Recent and Featured Attractions Articles

  • Video: Pumpkin Tips and Types at Pond Hill Farm in Harbor Springs

    Pond Hill Farm in Harbor Springs offers tips on picking a pumpkin and shows the variety including jarrahdale (blue) pumpkins from India, the pretty Cinderella or even giant pumpkins weighing several hundred pounds.

  • Make It A Traverse City Day Trip: Old Mission Lighthouse and Beach

    Traverse City’s Old Mission Peninsula is worth a drive no matter the destination, but Peninsula Township Park is a spectacular destination with pristine beach, hiking trails and the Old Mission Lighthouse.

  • Explore Charlevoix's Enchanting Waterfront, Then Dive In!

    Charlevoix is a gorgeous Lake Michigan coastal town with access to the both Big Lake and Lake Charlevoix, a beautiful marina, waterside park, shops and restaurants.

  • Music Is in the Air at Petoskey’s Bay View. Listen In.

    Bay View’s Classical Jam Band Camp director, Ranaan Meyer, double bassist for Time for Three, introduces us to the camp and accompanies a visual tour of the beautiful, turn-of-the-century Methodist retreat in Petoskey with a rendition of “Amazing Grace” on the double bass.

  • Sit Back at Mackinac Island's Most Grand Hotel

    Step back in time and rock on the porch of Mackinac Island’s spectacular Grand Hotel.

  • Drive Tunnel of Trees to Good Hart’s Market Days

    There are fewer drives more beautiful than M-119, the Tunnel of Trees, from Harbor Springs to Good Hart. Ride along on this video, ending at Good Hart’s Saturday Market Days.

  • Three Steps to a Romantic Mackinac Island Day

    Start with breakfast while watching the waves, then a lovely trip around the island, ending at The Grand Hotel for dinner, and discover Mackinac Island, made for romance.

  • 3 Beautiful Drives in Leelanau County

    Point your car and go and you’re sure to find winding roads, art, restaurants, wine, shopping and spectacular vistas from Suttons Bay to Northport, from Leland to Glen Arbor.

  • The Wonders of Grass River Natural Area

    Take a video tour of Grass River Natural Area, located just outside Bellaire, whose 1,325 acres of lakes, rivers and streams are great for bird watching, relaxation and hikes and classes for adults and children

  • Friday Night Live Has Front Street Hopping in Traverse City

    Watch downtown Traverse City come alive with music, food and all kinds of entertainment as Friday Night Live launches its street party held on six Fridays in the summer.

  • Jordan River Hike Grass River and Jordan Valley Pathway: With Video

    Two great hikes in the Charlevoix region include the Grass River Natural Area and the Jordan Valley Pathway.

  • Tips for a Beaver Island Adventure

    Lake Michigan’s Beaver Island, off the coast of Charlevoix, offers biking, hiking, relaxing, kayaking and wandering through a fascinating history of Morman king, James Strang.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Cruise

    A new perspective on Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  • Meet Ali Peterson

    Local equestrian blogs about her experience in Traverse City’s big event, Horse Shows by the Bay.

  • Traverse City Attractions: Horse Shows by the Bay

    Horse Shows by the Bay co-founder Alex Rheinheimer answers a few questions about this enormous Traverse City equestrian event.

  • Northern Michigan Sparkling Wine

    Raise a glass to the good life on a summer escape in search of Northern Michigan sparkling wines.

  • Make the Most of Your Mackinac Island Road Trip

    Family road trip to Mackinac? Make the most of it with some delightful (and delicious) stops along the way.

  • The Leelanau County “Don’t Miss” List

    Great restaurants, bike rides, Lake Michigan cruises and cherries are just some of the “must do’s” for fun in Leelanau County, including Glen Arbor, Leland, Suttons Bay and the Sleeping Bear Dunes.

  • Divas Uncorked in Old Mission Wine Country

    A toast to you, woman. Treat yourself to a night of tasting and touring seven Old Mission Peninsula Wineries.

  • Chain of Lakes Cruise the Chain of Lakes, Including Pontoon Rental

    Boat through the Chain of Lakes, from Bellaire to Alden, including Torch Lake, Clam River, Grass River and Lake Bellaire.