Recent and Featured Vacation Articles

  • Go Country

    Snowbird Inn puts guests in the perfect place for birding and exploring the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the harbor village of Leland and historic Fishtown.

  • Spring Daytrip: Breakfast, Biking & More

    Fuel up with an Old World-style breakfast, blow off steam with a pedal down the Betsie Valley Trail, take a break to wade in Crystal Lake, disappear into the forest and come out by a first-class resort.

  • Spotlight On: Bellaire B&B

    Bellaire B&B offers garden seminars throughout May.

  • Orchard Escape near Traverse City

    Cultivate the art of self-renewal at this 250-acre cherry farm turned country inn just outside Traverse City.

  • Tee Upscale

    Boyne Highlands brings back caddy service at The Heather and offers unlimited-golf package deals.

  • New Lodge at P.H. Hoeft State Park

    Book a vacay at this Lake Huron lodge.

  • Smoother Driving

    If the Snow is melting can roadwork be far behind?

  • Denver to T.C. and Back Again—Nonstop

    Leading Westerners to water.

  • Getaways That Are Good for Your Health

    3 great getaways for your health – get fit, stop smoking, chill out.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Upper Peninsula in MSN Top 10

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

  • Dune Wonder

    Varied dune ecology can be found in Grand Sable Dunes, Sleeping Bear Dunes and Nordhouse Dunes, including pitcher’s thistle, piping plover and wolf spider.

  • 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.

  • Discover Alanson

    A visit to Alanson including food, dining, boating on the Crooked River into Burt Lake and shopping.

  • 10 Reasons to Love Mackinac Straits

    10 reasons to visit the Mackinac Straits regions including attractions, events and sightseeing.

  • 3 Ways to Soar on a Summer Breeze

    Three ways to soar through the skies of Northern Michigan including skydiving, parasailing or paragliding and hot air balloon rides.

  • Up North Air: Charter a Flight

    Description of charter air services in Northern Michigan.

  • Chateau Lorraine: Mackinac Island

    A profile of Mackinac Island’s Chateau Lorraine, a French Quarter-style Victorian B & B.

  • 8 Courses Not to Miss

    A list of eight golf courses, including description of the terrain, the challenges and the amenities available at each. Boyne Highlands, Treetops, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Arcadia Bluffs and Shanty Creek are included.