Cedar Articles

This Leelanau County Craftsman Home Has Views for Miles

On a clear day you can (almost) see forever from this inspirational home, the third destination on our 2023 Northern Home & Cottage virtual home...

August 2023 Events: 20+ Things to Do in Northern Michigan

Summer's last hurrah! We’re taking advantage of every second of these sun-shining, vacation-filled days in Northern Michigan with 20+ local events...

Explore Northern Michigan’s Everglades at Cedar River Preserve

It doesn't get better than a summer paddle in Northern Michigan. Head to Cedar River Preserve to get up close and personal to this undisturbed...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 18 Concerts for Your Summer Bucket List

Get your groove on all summer long in Northern Michigan with these outdoor concert series, festivals and live performances taking place through...

Red Hot Best Winners 2023: The Best of Northern Michigan

The 2023 Red Hot Best results are in! Explore all 46 categories, 8 regions and 900+ winners below or search by region and make this your Red Hot...

Ashlyn’s Picks: Northern Michigan Easter Brunches, Egg Hunts & Events

On the hunt for Easter plans? We've rounded up 20 egg hunts, family outings and brunches taking place this weekend, April 8–9, across Northern...


Cedar Region Outdoors

Five Ways to Enjoy Cedar Region Outdoors

Hiking, Biking, Fishing & More in Nearby Port Oneida

Explore Cedar

Visit Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

A Polish Heritage Reborn in Cedar

Cedar Region Restaurants

8 Places for Breakfast in Leelanau

Find Restaurants, Trails, Craft Drink & More

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Cedar Region Craft Drink

Choose a Leelanau Wine Loop

Hop Lot's Hopping Beer Garden

Live, Work & Play Videos in Leelanau County

Up North Kids

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.

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Traverse City (even on rainy days!)

From exploring the Children's Museum to family-friendly wineries, Traverse City offers endless options for kids and families!

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!

Photo(s) by Taylor Brown