Looking for beautiful images, travel ideas or area updates? Follow these Red Hot Best-winning Facebook and Instagram accounts managed by Northern Michigan photographers, local businesses, visitor bureaus and more.

A record-breaking 16,000 people voted in MyNorth’s 2021 Red Hot Best Awards, recognizing winners from across seven regions and 46 different categories ranging from healthcare and frontline workers to restaurants, wedding venues and hiking trails. This is how we celebrate Northern Michigan!

Searching for the full winner’s list? Here are the Red Hot Best Winners 2021: The Best of Northern Michigan.

Above the Bridge Winner

Instagram: @greendrink

Mackinac Island-based photographer Sara Wright shares incredible images of life on the island in all four seasons.

View the full list of Above the Bridge Red Hot Best winners to find the best breweries, events and more.

Mackinac Island Instagram Account

Photo by @greendrink

Benzie & Leelanau Winner

Instagram: @sundogkennel

This Leelanau County dog boarding kennel posts super sweet pup pics!

View the full list of Benzie and Leelanau Red Hot Best winners to find the best wineries, hotels and more.

Photo by @SundogKennel

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Cadillac, Manistee & Ludington Winner

Facebook & Instagram: @PureLudington

Managed by the Ludington Area CVB, this account is a must-follow for Ludington locals and visitors.

View the full list of Cadillac, Manistee & Ludington Red Hot Best winners to find the best hikes, restaurants and more.

Pure Ludington Instagram

Photo by @PureLudington

Charlevoix & The Chain of Lakes Winner

Facebook: Downtown Charlevoix

Always want to know what’s happening in Downtown Charlevoix? This is for you. There’s an Igloo Island you should know about this winter …

View the full list of Charlevoix & Chain of Lakes region Red Hot Best winners to find the best artists, gift stores and more.

Kalkaska, Gaylord & Grayling Winners

Facebook: Alpine Chocolat Haus Gaylord

Images of chocolatey treats await. Yum.

View the full list of Gaylord, Kalkaska and Grayling Red Hot Best winners to find the best happy hours, hiking trails and more.

Petoskey, Harbor Springs & The Straits Winner

Instagram: @downtownpetoskey

Find out what’s happening in Petoskey’s historic Gaslight District, including ideas for lunch, beautiful spots for a stroll and more.

View the full list of Petoskey, Harbor Springs and The Straits Red Hot Best winners to find the best beaches, golf courses and more.

Downtown Petoskey Instagram

Photo by @DowntownPetoskey

Traverse City Winner

Facebook: Grand Traverse 911

Grand Traverse County’s 911 Dispatch does a heck of a job keeping the public informed about ongoing accidents and roads to avoid, escaped farm animals that are on the loose, slick streets, funny poems … really, this Facebook page is fantastic.

View the full Traverse City Red Hot Best winners list to find the best wedding venues, wineries and more.

Photo(s) by Ludington Area CVB