East Jordan Articles

20 Things to Do This April in Northern Michigan

Hello, spring! From floral workshops to wine dinners and an Upper Peninsula festival under the stars, here are 20 local events you won't want to...

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...

November 2023 Swoon List: Our Editors’ Favorites this Month

Small-town bookstores and bestselling authors, teensy tiny log cabins, the fantastical “Orehenge” sunrise in Marquette. Here’s what our editors are...

A Landscape of Abundance at Bluestem Farm in East Jordan

First-generation farmers find a home in Northern Michigan. Meet Aaron and Mary Brower of Bluestem Farm. This article first appeared in Traverse...

RHB 2023: The Best of the Charlevoix & Chain of Lakes Region

The votes have been counted and the results are in for the BEST in the Charlevoix & Chain of Lakes region. From Bellaire to Boyne City, here are...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 15 Events to Explore This Weekend, June 8-11

This weekend we are heading outdoors for local festivals, concerts and culinary adventures across Northern Michigan. Here are 15 local events to...


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The Rebirth of Gunther's General Store

East Jordan Region Outdoors

Three Ways to Enjoy Lake Charlevoix

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East Jordan Region Restaurants

Hit Foundry Bar & Grill on This Breezeway Tour

Drive the South Arm to Eat Waterside at The Landing

East Jordan Region Craft Drink

Start the Torch Lake Tasting Tour at Royal Farms

Where to Find Craft Drink in Charlevoix Region

Charlevoix County Videos

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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!