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  • Shepler's Ferry In Morning Mist Headed to Mackinac Island Getting to Mackinac Island

    Getting to Mackinac Island is the first step to your Northern Michigan vacation on the island.  It’s a process that’s been streamlined throughout the decades of island […]

  • Northern Michigan Travel Idea The Growing Popularity of Airbnb in Northern Michigan

    Whether you live here or are planning a Northern Michigan vacation, there’s a new Northern Michigan travel resource that’s connecting tourists and locals like never before: Airbnb, […]

  • Traverse city lodging Traverse City Lodging During the National Cherry Festival

    Traverse City National Cherry Festival: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa offers deal to visitors during the Cherry Festival.

  • The Grand Hotel The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island

    Photo by The Grand Hotel. The Grand Hotel is an epicenter of Mackinac Island, and a visit to the storied attraction should be on the checklist of […]

  • Mackinac Summer Festivals Mackinac Island Festivals and Events

    Mackinac Island hosts festivals celebrating the lilacs, the island’s famous fudge, music and more in one of the world’s most beautiful settings.

  • Hike and Bite in Traverse City Two-in-One: Hike and Bite in Traverse City

    Traverse City is home to miles of Northern Michigan hiking trails. Ranging from The Old Mission State Park to Traverse City’s unofficial “Central Park” at the Grand […]

  • Fireworks, Northern Michigan Events Find the Latest Northern Michigan Events in TicketWire

    Bypass tireless searching for fun Northern Michigan events. Let TicketWire bring you Northern Michigan events once every month. How you ask? Traverse Magazine & MyNorth Media showcase a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes in One Day The Best Things To Do at the Sleeping Bear Dunes in One Day

    Experience the best of the Sleeping Bear Dunes in one day by visiting the park’s most popular attractions.  In this age of deadlines and schedules, the following […]

  • Rainy Day Activities For Kids in Traverse City

    You whined, we answered: Here’s our sure-to-save-any Northern Michigan vacation list of Rainy Day Activities for Kids in Traverse City. Matinee at the State Theatre Remember the […]

  • editcottage10152586_10152449720209803_3220215828626853250_n 10 Rainy Day Activities on the Leelanau Peninsula

    It’s hard to beat a warm and sunny day in Northern Michigan, especially on the Leelanau Peninsula. But when the weatherman calls for a day inside, it […]

  • Northern Michigan camping Northern Michigan Camping, in Theory: An Essay on Camping with Kids

    Making lemonade from life-gifted-lemons is easy in theory; how that analogy applies to a glitch-ridden family vacation in Northern Michigan’s outdoors is another story.  MyNorth contributor Kate […]

  • Red Hot Best Traverse City Kids Activities

    Looking for the best Traverse City kids activities for your Northern Michigan vacation? Check out these kid-friendly Red Hot Best Traverse City kids activities. With some strategic planning, […]

  • Nauti-Cat Q&A with the Nauti-Cat’s Captain, Chien Nowland

    From the kids trip in the morning to the soirée sail at midnight, all day long, all summer long, the tall mast of the Nauti-Cat edges along […]

  • Beer, Wine & Spirits in Traverse City Beer, Wine & Spirits in Traverse City

    While Leelanau Peninsula may be home to some of the most award-winning Northern Michigan wineries, Traverse City and nearby Old Mission Peninsula have also become strongholds for […]

  • Mackinac Island Memorial Day 10 Things To Do for Your Mackinac Island Memorial Day Weekend

    Heading to Mackinac Island for Memorial Weekend? Check out this list of top 10 things to do during this holiday weekend!

  • Memorial Day Weekend in Leland How to Have the Best Memorial Day Weekend in Leland

    Northern Michigan Attractions: Check out our list of the Top 10 Things to do in Leland Memorial Day Weekend

  • Kid friendly activities at the Sleeping Bear Dunes 9 Kid-Friendly Activities at the Sleeping Bear Dunes

    Home to 35 miles of pristine national Lakeshore, dozens of hiking trails, sandy beaches perfect for picnics, and much more, Sleeping Bear Dunes is the crown jewel of […]

  • lake_home 8 Cool-Temp Memorial Weekend Ideas Around Traverse City

    Looking into our crystal ball this weekend at the Traverse City area forecast we see SUNSHINE! Great news for Northern Michigan vacation and stay-cation lovers! Even so […]

  • Northern Michigan Cherry 4 Gorgeous Northern Michigan Cherry Blossom Tour Routes

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Spend an afternoon touring the cherry and apple blossoms Up North. Here’s where to find them!