Recent and Featured Beaches & Boating Articles

  • 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 […]

  • leelanau state park beach Leelanau State Park, Michigan

    The stunning, 1300-acre Leelanau State Park, Michigan, is your vacation destination, sitting at the very tip of Leelanau County. At Leelanau State Park, Michigan, pitch a tent at […]

  • 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 […]

  • Beaches, Charlevoix, Michigan Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Charlevoix, Michigan

    The beaches, water and snow sports  in Charlevoix, Michigan, are a prime attraction of a Northern Michigan vacation here. Beaches on Lake Michigan Lake Michigan Beach With […]

  • Torch Lake Torch Lake, Michigan

    In a land of jaw-dropping beautiful lakes, Torch Lake, Michigan, is considered by many to be the state’s crown jewel. On sunny days, when the turquoise waters […]

  • RS23346_Bryant Park-13-lpr Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Cadillac, Michigan

    The beaches, water and snow sports in Cadillac, Michigan, make Cadillac a four-season vacation destination. Beaches William Mitchell State Park, located on both Lakes Mitchell and Cadillac. […]

  • Alden, Michigan Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Alden, Michigan

      The Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in and around the resort town of  Alden, Michigan, make for a memorable Northern Michigan vacation. The crystalline waters of […]

  • Cadillac's Lake Mitchell and Lake Cadillac Cadillac’s Lake Mitchell and Lake Cadillac

    Cadillac’s Lake Mitchell and Lake Cadillac are connected by a navigable canal, creating 3,700 acres of Northern Michigan vacation fun. These two watery attractions invite fishing, boating […]

  • michigan shipwreck How To: Disover A Shipwreck On the Lake Michigan Shoreline

    Love to walk along Lake Michigan in search of Northern Michigan treasures after a storm? Starting this month, don’t stop at stones and bits of beach glass; keep your […]

  • st. mary's challenger St. Mary’s Challenger, 107-yr-old Great Lakes Freighter, Under Inspection

    Northern Michigan’s 107-yr-old Great Lakes freighter St. Mary’s Challenger is under inspection for engine update or conversion to barge—It all depends on what is deemed to be […]

  • watervale michigan Take A Step Back in Time Northern Michigan Vacation at Watervale Inn

    Pedal, paddle and hike the historic Northern Michigan coastal town of Watervale on Lake Michigan

  • paddling tahquamenon falls Paddling the Upper Peninsula’s Tahquamenon Falls

    Northern Michigan Outdoors: The Upper Peninsula’s Tahquamenon River and Tahquamenon Falls make an irresistible Northern Michigan autumn paddle weekend.

  • Michigan Video: Michigan State Park Rec 101

    Michigan Video: Learn to paddle board, wind surf, build a kite and more at a Michigan state park Rec 101 class.