Recent and Featured Vacation Articles

  • Northern Michigan Movie Theaters 5 Northern Michigan Movie Theaters in Small Towns

    There are several great Northern Michigan movie theaters located in small towns. Many of these locales are historic landmarks, still proudly running and showcasing the best in […]

  • northern michigan cottage rentals 5 Northern Michigan Cottage Rentals Near the Beach

    Spend the afternoon fishing in Manistee, kayaking Bass Lake or rock hunting on the shores of Lake Michigan. Your dream Up North beach vacation is possible at […]

  • northern michigan summer vacation 7 Absolute Musts For a Northern Michigan Summer Vacation

    More than 10,000 voters from across the state weighed in on 101 things they love about Northern Michigan. Their votes determined over 300 Red Hot Best winners. […]

  • photos at sleeping bear dunes 7 Best Places to Take Photos at Sleeping Bear Dunes

    Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is known worldwide for stunning beaches, spectacular trails and out of this world views. The iconic Northern Michigan attraction was even named “The Most […]

  • mackinac island vacation Planning Your Mackinac Island Vacation

    Mackinac Island is a favorite Northern Michigan vacation destination, with visitors traveling from all over the world to stay at the quaint isle. This automobile-free, history-laden haven […]

  • Mackinac Island festivals Mackinac Island Festivals and Events

    Mackinac Island hosts festivals celebrating the lilacs, the island’s famous fudge, music and more in one of the world’s most beautiful settings.

  • Mackinac Island attractions Top 10 Mackinac Island Attractions

    Mackinac Island Attractions: Find Mackinac Island events, Mackinac Island hotels, and more! Our guide to Mackinac Island keeps you busy all week!

  • Biking on Mackinac Island Biking on Mackinac Island

    Biking on Mackinac Island is one of the island’s best attractions and an integral part of a Northern Michigan vacation. You can either bring your own bike over […]

  • northport cars in the park Northport Cars in the Park Gearing Up For 19th Year

    Leelanau County’s longest running car show Northport Cars in the Park is entering its 19th year. The annual Northern Michigan event held in Haserot Park is set for Saturday, May […]

  • Paddle Antrim Festival 2016 Registration Opens for Paddle Antrim Festival 2016

    In September, the non-profit organization Paddle Antrim hosts their annual event celebrating our amazing waterways of Northern Michigan. Held September 16 and 17, water lovers are invited to kayak […]

  • Matt Carissimi/Photography Intern M-119’s Tunnel of Trees

    Northern Michigan Attractions: Find the winding, breathtaking Tunnel of Trees (M-119) near Petoskey and the scenic route to Mackinac Island.

  • traverse city memorial day vacation 7 Things to Do on a Traverse City Memorial Day Vacation

    Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kick-off to summer in Northern Michigan. Imagine mornings sipping coffee with the sunrise. Afternoons spent soaking up the sun on sandy […]

  • ironton ferry Charlevoix’s Ironton Ferry Turns 90

    Happy 90th birthday, Ironton Ferry! The short, sweet ride across the narrows of the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix has been a Northern Michigan tradition since 1876 […]

  • mackinac island forts Mackinac Island Forts

    Mackinac Island is home to two historic forts: Fort Mackinac and Fort Holmes. A visit to these extraordinarily well-preserved sites is about as close to a marching […]

  • Mama Lu's New Downtown Traverse City Restaurant Mama Lu’s

    Mama Lu’s is a modern day taco shop. What makes it “modern” you ask? Well, from their Mexican cuisine to management style, John Larson and Adrienne Brunette’s […]

  • leland wine & food festival What’s New at Leland Wine & Food Festival 2016

    Summer kicks off in Leelanau County with the annual Leland Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, June 11. Enjoy local award-winning wines, delicious specialties from area restaurants […]

  • The Landing The Landing Restaurant on Lake Charlevoix Reopens

    Charlevoix’s beloved dockside dining destination, The Landing Restaurant, opens back up Memorial weekend after being closed for over a year and a half during renovations. The Charlevoix restaurant created a […]

  • grand traverse bay coal dock Renaming Former Grand Traverse Bay Coal Dock Open to Public

    On June 7, Rotary Camps & Services of Traverse City will open the former Traverse City Light & Power coal dock in Greilickville to the public for the […]

  • mackinaw city attractions Mackinaw City Attractions

    Set on the Straits of Mackinac, Mackinaw City has plenty of beautiful beaches and a first-class view of the Mackinac Bridge. The lakeside city also has lots […]

  • Boyne City Historical Walking Tour New Boyne City Historical Walking Tour App

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau) PETOSKEY: The Boyne City Main Street Program now has a free app available for its self-guided […]