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14 Amazing Northern Michigan Summer Camps for Kids

Help your kids abandon their screens and fall in love with Northern Michigan summers just like you did. These classic sleep-away summer camps will...

26 Can’t-Miss Valentine’s Day & Winter Events

It’s finally February! From romantic wine dinners to winter festivals and aprés-ski celebrations, Northern Michigan is bustling with cozy events for...

Where the Wild Things Are: Meet Artist Dani Knoph-Davis

Artist Dani Knoph-Davis uses her talent to create breathtaking art that helps to preserve endangered species. This is a web original article from...

8 Lantern-Lit Hikes for a Dreamy Northern Michigan Winter

Start your new year off right with a refreshing trek through snowy woods. These lantern-lit hikes will guide you through some of the North’s most...

Ultimate Winter Insider’s List: Charlevoix & The Chain of Lakes

From dog sledding and distilleries to tempting sweet treats, winter in Charlevoix and the Chain of Lakes is pure joy. Here are 6 of our favorite...

Get Thanksgiving To-Go at these 13 Northern Michigan Restaurants

If waking up before sunrise to start cooking a turkey or spending all day preparing sides doesn't sound ideal, here are some local restaurants...

Experience a Magical ‘Christmas in Walloon’ Weekend Getaway

PAID CONTENT For one magical weekend, Hotel Walloon welcomes guests to embrace the simple luxuries and spirit of the season.The cold wind gusting...

31 Festive Northern Michigan Events Happening in November

November welcomes holiday festivities and end-of-fall events! From wine tastings to holiday markets, light parades and more, here are 31 local...


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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!