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  • Park Place Hotel Balcony Top 10 Northern Michigan Hotels with a View

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan hotels with a view—just in time for your next Northern Michigan vacation. The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 […]

  • Lyle Lovett Plays Traverse City at Flintfields Friday August 8 at 5 PM Win Tickets to Lyle Lovett in Traverse City from MyNorthTickets

    Enter for your chance to win tickets to, “An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band” at Flintfields, just outside Traverse City in Williamsburg, MI. A […]

  • Photo: Brian Confer, Courtesy of Chateau Chantal Unique Getaways: 4 Northern Michigan Bed and Breakfasts

    Every Northern Michigan vacation you embark on has a style, and though the ultimate goal for any getaway tends to be relaxation, you might consider spicing up […]

  • 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 […]

  • Northern Michigan Hotels 4 Northern Michigan Hotels Where Kids Stay for Free

    Taking a Northern Michigan vacation with your kids can yield a hefty price tag, but there are various Northern Michigan hotels where kids stay for free—seriously! These four hotels […]

  • national cherry festival Traverse City’s National Cherry Festival on a Budget

    There is much to do at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, including music events at the Bay Side Music Stage to the Blue Angels air […]

  • Paddling down the Platte. Photo by Kris Riley Sleeping Bear Dunes Kayaking, Floating and Boating

    When the peak of summer approaches, there is no better way to cool off than exploring Northern Michigan’s outdoors by boating along the rivers and beaches of the breathtaking Sleeping […]

  • kevin rhodes traverse symphony orchestra Win Traverse Symphony Orchestra at the Commons Tickets

    Enter below for your chance at a pair of tickets for the Traverse Symphony Orchestra @ the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Contest ends Thursday, July 10th, at […]

  • 4th of July Celebrations in Petoskey and Harbor Springs 2014 4th of July Celebrations in Harbor Springs and Petoskey

    Summer is here and it’s time to get your grills going, pack up the beach bags, and lock down your 4th of July plans for a Northern […]

  • Top 10 Mackinac Island Attractions Top 10 Mackinac Island Attractions

    Mackinac Island Attractions: Find Mackinac Island events, Mackinac Island hotels, and more! Our guide to Mackinac Island keeps you busy all week!

  • Photo by Anjanette Summers One Week National Cherry Festival Vacation

    There’s much to experience at the Traverse City National Cherry Festival. If you’re planning on taking a week-long vacation at the Cherry Festival you’ll want to make […]

  • Beacon Lounge 5 Fun Things To Do for Your 2014 Traverse City 4th of July

    The best Northern Michigan vacation holiday of the year (in our humble opinion) is quickly approaching. You’ve taken a few days off work, your car is packed, but you […]

  • Nauti-Cat Catamaran on Grand Traverse Bay Northern Michigan 2014 4th of July Boating & Water Activities

    Take advantage of Lake Michigan or Northern Michigan’s inland lakes and rivers when you celebrate a Northern Michigan 4th of July with fun on the water: boating, […]

  • Mackinac Island 4th of july A Star-Spangled 2014 Mackinac Island 4th of July

    The 4th of July on Mackinac Island means pulling out the stops for a star-spangled celebration. To make sure you make the most of your Northern Michigan […]

  • Northern Michigan 4th of July fireworks 5 Fun 2014 Northern Michigan 4th of July Fireworks & Festivities

    Northern Michigan Fourth of July: Check out what Leland and other Northern Michigan towns are doing to celebrate the Fourth of July 2012

  • microbrew traverse city Unique Northern Michigan Wine and Brewery Tours

    Traverse City is known for many things, like scenic biking, spectacular wineries, gorgeous beaches, and an up-and-coming craft brewery scene. So, if you have limited time in Traverse […]

  • National Cherry Festival Adult Only Events at the National Cherry Festival

    Maybe you’re parents who want to get away from the kiddies, or you’re a couple searching for great date ideas, there is something for every adult to […]

  • Photo by the Cherry Hut Northern Michigan Road Trip for Foodies

    We’ve mined the list of ‘Red Hot Best’s’ top contenders from the June issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, and worked up a seam-stretching foodie weekend with […]

  • 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 […]