Recent and Featured Vacation Articles

  • Chain of Lakes Plan Your Trip with MyNorth’s Chain of Lakes Vacation Guide

    Charlevoix and the Chain of Lakes area of Michigan boast beautiful beaches, classic towns, and world-renowned golf courses. If you’re planning a vacation to lively Charlevoix, up-and-coming […]

  • Manistee Vacation Plan Your Trip with MyNorth’s Benzie & Manistee Vacation Guide

    The beautiful west side of Michigan offers open waters, spectacular views of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, and quaint towns with quirky eateries and eclectic shops. If you’re […]

  • Eldorado Golf Course MyNorth Announces Winner of Northern Michigan Vacation Giveaway

    MyNorth.com, the online home of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, offers a variety of contests including family vacation packages. MyNorth is excited to announce the winner of the […]

  • Special Screenings at the 2014 Traverse City Film Festival Special Screenings at the 2014 Traverse City Film Festival

    Special screenings at the 2014 Traverse City Film Festival range from an interactive podcast that will leave your cheeks hurting from laughter to Mike’s Surprise—an annual festival […]

  • Northern Michigan Hotels 4 Northern Michigan Hotels Where Kids Stay for Free

    Taking a Northern Michigan vacation with your kids can yield a hefty price tag, but there are various Northern Michigan hotels where kids stay for free—seriously! These four hotels […]

  • Northern Michigan sailing to Mackinac Island Northern Michigan Boating with the Unsalted Island Hopping Flotilla

    `Seven sailboats left Traverse City with the simple mission of tagging Great Lakes islands—including Mackinac Island, Beaver Island and a chain of islets south of the Upper […]

  • Photo courtesy of the Traverse City Film Festival 2014 Traverse City Film Festival Kids Fest

    The 2014 Traverse City Film Festival will once again feature the Kids Fest, so Northern Michigan kids can enjoy the festival, too! After last year’s fun, the Kids […]

  • Photo by Aurora Cellars Leelanau Peninsula’s Newest Winery, Aurora Cellars

    The scenic wineries of Leelanau County produce some of the best Northern Michigan wine, which is a spectacular feat considering the emphasis on quality within the Northern Michigan […]

  • Photo by John Newland Video: Sleeping Bear Dunes Bike Trail

    The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is a newly extended Sleeping Bear Dunes bike trail that travels 10 miles from Glen Arbor to Empire, and intersects several fantastic […]

  • national cherry festival Traverse City’s National Cherry Festival on a Budget

    There is much to do at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, including music events at the Bay Side Music Stage to the Blue Angels air […]

  • Paddling down the Platte. Photo by Kris Riley Sleeping Bear Dunes Kayaking, Floating and Boating

    When the peak of summer approaches, there is no better way to cool off than exploring Northern Michigan’s outdoors by boating along the rivers and beaches of the breathtaking Sleeping […]

  • Photo by Us Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City Coast Guard Rescues Kayakers Near South Manitou Is.

    A rescue air crew from the Coast Guard Air Station of Traverse City rescued two kayakers from Lake Michigan on Sunday evening during a boating trip near South […]

  • 4th of July Shopping ShopMyNorth’s 4th of July Shopping Guide

    Sometimes it takes the perfect picnic, or a little gizmo, to make your 4th of July Northern Michigan vacations sail by with ease. Whether you’re headed to […]

  • cherry fest Traverse City National Cherry Festival Vacation Planner

    Northern Michigan proudly hosts the annual National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. Use this complete guide to get the most out of Cherry Festival 2013.

  • Anjanette Summer Traverse City Film Festival Movies on a Boat

    The Traverse City Film Festival begins on July 29th and will open with a spectacular week filled with films for every moviegoer. This year’s 10th film festival […]

  • kevin rhodes traverse symphony orchestra Win Traverse Symphony Orchestra at the Commons Tickets

    Enter below for your chance at a pair of tickets for the Traverse Symphony Orchestra @ the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Contest ends Thursday, July 10th, at […]

  • 4th of July Celebrations in Petoskey and Harbor Springs 2014 4th of July Celebrations in Harbor Springs and Petoskey

    Summer is here and it’s time to get your grills going, pack up the beach bags, and lock down your 4th of July plans for a Northern […]

  • Top 10 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!

  • Photo by Anjanette Summers One Week National Cherry Festival Vacation

    There’s much to experience at the Traverse City National Cherry Festival. If you’re planning on taking a week-long vacation at the Cherry Festival you’ll want to make […]

  • Photo by Carly Paszek 2014 Traverse City Film Festival Schedule

    The Traverse City Film Festival is Traverse City’s film event extravaganza of the summer and will be held July 29–August 3.  The following 2014 Traverse City Film […]