Recent Benzonia Articles
Video Escape: Why Benzie Should be Your Next Vacation
| PAID CONTENT The towns of Benzie County may be small, but they deliver big on charm, rolling out the...
Vacation in Benzie: Beaches, Restaurants & Lifelong Memories
| PAID CONTENT Benzie County has long been a favorite destination for travelers in Northern Michigan....
Red Hot Best Winners 2022: The Best of Northern Michigan
After more than 63,100 nominations and 177,700 votes, a record-breaking 22,200 people voted in the 2022 MyNorth Red Hot Best Awards to kick off the...
Dining Al Fresco: Best Benzie Region Outdoor Dining Spots
Is there anything better than an outdoor dining table in the sunshine and lake breeze? Check out our town-by-town guide to eating outside in the...
Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Best Financial Service Advisor
Making your money work for you has never been easier than with these local pros. From meeting goals to building your future, here are Northern...
Red Hot Best 2021: Top 7 Plumbers in Northern Michigan
These top-notch professionals are ready to help you with all of your home and business needs, whether that’s installing or maintaining your water...
Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 7 Global Restaurants
From authentic Mexican and Asian cuisine, to homemade Polish dishes, the North is brimming with global eateries serving up delicious fare from...
Michigan Backcountry Skiing Brings Freedom & Untouched Snow
Play in powder! Grab your skis and head to Benzie County for backcountry skiing and a new perspective. Explore the path less traveled on this...
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Point Betsie Lighthouse
Michigan Legacy Art Park
Cherry Bowl Drive-In
Frankfort Garden Theater
Crystal Mountain Resort in Summer
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Benzonia Local Food
what to do with Kids in Northern Michigan
Summer Camps for Kids
These Northern Michigan summer camps embrace a love of the outdoors and the arts.
Endless Summer Family Fun
There are endless opportunities for outdoor fun, so we’ve created this list of 10 healthy and affordable Northern Michigan summer activities to keep your family moving.
Best Beaches For Kids
We asked our readers to share their favorite spots to take young children to cool off (bonus points for places with playgrounds, restrooms, and picnic tables). These are their picks for best Northern Michigan beaches for kids.
Kid-Friendly Farms with Petting Zoos, Snacks (and Wine)!
Learn about the animals up close and personal and return for seasonal fun like pumpkin patches and corn mazes.
Best Biking For Kids
Sometimes difficult terrain or cars zipping by can make riding too difficult for kids. Read on for our picks of the best Northern Michigan bike trails for kids.
Make It a Day on Mackinac Island
Forts, fudge, biking the island and horse-drawn carriage rides. It’s kid heaven…and parents love it, too!
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Getting to Benzonia
- Fly Into Manistee Blacker Airport
- Fly Into Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City
- Up-To-Date Michigan Road Conditions