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  • snow bike 10 Reasons to Head Up North Now

    December is a month of sweet deals in Northern Michigan. Here are 10 reasons to head Up North now, including great vacation deals, cozy scenes and holiday […]

  • edited small town Small Town Festivals Around Northern Michigan

    Celebrate winter in Northern Michigan and enjoy a variety of winter festivals from Petoskey to Houghton Lake! The list below gives a round up of some of […]

  • Shanty and Schuss Northern Michigan Ski Buzz

    It’s time to get out and ski in Northern Michigan! From Traverse City to Boyne City, get excited now! Snow guns started firing at the end of […]

  • mackinac bridge Mighty Mackinac Bridge Tour Raffle

    Have you ever wondered what the Mackinac Bridge looks like from the top? Now is your chance to see it for yourself! The Michigan Legacy Art Park […]

  • Northern Michigan Holiday Gift Idea: 2015 Maestro Raffle

    Are you looking for a truly unique holiday gift? This year give a loved one the opportunity to be entered into a drawing for a once in a […]

  • Travel November Lodging Deals in Northern Michigan

    Heading to Northern Michigan this November? There are plenty of places to relax with fabulous wine, great deals, no crowds, creative packages with pampering aplenty, and how […]

  • in time splash Somewhere in Time Weekend on Mackinac Island

    The Somewhere in Time Weekend on Mackinac Island is the last big Mackinac Island event that occurs before tourist season ends. Although the 2014 running of this […]

  • Legend! Shanty Creek’s “The Legend” Awarded 2014 Course of the Year

    In Northern Michigan golf news, the Michigan Golf Course Owners Association (MGCOA) has named “The Legend” at Shanty Creek Resorts the 2014 Golf Course of the Year. […]

  • Northport Northport On the Rebound

    This feature was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine… A tiny burg at the end of a peninsula makes a miraculous […]

  • staff photographer Guide to the Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge

    The Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge is an annual 30 mile mountain biking race from Kalkaska to Traverse City. This year’s 25th annual event takes place on […]

  • Fountain Point, Lake Leelanau Northern Michigan Fall Color Tours

    One of the most iconic parts about a Northern Michigan autumn is the beauty and abundance of fall color. The list below includes some of the best […]

  • Old Mission Color Tour

    This fall color tour article was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. It’s the perfect companion for your Old Mission color […]

  • staff photographer Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord

    This article about the Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. In September’s glow, gather with […]

  • Marquette Michigan Map Out an Artful Weekend in Northern Michigan

    Headed to Northern Michigan for a weekend? From Ludington to Marquette accent your Up North getaway with a bit of art and entertainment this month. Here’s how. […]

  • edit_schooner 2014 Michigan Schooner Festival in Traverse City

    The 2014 Michigan Schooner Festival is being held in Traverse City from September 19-21, 2014. Over the course of the three day festival people will have a […]

  • Leelanau Color Tour Leelanau County Color Tour

      From the Sleeping Bear Dunes coast to inland lakes, from rivers to countryside, and through the small towns of Northport, Suttons Bay, Leland, Glen Arbor and […]

  • harvest at commons Harvest at the Commons in Traverse City

    On October 11 the Michigan Land Use Institute is offering a truly farm-to-table experience in Traverse City at the Grand Traverse Commons. Harvest at the Commons is […]

  • Legs edited Close to the Tunnel of Trees, Inside Legs Inn

    Located in Cross Village, close to Harbor Springs as well as the beloved Tunnel of Trees, this article about the Legs Inn was originally published in the […]

  • editTUNNELTREES Lodging and Activities Along the Tunnel of Trees

    This article was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine as part of a larger article on Legs Inn. Read on to find […]

  • Gallaghers farm market 5 Northern Michigan Farm Markets

    Just because it’s fall doesn’t mean that local produce has disappeared from the Northern Michigan food scene! Below find five farmers markets throughout Northern Michigan that offer […]