Celebrating the holiday season in Northern Michigan? Whether you’re looking for local stores, celebrations or gift ideas here are our 2021 holiday and gift guides for 17 towns. From gift shopping to holiday tips and tricks, we’ve got everything you need to celebrate this winter Up North!

2021 Traverse City Holiday & Gift Guide

From local, festive Northern Michigan events to our favorite Traverse City shopping spots, here is everything you need to take on the holidays this winter in Northern Michigan. Check out our Traverse City restaurant recommendations, holiday tips and ultimate gift guide to get into the Up North holiday spirit!

View the 2021 Traverse City guide here.

Drone over Traverse City during winter

Photo by Dave Weidner

Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Charlevoix & Boyne City Holiday & Gift Guide

Celebrating your holidays Up North in Petoskey, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs or Boyne City? From the perfect holiday gifts to tips and tricks for your post-shopping adventure, here is everything you’re going to need for a successful Northern Michigan holiday season.

View the full 2021 Petoskey, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs & Boyne City guide here.

Downtown Petoskey Michigan

Photo by Dave Weidner

Suttons Bay, Glen Arbor & Leland Holiday and Gift Guide

The holiday season on Leelanau Peninsula just got a whole lot easier! Explore our 2021 holiday and gift guide for the best gifts, tips and tricks, holiday events and must-stop spots during your holiday shopping or exploring in Suttons Bay, Glen Arbor and Leland.

View the full 2021 Suttons Bay, Glen Arbor & Leland guide here.

Hop Lot with snowy outdoor igloos

Photo by Dave Weidner

Gaylord, Grayling & Cheboygan Holiday and Gift Guide

Gaylord, Grayling and Cheboygan are all home to charming downtowns with cozy Up North shops and Northern Michigan restaurants. Spend your day skiing or snowshoeing on the local trails and hit any of these towns afterward to warm up with some holiday shopping, merry sips and delicious dishes.

View the full 2021 Gaylord, Grayling & Cheboygan guide here.

Gaylord, Michigan during Winter

Photo by Gaylord Area Tourism Bureau

Elk Rapids & Bellaire Holiday and Gift Guide

From Elk Rapids shops and tips to holiday gifts from Bellaire, these two cities will make celebrating the holidays Up North even more festive! Dive in for upcoming Northern Michigan events, our favorite holiday tips and our Bellaire and Elk Rapids Holiday Gift Guides.

View the full 2021 Elk Rapids & Bellaire guide here.

Downtown Elk Rapids in the Winter

Photo by Allison Jarrell

Cadillac, Frankfort, Manistee & Ludington Holiday & Gift Guide

Celebrating the holidays Up North in Cadillac, Frankfort, Manistee or Ludington? Explore our 2021 holiday and gift guide for each town to make everything from holiday events to gifts for the entire family a breeze this winter in Northern Michigan.

View the full 2021 Cadillac, Frankfort, Manistee & Ludington guide here.

Frankfort in the Winter

Photo by Kris Riley Productions

Photo(s) by Traci Cook