Recent and Featured Outdoors Articles

  • 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. […]

  • kids santa run Bay Harbor Holidazzle 2014

    On December 13, 2014 Bay Harbor is hosting their 2nd annual Holidazzle! Help give back to the Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan and local area schools. […]

  • edited Shanty Creek Top 10 Northern Michigan Ski Runs

    Are you a skier? Do you love Northern Michigan? Then check out our list of top 10 Northern Michigan Ski Runs that were determined by more than […]

  • 1CrystalHolidays Crystal Mountain New Year’s Eve Parties to Ring In 2015

    Crystal Mountain is planning something exciting for every age this New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, December 31, 2014! Bring the whole clan out to the Frozen Family Fun […]

  • InstaGUN1214 MyNorthMedia Instagram: Life Up North

    Have you visited us on Instagram? It’s a great place to see Northern Michigan through the eye of the beholder… er, photographer. We capture moments and memories […]

  • Edited Ski Ski Free Weekend at Treetops Resort

    Enjoy some winter fun by skiing FREE at Treetops Resort in Gaylord the weekend of December 12-14, 2014. When you stay at a participating Gaylord lodging property, […]

  • 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 […]

  • snow bike 10 Reasons to Head Up North Now

    December is a month of sweet deals in Northern Michigan. Here are 10 reasons to head Up North now, including great vacation deals, cozy scenes and holiday […]

  • Farmland 5K Running the Farmland 5K in Traverse City

    This essay about running the Farmland 5K European Style XC Challenge (which takes place this year on Saturday, December 6) was originally featured in the December 2014 […]

  • 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 […]

  • edited small town Small Town Festivals Around Northern Michigan

    Celebrate winter in Northern Michigan and enjoy a variety of winter festivals from Petoskey to Houghton Lake! The list below gives a round up of some of […]

  • Shaggy's Shaggy’s Boyne Country Skiing

    This feature about Shaggy’s Skis was originally published in the December 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. During a quiet Thursday night in February, Andrew Maguire […]

  • Shanty and Schuss Northern Michigan Ski Buzz

    It’s time to get out and ski in Northern Michigan! From Traverse City to Boyne City, get excited now! Snow guns started firing at the end of […]

  • mackinac bridge Mighty Mackinac Bridge Tour Raffle

    Have you ever wondered what the Mackinac Bridge looks like from the top? Now is your chance to see it for yourself! The Michigan Legacy Art Park […]

  • Shanty Black Friday Deal at Shanty Creek Resorts

    Enjoy a Northern Michigan ski themed Black Friday at Shanty Creek Resorts in Bellaire! For five days ONLY Shanty Creek Resorts is offering $99 rooms at Lakeview Hotel, all […]

  • edited boyne Boyne Opens Early for 2014-2015 Season

    It’s an exciting time for those who love to ski in Northern Michigan! With over three feet of natural snowfall already and the snowmaking teams working with […]

  • BATZ The Bats of Mackinac Island

    This essay about the life threatening effects of white-nose syndrome on the bats of Mackinac Island was originally published in the November 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern […]

  • Shanty_Creek_Summit_Mtn_750x440 Win a 2015 Shanty Creek Ski Getaway for Four from MyNorth

    Win a Shanty Creek Ski Getaway for Four from MyNorth! ·         Two nights lodging for a family of four at The Lodge of Cedar River (subject to […]

  • sailing Mariners Memorial Service in Traverse City

    The 39th annual Mariners Memorial Service will take place at noon on Monday, November 10, 2014 in Traverse City. The community is invited to attend the service […]

  • Traverse City As Outdoor Art Gallery

    Paul Welch has overseen Traverse City’s cultural life pretty much since its inception. Now he is envisioning Traverse City as an outdoor art gallery. The art scene […]