Recent and Featured Harbor Springs Articles

  • Petoskey Festival on The Bay Family Fun at Petoskey Festival on The Bay

    Family fun, spectacular music, and endless entertainment for the kids await you at the 12th Annual Petoskey Festival on the Bay held August 14th through the 17th […]

  • Cue mouthwatering: the lamb from Walloon Lake Inn. Photo by Todd Zawistowski. 2014 Northern Michigan Restaurant Openings

    Every summer brings in a new batch of Northern Michigan restaurants, and 2014 is no exception. From elevated outdoor dining in Traverse City to upscale watering holes […]

  • Photos by Todd Zawistowski Northern Michigan Sailing on Walloon Lake with Historic “17s”

    The waters of Walloon Lake are rife with Northern Michigan boaters sailing the illustrious 17—a two-person craft steeped in the history of Walloon and surrounding lakes. MyNorth […]

  • 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 […]

  • Northern Michigan home A Northern Michigan Home Tucked Away on Sturgeon Bay

    This Lake Michigan bluff home combines a couple’s love of modern design and their devotion to Michigan’s natural beauty; the following Northern Michigan home profile was first featured in the June 2014 […]

  • westbay_sunset2 Million Dollar Sunset Over Little Traverse Bay
  • 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 […]

  • photo (29) How to Get Kids Hiking in Northern Michigan

    How to get kids hiking in Northern Michigan? One simple idea: bait them with wild berries. Late summer finds wild raspberries, black raspberries and even blackberries on […]

  • Harbor Springs Cottage Harbor Springs Cottage: Beach House Etherealized

    This Harbor Springs cottage on a bluff above Lake Michigan captures the essence of beach living. The following Northern Michigan cottage profile was first featured in the June […]

  • 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 […]

  • Crystal Mountain's outdoor pool. Photo by Crystal Mountain. Northern Michigan Pools and Splash Pads for Kids

    Sometimes a Northern Michigan beach just won’t cut it for the kids, especially in the midst of their summer vacation in Northern Michigan. For kids (and maybe […]

  • Glen Arbor, MI Wedding Photography - Megan & Steve - © Dan Stewart Photography What to Wear to an Outdoor Wedding in Northern Michigan

    Dressing for Northern Michigan weddings is a tricky beast, especially if the wedding is outdoors. As a vacation destination, Northern Michigan demands a more casual style, but throwing […]

  • Photos by Todd Zawistowski Summertime Northern Michigan Style is a Toast to Tiki

    A summertime Northern Michigan home or cottage deserves a few details to bring the sunshine inside, which is why Northern Home & Cottage editor Lissa Edwards scoured […]

  • Buckets of fun at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City Top 10 Northern Michigan Hotels to Stay With Kids

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan hotels to stay in with kids for your next Northern Michigan vacation. The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 participants who […]

  • Photo by Traverse City Wine & Art Festival Northern Michigan Wine Festivals and Events

    Each year handfuls of Northern Michigan wine festivals and events take place throughout Michigan’s “wine country.” Ranging from weekend-long festivals that feature headlining nationally touring and Northern Michigan […]

  • PetoskeyVG Plan Your Trip with MyNorth’s Emmet & Mackinac Vacation Guide

    Picturesque Petoskey is as beautiful as it is bustling, with over 200 independent shops and restaurants. It’s also a short drive away from Mackinac Island and Bay […]

  • 4th of July Shopping ShopMyNorth’s 4th of July Shopping Guide

    Sometimes it takes the perfect picnic, or a little gizmo, to make your 4th of July Northern Michigan vacations sail by with ease. Whether you’re headed to […]

  • 4th of July Celebrations in Petoskey and Harbor Springs 2014 4th of July Celebrations in Harbor Springs and Petoskey

    Summer is here and it’s time to get your grills going, pack up the beach bags, and lock down your 4th of July plans for a Northern […]

  • Top 10 4th of July Celebrations Top 10 Northern Michigan 4th of July Celebrations

    Below are the top 10 Northern Michigan 4th of July celebrations, according to the more than 10,000 folks who voted in MyNorth’s 2014 Red Hot Best of […]

  • Nauti-Cat Catamaran on Grand Traverse Bay Northern Michigan 2014 4th of July Boating & Water Activities

    Take advantage of Lake Michigan or Northern Michigan’s inland lakes and rivers when you celebrate a Northern Michigan 4th of July with fun on the water: boating, […]