Recent and Featured Vacation Articles

  • Photo by Anjanette Merriweather What to Do on Mackinac Island in One Week

    With one week on Mackinac Island, you’ll have ample time to explore the entire island at a breezy, relaxed pace. With its Victorian charm reminiscent of days […]

  • Prismatic pairing: Sugarkissed and 'The Wizard of Oz' 7 Food and Film Pairings for the Traverse City Film Festival

    Like a cinematic sommelier, we’ve devised 7 Northern Michigan food and film pairings that match movies from the Traverse City Film Festival with corresponding Traverse City restaurants, […]

  • Lake Superior at Isle Royale National Park Summer Outdoor Northern Michigan Travel Ideas

    Here are 4 fun Northern Michigan travel ideas that will take you through Northern Michigan’s outdoors. Camp, kayak, ride or fly—these ideas will have you vacationing across […]

  • Traverse City Film Festival Transportation and Hotels at the Traverse City Film Festival

    The Traverse City Film Festival is quickly approaching, running from Tuesday, July 29th to Sunday, August 3rd. Planning a Northern Michigan vacation requires deciding where to stay in Traverse […]

  • Traverse City Film festival Traverse City Film Festival on a Budget

    With so many films worth seeing at the Traverse City Film Festival, over-indulging your cinematic side could make a considerable dent in your pocketbook. These Northern Michigan […]

  • Park Place Hotel Balcony Top 10 Northern Michigan Hotels with a View

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan hotels with a view—just in time for your next Northern Michigan vacation. The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 […]

  • Apache Trout Top 10 Places to Dine Outdoors in Northern Michigan

    Here are the top 10 places to dine outdoors in Northern Michigan for your next Northern Michigan vacation. The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 participants who voted […]

  • Cyclists enjoying the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail Sleeping Bear Dunes Biking

    The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is known to many as a perfect destination for activities like hiking, boating, camping, fishing, and simply enjoying the pristine beaches […]

  • northern michigan shopping Northern Michigan Shopping: 7 Offbeat Boutiques

    Find colorful accessories for your Northern Michigan home or cottage or closet at the following Northern Michigan shopping destinations in Traverse City, Walloon Lake, Petoskey and Lake […]

  • Lake Michigan, North of Frankfort. Photo by Mark Lindsay Bid on Mark Lindsay Prints at TSO @ Grand Traverse Commons Concert

    On Saturday, July 19th, take part in a spectacular Northern Michigan event celebrating music, food, wine and the natural beauty of Leelanau and Old Mission. The Traverse […]

  • Batali with East Leland farmer Jim Bardenhagen and daughter, Ginger Mario Batali Helps Preserve Leelanau County Farms

    Mario Batali has teamed up with the Leelanau Conservancy to raise funds in an effort to give back by maintaining historic farmsteads in Leelanau County. Read on […]

  • Photo by Kris Riley Video: The Village of Empire, Michigan

    The small village of Empire, Michigan has a lot to boast about, from its beautiful beach to its status as the capital of the Sleeping Bear Dunes […]

  • Northern Michigan diving Thunder Bay Wrecks near Alpena a Northern Michigan Diving Destination

    The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is an unlikely Northern Michigan attraction filled with ill-fated boats: Forty-five known shipwrecks, and possibly a hundred more, lie beneath the […]

  • Buckets of fun at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City Top 10 Northern Michigan Hotels to Stay With Kids

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan hotels to stay in with kids for your next Northern Michigan vacation. The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 participants who […]

  • Traverse City Vacation Plan Your Trip with MyNorth’s Traverse City Vacation Guide

    Traverse City is home to beautiful beaches, world-renowned festivals, and a bustling downtown. If you’re planning a vacation to Traverse City, check out our 2014 vacation guide […]

  • Photo courtesy of ISLAND. Northern Michigan Farm is an Incubator for Prospective Agriculturalists

    A new incubator program for farmers at the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy’s Maple Bay Farm promises to bring innovation and young talent to the area, drawing prospective […]

  • "Soldiers" at Fort Mackinac Mackinac Island Forts

    Mackinac Island is home to two historic forts, although only one—Fort Mackinac—is an attraction open to the public (the other, Fort Holmes, will undergo renovations through 2015).  […]

  • Mario Batali Mario Batali Dishes Out His Favorite Pizza Margherita Recipe

    Celebrity super-chef Mario Batali loves Leelanau County—where he and his family reside during the summer months—and his appreciation for Northern Michigan’s food scene runs from his head […]

  • Photo by Traverse City Wine & Art Festival Northern Michigan Wine Festivals and Events

    Each year handfuls of Northern Michigan wine festivals and events take place throughout Michigan’s “wine country.” Ranging from weekend-long festivals that feature headlining nationally touring and Northern Michigan […]

  • The hull of the boat delivered to Alanson.  Photo provided by IWRHS. Help the Inland Water Route Historical Society’s Launch Project

    Give back to the The Inland Water Route Historical Society of Alanson (IWRHS), which is aiming to complete a project that will help visitors and locals fully […]