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  • beach reads Northern Michigan Summer 2015 Beach Reads

    McLean & Eakin Booksellers, an independent bookstore located in the quaint downtown of Petoskey, Michigan, has been helping customers find the perfect book for 20 years. The staff at […]

  • port oneida run 6th Annual Port Oneida Heritage Run

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear) GLEN ARBOR: Register now for the 6th annual run through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore supporting […]

  • surf header Surfing in Northern Michigan

    Six Northern Michigan surfers talk about why they love to surf in the Lake Michigan waves. Learn more about the burgeoning Northern Michigan surf culture below and […]

  • Rocks Tips For Rock Hunting In Northern Michigan

    The Great Lakes shorelines abound with rocks in vibrant shades of every color making Northern Michigan a paradise for the rock hunting dabbler and expert alike. We […]

  • Dining on deck at the Riverside restaurant in Leland Restaurants by the Water in Northern Michigan

    When it’s summer in Northern Michigan, eating at the water’s edge is a must! Food and Wine editor Tim Tebeau provides eight recommendations for some of the best places […]

  • edited edited edited manistee river Paddling the Manistee River

    A mom, dad, two kids and two of their friends load up the canoes for a five-day paddle on the iconic Manistee River. Upshot: easy paddling, no people, a healthy […]

  • edited todd pic 14 Northern Michigan Summer Sweet Spots

    Check out the 14 pretty places where Northern Michigan summer reigns in the photos below. Find the original layout in the July 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern […]

  • Beaver Island Ferry Guided Tours on Beaver Island

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Beaver Island Boat Company) BEAVER ISLAND: Discover the beauty and rich history of Beaver Island, America’s Emerald Isle by taking one […]

  • edited travel 10 Northern Michigan Vacation Ideas in July

    Here are 10 Northern Michigan vacation ideas in July that celebrate lazy days, lots of play, and celebrations around bonfires, under fireworks, on beaches. Find this article […]

  • Film-Fest-Venues 2015 Traverse City Film Festival Venues

    The Traverse City Film Festival venues offer exceptional audio-visual technology, comfy seating and historic charm to enhance your film-viewing experience. This Northern Michigan festival runs from July 28th […]

  • Ernest pic Hemingway Birthday Celebration in Petoskey

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by WMTA) PETOSKEY: The Perry Hotel is hosting its 1st Annual Hemingway Birthday Celebration in downtown Petoskey on Tuesday, July 21, […]

  • TCFF-Party 2015 Traverse City Film Festival Parties, Classes & Panels

    There’s much more to the Traverse City Film Festival than just films. A lot more. With parties throughout the week, classes for everyone from aspiring filmmakers to […]

  • edited petoskey attractions Petoskey Attractions

    In 2013, Petoskey, Michigan was rated by the Smithsonian Magazine as one of America’s Best Small Towns, which isn’t surprising to visitors or residents of Petoskey. With […]

  • A postcard from Don's collection of a family camping in Interlochen in the 1950s. Traverse City Postcard & Rare Paper Show

    A postcard offers a friendly hello, an update about the family or a view from your vacation. Over time, that postcard offers a peek at the past […]

  • NorthernMichiganPlanetariumFeature2015 Planetariums: Keep an Eye on the Sky at Northern Michigan’s Best Stargazing Sites

    Looking for a family experience that’s out of this world? Turn your eye to the sky with this helpful advice we accrued from Northern Michigan astronomy experts! […]

  • edited badger copy SS Badger Receives TripAdvisor Award

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Lake Michigan Carferry) LUDINGTON, MI and MANITOWOC, WI: Lake Michigan Carferry (LMC) is the last remaining coal-fired passenger steamship in the United […]

  • carriage house Fine Dining at Mackinac Island’s Carriage House

    A stunning view of the Straits of Mackinac with passing ferries and freighters lies in front of you during your meal at the Carriage House on Mackinac Island. Located […]

  • Boyne BOYNE Golf’s ‘Great Escape Golf Vacation’

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by BOYNE) PETOSKEY: BOYNE Golf – home to 11 premier golf courses spanning three resorts in the scenic northwest corner of Michigan’s Lower […]

  • edited Free Art Friday Free Art Friday Traverse City

    It’s Friday, and the search is on in Traverse City. A clue has been posted—a picture of a dichroic glass pendant hanging from a tree branch near […]

  • Winery_video Video: Grand Traverse Bay Loop on the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail

    The Grand Traverse Bay Loop is part of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail and includes Boskydel Vineyard, Black Star Farms, L. Mawby, Ciccone Vineyard & Winery, Willow […]