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  • Photo by Kris Riley Shopping in Empire, Michigan

    Nestled along the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Lakeshore, the picturesque village of Empire is known for beautiful views, but this historic shoreline community is also home to a […]

  • Mackinac island labor day 10 Ways to Spend Your 2015 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.

  • Screen Shot 2015-08-18 at 11.47.21 AM Four Days on Grand Traverse Bay

    Mike Lee reflects on his Northern Michigan vacation where he and his family rented a 35-foot catamaran and headed out on the Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse […]

  • mackinac island fudge Mackinac lsland Fudge Festival

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by WMTA) MACKINAC ISLAND: The Fudge Capital of the World offers an annual celebration for their signature sweet souvenir. Northern Michigan event, […]

  • edited labor day david weidner 2015 Labor Day Packages in Northern Michigan

    Labor Day is quickly approaching! Make it a Northern Michigan Labor Day weekend with these great Northern Michigan vacation and lodging packages from all over the region. […]

  • edited robert randolph Robert Randolph & The Family Band Performs in Traverse City

    Robert Randolph & the Family Band is the headliner for the Traverse City Microbrew and Music Festival on Friday, August 21 at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Don’t miss […]

  • edited water trail header Paddling the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Water Trail

    Go on a Northern Michigan paddling adventure with editor of Traverse Magazine, Jeff Smith, as he and a group of others paddle the unofficial water trail along the […]

  • edited nauticat 2 Top 10 Boat Excursions in Northern Michigan

    Steady your sea legs and step aboard one of these worthy vessels deemed the top 10 boat excursions in Northern Michigan. Don’t forget your camera! There will […]

  • edited avett bros Avett Brothers to Perform in Traverse City

    The Avett Brothers will perform at the Traverse City Microbrew and Music Festival on Saturday, August 22 at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Don’t miss out […]

  • edited mackinac island Mackinac Island Hickory Stick Tournament & Golf Ball Gala

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Wawashkamo Golf Club) MACKINAC ISLAND: Lovers of Northern Michigan golf and Mackinac Island will find the perfect Northern Michigan event […]

  • edited big bear Big Bear Butt Cruise in Manistee

    Get ready for the Big Bear Butt Cruise, a beautiful Northern Michigan bike race in Manistee on Saturday, August 22. Register now for one of the four scenic rides […]

  • v2v Pre-Fall Fashion Trends at V2V in Petoskey

    Summer is winding down in Northern Michigan, but it isn’t gone yet. Before the rusty hues of fall start to appear, pick up these pre-fall trends from V2V, […]

  • Polish Festival 41st Annual Boyne Falls Polish Festival

    Grab a partner and join the lively festivities at the 41st Annual Boyne Falls Polish Festival in Boyne Falls. This annual Northern Michigan event is sure to put a […]

  • edited empire bluffs Hike Empire Bluff Trail at Sleeping Bear Dunes

    The hike to Empire Bluffs delivers one of the most spectacular views in all of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, plus it’s a great activity to add to your […]

  • Earth, Wind & Fryer Northport Food Truck Earth, Wind & Fryer

    A delicious addition to the Northern Michigan restaurant scene comes in the form of food truck Earth, Wind & Fryer, which is heating up Northport with its made-from-scratch food including the […]

  • MEAD-PIC Acoustic Tap Room with Mead in Traverse City

    The Traverse City beer and wine scene is flourishing in Northern Michigan and now Traverse City has its own mead tasting room called the Acoustic Tap Room. The […]

  • Photograph in the Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Ernest Hemingway’s Petoskey Summers

    Growing up, Ernest Hemingway spent his summers on the white sandy shores of Walloon Lake just a few miles south of Petoskey. His family first visited the lake […]

  • edited travel 10 Northern Michigan Vacation Ideas for August

    Soak up the last bit of a summer Up North on a Northern Michigan vacation. From Suttons Bay to Traverse City to Harbor Springs, here are 10 Northern […]

  • edited petoskey david weidner Petoskey Beaches

    Located on Little Traverse Bay, Petoskey is home to beautiful Northern Michigan beaches with crystal clear water and sandy shores. Find a remote spot in Petoskey State Park, or spend […]

  • Open-Space-movie-edited Free Movies at the Traverse City Film Festival 2015

    The Traverse City Film Festival will present a slate of free films at the Open Space in downtown Traverse City every evening from Tuesday, July 28th to Sunday, […]