Recent and Featured Thompsonville Articles

  • Crystal Mtn 1edit A Fairy Tale Wedding at Crystal Mountain

    In the summer of 2013, a fairy tale wedding at Crystal Mountain awaited Rachelle McKown and Tyler Wilton.  Ariana Hendrix recounts the story, as told in MyNorth […]

  • winter_schuss-night_750x440 Northern Michigan President’s Day Packages

    Valentine’s Day and President’s Day always land smack-dab on the 14th and 17th of February, but this year the two holidays span the workin’ man’s best friend: […]

  • CrystalMountain2 Crystal Mountain Resort

    Weddings shine at Crystal. From showers and rehearsal dinners to ceremonies, receptions and even honeymoons, Crystal Mountain has a long, glowing history of exceptional wedding events. From […]

  • Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve

    This preserve offers nearly three miles of trail winding through forest and meadow to stunning views of Lake Michigan and a beach of unparalleled beauty.  The property […]

  • Arcadia Dunes: The C.S. Mott Nature Preserve

    Arcadia Dunes is a nature preserve of the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy and contains sandy beaches, dunes, forests, and grassland. Adjacent working farms have also been […]

  • Michigan Legacy Art Park

    A 30-acre outdoor gallery featuring more than 35 art pieces set along a forested trail. Thompsonville. 231-378-2000, Crystal Mountain.

  • Betsie Valley Trail

    Running though Frankfort, Elberta, Beulah, and Thompsonville, the 22-mile-long Betsie Valley Trail is built on the bed of the former Ann Arbor railroad. 231-882-9605, Betsie Valley.

  • Old Indian Trail

    Located within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the Old Indian Trail offers hikers a solitary outdoors experience with two loops, totaling 4.6 miles, to choose from. […]

  • Crystal Mountain Resort

    The resort combines a devotion to the family experience with 45 downhill runs, 40km of cross-country ski and hiking trails and 36 holes of golf to create […]

  • Michigan Legacy Art Park

    A 30-acre outdoor gallery featuring more than 35 art pieces set along a forested trail. Thompsonville. 231-378-2000, Crystal Mountain.

  • Marilla Museum & Pioneer Place

    Authentic pioneer log cabin and barn, open for tours and by appointment. Copemish. 231-362-3430.

  • Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa

    Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa, a Benzie County golf and ski resort, has 250 hotel rooms, suites, condominiums, townhouses and resort residences. From standard guest rooms to […]

  • Laughing Horse Saloon & Restaurant

     Full menu & Bar. Dine/In or take out. Daily Specials.

  • Geno’s Sports Bar and Grill

    Burgers, broasted chicken, pizza, soups, salads.

  • Crystal Mountain Resort

    Thistle Pub & Grille–Wood-paneled eatery with continental and Scottish specialties. LD * BAR * $-$$$. Wild Tomato Restaurant & Bar–Mexican and Italian specialties. BLD * BAR * […]

  • Top Places to Tee Off in Benzie and Manistee

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Challenge yourself or just play with the family at these twelve award-winning golf courses in Benzie West Shore.

  • Ludington state park trail Six Hiking Trails in Benzie County and Ludington State Park

    Northern Michigan Vacations: From Michigan Legacy Art Park’s outdoor sculptures to the wilderness of Sleeping Bear, hike through Benzie West Shore

  • Northern Michigan Memorial Day 2013 Lodging Specials

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Save big this Memorial Day Weekend with lodging specials for the whole family

  • Benzie County Events May & June 2013

    Northern Michigan Events: Festivals, tournaments, exhibitions and more in Benzie County this May & June 2013

  • Northern Michigan Golf Courses Opening This Week

    Northern Michigan Golf: Get to the green this week with these Northern Michigan golf courses opening now!