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  • SunDance SunDance Dance Party in Downtown Traverse City May 29

    Ladies, sundress up! Twirling your skirt is almost mandatory at this Memorial Day weekend Traverse City event. The Parlor and Create TC are hosting SunDance – A Sundress Dance Party on […]

  • hotel indigo traverse city Hotel Indigo Traverse City Rooftop Bar Opens

    H&L Social is the newest rooftop bar in Traverse City, located at the top of Hotel Indigo. Overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay in the Warehouse District, H&L […]

  • northern michigan cottage rentals 5 Northern Michigan Cottage Rentals Near the Beach

    Spend the afternoon fishing in Manistee, kayaking Bass Lake or rock hunting on the shores of Lake Michigan. Your dream Up North beach vacation is possible at […]

  • northern michigan summer vacation 7 Absolute Musts For a Northern Michigan Summer Vacation

    More than 10,000 voters from across the state weighed in on 101 things they love about Northern Michigan. Their votes determined over 300 Red Hot Best winners. […]

  • mackinac island vacation Planning Your Mackinac Island Vacation

    Mackinac Island is a favorite Northern Michigan vacation destination, with visitors traveling from all over the world to stay at the quaint isle. This automobile-free, history-laden haven […]

  • Mackinac Island 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.

  • 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!

  • Biking on Mackinac Island Biking on Mackinac Island

    Biking on Mackinac Island is one of the island’s best attractions and an integral part of a Northern Michigan vacation. You can either bring your own bike over […]

  • northport cars in the park Northport Cars in the Park Gearing Up For 19th Year

    Leelanau County’s longest running car show Northport Cars in the Park is entering its 19th year. The annual Northern Michigan event held in Haserot Park is set for Saturday, May […]

  • Paddle Antrim Festival 2016 Registration Opens for Paddle Antrim Festival 2016

    In September, the non-profit organization Paddle Antrim hosts their annual event celebrating our amazing waterways of Northern Michigan. Held September 16 and 17, water lovers are invited to kayak […]

  • traverse city memorial day vacation 7 Things to Do on a Traverse City Memorial Day Vacation

    Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kick-off to summer in Northern Michigan. Imagine mornings sipping coffee with the sunrise. Afternoons spent soaking up the sun on sandy […]

  • Mama Lu's New Downtown Traverse City Restaurant Mama Lu’s

    Mama Lu’s is a modern day taco shop. What makes it “modern” you ask? Well, from their Mexican cuisine to management style, John Larson and Adrienne Brunette’s […]

  • leland wine & food festival What’s New at Leland Wine & Food Festival 2016

    Summer kicks off in Leelanau County with the annual Leland Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, June 11. Enjoy local award-winning wines, delicious specialties from area restaurants […]

  • The Landing The Landing Restaurant on Lake Charlevoix Reopens

    Charlevoix’s beloved dockside dining destination, The Landing Restaurant, opens back up Memorial weekend after being closed for over a year and a half during renovations. The Charlevoix restaurant created a […]

  • mackinaw city attractions Mackinaw City Attractions

    Set on the Straits of Mackinac, Mackinaw City has plenty of beautiful beaches and a first-class view of the Mackinac Bridge. The lakeside city also has lots […]

  • northern michigan memorial day weekend Northern Michigan Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

    Kick-off summer with a Northern Michigan Memorial Day weekend getaway. These fun travel ideas can be enjoyed by both kids and adults—from biking, boating, golfing and more, we’ve got all the […]

  • northern michigan summer festivals Northern Michigan Summer Festivals Feature a World of Music

    Summer is on the way, which means the Northern Michigan music festivals are not far behind. Most festivals and many venues have announced their summer stock of singers, […]

  • horses on mackinac island History of the Horses on Mackinac Island

    The “Horse is King” on Mackinac Island, a place where vacationers’ only means of transportation are bikes, roller blades, horseback or carriage rides. Known specifically for its […]

  • Getting 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 […]

  • Grand Hotel The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island

    The Grand Hotel is an epicenter of Mackinac Island, and a visit to the storied attraction should be on the checklist of every visitor to Mackinac Island—even […]