Recent and Featured Northport Articles

  • 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 25 wineries in Leelanau County, Michigan, produce fine, award-winning white and red wines. Leelanau’s wineries are set in the rolling countryside near Traverse City. Their many […]

  • 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. […]

  • Where To Eat After Leelanau County Wine Tasting

      Trace Northern Michigan’s wine-tasting trail and then follow with food & drink nearby.  Here are five fab ideas for where to eat after Leelanau County wine tasting. […]

  • 10 Northern Michigan Pumpkin Patches (& Corn Mazes, too!)

    Northern Michigan: We’ve compiled a list of ten Northern Michigan pumpkin patches offering u-pick fun, corn mazes, wagon rides, and more! Check them out…

  • Ideas for Your 2013 Labor Day Weekend in Northern Michigan

    Northern Michigan Labor Day: Head Up North for summer’s last weekend! Here’s how to spend your Labor Day Weekend 2013 in Northern Michigan.

  • The Garage

    Pulled pork, bugers, whitefish. $-$$$, BL, BAR

  • Fischer’s Happy Hour Tavern

    Rustic family-style roadhouse known for burgers, soups and raspberry pie.

  • mackinaw city beach Northern Michigan Morning Hikes and Afternoon Beach Spots

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Hiking trails with nearby beaches for summer day trips across Northern Michigan

  • North End Eatery

    Invenitve salads, sandwiches, pizza. B L D $-$$

  • Leelanau County’s Art Galleries

    Northern Michigan Vacations: See Leelanau’s artistic side at one-of-a-kind galleries in these six Northern Michigan villages