Recent and Featured Northport Articles

  • finton woods Finton Natural Area near Northport

    This is a 35-acre Leelanau Conservancy preserve open to the public. Along with its majestic hardwoods, Finton also contains a touch of cedar swamp.Among the cedars are […]

  • Valentine's Day Snow Northern Michigan Valentine’s Events and Festivities

    Valentine’s events and festivities in Northern Michigan help couples, friends and families celebrate love Up North! Check out all that’s happening in small towns like Traverse City, […]

  • Northern Michigan Deer New Bill Would Give Easier Access to Northern Michigan Roadkill

    New bill would give easier access to Northern Michigan roadkill without officer onsite. That’s right. Find a fresh carcass in Bellaire, Northport or any other Michigan town […]

  • Leelanau Color Tour Leelanau County Color Tour

      From the Sleeping Bear Dunes coast to inland lakes, from rivers to countryside, and through the small towns of Northport, Suttons Bay, Leland, Glen Arbor and […]

  • Taste The Passion Valentine’s Northern Michigan Wine Tour on Leelanau Peninsula

    Valentine’s Northern Michigan wine tour on Leelanau Peninsula celebrates wine, chocolate and love on a self-guided tour through Suttons Bay,  Leland, Northport, Glen Arbor and more. Come […]

  • Leelanau State Park

    Perched at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, and surrounded by the expanse of Lake Michigan, this park offers camping, captivating beaches (somewhat stony at the campground, […]

  • Grand Traverse

    First lit 1858. History at Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy and Seeing the Light.

  • leelanau state park beach Leelanau State Park, Michigan

    The stunning, 1300-acre Leelanau State Park, Michigan, is your vacation destination, sitting at the very tip of Leelanau County. At Leelanau State Park, Michigan, pitch a tent at […]

  • Motovino Cellars

    Lovers of motorcycles, cars and wines are the owners of the northern Leelanau Peninsula winery.

  • RS51100_DSC_0186-lpr Shopping in Northport, Michigan

    Shopping in Northport, Michigan, feels a bit like you’ve been dropped into one of those storybook-darling ceramic villages. There are the winding streets lined with a wonderful […]

  • Good Neighbor Organic Winery

    The region’s only certified organic vineyard also serves micro brews crafted by guest brewers.

  • Gill’s Pier Vineyard & Winery

    Gill’s Pier is located in between Leland and Northport along the 45th parallel.

  • Northern Michigan Wine Tours Four Loops for Wine Touring Northern Michigan

    The Traverse City region is blessed with two wine-producing peninsulas—a delicious fact that makes wine touring Northern Michigan an enormous vacation attraction. Leelanau Peninsula (Leelanau County)  is […]

  • wine vinyard Wineries in Leelanau County, Michigan

    The 26 wineries in Leelanau County, Michigan, produce fine, award-winning Northern Michigan wines. Leelanau’s wineries are set in the rolling countryside near Traverse City. Their many views […]

  • snowshoe northern michigan 7 Guided Hikes for Snowshoeing Leelanau County Throughout the Winter

    Snowshoeing Leelanau County is glorious in a Northern Michigan winter and the Leelanau Conservancy makes it easy all winter long with these seven guided hikes in their […]

  • grandt raverse lighthouse northport michigan Ghost at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse in Northport

    I’ve left Northport behind and taken the fork in the road that leads to the northernmost tip of the Leelanau Peninsula. It winds past gnarled, bare cherry […]

  • leelanau county beach A Leelanau Lover’s Bucket List: 34 Must Dos in Leelanau County

    Here are 34 Leelanau County “must dos” near the 45th Parallel, Lake Leelanau, the Manitou Passage and more. The folks at The Leelanau Conservancy suggested this can’t-miss list […]

  • christmas tree A Guide to Northern Michigan Holiday Events & Shows 2013

    This complete guide to Northern Michigan Holiday Events & Shows 2013 includes live performances, tree lightings, Santa visits, craft shows and more! Purchase your tickets before you […]

  • kilcherman's apples Find Heirloom Apples At Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove Farm in Leelanau County

    A trip to Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove Farm for heirloom apples is a fall-time tradition in Northern Michigan. Located north of Northport in Leelanau County, Kilcherman’s is home to 200-plus varieties of […]

  • apples in crates kilcherman's Heirloom Apples at Northport’s Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove Farm

    The heirloom apple sampler at Northport‘s Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove Farm is a fantastic Northern Michigan food find with apples for every taste. You can find Kilcherman’s at 11573 N. […]