Recent Northern Michigan Articles

Join Music House Museum for the First Live Show of 2021

The Music House Museum in Williamsburg, near Traverse City, is gearing up for its first live event of 2021. Learn more and get your tickets on the...

Native Americans, Settlers, Car Shows … St. Ignace, MI Turns 350!

PAID CONTENT As St. Ignace celebrates its 350th anniversary, we take a look back at its intriguing history—and where the city is heading in the...

TC Resident Explores 77 Michigan Campgrounds in 6 Months

A woman and her dog are spending five to six months on the road, visiting each of the state’s 77 rustic state forest campgrounds, and gathering...

24 Can’t-Miss Performances, Dinners & Concerts This August

Make the most of Northern Michigan this summer with these 24 events. From concerts to wine tours, here are the festivities you've got to check out...

How Waterfront Homeowners Can Assess & Reduce Lake Pollution

A survey created by Michigan Shoreland Stewards is helping waterfront homeowners in Northern Michigan assess how their property is contributing to...

ELEV8 to Open First Indoor Climbing Gym in Traverse City

Kevin Vlach and Nick Olson have set out to bring the first-ever indoor climbing gym to Traverse City. Learn more about their journey and the work...


Dive Into The North

Explore Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Drive M119 Tunnel of Trees

Best Things To Do at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Ten Northern Michigan Summer Escapes

Best Beaches Across Northern Michigan

Go Rock Hunting! Tips on Finding Petoskeys, Leland Blue

Red Hot Best 2021, The Best of the North By Region

Grab a Seat! Outdoor and Waterfront Dining

Where to Sip Craft Drinks Throughout the North

Five Must-Do Stops on Old Mission Peninsula

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Red Hot Best 2021: Top 7 Front Line Workers

From deli clerks to health care professionals, we are thankful beyond words to ALL of our frontline workers in Northern Michigan. Their unwavering...

Get to Know Earl Young, the Man Behind Charlevoix’s Quirky-Cool Mushroom Houses

Almost 50 years after his death, Charlevoix's Earl Young and his stone masterpieces are getting fresh, new recognition. Learn more about Young's...

Meet the Murphys: New Bohemian Cafe & Omena Bay Country Store

What are Amy and Kevin Murphy cooking up at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula? Lots! We check in with the couple, who owns New Bohemian Cafe in...

Meet Your Innkeeper: Holly Wilson at Bellaire B+B

What’s it like to run a Northern Michigan B&B? We asked Holly Wilson, innkeeper of the charming (Red Hot Best winning!) Bellaire B+B. Find this...

The Roots of David Milarch, Archangel Ancient Tree Saver

Humble farmer. Calculating spin doctor. Recipient of angelic visitations. David Milarch has been all that and more in his quest to save the...


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