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  • national cherry festival family events National Cherry Festival Family Events

    Traverse City Events: The 2013 Traverse City National Cherry Festival offers a week of kid-oriented festival events and activities for kids of all ages!

  • microbrew traverse city Unique Northern Michigan Wine and Brewery Tours

    Traverse City is known for many things, like scenic biking, spectacular wineries, gorgeous beaches, and an up-and-coming craft brewery scene. So, if you have limited time in Traverse […]

  • foodie events at the national cherry festival Foodie Events at the National Cherry Festival

    These popular dishes served at the Cherry Festival stand out in the sea of cherry foodstuffs.

  • Photo by Big Machine Label Group 2014 National Cherry Festival Concert Line-Up

    2013 National Cherry Festival: Don’t miss any of the art, music, and entertainment of the 2013 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City!

  • National Cherry Festival Adult Only Events at the National Cherry Festival

    Maybe you’re parents who want to get away from the kiddies, or you’re a couple searching for great date ideas, there is something for every adult to […]

  • Photo by Anjanette Summers 2014 Traverse City Film Festival’s Free Open Space Movies

    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 29th to […]

  • Northern Michigan 4th of July Celebrate a Northern Michigan 4th of July at Shanty Creek or Boyne Mountain

    A Northern Michigan vacation at Boyne Mountain or Shanty Creek over the 4th of July weekend is a sure-fire way to fun.  With the two resorts’ special […]

  • Photo by the Cherry Hut Northern Michigan Road Trip for Foodies

    We’ve mined the list of ‘Red Hot Best’s’ top contenders from the June issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, and worked up a seam-stretching foodie weekend with […]

  • Photo by John Newland Video: Grand Traverse Lighthouse on the Leelanau Peninsula

    On the northern edge of the Leelanau Peninsula—even north of the aptly named town of Northport—sits the Grand Traverse Lighthouse within the Leelanau State Park.  This iconic […]

  • Pyrotechnics from Traverse City's 4th of July 2014 Northern Michigan 4th of July: Parades and Fireworks

    It’s time to celebrate America’s birthday and to plan ahead for your Northern Michigan vacation. Grab a picnic basket and fill it with Northern Michigan food and […]

  • Photo by Neil Weaver The Mackinac Bridge

    The majestic Mackinac Bridge, which connects St. Ignace in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to Mackinaw City in the Lower Peninsula and overlooks Mackinac Island, is an essential part […]

  • Northern Michigan Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Northern Michigan Stand-Up Paddle Boarding: 5 Things You Didn’t Know

    MyNorth’s Adrienne Roberts swung into a Northern Michigan stand-up paddle boarding shop and learned that this once obscure sport is becoming an increasingly popular Northern Michigan outdoor […]

  • North Shore Inn-01 Video: North Shore Inn on Traverse City’s East Bay

    Take a video tour of North Shore Inn, a charming Traverse City hotel located on 200′ of Lake Michigan’s East Grand Traverse Bay.

  • Furnishings from Macbeth & Co., Onekama Northern Michigan Shopping: Blue is the New Black

    Several pages into a fashion magazine a trend started to develop … blue nail polish, blue belts and shoes, blue couch and yes, even blue eyeshadow … […]

  • Northern Michigan Outdoor Adventures Traverse City Helicopter Tours

    Elevating your Northern Michigan vacation is Traverse City Helicopters, Northern Michigan’s first helicopter tour company that’s been flying passengers across Leelanau County, over Traverse City and beyond […]

  • Bridge Street Tap Room Bridge Street Tap Room in Charlevoix

    Dedicated to bringing Michigan made beers to Charlevoix, Phil Parr, owner of Bridge Street Tap Room in Charlevoix, knows his stuff. With a mission to have a large […]

  • Northern Michigan Boat Rentals Northern Michigan Boat Rentals and Watersports Lessons

    Waterskiing behind a boat on a pristine Northern Michigan lake is true Up North outdoor experience—yet it takes time and a good teacher to become a confident, […]

  • Parking and Restrooms at the National Cherry Festival Parking and Restrooms at the National Cherry Festival

    Traverse City National Cherry Festival. Helpful hints for getting around Traverse City during the 2013 National Cherry Festival.

  • Photo by Tucker's of Northport Q&A with Ben Walraven of Tucker’s of Northport

    Northport—once a small, intimate fishing village—is experiencing a building boom. With renowned chef Mario Batali professing his love of Traverse City, Leelenau County, and Northport‘s food scenes, Northport is quickly becoming one […]

  • Photo by Jessica Lafreniere Traverse City Wine and Art Festival: Q&A With Sam Crawford

    The Traverse City Wine and Art Festival is quickly approaching on June, 21st. This Northern Michigan festival will feature over 30 Northern Michigan wineries, 10 restaurants, and […]