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  • Northern Michigan beer Northern Michigan Beers for Autumn

    The season is slowly changing, and it’s time to swap out those brews that kept you cool in summer for Northern Michigan beers fermented for fall. Paired […]

  • Tasters at 2Lads on the Old Mission Peninsula. Photo by Shea Haddad. Northern Michigan Wine Tours

    Visiting Northern Michigan wine country is equal parts eco-tourism and immersion into Northern Michigan’s food and drink scene. While it’s certainly enjoyable to simply sip on a […]

  • Crooked Vine Vineyard and Winery

    Nestled near Crooked Lake and 20 minutes Northeast of Petoskey, Crooked Vine focuses on juicy, cold-hardy reds, like Marquette and chancellor noir, yet also delves into the […]

  • The Trifecta at Crystal Mountain. Photo courtesy of Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa. September 2014 Northern Michigan Runs and Biking Events

    You’ve had all summer to train, and with a bundle of Northern Michigan sports events crammed into September’s weekends, it’s time to get out and show the […]

  • Photo courtesy of the Michigan DNR Northern Michigan Fishing Maps Provided Online by Michigan DNR

    Has your stand-by Northern Michigan fishing hole failed to produce during your time in Northern Michigan’s outdoors? Or are you an avid angler who wants some inside […]

  • Dripworks Dripworks Coffee

    Dripworks is an artisan coffee and tea bar. We serve a rotating menu of single-origin coffees and loose-leaf teas, a variety of made-to-order handcrafted brew methods, old-world […]

  • Photo courtesy of Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery Wineries in Petoskey and Harbor Springs, Michigan

    The handful of wineries in Petoskey and Harbor Springs offer a variety of strong whites, select reds and a spectrum of fruits wines—all in all, fine Tip […]

  • Top 10 Places to Find Summer Dresses in Northern Michigan Top 10 Places to Find Summer Dresses in Northern Michigan

    Here are the top 10 places to find summer dresses in Northern Michigan for either a swanky soiree or a casual cocktail on a catamaran. The following winners […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Swimmer's itch in Northern Michigan lakes How to Avoid Swimmer’s Itch in Northern Michigan Lakes

    Swimmer’s itch is a perennial problem for kids at Northern Michigan beaches, but there are a few simple steps to keep the itching and scratching at bay […]

  • Top 10 Norhern Michigan Pediatricians Top 10 Northern Michigan Pediatricians

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan Pediatricians—just in time for back to school check-ups. The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 participants who voted […]

  • petoskey_hayfield Petoskey Countryside. Photo: Donna M. Kujat
  • The Buzz, a new venue located in The InsideOut Gallery in Traverse City's Warehouse District. What’s New at the 2014 Traverse City Film Festival

    One of the coolest things about the Traverse City Film Festival is how much it changes from year to year—no two film festivals are ever quite the […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Bay Theatre in Suttons Bay Traverse City Film Festival Around the Bay

    Around the Bay is a six-day film odyssey presented by the Traverse City Film Festival that will take you around the shores of Lake Michigan to view films […]