Recent and Featured Vacation Articles

  • 3 Northern Books, 3 Cozy Spots to Read Them

    Settle in with one of these books set in Northern Michigan at a cozy spot in Leland, Wilderness State Park north of Petoskey and Bellaire.

  • Girl’s Weekend in Glen Arbor

    Spa Amira’s Women’s Retreat
    November 7-9, 2008

  • Get in on Michigan's Film Industry

    Network and learn about Michigan’s burgeoning film industry at Stafford’s Weathervane in Charlevoix.

  • This Weekend: T.C.’s Iceman Cometh

    Come watch the North’s most famous mountain bike race from Kalkaska to Traverse City.

  • The Homestead’s Fab Fall Deals

    Travel deals at the Homestead in Glen Arbor for fall 2008.

  • Tour Charlevoix's Hobbit Houses

    Check out Earl Young, a local legend’s, whimsical architectural masterpieces called Charlevoix’s hobbit houses.

  • Bay Harbor Chocolate Lover’s Weekend

    A sweet November weekend deal for chocoholic spa lovers at The Inn at Bay Harbor.

  • 6 Favorite Northern Michigan Color Tours

    Six Northern Michigan color tours through brilliant tree-lined roads and villages from Cadillac to Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes to the Tunnel of Trees in Harbor Springs.

  • A Day in Boyne City

    Soak up first-class scenery, ride a teeny ferry and ramble around a snug resort town in search of inner peace and great souvenirs.

  • Armchair Travel: Joyride through Vintage Up North

    We love this MGM Technicolor film reel from the 1940’s, showcasing our Northern Michigan playland.

  • Hotel Iroquois

    Take a video tour of Hotel Iroquois on Mackinac Island, named in the top 500 list by Travel and Leisure Magazine.

  • October’s Grand Weekends

    Three one-of-a-kind packages at Mackinac Island’s famous Grand Hotel.

  • Grand Hotel

    Sit back and take a video tour of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, a stunning resort opened in 1887, whose restaurants, lodging and recreation options are just as gorgeous and vibrant today.

  • Fall Travel Steals: Cadillac’s McGuire’s Resort

    Fall travel deals at Cadillac’s McGuire’s Resort

  • Old Mission Peninsula Wine Tour

    Sip the sumptuous wines of the 45th parallel as you meander from East to West Bay down Traverse City’s Old Mission Peninsula.

  • Color Loop: Gaylord's Pigeon River Country

    The byways surrounding Gaylord wind through Michigan’s iconic elk country, which serves up a powerful blast of color come autumn.

  • A Day on Mackinac Island

    Take a video tour of Mackinac Island, a stunning island where horses replace cars and filled with history, nature, restaurants, shopping and beautiful hotels.

  • Northern Bookshelf: Canoeing in Michigan

    Author Doc Fletcher shows canoeists the state’s sweetest rivers, towns and taverns.

  • Road Find: The Anchor in Naubinway

    A new internet cafe opens in Naubinway and cruising highway U.S. 2 in the Upper Peninsula just got even better.

  • Budget Fall Weekend in Benzie

    Cruise M-22, stay two nights in Benzie, and you’ll reap the deals with Benzie County’s Passport to Fun.