Recent and Featured Travel Ideas Articles

  • Local Strawberries and U-Picks

    Northern Michigan is home to several strawberry farms that sell at local groceries, host their own farm stands or let you pick right from their fields.

  • Vintage Gaylord

    Time stopped but fun is still to be had at these Gaylord museums that harken back to another era.

  • Have Pet, Will Travel

    Ways to travel with pets including lodging and recreation.

  • Finding Farm-fresh Eggs

    Explains the benefit to farm-fresh eggs as opposed to factory-farmed eggs and gives locations for finding fresh eggs in Northern Michigan.

  • Your Day in Cheboygan

    Profile of the town of Cheboygan including places to hike, swim, eat and stay the night.

  • Travel Through the Trees

    Five great ways to getaway and surround yourself with trees.

  • Kayaking Lake Superior's Shoreline

    Kayaking the Lake Superior coastline along the Keweenaw Peninsula, full adventure, challenge and stunning vistas.

  • Glen Arbor

    Description of activities, restaurants, shops, trails and lodging in Glen Arbor in the Leelanau Peninsula.

  • Six Island Escapes

    Six island escapes in Lake Michigan, each offering its own charms. Included are Drummond Island, Mackinac Island, Republic Island, Isle Royale, Boblo Island, North Manitou island.

  • 10 Reasons to Love Grand Traverse

    List of 10 activities to do and places to visit that should not be missed when vacationing in or travelling to Grand Traverse County.

  • Seduced by the U.P.’s Sylvania

    A canoe trip through the Sylvania Wilderness Area of the Ottawa National Forest, including Clark Lake, Crooked Lake and Florence Lake.

  • 10 Reasons to Love Benzie and the West Shore

    Top 10 attractions and vistas to see in Benzie County and the West Shore of Michigan, down through Pentwater.

  • Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

    Description of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

  • Discover Dennos Museum

    Description of the Dennos Museum Center, a premier art museum in Northern Michigan featuring permanent galleries, rotating exhibitions and one of the largest exhibits of Inuit art collections in the country.

  • Classic Photos from Mackinac Island

    Vintage photography from the turn of the century, Victorian era on Mackinac Island.

  • Tour Oden’s Fish Hatchery

    Take a tour of the Oden State Fish Hatchery, north of Petoskey, which incubates, raises and releases 1,000,000 fish into Michigan’s streams, rivers and lakes.

  • Sylvania Paddling Resources

    Campgrounds, permits and outfitters for people wanting to canoe, kayak or paddle the Sylvania Wildnerness Area in the Ottawa National Forest.

  • Simple Fun in Beulah

    Simple fun, family fun, reminiscent of the 1950s can be found in this small village just 30 miles from Traverse City, including classic mini-golf, bowling and a thriving drive-in movie spot.

  • Bellaire

    Bellaire offers skiing, ice fishing, great food and unique inns and bed and breakfasts.

  • Upper Peninsula in MSN Top 10

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