Tips on Boater Safety from a Coast Guard Responder
Tom Rau, a Coast Guard responder, talks boater safety tips and shares the lessons learned from a Manistee boating accident on Lake Michigan.Kids Up North: Kayak Camp in Harbor Springs
This week’s Kids Up North features the three-day Kids Kayak Camps for kids ages 9-12 offered by The Outfitter in Harbor Springs.This Summer: Discover Lake Michigan's Beaver Island
Kick off the summer of 2010 with a trip to Beaver Island, the Great Lake’s most remote inhabited island, in the waters of Lake Michigan off of Charlevoix.How To: Wake Your Boat From Hibernation—Tips For Northern Michigan Boaters
Tips for getting your boat ready for some Michigan boating on Lake Michigan or an inland lake like Glen Lake, Torch Lake, Crysal Lake, Lake Leelanau, Lake Charlevoix or any Northern Michigan lake.Kids Up North: Paddling the Crystal River in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
When it comes to safe, family-friendly waters, Glen Arbor’s Crystal River that winds through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is THE place to paddle. MyNorth caught up with Becky Sutherland, whose family owns The River, a livery and old-timey fun hangout on its banks, to get the inside scoop.Groundbreaking News From Downtown Traverse City
Plans for a new Traverse City warehouse district boutique hotel, a spiffed up Lake Michigan waterfront that includes a kayak and bike concession and more. Traverse City is hot!Can the Asian Carp Be Stopped From Destroying the Great Lakes?
Asian carp, an invasive species from China, stand to threaten the future of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River. Can Chicago’s Asian carp barrier hold? If it doesn’t, can an answer be found to stop the Asian carp invasion?So You Want to Crew on the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac?
Chicago Yacht Club’s Greg Freeman, chair of the race, tells us what you need to know to know to be a part of the 102nd Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.Spring Getaway to Wilderness State Park
For $60 a night find peace, Lake Michigan beach frontage and a rustic cabin at Wilderness State Park north of Petoskey.Video: Soak Up Early Spring Blue Skies and Water in Traverse City
March came in like a lamb in Northern Michigan, as captured here in stunning images of spring unfolding on the beachfront of Traverse City and on the Grand Traverse Bay.Snowshoe These Favorite Trails from Benzie to Sleeping Bear Dunes to the Upper Peninsula
These four snowshoe trails from Thompsonville, Glen Arbor, Leland and Ontonagon should provide great views, enhanced by the winter season.Video Outdoors 101: Knots Every Outdoor Person Should Know Part 2
In Part 2 of our video series “Knots Every Outdoor Person Should Know,” we focus on the bowline on a bight and the trucker’s hitch.Video: Surfing Lake Michigan in Frankfort…In November
Some hardy surfers took on the Lake Michigan waves being kicked up by a November wind along the coast of Frankfort.Traverse City's Backcountry Outfitters Hosts Kayaking Legend Stan Chladek
Free talk and slideshow about adventure ocean kayaking at InsideOut Gallery.Kayak Safety Tips for Fall Color Tour Paddling
Kayak safety tips for autumn paddling when beauty lures paddlers to the water, but cold water calls for a safety check.Restaurants and Inns Fill This 4-Day Kayak Tour on Chain of Lakes
Here’s the day-by-day itinerary of Paddle the Chain Kayak Voyage, a four-day kayak tour of the Chain of Lakes that includes fabulous meals, cozy inns and Camolot Inn’s Don Weeks to make sure it all comes off without a hitch.Chain of Lakes Kayak Tour With Great Food and Cozy Inns
All you have to do is paddle on this early Autumn, four-day kayak tour down the Chain of Lakes that includes fine restaurants and cozy inns waiting.Color Cruise Comes to Charlevoix
Color tour from the waters of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan aboard the Keweenau Star, a comfy, 100-foot tour boat hailing out of Charlevoix.Paddle To Traverse City's Power Island
Sometimes you just need a cool adventure, something doable but different enough to be memorable. We’ve got it. Paddle to Traverse City’s public beauty, Power Island.Riding the Waves of Endless Summer at Sleeping Bear Surfest 2009
Share Lake Michigan’s surf with like-minded folk at Michael Gray’s October weekend event near Traverse City.