Recent and Featured Kids Articles

  • panel Film School at the Traverse City Film Festival

    The Traverse City Film Festival will be offering film classes at Scholars Hall, located at 1450 College Drive on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College. Aspiring filmmakers of any […]

  • Crystal Mountain's outdoor pool. Photo by Crystal Mountain. Northern Michigan Pools and Splash Pads for Kids

    Sometimes a Northern Michigan beach just won’t cut it for the kids, especially in the midst of their summer vacation in Northern Michigan. For kids (and maybe […]

  • Kids U-Pick Popsicle Recipe Northern Michigan U-Pick Popsicle Recipe: Healthy, Fruity Dreamsicles

    This Northern Michigan recipe is reason enough to take the kids to the nearest u-pick farm for some good old fashioned fruit-picking fun. Kids can have a blast making farm-fresh […]

  • Northern Michigan fishing Simple Tips for Northern Michigan Fishing in the Summer

    Having a successful Northern Michigan fishing outing doesn’t take a lot of equipment or much experience on the water, it just takes a little know-how to find […]

  • Buckets of fun at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City Top 10 Northern Michigan Hotels to Stay With Kids

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan hotels to stay in with kids for your next Northern Michigan vacation. The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 participants who […]

  • Photo by Kris Riley Northern Michigan Bike Trails for Kids

    For both visitors and those who live here, one of the best ways to truly experience Northern Michigan’s outdoors is by biking; but sometimes difficult terrain or […]

  • Photo by Old Town Playhouse Traverse City’s Old Town Playhouse Young Company: Peter Pan & 101 Dalmatians

    Take your kids to see a Northern Michigan event in Traverse City that they won’t forget—it’s Peter Pan, Jr. at the Old Town Playhouse Main Stage Theatre! This stage […]

  • The hull of the boat delivered to Alanson.  Photo provided by IWRHS. Help the Inland Water Route Historical Society’s Launch Project

    Give back to the The Inland Water Route Historical Society of Alanson (IWRHS), which is aiming to complete a project that will help visitors and locals fully […]

  • Making a splash! Photo by Dave Weidner Today at the 2014 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City

    It’s National Cherry Festival season in Traverse City!  Visit this page throughout the week of the 2014 festival for updates and images covering this year’s events. Friday, […]

  • Northern Michigan kids beach safety Northern Michigan Kids Beach Safety

    Northern Michigan beaches are a highlight of a summer Up North, but powerful rip currents, harmful rays from the sun and lack of hydration can cause a beach […]

  • Northern Michigan camping Northern Michigan Camping 101 with the DNR

    Camping 101 is an educational program operated by the Michigan DNR that teaches novice outdoor enthusiasts the basics of camping, fishing, and hiking in Northern Michigan’s outdoors.  […]

  • Northern Michigan Hotels 4 Northern Michigan Hotels Where Kids Stay for Free

    Taking a Northern Michigan vacation with your kids can yield a hefty price tag, but there are various Northern Michigan hotels where kids stay for free—seriously! These four hotels […]

  • Photos by Old Town Playhouse, Crystal Mountain and Southside Festival Grounds Summer 2014 Northern Michigan Kids Events

    Tykes and toddlers rejoice: this summer there is no shortage of great Northern Michigan events aimed to appeal to kids, including sports, stage plays, and music in Traverse […]

  • hike Northern Michigan Mosquito and Tick Bite Prevention

    This summer, the Northern Michigan outdoors are buzzing, and learning how to protect you and your kids from Northern Michigan mosquito and tick bites can make your […]

  • Photo by Angela Brown Top 10 Northern Michigan Kids Menus

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan kids menus featured at the kid-friendliest Northern Michigan restaurants.  The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 participants who […]

  • Photo courtesy of the Traverse City Film Festival 2014 Traverse City Film Festival Kids Fest

    The 2014 Traverse City Film Festival will once again feature the Kids Fest, so Northern Michigan kids can enjoy the festival, too! After last year’s fun, the Kids […]

  • Photo by the Old Town Playhouse July Stage Events in Northern Michigan

    These July Northern Michigan stage events feature the area’s finest players in performances of “Shrek,” “Catch Me If You Can,” and more. Tickets for some of the following […]

  • William Allen's "Frog" within the Michigan Legacy Art Park. Photo by Crystal Moutain. Michigan Legacy Art Park Summer Events at Crystal Mountain

    The Michigan Legacy Art Park, located at Crystal Mountain, is home to beautiful on-site large-scale sculpture installations and stunning scenery, and hosts numerous summer Northern Michigan events […]

  • Top 10 4th of July Celebrations Top 10 Northern Michigan 4th of July Celebrations

    Below are the top 10 Northern Michigan 4th of July celebrations, according to the more than 10,000 folks who voted in MyNorth’s 2014 Red Hot Best of […]

  • Northern Michigan 4th of July fireworks 5 Fun 2014 Northern Michigan 4th of July Fireworks & Festivities

    Northern Michigan Fourth of July: Check out what Leland and other Northern Michigan towns are doing to celebrate the Fourth of July 2012