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  • Manistee lighthouse Lake Michigan Manistee Lighthouse Restoration Continues

    Visiting Manistee this summer? Be sure to stop by the Manistee Lighthouse and see the ongoing renovations at the historic site. Most noticeably, the fresh coat of white paint. The new […]

  • St. Ignace Attractions St. Ignace Attractions

    St. Ignace is a hub of olden Michigan history. Any Northern Michigan vacation in the Upper Peninsula would be incomplete without some stops at the city’s various historic landmarks […]

  • st. ignace outdoor activities St. Ignace Outdoor Activities

    Between the Fort De Buade Museum, the Museum of Ojibwa Culture, and its countless other indoor attractions, St. Ignace serves as a bastion of Northern Michigan history. And outdoors, […]

  • northern michigan outdoor concerts Summertime Northern Michigan Outdoor Concerts

    In retrospect, the summer season doesn’t last long. Northern Michigan residents know this and seek to take full advantage of the fleeting, sun-filled days by exploring as […]

  • Bay View Happy 130th Anniversary Bay View!

    Thousands of tourists make the short drive from Petoskey every year to take in the collection of restored Victorian cottages at Bay View. The seasonal resort community […]

  • Northern Michigan scenic road Red Hot Best 2016 Northern Michigan Scenic Road

    More than 10,000 voters from across the state weighed in on 101 things they love about Northern Michigan. Their votes determined over 300 Red Hot Best winners and […]

  • Charlevoix Attractions Charlevoix Attractions

    Set against rolling Northern Michigan waters on two sides, Charlevoix is a stunning destination. Endless beaches and parks allow for a relaxed day outdoors. For an exciting afternoon Up […]

  • Cherry Republic Cherry Republic Summer Tours in Traverse City & Glen Arbor

    Cherry Republic is a treasure of the Northern Michigan food industry. For decades, residents and tourists have marveled at the store’s mind-boggling selections of cherry products. From jams […]

  • Blue Angels U.S. Navy Blue Angels Lt. Andy Talbott Talks Cherry Festival Air Shows

    The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are at the 90th National Cherry Festival with three exciting air shows July 2, 3, and 4, all beginning at 1:15 p.m. […]

  • Gaylord Attractions Gaylord Attractions For a Northern Michigan Vacation

    Nestled in the middle of Northern Michigan, you’ll find Gaylord, a little town that offers a little of everything. Let a morning spent at the museum become […]

  • best things to do on mackinac island The Best Things to Do on Mackinac Island in One Day

    Making the most of a day-long vacation on Mackinac Island requires a precise plan of action. Despite the island’s small footprint (not even 4 square miles!), the sheer […]

  • Leelanau Studios Traverse City School Transformed to Leelanau Studios

    The principal’s office is home to the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. One gymnasium hosts a photography studio, the second will soon be a theater. The cafeteria contains 45 artists […]

  • music on the mountain Music on the Mountain with Peter, Paul & Mary Remembered

    Music on the Mountain is an annual concert series hosted by The Homestead in Glen Arbor. The event combines Northern Michigan music with the beauty of the outdoors. […]

  • ludington attractions Ludington Attractions

    Set at the mouth of the Pere Marquette River and along miles of Lake Michigan shoreline is the little harbor town of Ludington. Downtown Ludington provides endless shops […]

  • View from Empire Bluff Trail. Red Hot Best 2016 Northern Michigan Hiking Trails

    More than 10,000 voters from across the state weighed in on 101 things they love about Northern Michigan. Their votes determined over 300 Red Hot Best winners and […]

  • Ludington Beach, photo by Kris Riley Ludington Beaches and Parks

    Ludington beaches and parks are some of the area’s biggest attractions. On your Northern Michigan vacation, be sure to stop in Ludington to soak up some sun and enjoy a picnic […]

  • Frankfort Video Vacation of Frankfort From the Sky

    Take a moment. Sit back. Relax. And enjoy a minute seeing Frankfort from the sky. The famous Frankfort pier, sandy shores, iconic downtown, and views of Lake […]

  • Northern Michigan 4th of July Fireworks Northern Michigan 4th of July Fireworks 2016

    You’ll find no shortage of festivities as Northern Michigan takes on the 4th of July. Art fairs, live music, and parades will fill your time until the night skies become alight in celebration of […]

  • Cadillac KISS tour First Official Cadillac KISS Tour This Saturday

    Many know them as a makeup-laden, heavy-rock band with a penchant for spectacle. However Jim Neff, Cadillac resident and former Cadillac High School football coach, knows the […]

  • hotel walloon Hotel Walloon’s New Talcott Event Center

    Walloon Lake’s newest event venue, The Talcott opened its doors at Hotel Walloon on Wednesday, June 8. The 3,000-square-foot venue features 12-foot-tall lattice ceilings giving the building […]