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  • kilcherman's apples Find Heirloom Apples At Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove Farm in Leelanau County

    A trip to Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove Farm for heirloom apples is a fall-time tradition in Northern Michigan. Located north of Northport in Leelanau County, Kilcherman’s is home to 200-plus varieties of […]

  • craftsman house NHC '14 2014 Northern Home and Cottage Home Tour: Enlightened Craftsman

    The sixth stop on the 2014 Northern Home and Cottage Home Tour is located in Suttons Bay at 5701 S Elm Ridge Drive. This home, dubbed the […]

  • stompede Leelanau Peninsula’s 2014 Annual Harvest Stompede

    Leelanau Peninsula‘s annual Harvest Stompede is set to take place on the weekend of September 6th and 7th. Just a short drive from Traverse City, this event is […]

  • 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 […]

  • Frankie Ballard will be in Buckley on September 6th Northern Michigan September 2014 Concert Line-Up

    The Northern Michigan Music scene in September is packed and ranges from a country jamboree to an Elvis festival. Check out the list below for a complete […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Trifecta at Crystal Mountain. Photo courtesy of Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa. September 2014 Northern Michigan Runs and Biking Events

    You’ve had all summer to train, and with a bundle of Northern Michigan sports events crammed into September’s weekends, it’s time to get out and show the […]

  • City_Opera National Writers Series Announces 2014 Fall Line-Up

    For those who love Northern Michigan book events: after a very successful spring season, the National Writers Series is back with a bang. In its five years of […]

  • Mackinac island labor day 10 Ways to Spend Your 2014 Mackinac Island Labor Day Weekend

    Mackinac Island: Labor Day is almost here and fall is near! Here are ideas for your 2013 Labor Day Weekend on Mackinac Island while the sun still shines.

  • 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, […]

  • Movie-goers set up in St. Ignace. Photo courtesy of St. Ignace Visitors Bureau. Northern Michigan Outdoor Movie Screenings in August

    Hot August days translate to warm, dry evenings—perfect for all the outdoor film events happening across Northern Michigan. Here’s a list of Northern Michigan outdoor movie events and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Traverse City's flagship Little Free Library on Spruce Street. Photo provided by the Traverse Area District Library. Northern Michigan Little Free Libraries in Traverse City and Beyond

    Since 2012, Northern Michigan book readers have exchanged reading materials through Little Free Libraries—miniature, street-side libraries that boast small catalogs of books freely available to passing bibliophiles. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Pestoskey was named one of America's Best Beach Towns. Best Beach Towns: Petoskey, Charlevoix, & Harbor Springs

    National Geographic has named Petoskey, Charlevoix, and Harbor Springs as some of America’s best beach towns. Susan O’Keefe, an associate editor at National Geographic Traveler Magazine, calls the Northern […]

  • 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 […]

  • Traverse City Vacation Plan Your Trip with MyNorth’s Traverse City Vacation Guide

    Traverse City is home to beautiful beaches, world-renowned festivals, and a bustling downtown. If you’re planning a vacation to Traverse City, check out our 2014 vacation guide […]

  • Photo courtesy of ISLAND. Northern Michigan Farm is an Incubator for Prospective Agriculturalists

    A new incubator program for farmers at the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy’s Maple Bay Farm promises to bring innovation and young talent to the area, drawing prospective […]

  • Photo by Traverse City Wine & Art Festival Northern Michigan Wine Festivals and Events

    Each year handfuls of Northern Michigan wine festivals and events take place throughout Michigan’s “wine country.” Ranging from weekend-long festivals that feature headlining nationally touring and Northern Michigan […]

  • The hull of the boat delivered to Alanson.  Photo provided by IWRHS. Help the Inland Water Route Historical Society’s Launch Project

    Give back to the The Inland Water Route Historical Society of Alanson (IWRHS), which is aiming to complete a project that will help visitors and locals fully […]