Recent and Featured Vacation Articles

  • 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 … […]

  • From right: pilot Michael Terfehr with passengers Evan Perry and Kris Riley.  Photo by Drew Warner. 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 […]

  • Photo by Kris Riley Video: Old Mission Peninsula Blossom Tour

    Touring Northern Michigan wine country on the Old Mission Peninsula is a like teleporting to Tuscany: rolling hills, beautiful vineyards and vistas that steal your breath away.  […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Vacation Planning Your Sleeping Bear Dunes Vacation

    Check out our list of some of the best things to do at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore! Dune Climbs, Good Harbor Beach and so much more!

  • labadie's Patio Furniture Contest: MyNorth Announces Contest Winner

    Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine & MyNorth are delighted to announce the Winner of $3,000 in Patio Furniture from Labadie’s Summer Place Casuals! Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine and […]

  • Ella's 5 Summer Dresses You Need for Northern Michigan

    When you hear the words “summer dressing,” you probably think of ways to look somewhat fashionable while trying to avoid sweating through your entire outfit. Well, think […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Vacation Things to Do for a Week-long Sleeping Bear Dunes Vacation

    One week at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will more than scratch the surface of this beautiful protected park in Benzie and Leelanau Counties.  A seven-day […]

  • Cherry Festival in one day Experience the National Cherry Festival in One Day

    Experience the National Cherry Festival in one day by visiting the best festival attractions. If you’re on a tight schedule the following Northern Michigan travel ideas will make […]

  • Boyne summer family Summer Boyne Packages and Events for Families

    Boyne Mountain and Resorts is filled with Northern Michigan vacation events and travel ideas. From golfing to boating and even a Young Americans Dinner Theater stage event, […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes What to Do at the Sleeping Bear Dunes in a Weekend

    However momentary your stay may seem, you can cover a lot of ground at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore during a two-day vacation. Beyond visiting the […]

  • Planning Your 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 […]

  • 9 Bean Rows Q&A with Paul Carlson of 9 Bean Rows

    As a restaurant at the forefront of Northern Michigan’s food scene, 9 Bean Rows and its fearless leaders have garnered a delicious reputation for integrating ingredients from […]