Recent and Featured Attractions Articles

  • Memorial Weekend Deal: Boyne Mountain’s Avalanche Bay Indoor Water Park

    Bring the whole family to play at Avalanche Bay Waterpark and stay at the Clock Tower Lodge, both at Boyne Mountain Resort, east of Petoskey, for less than $150 per night.

  • Cherry Blossoms

    At this time each year, mother nature treats us to a wondrous and brief explosion of beauty in the Cherry Blossom.  Take a moment and reflect on […]

  • Volunteer as a Lighthouse Keeper this Summer

    The Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association is accepting applications from anyone interesting in living and working at the St. Helena Island light or Cheboygan River Front Range Light, both located in Northern Michigan near the Mackinac Straits.

  • Pick Your Summer Sail on Traverse City’s Inland Seas Schooner

    Learn about the Great Lakes while sailing Grand Traverse Bay aboard the Inland Seas Schooner, based in Traverse City and Suttons Bay. Take your family!

  • Road Find: The Anchor in Naubinway

    A new internet cafe opens in Naubinway and cruising highway U.S. 2 in the Upper Peninsula just got even better.

  • Charlevoix – Sights, Sounds & the Venetian Festival

    Take a video tour of Charlevoix, a stunning city nestled between Lake Michigan and Round Lake, and home to the annual Venetian Festival.

  • Up and Away

    Take in the U.P’s colors atop the world’s largest ski jump.

  • Hit the TRAILathlon

    A family-friendly weekend of outdoor events and exploring at Shanty Creek Resort June 20 through 22

  • Short Game Steal

    If your birdies are turning into bogeys the moment you start swinging your putter, make a date with The Homestead’s Dave Pelz Scoring School this May or […]

  • Spring Daytrip: Breakfast, Biking & More

    Fuel up with an Old World-style breakfast, blow off steam with a pedal down the Betsie Valley Trail, take a break to wade in Crystal Lake, disappear into the forest and come out by a first-class resort.

  • The Tunnel of Trees

    Road trip through M-119 Tunnel of Trees, north out of Harbor Springs, including where to eat, hike and pull over for gorgeous views.

  • scenic drive Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive in the Sleeping Bear Dunes

    The Pierce Stocking Drive, located within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, provides a gorgeous scenic drive, beautiful lookouts over Lake Michigan and North Bar Lake and a lovely, short hike on the Cottonwood Trail.

  • Discover Dennos Museum

    Description of the Dennos Museum Center, a premier art museum in Northern Michigan featuring permanent galleries, rotating exhibitions and one of the largest exhibits of Inuit art collections in the country.

  • Tour Lake Charlevoix

    Tour of Lake Charlevoix including the Ironton Ferry, places to shop, eat and go to the beach.

  • Wander Charlevoix's Castle Farms

    Tour Charlevoix’s Castle Farms, the historic French-chateau farmstead built by Albert Loeb, the former preseident of Sears, in 1918. Includes tour, picnic places and a museum.

  • Earl Young Houses Charlevoix 10 Reasons to Love Charlevoix and Chain of Lakes

    Top 10 list of attractions, sightseeing, scenic views and events in Charlevoix and Chain of Lakes.

  • Classic Photos from Mackinac Island

    Vintage photography from the turn of the century, Victorian era on Mackinac Island.

  • Dune Wonder

    Varied dune ecology can be found in Grand Sable Dunes, Sleeping Bear Dunes and Nordhouse Dunes, including pitcher’s thistle, piping plover and wolf spider.