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  • snowman Things To Do with Kids Over Winter Break

    This winter break don’t sit around inside and be bored, get the kids out and enjoy the many events that Northern Michigan has to offer!   December […]

  • edited snowshoes Snowshoe at Sleeping Bear Dunes

    Explore Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore this winter on snowshoes! Join Park Rangers for a guided snowshoe hike this holiday season and every Saturday throughout the winter. […]

  • Edited Ski Ski Free Weekend at Treetops Resort

    Enjoy some winter fun by skiing FREE at Treetops Resort in Gaylord the weekend of December 12-14, 2014. When you stay at a participating Gaylord lodging property, […]

  • Farmland 5K Running the Farmland 5K in Traverse City

    This essay about running the Farmland 5K European Style XC Challenge (which takes place this year on Saturday, December 6) was originally featured in the December 2014 […]

  • edited small town Small Town Festivals Around Northern Michigan

    Celebrate winter in Northern Michigan and enjoy a variety of winter festivals from Petoskey to Houghton Lake! The list below gives a round up of some of […]

  • Shanty Black Friday Deal at Shanty Creek Resorts

    Enjoy a Northern Michigan ski themed Black Friday at Shanty Creek Resorts in Bellaire! For five days ONLY Shanty Creek Resorts is offering $99 rooms at Lakeview Hotel, all […]

  • edited boyne Boyne Opens Early for 2014-2015 Season

    It’s an exciting time for those who love to ski in Northern Michigan! With over three feet of natural snowfall already and the snowmaking teams working with […]

  • ymca Inside the New YMCA in Traverse City

    The new YMCA in Traverse City had its grand opening on September 22, 2014 and since then the Y’s popularity has only been rising. They currently have […]

  • running-pic Northern Michigan Cold Weather Running Tips

    If you’re a Northern Michigan runner, either a novice or a marathoner, this time of year marks a transitional period in your outerwear options. Although it’s not […]

  • edited skis 2014 Northern Michigan Ski Swaps

    Get your ski or snowboard gear before the flurries fly! Now is not too early to start planning for winter sports. Throughout October and November get some […]

  • edited turkey Zombie Run and Turkey Trot in Traverse City

    Celebrate two holidays in Northern Michigan with some cardio! The first up is the 6th annual Zombie Run 5K on Saturday, October 25. The second is the […]

  • edited hem Celebrate Hemingway in Petoskey

    Downtown Petoskey is hosting “A Moveable Feast” to pay tribute to the years that Ernest Hemingway spent growing up in Petoskey. Celebrate all things Hemingway on Friday […]

  • staff photographer Guide to the Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge

    The Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge is an annual 30 mile mountain biking race from Kalkaska to Traverse City. This year’s 25th annual event takes place on […]

  • edited endurance Top 10 Northern Michigan Endurance Events

    Northern Michigan provides a perfect environment to play, work, wine and dine, plus enjoy the outdoors all year round! Check out our list of top 10 Northern […]

  • edited gears and beers Bell’s Beer Weekend at the Grand Traverse Resort

    The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, just a short drive from Traverse City, is planning a weekend in celebration of mountain biking and craft beer. The Bell’s […]

  • chairlift Skitoberfest at Boyne Mountain Resort

    On October 4, 2014 Boyne Mountain Resort is hosting their sixth annual Skitoberfest! Enjoy a day of activities that will keep the whole family entertained from face […]

  • edited curling Traverse City Curling Club’s “Rocktoberfest”

    Four-time Olympic curler Debbie McCormick will be a part of the Traverse City Curling Club’s “Rocktoberfest” On October 3 & 4, 2014 from 7-10:30 pm at Centre […]

  • tc rides TC Rides in Traverse City

    Celebrate Michigan Trails week in Traverse City with a family friendly Northern Michigan bike ride! On Saturday September 27, 2014 get the whole family together for a […]

  • TART pic Leelanau Harvest Tour 2014

    On Sunday September 21, 2014 the Cherry Capital Cycling Club is hosting the 31st annual Leelanau Harvest Tour, a bicycle road ride through scenic Leelanau County. More […]

  • Chip in Fore Chip in Fore Munson Hospice

    On Friday September 19, 2014 Schmuckal Oil Company Presents LochenHeath’s “Chip in Fore Hospice” Fourth Annual Golf Scramble. Enjoy a beautiful day golfing at LochenHeath while raising money […]