Recent and Featured Beaches & Boating Articles

  • edited petoskey david weidner Petoskey Beaches

    Located on Little Traverse Bay, Petoskey is home to beautiful Northern Michigan beaches with crystal clear water and sandy shores. Find a remote spot in Petoskey State Park, or spend […]

  • dune climb Round Trip Hike From Sleeping Bear Dune Climb to Lake Michigan

    To claim your share of Up North nature—as in scenic views of Lake Michigan and the Glen Lakes, not to mention loads of sand in your pockets […]

  • edited inland seas Great Lakes Celebration with Inland Seas in Suttons Bay

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by ISEA) SUTTONS BAY: Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA)  is holding their annual Great Lakes Celebration on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at […]

  • summer bucket david weidner Your Northern Michigan Summer Bucket List from Traverse Magazine

    The Traverse Magazine & MyNorth staff fill your cup with several ways to experience and explore the dog days of Northern Michigan summer. From Northern Michigan wine […]

  • surf header Surfing in Northern Michigan

    Six Northern Michigan surfers talk about why they love to surf in the Lake Michigan waves. Learn more about the burgeoning Northern Michigan surf culture below and […]

  • Rocks Tips For Rock Hunting In Northern Michigan

    The Great Lakes shorelines abound with rocks in vibrant shades of every color making Northern Michigan a paradise for the rock hunting dabbler and expert alike. We […]

  • bark ranger Become a Bark Ranger at Sleeping Bear Dunes

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by National Park Service) EMPIRE: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is hosting an informational meeting to explore volunteer interest in a new […]

  • edited edited edited manistee river Paddling the Manistee River

    A mom, dad, two kids and two of their friends load up the canoes for a five-day paddle on the iconic Manistee River. Upshot: easy paddling, no people, a healthy […]

  • Beaver Island Ferry Guided Tours on Beaver Island

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Beaver Island Boat Company) BEAVER ISLAND: Discover the beauty and rich history of Beaver Island, America’s Emerald Isle by taking one […]

  • chicago to mack 2015 Chicago to Mackinac Island Yacht Race

    All day yesterday Northern Michigan watched from Lake Michigan bluff perches as the first sails of the 107th Chicago to Mackinac Yacht Race appeared on the horizon. […]

  • edited badger copy SS Badger Receives TripAdvisor Award

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Lake Michigan Carferry) LUDINGTON, MI and MANITOWOC, WI: Lake Michigan Carferry (LMC) is the last remaining coal-fired passenger steamship in the United […]

  • paddleboard Crossing Lake Michigan on Paddleboards

    With the northern lights above them and 900 feet of water below, five friends from Traverse City battled the elements of Lake Michigan on a journey that […]

  • US Coast Guard Cherry Fest Rescue Demonstration 2014 National Cherry Fest 2015 Airshow Information for Boaters on Grand Traverse Bay

    One of the best spots to enjoy the National Cherry Festival Air Show 2015 is from the deck of a boat on Grand Traverse Bay. During the […]

  • DNR INvasivs Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week in Michigan

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Michigan DNR) Governor Rick Snyder has proclaimed June 28-July 4 as Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week in an effort to […]

  • adult fun cherry fest 21 & Over Events at the National Cherry Festival 2015

    Whether you’re parents who want a short break from the kids or you’re a couple searching for romantic date ideas, there’s something for every adult to enjoy at the […]

  • Inland Seas Education Association Inland Seas Schoolship Educates Students in Suttons Bay

    Water laps gently against the traditional tall ship schooner while aboard the crew shouts commands and hauls up the red sails. A brisk wind catches them and the […]

  • Owner Will Harper and girlfriend Rachael Dean North Shore Outfitters in Northport

    Sand, beach chairs and a fire pit greet you as you enter the small downtown of Northport, Michigan. You’re not at Lake Michigan just yet though; you’ve […]

  • aldo leopold Les Cheneaux Celebrates Conservationist Aldo Leopold

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Little Traverse Conservancy) LES CHENEAUX: Les Cheneaux welcomes you to celebrate the legacy of Aldo Leopold— one of America’s most […]

  • M22 Store M22 Glen Arbor Expansion Complete

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Crystal River Outfitters) GLEN ARBOR: The Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District announces the re-opening of their M22 Glen Arbor store. M22 […]

  • Outdoors-picture Appreciating Northern Michigan Water

    Sometimes leaving the Great Lakes State instills a greater appreciation for all the wonderful things that Northern Michigan offers, one of the biggest being the abundance of freshwater. […]