Open-Water Swimming in Northern Michigan is Epic & Beautiful
Open water swimming in Lake Michigan and other Northern Michigan lakes and bays is stunning, transformative and challenging. Dedicated open water...
Leelanau Lodging Options for Your Northern Michigan Getaway
Leelanau County is home to gorgeous beaches, a blossoming culinary scene and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Explore our list of lodging...
Manitou Passage Golf Club Near Sleeping Bear Dunes is a Must
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How We Choose Our Wine, Beer and Cider For ‘From Our Cellar’
Each month, Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine culinary columnist, Stacey Brugeman, is responsible for carefully curating a list of recommended...
4 Northern Michigan Festivals Returning for Summer 2021
From Mackinac Island's Lilac Festival to Traverse City's Cherry Festival, there are plenty of Northern Michigan summer events returning for the 2021...
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Up North 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.