Recent and Featured Vacation Articles

  • Chimney Corners Resort on Crystal Lake

    A video tour of this classic, yet refined, resort on the shores of Crystal Lake, just outside Frankfort.

  • Northern Lights and Lifestyles

    A video tour of Northern Lights and Lifestyles in Frankfort, a unique collection imaginative but practical furniture, lighting and decor, including Arts and Crafts.

  • Betsie Bay Furniture in Frankfort

    A video tour of Betsie Bay Furniture, a 10,000 foot furniture store in Frankfort, featuring the best in the casual Northern Michigan look.

  • camping on lake michigan Coastal Camping on Lake Michigan and Beyond

    Ahh, September. Crowds leave; warmth stays. Time to score on those sweet, finally-available campsites right by a big-lake shore. Here are five we’d recommend to our friends.

  • Traverse City’s Cherry Capital Airport

    A video tour of Traverse City’s Cherry Capital Airport, offering direct flights from Northwest Airlines, Delta, United Express and American Eagle.

  • Let Loose in Leland

    Cruise downtown Leland for maritime history, enchanting shops and stellar local cuisine.

  • Bike Mackinac Island’s Interior

    Sneak away from Mackinac Island’s downtown to discover what made this island a tourist heaven in the first place.

  • Maritime History Tour in Leelanau County

    Take a drive that bears witness to Leelanau’s moody waterways, shipwrecks and tales of brave sailor crews.

  • The Mackinaw Cutter

    Roam around a monstrous ship that changed the meaning of midwinter travel in the Mackinac Straits.

  • Tailgate at Interlochen

    Soak up some great music—and dig into some incredible food—with this insider way to experience Interlochen’s summer concert series.

  • A Guinness World Record Broken at Boyne

    Boyne Mountain hosted the fastest round of golf in the world.

  • Passport to Fun in Benzie County

    Stay two consecutive nights at a participating lodge and get over $100 worth of free fun.

  • 10 Insider Picks for the Sleeping Bear Dunes

    10 top picks for trails, beaches, views, history and more in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  • Thumbnail portrait: Suttons Bay

    Tucked into a bay within a bay, this marina town delivers plenty of shore-side soul, intriguing shops and worthy dining fare.

  • The Homestead Resort: Summer Sweepstakes

    The Homestead Resort’s Vacation Sweepstakes

  • Ride the Crystal Coaster

    Crystal Mountain’s alpine slide ride, the Crystal Coaster.

  • See the Highlands by Horseback

    Boyne adds trail rides to its summer offerings.

  • Q&A: Ironton Ferry Captain

    A chat with the man who makes possible one of the world’s shortest ferry rides.

  • Golf Gaylord’s Golf Mecca

    Where to play, stay and eat in Gaylord’s Golf Mecca

  • Sail Away on a Family Daytrip

    Family day sails aboard the Inland Seas