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  • The Lyle Gun being loaded on the shore near the Sleeping Bear Point Maritime Museum. Photo by John Newland. Video: Sleeping Bear Dunes Lyle Gun Demonstration

    The Northern Michigan beaches along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore offer a quiet refuge perfect for a Northern Michigan vacation….usually. Every day during the summer months […]

  • SouthManitou10 36 Hours on South Manitou Island

    South Manitou Island is a gorgeous asset of the Sleeping Bear Dunes Lakeshore and proves the perfect getaway for this family. With vacation time brief and adventure […]

  • Cycling Outdoors Northern Michigan Biking Trails

    According to this world traveler and cyclist, Northern Michigan bikers have some of the best cycling routes in the world. This story was originally published in the August […]

  • Piping on a friend's dock on Torch Lake. Torch Lake Troubadour: The Bagpiper at the End of the Dock

    Every summer for the last two decades, Andy Michaud, director of bands at Chatfield High School in Littleton, Colorado, has taken a Northern Michigan vacation at his […]

  • Shady Lane Cellars' new patio and bar. Photo courtesy of Shady Lane Cellars. Q&A with Adam Satchwell from Northern Michigan Winery, Shady Lane Cellars

    Located in Suttons Bay on the Leelanau Peninsula, Shady Lane Cellars was one of the early producers of Northern Michigan wine. With award-winning wines and a new outdoor […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Quilt Wins Grand Rapids ArtPrize Ann Loveless’ Sleeping Bear Dunes Quilt Exhibit in Traverse City

    Traverse City’s Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College will present the art exhibition “Ann Loveless: Art Quilts” from August 31st to October 5th, 2014. Most recently, Loveless […]

  • The Depot Club & Restaurant in Harbor Springs What’s Become of Northern Michigan Train Stations

    A number of Northern Michigan train stations, such as those that served as stops between Manistee and Traverse City as well as from Marquette to Mackinaw City, […]

  • NHC Home Tour 2014 Cedar Creek Old Mission 2014 Northern Home & Cottage Home Tour Sneak Peak

    Welcome to the 2014 Northern Home & Cottage Home Tour, Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Northern Home & Cottage magazine staff has […]

  • Petoskey Festival on The Bay Family Fun at Petoskey Festival on The Bay

    Family fun, spectacular music, and endless entertainment for the kids await you at the 12th Annual Petoskey Festival on the Bay held August 14th through the 17th […]

  • Photo courtesy of the Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park. Video: The Botanic Garden in Traverse City

    The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park is a 25-acre garden and outdoor recreation center under development in the Grand Traverse Commons in Traverse City; the project […]

  • Find Film Fest Parties, Music, Restaurants and More! Traverse City Film Fest MyNorth Filmgoer Magazine 2014

    MyNorth Filmgoer, produced by the staff at Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, is your before, during and after guide to the Traverse City Film Festival. MyNorth Filmgoer highlights […]

  • Photo by Kris Riley Video: The Village of Empire, Michigan

    The small village of Empire, Michigan has a lot to boast about, from its beautiful beach to its status as the capital of the Sleeping Bear Dunes […]

  • Northern Michigan diving Thunder Bay Wrecks near Alpena a Northern Michigan Diving Destination

    The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is an unlikely Northern Michigan attraction filled with ill-fated boats: Forty-five known shipwrecks, and possibly a hundred more, lie beneath the […]

  • "Soldiers" at Fort Mackinac Mackinac Island Forts

    Mackinac Island is home to two historic forts, although only one—Fort Mackinac—is an attraction open to the public (the other, Fort Holmes, will undergo renovations through 2015).  […]

  • Eldorado Golf Course MyNorth Announces Winner of Northern Michigan Vacation Giveaway

    MyNorth.com, the online home of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, offers a variety of contests including family vacation packages. MyNorth is excited to announce the winner of the […]

  • Photo by John Newland Video: Sleeping Bear Dunes Bike Trail

    The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is a newly extended Sleeping Bear Dunes bike trail that travels 10 miles from Glen Arbor to Empire, and intersects several fantastic […]

  • Top 10 4th of July Celebrations Top 10 Northern Michigan 4th of July Celebrations

    Below are the top 10 Northern Michigan 4th of July celebrations, according to the more than 10,000 folks who voted in MyNorth’s 2014 Red Hot Best of […]

  • Photo by Anjanette Summers 2014 Traverse City Film Festival’s Free Open Space Movies

    The Traverse City Film Festival will present a slate of free films at the Open Space in downtown Traverse City every evening from Tuesday, July 29th to […]

  • Photo by John Newland Video: Grand Traverse Lighthouse on the Leelanau Peninsula

    On the northern edge of the Leelanau Peninsula—even north of the aptly named town of Northport—sits the Grand Traverse Lighthouse within the Leelanau State Park.  This iconic […]

  • Photo by Neil Weaver The Mackinac Bridge

    The majestic Mackinac Bridge, which connects St. Ignace in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to Mackinaw City in the Lower Peninsula and overlooks Mackinac Island, is an essential part […]