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  • edited big bear Big Bear Butt Cruise in Manistee

    Get ready for the Big Bear Butt Cruise, a beautiful Northern Michigan bike race in Manistee on Saturday, August 22. Register now for one of the four scenic rides […]

  • v2v Pre-Fall Fashion Trends at V2V in Petoskey

    Summer is winding down in Northern Michigan, but it isn’t gone yet. Before the rusty hues of fall start to appear, pick up these pre-fall trends from V2V, […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes wind storm damage. Sleeping Bear Dunes Storm Closure Update

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore) EMPIRE, MI – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore continues to recover from the Sunday, August […]

  • Polish Festival 41st Annual Boyne Falls Polish Festival

    Grab a partner and join the lively festivities at the 41st Annual Boyne Falls Polish Festival in Boyne Falls. This annual Northern Michigan event is sure to put a […]

  • edited empire bluffs Hike Empire Bluff Trail at Sleeping Bear Dunes

    The hike to Empire Bluffs delivers one of the most spectacular views in all of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, plus it’s a great activity to add to your […]

  • edited microbrew 2015 Traverse City Microbrew and Music Festival

    The 2015 Traverse City Microbrew and Music Festival will take place on August 21 & 22 at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. The 8th annual Traverse […]

  • Photo by John Newland Lobster Fest at Grand Traverse Lighthouse in Northport

    Listen to the sea music sounds of Handy Billy while enjoying fresh lobster flown in from Maine during the annual Lobster Fest a Northern Michigan event held at the Grand […]

  • Earth, Wind & Fryer Northport Food Truck Earth, Wind & Fryer

    A delicious addition to the Northern Michigan restaurant scene comes in the form of food truck Earth, Wind & Fryer, which is heating up Northport with its made-from-scratch food including the […]

  • Traverse City Restaurant Mission Table on Old Mission Peninsula

    Traverse City restaurant Mission Table on the Old Mission Peninsula, led by chef Paul Olson serves up fresh farm-to-table fare inspired by the changing seasons. Find the original […]

  • MEAD-PIC Acoustic Tap Room with Mead in Traverse City

    The Traverse City beer and wine scene is flourishing in Northern Michigan and now Traverse City has its own mead tasting room called the Acoustic Tap Room. The […]

  • Photograph in the Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Ernest Hemingway’s Petoskey Summers

    Growing up, Ernest Hemingway spent his summers on the white sandy shores of Walloon Lake just a few miles south of Petoskey. His family first visited the lake […]

  • edited french place That French Place a Charlevoix Restaurant

    Tucked between blooming baskets of flowers, That French Place in downtown Charlevoix is a Northern Michigan food haven. The carry-out creperie and ice cream shop makes everything from scratch using local, organic […]

  • edited travel 10 Northern Michigan Vacation Ideas for August

    Soak up the last bit of a summer Up North on a Northern Michigan vacation. From Suttons Bay to Traverse City to Harbor Springs, here are 10 Northern […]

  • edited petoskey david weidner Petoskey Beaches

    Located on Little Traverse Bay, Petoskey is home to beautiful Northern Michigan beaches with crystal clear water and sandy shores. Find a remote spot in Petoskey State Park, or spend […]

  • Ski deal Petoskey Winter Sports

    When the snowflakes begin to fall in Northern Michigan and mittens are pulled from the back of the closet, it’s time to hit up the Northern Michigan […]

  • Open-Space-movie-edited Free Movies at the Traverse City Film Festival 2015

    The Traverse City Film Festival will present a slate of free films at the Open Space in downtown Traverse City every evening from Tuesday, July 28th to Sunday, […]

  • TC Tourism Traverse City Cider Week

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Traverse City Tourism) TRAVERSE CITY: Already famous for its wines, craft brews and distilled spirits, Traverse City seems to be carving […]

  • dune climb Round Trip Hike From Sleeping Bear Dune Climb to Lake Michigan

    To claim your share of Up North nature—as in scenic views of Lake Michigan and the Glen Lakes, not to mention loads of sand in your pockets […]

  • NMI Dock Backpackers Backcountry Camping On North Manitou Island

    Sitting atop the vessel Mishe-Mokwa as it pulls away from the wooden dock in Fishtown in Leland, the Lake Michigan breeze tangles its fingers through my hair as I […]

  • Port Oneida Video: Sleeping Bear Dunes Heritage Trail

    The Sleeping Bear Dunes Heritage Trail is a 27 mile non-motorized trail through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. On May 22 the newest section of the trail, […]