students

    With the tunes of Alan Lomax’s 1938 recordings of Michigan folk musicians ringing in their ears, students from several Northern Michigan schools and a few singer-songwriter mentors […]

  • frankfortpier_sunset Picture Perfect Frankfort Sunset. Photo: Steve Bentley
  • RS7577_MN FISH gates-hpr Stocking Fish Populations Improves Northern Michigan Fishing

    As a vital contributor to the area’s recreational economy, Northern Michigan fishing requires constant oversight from a group of aquatic caretakers—the Michigan DNR.  So when you haul […]

  • Northern Michigan Towns Easter Egg Hunts in Northern Michigan Towns

    As the most benign of hunting events, Northern Michigan Easter egg hunts are great springtime activities for kids.  Here’s a list of 2014 Easter Egg Hunts in […]

  • Northern Michigan Breweries The MyNorth Northern Michigan Brewery Guide is Here!

    The MyNorth Northern Michigan Brewery Guide is here!  Northern Michigan is overflowing with dozens of microbreweries that are turning the craft of brewing into an art-form.  With […]

  • Lunar Eclipse Lunar Eclipse Viewing at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is CANCELLED

    PLEASE NOTE: THE FOLLOWING EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CLOUDY SKIES.  Considering the weather restrictions, we recommend viewing the eclipse via a live online stream at […]

  • Northern Michigan Sushi Northern Michigan Sushi Hotspots

    Prepare for spring by seeking fresh Northern Michigan sushi with your sweetie.  The following list was first published in the 2014 March issue to Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. […]

  • Great Lakes Freezing: Severe Weather Will Lead To Aquatic Wildlife Mortality

    While fish and wildlife deaths are expected in the wake of any winter, this year’s particularly frigid winter could exacerbate the mortality of wildlife in Northern Michigan. […]

  • Stormteam 2013 Stormcloud Brewing Company

    Stormcloud Brewing Company, in Frankfort, serves Belgian-inspired ales, ranging from their flagship Belgian Pale Ale, Rainmaker Ale, to their big, but smooth traditional Belgian Dark Strong, The […]