Charlevoix Articles

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend Aug. 11-14

From a Pirate Festival in Boyne City to outdoor yoga at a winery on Old Mission Peninsula, here are the Northern Michigan Events you’re not going to...

3 Family-Friendly Summer Activities: Craft, Paddle & Discover

Chasing fairies, crafting in nature, paddling a pristine river—these three simple summer family outings will stoke your nostalgia and leave your...

Red Hot Best Weddings: 2022 Winners for Best Wedding Venues

Say “I do” to lakeside ceremonies and lush garden receptions that will make your Northern Michigan wedding unforgettable. From elegant vineyards on...

Red Hot Best Lodging: 2022 Winners for Best Hotel, Inn, Resort, B&B

Feel at home on your vacation Up North! From elegant Victorian-era inns to contemporary resorts, relax and recharge for all of your Northern...

30+ Events to Check Out this August 2022 in Northern Michigan

The final ode to summer! August welcomes everything from festivals and craft shows to concerts in the park. Don't miss the last full month of summer...

From Our Cellar 2022: What to Drink This Month in Northern Michigan

Every month, Traverse Magazine’s Culinary Columnist Stacey Brugeman asks Northern Michigan beverage experts what they’re drinking. In “From Our...

Red Hot Best Gifts: 2022 Winners for Best Jewelry, Gift & Pet Stores

Take the beauty of Northern Michigan wherever you go! From elegant jewelry to quirky knickknacks to pet items, find something for all  your loved...

Biking Lake Charlevoix in 2 Days: Insider Tips & Must-Stop Spots

In and around the lake! A 53-mile bike route around Lake Charlevoix yields the perfect loop for scenic beauty and small-town charm. Here are the...

Libby’s Picks: Northern Michigan Events Happening this Weekend July 14-17

From Gaylord's famed Alpenfest to yoga on Old Mission Peninsula, here are the Northern Michigan Events you won't want to miss this weekend, July...

Red Hot Best Breakfast: 2022 Winners for Bakery, Coffee Shop & Restaurant

It’s always a good morning with local breakfasts and brews! From delectable donuts to beautiful brunches, start your day in Northern Michigan the...


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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!