Recent and Featured Beaches & Boating Articles

  • 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. […]

  • The Pointer Boat Stafford’s Pointer Boat Tours Return to Harbor Springs

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Stafford’s Hospitality)  HARBOR SPRINGS: After several years of rest, the Pointer Boat is once again available for harbor cruises in Harbor Springs, […]

  • shipwreck image Sleeping Bear Dunes Shipwrecks

    Shipwreck remains were spotted in the clear waters of Lake Michigan near Sleeping Bear Dunes on Friday, April 17 while the Traverse City Coast Guard was out on a routine […]

  • Trading Post edited Sleeping Bear Dunes Real Estate: Trading Post

    A Northern Michigan business could be yours! The Trading Post is a convenience store and seasonal canoe/kayak/tube livery serving the upper and lower Platte Rivers. It’s located […]

  • edited cherry blossoms 10 Northern Michigan Vacation Ideas in May

    10 trip ideas for May in Northern Michigan include birding, blossom watching and volunteering. The weather is moderate, the prices even more so, as you head North […]

  • Northport Boathouse Northport Youth Sailing School’s Boathouse

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by NYSS) NORTHPORT: Just in time to begin its seventh season, the Northport Youth Sailing School is proud to announce plans to […]

  • Karen Marietti, Camp Daggett Adventure Center Director & Kayak For A Cause on Walloon Lake visionary Events at Camp Daggett in Petoskey

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Camp Daggett) PETOSKEY: Camp Daggett invites the public to participate in wonderful events this spring and summer, supporting scholarships for youth […]

  • Junior Ranger Day 2013 Sleeping Bear Dunes Joins “Find Your Park” Movement

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by National Park Service) EMPIRE, MI – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) joins parks, programs and partners across the […]