Recent and Featured Travel Ideas Articles

  • Upper Peninsula in MSN Top 10

    In 2006, MSN named Michigan’s Upper Peninsula one of the top 10 summer destinations in the world.

  • Escape to Traverse City’s Arbutus Lakes

    Swim, fish and camp on the chain of lakes that make up Arbutus Lakes in Traverse City.

  • Your Day in Central Lake

    A day in Central Lake which includes U-pick orchards, fishing, dining and lodging.

  • The Tunnel of Trees

    Road trip through M-119 Tunnel of Trees, north out of Harbor Springs, including where to eat, hike and pull over for gorgeous views.

  • Vintage Summertime Resorts

    Three vintage summertime resorts including the North Branch Outing Club on the Au Sable River, The Inn at Watervale in Arcadia and the Terrace Inn in Bay View.

  • Explore Point Betsie Lighthouse in Frankfort

    A day trip to Frankfort and Point Betsie Lighthouse promises magnificent beaches, walkable history, great shopping and dining.

  • Snowshoeing the U.P.'s McCormick Outback

    The Upper Peninsula’s 26-mile, McCormick Wilderness, named for Cyrus McCormic II, was a retreat for the wealthy who had a world of places to choose from. A group snowshoes and winter camps the acreage to discover the wonders that still allure.

  • Three Antiquing Getaways: Harbor Springs, Traverse City & Ludington

    Three antiquing getaways including shopping and lodging in Harbor Springs, Traverse City and Ludington.

  • Ignite Your Baseball Passion in Traverse City

    Frontier League’s Traverse City Beach Bums offer baseball games all summer long at Wuerfel Park.

  • 10 Reasons To Love Benzie & the West Shore

    10 reasons to visit Benzie County and the West Shore of Michigan including attractions, events and sightseeing opportunities.

  • Boyne City Winter Fun

    A getaway to Boyne City which includes snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating, historic lodging and restaurant choices.

  • Discover Michigan Legacy Art Park

    The 30-acre Michigan Legacy Art Park, located at Crystal Mountain, offers visitors the chance to wander trails that blend art into nature resulting in a stunning stroll through sheer beauty.

  • Concierge Out and About Favorites

    Four Up North concierges serve up sure-bet suggestions for fun of all kind, plus lodging, in Petoskey, Traverse City, Cadillac and Frankfort.

  • Rooms with a View

    A list of resort hotel rooms that offer breathtaking views of Lake Michigan.

  • Evening on Elk Rapids' River Street

    River Street in Elk Rapids comes alive with music, events and food on most Wednesdays through the summer months.

  • Explore Lake Bluff Audubon Center

    A visit to the Lake Bluff Audubon Center just north of Manistee, offers beach combing, hiking, wildlife viewing and picnic spots.

  • Visit Interlochen Center for the Arts

    Internationally renowned Interlochen Center for the Arts, offers concerts throughout the year by professional artists as well as student performers.

  • Play at Ludington State Park

    Hiking, beaches, kayaking, a lighthouse and great food in nearby Ludington make a day at the Ludington State Park fun for every kind of visitor.

  • Up North Air: Area Airports

    A description of the two major airports servicing Northern Michigan, Cherry Capital Airport and Pellston Regional Airport.

  • Earl Young Houses Charlevoix 10 Reasons to Love Charlevoix and Chain of Lakes

    Top 10 list of attractions, sightseeing, scenic views and events in Charlevoix and Chain of Lakes.