Recent and Featured Beaches & Boating Articles

  • 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 […]

  • Untitled “Paddle for Pints” Brewery Pub (Crawl) Paddle

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by TC Ale Trail™) TRAVERSE CITY: “Two trails diverged, and I took the RIVER with great beer.” “Paddle for Pints” Brewery […]

  • Leelanau Adventures Northern Michigan Ice Caves Return for 2015 in Leelanau

    Last week an ice caves video emerged on Facebook news feeds around Northern Michigan and beyond. The 30 second video takes the viewer inside an ice cave […]

  • Red8Boats Red8Boatworks in Traverse City to Teach Students Wooden Boat Building

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Red8Boatworks) TRAVERSE CITY: Red8Boatworks, a Traverse City-­based community boat building non­profit, has recently launched a pilot project teaching wooden boat […]

  • 184401_571874109543423_1198388588_n 7th Annual M-22 Challenge in Glen Arbor

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by the M-22 Challenge Team) GLEN ARBOR:  What: THE 2015 M-22 CHALLENGE IS PRESENTED BY NORTH PEAK BREWING COMPANY Northern Michigan’s M-22 Events […]

  • Ken Scott Ice Cave Leelanau County Ice Caves

    When the polar vortex converged on Northern Lake Michigan last winter, the unrelenting snow, whipping wind and tumultuous waves gave rise to two-story-high ice mountains and fantastical […]

  • Coast Guard Northern Michigan Cold Water Safety with Coast Guard

    Northern Michigan Outdoors: Traverse City’s US Coast Guard illustrates the importance of proper equipment and precaution when venturing on the waters this spring.