Recent and Featured Outdoors Articles

  • chairlift Skitoberfest at Boyne Mountain Resort

    On October 4, 2014 Boyne Mountain Resort is hosting their sixth annual Skitoberfest! Enjoy a day of activities that will keep the whole family entertained from face […]

  • staff photographer Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord

    This article about the Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. In September’s glow, gather with […]

  • tc rides TC Rides in Traverse City

    Celebrate Michigan Trails week in Traverse City with a family friendly Northern Michigan bike ride! On Saturday September 27, 2014 get the whole family together for a […]

  • Dunes Fall Color Photo Excursion in Sleeping Bear Dunes

    Fall in Northern Michigan is one of the most beautiful times of year. Explore the colorful splendor of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore through a camera lens […]

  • Fishing article The Age We Season: An Essay on Northern Michigan Fishing

    This essay about Northern Michigan Fishing was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. I lumbered through damp birch and bracken fern […]

  • TART pic Leelanau Harvest Tour 2014

    On Sunday September 21, 2014 the Cherry Capital Cycling Club is hosting the 31st annual Leelanau Harvest Tour, a bicycle road ride through scenic Leelanau County. More […]

  • staff photographer Northern Michigan Honeycrisp Apples

    The Honeycrisp apple was born in Minnesota, but two Northern Michigan growers proved that our region is the variety’s Eden. This piece was originally published in the […]

  • Chip in Fore Chip in Fore Munson Hospice

    On Friday September 19, 2014 Schmuckal Oil Company Presents LochenHeath’s “Chip in Fore Hospice” Fourth Annual Golf Scramble. Enjoy a beautiful day golfing at LochenHeath while raising money […]

  • runningkids Northern Michigan Fall Run/Walk Events for Kids

    Make staying fit a family affair by signing everyone up for one of these Northern Michigan Fall run/walk events for kids and adults. Smaller children can walk […]

  • edit_Inland Seas Become a Volunteer for Inland Seas

    Located in Suttons Bay, Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to science education on the Great Lakes. Interested in becoming a volunteer […]

  • edit_schooner 2014 Michigan Schooner Festival in Traverse City

    The 2014 Michigan Schooner Festival is being held in Traverse City from September 19-21, 2014. Over the course of the three day festival people will have a […]

  • Edit_Glen Noonan Northern Michigan Farming: Glen Noonan’s Acres

    Northern Michigan Farming: How Leelanau’s iconic farmer and respected conservative came to embrace the land conservancy way of land preservation.

  • 2014 E-Scow National Championship Regatta The E-Scow Nationals at Crystal Lake Yacht Club

    The 2014 E-Scow Nationals at  Crystal Lake Yacht Club convened on September 6 under blue skies and on the very blue Crystal Lake, near Traverse City.  It […]

  • edittunnel of trees Harbor Springs Cycling Classic in the Tunnel of Trees

    Enjoy a Northern Michigan Bike ride along M119 and the Tunnel of Trees on Saturday September 13, 2014 during the Harbor Springs Cycling Classic. Each of the 20 […]

  • Hops & props 3rd Annual Hops & Props Festival in Manistee

    The third annual Hops & Props Festival is slated for September 12th-14th in downtown Manistee. There is a lot packed into this weekend and it all begins […]

  • 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 […]

  • hands_logo Run to Prevent Domestic Violence in Northern Michigan

    On Saturday, October 11, run to prevent domestic violence in Northern Michigan—and enjoy fall colors at the tree-filled grounds of the Village at Grand Traverse Commons in […]

  • edited__Leelanau_4 Leelanau County in Ten Pictures

    Leelanau County is a beautiful place with diverse towns, landscapes, and scenery. See below to get a taste of Leelanau County. Click the arrows in the upper-right […]

  • Skis Early Bird Deals for Northern Michigan Skiing

    As autumn approaches in Northern Michigan now is the time to get deals on ski passes for winter. We’ve compiled a list of some Northern Michigan Ski […]

  • 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 […]