Hop on the AuSable River Queen
Take a two-hour cruise out of Oscoda along the banks of the AuSable River, one of Northern Michigan’s most beautiful rivers.Pick Your Perfect Beach in Petoskey & Harbor Springs
Three great beach choices in Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Cross Village, including Petoskey State Park, Zorn Park and the Sturgeon Bay Dunes.2009 Chicago to Mackinac Race: The First Boat Is In!
DogDayz is the first to cross the finish line in the Chicago to Mackinac sailboat race, pulling into Mackinac Island early Monday morning, July 20.Learn It, Love It: Climbing
Hans Linna discovered rock climbing in Marquette and shares tips on what he’s learned.Cruise the Inland Waterway in a Houseboat
There may be no more relaxing a way to cruise the Northern Michigan’s Inland Waterway than on a houseboat rented from Windjammer Cove and Marina in Oden.Golf Deals at Treetops, King's Challenge
Rick Smith’s Treetops youth school and a discount at Leelanau’s King’s Challenge Golf Course lure you to the links this month.Essay: Donating the Hildner-Bearce Nature Preserve
Thoughts about remarkable generosity, land and family at this Little Traverse Conservancy nature preserve near Indian River.Change in the Water: New Directions in Lake Huron Fishery Management
Lake Huron’s rapidly changing ecosystem calls for new ideas in managing the lake and the fish that anglers cherish.Explore Ludington State Park
You can’t go wrong whether you wander the moss-covered Island Trail, take the short hike to the Big Sable Point Lighthouse or paddle the canoe trail.Kayak the Upper Chain of Lakes
Paddle through all six lakes on one trip or break this fabulous landscape into daytrips, either way, you are in for a unique kayaking experience.Learn It, Love It, Live It: Surfing the Great Lakes
Surfing, mountain biking, and rock climbing are just a few adventure sports you can do today in Northern Michigan… and getting started may be easier than you think.Concert at the Sleeping Bear Dunes!
Shout Sister Shout: Steppin’ In It to Perform at the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb,7 p.m. Sunday, July 12.Affordable North: Boyne City Hike and Farmers Market Lavender Day
Take an early morning walk near Boyne City and then score on a lavender lemonade at the farmers market. Perfect way to start the day.Affordable North: Hike Cathead Bay, Head to the New Bluebird Deck in Leland
Take our suggestion for an outstanding afternoon of roaming Leelanau County near Northport and Leland.Lake Michigan Ports of Call
Cruising Lake Michigan’s Northeast Coast from the Traverse area to Petoskey, with stops in Suttons Bay, Northport and Charlevoix.Lighthouse West Area Hike with the Leelanau Conservancy
Explore scenic Lake Michigan shoreline with those who know the ins and outs of its flora and fauna.10 Beaches Charlevoix, Torch Lake and the Chain of Lakes
Ten Charlevoix/Chain of Lakes beaches of every shape and size, including Fisherman’s Island State Park, Young State Park, Torch Lake and the Antrim Creek Natural Area.Dedicating the Discovery Center
Traverse City’s Rotary Club gathers in honor of a new home for water-focused nonprofit organizations.Pair a Leelanau Hike with Breakfast
Four spectacular hikes paired with outstanding breakfasts make these Leelanau County outings to Whaleback, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and the Leelanau Trail must-do’s on any list.The Winner: Your Favorite Room View!
The voting results are in for favorite “Room With a View,” and Inn at Bay Harbor, on Lake Michigan, comes out on top.