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  • 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 […]

  • Petoskey beaches Petoskey Beaches

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

  • 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 […]

  • Sailing Great Lakes Children Museum in Traverse City Opens Sailing Exhibit

    The Great Lakes Children Museum in Traverse City will open a new exhibit, “Let’s Go Sailing” on Saturday, March 21. The permanent addition will explore the fun […]

  • Ann-Marie Northern Michigan Women on Lake Michigan: Poetry in the Waves

    Originally published in the July 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine as part of a compilation of essays centered around the theme of Northern Michigan water, this essay written by […]

  • staff photographer Women on Water: Learning to Love Water

    Originally published in the July 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine as part of a compilation of essays centered around the theme of Northern Michigan water, this essay written by […]

  • ice Winter Exploring Along Lake Michigan

    In this essay Molly Ames Baker reflects on the “everyday awesomeness” of living in Northern Michigan. The original piece was featured in the March 2015 issue of […]

  • ice caves Video: Northern Michigan Ice Caves Return in 2015 to Leelanau

    Last year individuals were wowed by the Ice Caves on the shores of Lake Michigan. For those who couldn’t witness the natural wonder in person, photographer Ken […]

  • Boat Traverse City Boat & Outdoor Show

    The Traverse City Boat and Outdoor Show will take place at the Civic Center in Traverse City from Friday, April 10–Sunday, April 12. The number one indoor […]