Recent Crawford County Articles

Beloved Au Sable B&B and Outfitter is Ushering in a New Era

Abigail and Justin Davis usher in a new era at Borchers Canoe & Kayak, the beloved bed and breakfast and outfitter on the Au Sable River in...

10 Must-Stop Restaurants for Your Northern Michigan Road Trip

Road-trip restaurants! From Munising to Glen Arbor and beyond, here are 10 Northern Michigan restaurants to stop at during your next road trip Up...

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 Happy Hours in Northern Michigan

From food truck parks in Petoskey and Traverse City to a pink-themed pub and restaurant on Mackinac Island, here are your top 7 Red Hot Best winning...

Red Hot Best 2021: Top 7 Local TV People in Northern Michigan

Did your favorite Northern Michigan TV personalities make the list? From a passionate local weatherman to the reporter you listen to each morning,...

3 Statement Garage Doors to Inspire Your Next Home Update

In deep winter in Northern Michigan, the garage is (arguably) the most important room in your house. Why not give it the style cred it is due? Check...

Add These Northern Michigan Small Bites to Your 2021 Must-Try List

Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, has been on the hunt for must-try food finds, local cookbooks and artisan, made-in-Northern-Michigan kitchen...

Perch and Some Steelhead in Northern Michigan Fishing Nov 17

Northern Michigan fishing was light for the week with decent yellow perch catches when the weather allowed and some fair steelhead fishing. Upper...


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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!