Recent and Featured Kids Articles

  • 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

  • national cherry festival family events National Cherry Festival Family Events

    Traverse City Events: The 2013 Traverse City National Cherry Festival offers a week of kid-oriented festival events and activities for kids of all ages!

  • Photo by Inland Seas Education Association Traverse City’s Inland Seas Welcomes Its 100,000th Student

    Northern Michigan’s most well-traveled educational ship, Grand Traverse Bay’s Inland Seas, warmly welcomed its 100,000 student-passenger in June of 2014.  Inland Seas, the flagship of the Inland […]

  • Northern Michigan Boat Rentals Northern Michigan Boat Rentals and Watersports Lessons

    Waterskiing behind a boat on a pristine Northern Michigan lake is true Up North outdoor experience—yet it takes time and a good teacher to become a confident, […]

  • hummingbirds and butterflies How to Attract Hummingbirds: Northern Michigan Gardening

    Every summer, hummingbirds and butterflies are whimsical visitors to Northern Michigan’s outdoors. It’s common to see hummingbird and butterfly feeders in the neighbor’s yard, but did you […]

  • Northern Michigan kids 6 Northern Michigan Kids Sports Camps

    Northern Michigan kids will love being involved in one of the numerous sports camps happening around the area this summer. These Northern Michigan sports camps are the […]

  • Boyne summer family Summer Boyne Packages and Events for Families

    Boyne Mountain and Resorts is filled with Northern Michigan vacation events and travel ideas. From golfing to boating and even a Young Americans Dinner Theater stage event, […]

  • summer writing workshops Kids Summer Writing Workshops in Traverse City

    School’s almost out, and while your children may be quite excited about the promise of ample free time now, inevitably, they’ll be complaining of boredom quickly. Luckily, The National […]

  • Northern Michigan sailing Northern Michigan Sailing is Therapy for Foster Children

    A week learning to sail a Great Lakes schooner gives foster kids in Northern Michigan a bounty of reasons to believe in themselves. This Northern Michigan boating […]

  • Northern Michigan Fine Arts Events Northern Michigan Fine Arts Events in June

    From lectures and symposiums to juried art competitions, Northern Michigan art events are informative, interactive and—most importantly—fun.  Here are a handful of arts events happening in the […]

  • Mackinac Island Board Game ‘Mackinac Island Treasure Hunt’: A Mackinac Island Board Game

    When Barbara Overdier and her husband Jim Muratzki took their annual spring vacation to Mackinac Island several years ago, Overdier experienced something of an epiphany while walking […]

  • Northern Michigan festivals Northern Michigan Festivals & Fairs in June: Musrooms, Bikes, Wine & More

    Celebrate everything that makes Northern Michigan great — load up your bikes with the kids and take a ride at the Beaver Island Bike Festival, then enjoy […]

  • Rainy Day Activities For Kids in Traverse City

    You whined, we answered: Here’s our sure-to-save-any Northern Michigan vacation list of Rainy Day Activities for Kids in Traverse City. Matinee at the State Theatre Remember the […]

  • National Robotics Challenge Video: Northern Michigan Students in National Robotics Challenge

    The Hagerty Center in Traverse City recently hosted a robotics demonstration showcasing the work of students who participated in the National Robotics Challenge, and MyNorth’s Kris Riley […]

  • editcottage10152586_10152449720209803_3220215828626853250_n 10 Rainy Day Activities on the Leelanau Peninsula

    It’s hard to beat a warm and sunny day in Northern Michigan, especially on the Leelanau Peninsula. But when the weatherman calls for a day inside, it […]

  • Northern Michigan camping Northern Michigan Camping, in Theory: An Essay on Camping with Kids

    Making lemonade from life-gifted-lemons is easy in theory; how that analogy applies to a glitch-ridden family vacation in Northern Michigan’s outdoors is another story.  MyNorth contributor Kate […]

  • Red Hot Best Traverse City Kids Activities

    Looking for the best Traverse City kids activities for your Northern Michigan vacation? Check out these kid-friendly Red Hot Best Traverse City kids activities. With some strategic planning, […]

  • Northern Michigan Kids Activities Northern Michigan Kids Activities in June

    Summer fun in Northern Michigan has begun! Here are 4 kids activities in Northern Michigan that’ll get the family either into Northern Michigan’s outdoors to enjoy all […]