Recent and Featured Attractions Articles

  • TVM0312_SKYDIVE15 Skydive Harbor Springs

    Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine contributor Kate Bassett introduces us to the man who’s more afraid of a desk than of leaping out of a plane: Charlevoix native […]

  • Frankfort IceLight Video: Lake Michigan’s Frankfort Lighthouse in Winter

    MyNorth videographer Kris Riley ventured to the Frankfort Lighthouse on a crisp February afternoon to capture the shivering beach grasses, the crystalline ice formations and the stoic […]

  • Traverse City Beach Bums Baseball Team Coach Gregg Langbehn Profile

    Northern Michigan Attractions: With the 2011 baseball season set to open, we ask: Can Traverse City Beach Bums’ coach Gregg Langbehn do it again?

  • Sleeping Bear Point-Winter Ice Formations Video: Sleeping Bear on Snowshoes

    Ice and snow coat Leelanau County’s Sleeping Bear Dunes, providing the area with a sense of solitude and mystery that greatly contrast the area’s vitality during the […]

  • DuneClimb Video: Sleeping Bear Dune Climb

    Postcard views of the Glen Lakes and historic D.H.Day barn are one reason to hike up the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb between Empire and Glen Arbor. The […]

  • Frankfort, Michigan Video: Frankfort, Michigan

    Video: Frankfort, Michigan, has all the elements to make a Northern Michigan vacation memorable. Situated on Lake Michigan at the southern end of the mega popular attraction, […]

  • Ludington State Park Video: Ludington State Park

      A visit to Ludington State Park on Lake Michigan is the quintessential Northern Michigan vacation. Ludington State Park offers a slew of fabulous outdoor attractions including […]

  • Orchard Beach Video: Orchard Beach State Park, Manistee

    Orchard Beach State Park, Manistee, has all the ingredients for a memorable Northern Michigan vacation. Spread a towel on the sandy Lake Michigan beach, hike a nature […]

  • winterbeachfun Winter Fun at Good Harbor Beach. Photo: Drew Warner
  • RS23122_Bay View Houses-20-lpr Bay View, Petoskey, Michigan

    You can’t miss Bay View, Petoskey, Michigan—the enclave of charming Victorian-era cottages that are a major attraction along US 31 south of Petoskey. More than pretty faces, […]

  • leelanau state park beach Leelanau State Park, Michigan

    The stunning, 1300-acre Leelanau State Park, Michigan, is your vacation destination, sitting at the very tip of Leelanau County. At Leelanau State Park, Michigan, pitch a tent at […]

  • Northern Michigan Wine Tours Four Loops for Wine Touring Northern Michigan

    The Traverse City region is blessed with two wine-producing peninsulas—a delicious fact that makes wine touring Northern Michigan an enormous vacation attraction. Leelanau Peninsula (Leelanau County)  is […]

  • RS39424_DSC_0382-lpr Lake Charlevoix, Michigan

    There’s a reason that Lake Charlevoix, Michigan, placed second only to Lake Tahoe in USA Today’s readers poll of America’s best lakes.  A boat tour of Lake […]

  • Torch Lake Torch Lake, Michigan

    In a land of jaw-dropping beautiful lakes, Torch Lake, Michigan, is considered by many to be the state’s crown jewel. On sunny days, when the turquoise waters […]

  • wineries Wineries in Traverse City and Old Mission Peninsula, Michigan

    Wineries in Traverse City and Old Mission Peninsula, Michigan, flourish due to the tempering effects of Lake Michigan, the soil of glacial till, the hills and ridges […]

  • wine vinyard Wineries in Leelanau County, Michigan

    The 26 wineries in Leelanau County, Michigan, produce fine, award-winning Northern Michigan wines. Leelanau’s wineries are set in the rolling countryside near Traverse City. Their many views […]

  • 1050190347_e1ced4b1ab_b Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan

    One of Michigan’s two treasured national lakeshores (the other being Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore), Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan, stretches along the Lake Superior shoreline in […]

  • bike mackinac island Biking on Mackinac Island

    Biking on Mackinac Island is one of Mackinac Island’s attractions and an integral part of a Northern Michigan vacation. You can either bring your own bike over […]

  • Fishtown in Leland, Michigan Fishtown in Leland, Michigan

      Fishtown in Leland, Michigan, is a historic enclave of 19th-century Lake Michigan shanties, turned into hip boutiques, eateries and other Northern Michigan attractions. Set in Leelanau […]

  • Manistee’s Victorian Sleighbell Parade Old Christmas Weekend Manistee’s Victorian Sleighbell Parade Old Christmas Weekend

    Manistee’s Victorian Sleighbell Parade Old Christmas Weekend is the highlight of a Northern Michigan vacation at the holidays. But you don’t have to be on vacation to […]