Recent and Featured Outdoors Articles

  • Buckets of Rain Buckets of Rain: Northern Michigan to Detroit

    The story of Buckets of Rain was originally published in the May 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. Meet the Northerner turning vacant lots into vegetables to […]

  • bellaire pix Bellaire Nominated as “America’s Best Town” by Outside Magazine

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release Provided by Bellaire Chamber of Commerce) Bellaire nominated as “America’s Best Town” by Outside Magazine – Vote Today! Bellaire, MI. The quaint town […]

  • Gull Island video Video: Gull Island in Leelanau County

    In May 2014, editor Jeff Smith and photographer Todd Zawistowski were out on Gull Island (a little island by Northport) writing the story that was recently published in the […]

  • Spotted Salamander Collect Info on Reptiles & Amphibians in Michigan

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by DNR) MICHIGAN: The Department of Natural Resources is calling all citizen scientists to help collect vital information about Michigan’s reptiles […]

  • 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 […]

  • running Running Tips from Michigan Runner Girl

    Want to start running but not sure where to start? Heather Johnson Durocher of Michigan Runner Girl provides some helpful tips and tricks on how to begin to […]

  • Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 12.35.14 PM FootGolf in Northern Michigan

    FootGolf, a sport that is a hybrid of soccer and golf has been rising in popularity in the U.S. in recent years and now lovers of the game […]

  • Brick Wheels Brick Wheels Gives Back in Traverse City

    Traverse City bike shop Brick Wheels, looks pretty much like other quality cycle shops in Northern Michigan, but hang out a while, look a bit closer and […]

  • Screen Shot 2015-04-29 at 2.10.03 PM Golfing at Shanty Creek Resorts in Bellaire

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Shanty Creek Resorts) TRAVERSE CITY: The key elements of a great golf town are the quantity and quality of courses […]

  • 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 […]

  • sleeping bear park Sleeping Bear Dunes: Find Your Park

    In August 2016 the National Park Service is turning 100 and to mark this significant anniversary, national park’s across the U.S. are celebrating, including our neighboring national […]

  • Edited BLOSSOM 6 Ideas for a Blossom Tour in Traverse City

    Something magical happens in springtime on the Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City. The cherry trees blossom and suddenly an already stunning peninsula dotted with homes and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Alaskan Premium Alaskan Premium Seafoods in Traverse City

    Maura Boland loves being a fishmonger. As the owner of Alaskan Premium Seafoods in Traverse City, she’s passionate about seafood, which is why when she found herself daydreaming […]

  • swan Spring Brings Birders To Traverse City

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by West Michigan Tourist Association) TRAVERSE CITY: Spring in Traverse City is for the birds — and also for the many […]

  • Gull Island Pic Northport’s Gull Island: The True Story

    Note: In order to protect the colony of gulls and especially their young, there is absolutely no trespassing allowed on the island.  I can’t imagine that anyone […]

  • 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 […]

  • bikes Traverse City’s Cherry Capital Cycling Club Film Festival Events

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by CCCC) TRAVERSE CITY: The Cherry Capital Cycling Club has finalized plans for a very event-packed and exciting week of cycling […]

  • trout DNR Michigan DNR Opening Day Tips

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by DNR) MICHIGAN: Fishing may be a 12-months-a-year sport in Michigan, but there’s little doubt that the last Saturday of April […]