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  • RS41565_DSC_0452 10 Northern Michigan Memorial Day Weekend Activities

    Top 10 Northern Michigan Memorial Day Weekend ideas for everyone in the family to celebrate the start of summer

  • Northern Michigan Boating The Coolest Trends In Northern Michigan Boating

    If you peel the shrink wrap off your waterborne baby this spring and decide that maybe this is the year for an upgrade, be confident that the […]

  • Northern Michigan Lakefront Property Northern Michigan Lakefront Property: A Lakeside Retreat

    With 125 feet of inviting beach frontage on Traverse City’s Long Lake, this Northern Michigan lakefront property listing is perfect for a family passionate about watersports and […]

  • Northern Michigan Real Estate Northern Michigan Real Estate: Fantasy Slips on Lake Michigan

    If you’re dreaming of a Northern Michigan life on the water, living along Lake Michigan can cost an arm and a leg…and another leg.  And your last […]

  • RS7577_MN FISH gates-hpr Stocking Fish Populations Improves Northern Michigan Fishing

    As a vital contributor to the area’s recreational economy, Northern Michigan fishing requires constant oversight from a group of aquatic caretakers—the Michigan DNR.  So when you haul […]

  • Great Lakes Freezing Great Lakes Freezing: Shipping Stalls as Ice Stays

    Iron ore, coal and limestone stream from Northern Michigan ports to power the manufacturing and energy economies of the Midwest.  Yet as ice continues to coat the […]

  • RS54071_TVM0811_Overlander19-hpr Northern Michigan Campsites Taking Reservations

    How do you avoid the last minute scramble to reserve a campsite at one of Northern Michigan’s many beautiful campgrounds?  By booking now! The Michigan Department of […]

  • pentwater Beaches, Boating and Snow Sports in Pentwater, Michigan

    Situated on a navigable channel to Lake Michigan, the  beaches, boating and snowsports in Pentwater, Michigan, are a first-class outdoor attraction that make for a legendary Northern Michigan […]

  • Frankfort, Michigan Video: Frankfort, Michigan

    Video: Frankfort, Michigan, has all the elements to make a Northern Michigan vacation memorable. Situated on Lake Michigan at the southern end of the mega popular attraction, […]

  • Ludington State Park Video: Ludington State Park

      A visit to Ludington State Park on Lake Michigan is the quintessential Northern Michigan vacation. Ludington State Park offers a slew of fabulous outdoor attractions including […]

  • Paddling down the Platte. Photo by Kris Riley Paddling the Platte River with Riverside Canoe

      Rent a canoe, kayak, tube, raft or paddleboard from Riverside Canoe in Honor, Michigan, and head out outdoors onto Platte River for a day of beaches […]

  • Sugar Loaf Mountain, Marquette Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Marquette, Michigan

    The top quality beaches, water and snow sports to be found in Marquette, Michigan, make this vacation destination one of the Midwest’s premier attractions for families and […]

  • RS53411_ellsworth-lakeellsworth-lpr Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Bellaire, Michigan

    Situated in the middle of the Chain of Lakes, the beaches, water and snow sports in Bellaire, Michigan, make a fabulous Northern Michigan vacation. Beach Located on […]

  • boyne highlands petoskey michigan Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Petoskey, Michigan

    The beaches, water and snow sports in Petoskey, Michigan, attract visitors from all over the world. Looking for a Northern Michigan vacation that includes fabulous shopping, upscale […]

  • RS52617_DSC_0039-lpr Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Elk Rapids, Michigan

    The beaches, water and snow sports in Elk Rapids, Michigan, turn a Northern Michigan vacation into an adventure. Whether it’s body surfing the old sluice on the […]

  • RS51537_DSC_0399-lpr Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Empire, Michigan

    Set in the middle of the magnificent Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the beaches, water and snow sports in Empire, Michigan, make for a legendary Northern Michigan […]

  • harborsprings Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Harbor Springs, Michigan

    The beaches, water and snow sports in Harbor Springs, Michigan, are world famous. Boating, skiing or just lounging on a beautiful beach that is just a short […]

  • West Shore (227 of 399) Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Frankfort, Michigan

    The beaches, water and snow sports in Frankfort, Michigan,  turn a Northern Michigan vacation into an outdoors adventure. Boating, paddling and fishing are all easily accessible here. Here’s how to access that sparkling water and those […]

  • Manistee Beach Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Manistee, Michigan

    The beaches, water and snow sports in Manistee, Michigan, turn a Northern Michigan vacation into an outdoor vacation. Spread a towel on a beach, fish, ski, boat—Lake […]

  • RS52997_DSC_0196-lpr Traverse City Beaches and Boating

    The beaches and water of Traverse City, Michigan, turn a Northern Michigan vacation into an outdoors adventure. Boating, paddling and fishing are all easily accessible here. Whether […]