Recent and Featured Outdoors Articles

  • edited inland seas color Inland Seas Fall Color Tours

    Get out and enjoy the Northern Michigan outdoors and the beauty of fall color from the water on an Inland Seas Fall Color tour! Take a ride […]

  • edited gears and beers Bell’s Beer Weekend at the Grand Traverse Resort

    The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, just a short drive from Traverse City, is planning a weekend in celebration of mountain biking and craft beer. The Bell’s […]

  • edited color in the park Color in the Park at Michigan Legacy Art Park

    On Sunday October 5, 2014 from 1-4 pm join Michigan Legacy Art Park for Color in the Park, a celebration of fall’s palette. This annual family event […]

  • Edited food corps Video: School Gardening at Traverse Heights

    Students at Traverse Heights Elementary school in Traverse City recently got their hands dirty learning about seeds. Traverse Heights is one of the four schools in TCAPS […]

  • Northern Michigan Fishery Updates Northern Michigan Fishery Updates

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Northern Michigan fishery update compiles successes and shortcomings from across the Northern Michigan fishing map. Find fast facts about nearby fisheries […]

  • 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 […]