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  • Bear River Emmet County Outdoor Recreation

    Emmet County outdoor recreation includes The Headlands, Ski hills, Little Traverse Wheelway, Little Traverse Bay, Bear River Valley, Petoskey State Park and the Tunnel of Trees! The […]

  • lighthouse Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Old Mission Peninsula

    Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Old Mission Peninsula Old Mission Peninsula is a 22-mile-long skinny finger of land that begins just east of downtown Traverse City and divides Grand […]

  • sailing 17meter boats walloon lake Michigan Charlevoix County Outdoor Recreation

    Charlevoix County outdoor recreation includes Fisherman’s Island State Park, the Jordan River, Boyne Mountain, Beaver Island and Mt. McSauba Recreation Area. Fisherman’s Island State Park In a […]

  • Paddleboarding Grand Traverse County Outdoor Recreation

    Grand Traverse County outdoor recreation includes hiking, biking, plenty of play time on natural bodies of water and so much more! Hiking Grand Traverse County trails can […]

  • Wilderness State Park Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Wilderness State Park

    Iconic outdoor attraction: Wilderness State Park The Lower Peninsula’s largest piece of contingent undeveloped land is here in Emmet County, about 11 miles west of Mackinaw City […]

  • Leelanau Outdoor Recreation Leelanau County Outdoor Recreation

    There are an abundance of Leelanau County outdoor recreation activities that include soaking up the sun on beaches, biking in the county, driving along M-22, enjoying Leelanau […]

  • edited boyne Boyne Highlands Named Among Best Underrated Ski Resorts in America by Condé Nast Traveler

      MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Boyne Highlands) HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich. (January 5, 2015) – The secret is out. The gem that is Boyne Highlands […]

  • Mark Carlson Winter Photo Tours at Sleeping Bear Dunes

    This February don’t miss the photographic wonder of winter at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula. Venture outdoors with like-minded nature photographers to […]

  • ed Timber Ridge Winter Trails Day at Timber Ridge Resort

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by TART Trails) TRAVERSE CITY – Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 10, from 10:30 am-2 pm for the 6th annual […]

  • Winter's-arrival Winter’s Arrival in Northern Michigan

    The following essay about winter’s arrival in Northern Michigan can be found in the January 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. I came every day after […]

  • RALLY RACING: Ken Block Testing Session Snowy Races in Northern Michigan for January

    Snowy Races for January was originally published in the January 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. These unusual January getaways lure you out of your comfort […]

  • Ken Scott's Leelanau Ice Caves Give Them Traverse Magazine’s Leelanau Ice Caves This Year

    Aunt Millie showed up unexpectedly. Your favorite Uncle slipped off your list unknowingly. Or you just couldn’t think of a great gift until this suggestion. Whatever your […]

  • edited snowshoes Snowshoe at Sleeping Bear Dunes

    Explore Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore this winter on snowshoes! Join Park Rangers for a guided snowshoe hike this holiday season and every Saturday throughout the winter. […]

  • Northern Michigan Gifts From ShopMyNorth ShopMyNorth for Northern Michigan Gifts

    Northern Michigan holds a special place in the hearts of many, so if you’re searching for a gift that’ll speak to a northern-loving heart, this cache of ShopMyNorth gifts has […]

  • Brian Beauchamp, TART Trails, Traverse City. (Three alternative transportation modes noted: bike, walk, bus!) Traverse City TART Trails Brian Beauchamp

    Brian Beauchamp spent six years doing community organizing with one of the state’s premier environmental policy organizations, the Michigan Land Use Institute, and just recently accepted a […]

  • hiking Top 10 Northern Michigan Hiking Trails

    There is still time to enjoy some Northern Michigan hiking before the snow flies! Check out our list of top 10 Northern Michigan Hiking Trails that were […]

  • edited endurance Top 10 Northern Michigan Endurance Events

    Northern Michigan provides a perfect environment to play, work, wine and dine, plus enjoy the outdoors all year round! Check out our list of top 10 Northern […]

  • conservancy pic Leelanau Conservancy Presents 5 Fall Color Tours

    This weekend enjoy a Northern Michigan fall color tour in Leelanau County. The Leelanau Conservancy has created five fall color tour routes that will take visitors past […]

  • Jim Harrison Jim Harrison: On Leaving Leelanau County

    This short article by Jim Harrison was originally published in the January 2002 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. He wrote it shortly before his move to […]

  • Trails Tornado Damage Closes Trails In Northern Michigan

    The Northern Michigan Outdoors have been affected by the severe weather that occurred on Labor Day and caused damage to some trails in Northern lower Michigan. The […]