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  • Bear Lake! Manistee County Towns

    A list of Manistee County towns and townships: Manistee (county seat) Bear Lake Copemish Eastlake Kaleva Onekama Arcadia Brethren Chief Marilla Norwalk Pierport Parkdale Wellston Arcadia Township […]

  • SLBD Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    Iconic outdoor attraction: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore The crown jewel of Leelanau County is undoubtedly Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, a 71,000-acre Great Lakes oasis with […]

  • Elk Rapids waterfront. Antrim County Profile

    The Antrim County profile gives an overview of what life is like in this county and how you and your lifestyle can fit in. Antrim County offers […]

  • Bear River Emmet County Outdoor Recreation

    Emmet County outdoor recreation includes The Headlands, Ski hills, Little Traverse Wheelway, Little Traverse Bay, Bear River Valley, Petoskey State Park and the Tunnel of Trees! The […]

  • Emmet Towns Emmet County Towns

    A list of towns in Emmet County will go here. Harbor Springs Petoskey (county seat) Alanson Mackinaw City Pellston Bay View Levering Bear Creek Township Bliss Township […]

  • towns TC Grand Traverse County Towns

    A list of Grand Traverse County towns and townships: Traverse City (county seat) Interlochen Fife Lake Kingsley Old Mission Acme Blair Township East Bay Charter Township Fife Lake […]

  • lighthouse Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Old Mission Peninsula

    Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Old Mission Peninsula Old Mission Peninsula is a 22-mile-long skinny finger of land that begins just east of downtown Traverse City and divides Grand […]

  • sailing 17meter boats walloon lake Michigan Charlevoix County Outdoor Recreation

    Charlevoix County outdoor recreation includes Fisherman’s Island State Park, the Jordan River, Boyne Mountain, Beaver Island and Mt. McSauba Recreation Area. Fisherman’s Island State Park In a […]

  • Lake Charlevoix Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Lake Charlevoix

    Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Lake Charlevoix Michigan’s third-largest inland lake sprawls out across Charlevoix County, covering more than 17,000 acres. Generations of Midwesterners have loved this oasis for […]

  • Leelanau Leelanau County Profile

    According to one local legend, Leelanau County’s name derives from an Ojibwe-inspired word meaning “delight of life.” But despite this legend and its origins being a bit […]

  • PETOSKEY profile Emmet County Profile

    The Emmet County profile gives an overview of what life is like in this county and how you and your lifestyle can fit in. In a 1919 […]

  • Wilderness State Park Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Wilderness State Park

    Iconic outdoor attraction: Wilderness State Park The Lower Peninsula’s largest piece of contingent undeveloped land is here in Emmet County, about 11 miles west of Mackinaw City […]

  • february events February Events Around Northern Michigan

    Find this list of February events around Northern Michigan (from Mackinac Island to Cadillac!) in the February 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. There’s no month […]

  • John-Robert-Williams 5th Annual Traverse City Winter Comedy Festival

    The fifth annual Traverse City Winter Comedy Festival will take place the weekend of February 13-15, 2015 in downtown Traverse City. This year’s line up includes big […]

  • Leelanau Outdoor Recreation Leelanau County Outdoor Recreation

    There are an abundance of Leelanau County outdoor recreation activities that include soaking up the sun on beaches, biking in the county, driving along M-22, enjoying Leelanau […]

  • log cabin Into the Wild: Northern Michigan Lodging

    From a rural location with modern amenities to a full on “in the middle of the wilderness” camping experience, an escape Up North is the best of […]

  • Bonobo Winery Behind the Interior Design of Bonobo Winery on Old Mission Peninsula

    Rustic elegance underscores Carter and Todd Oosterhouse’s new trendsetting winery Bonobo. Already a destination winery, Bonobo’s remarkable interior welcomes guests to revel in a space inspired by its sweeping views of Old Mission’s rolling […]

  • romance Romantic February Food Events

    This February plan two romantic weekends in a row! Enjoy wine samples, chocolate, food pairings and more on these romantic February food tours that celebrate love. Taste […]

  • ice and spice Bay Harbor Ice and Spice Festival

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release Provided by Bay Harbor) The Bay Harbor Ice and Spice Festival is January 16, 2015 at 4 pm to January 17 at […]

  • Edited XC skiing 10 Places to Cross Country Ski in Northern Michigan

    With snow finally accumulating around Northern Michigan, the groomed cross country ski trails are perfect! Strap on a pair of skis and take in the great outdoors […]