East Jordan Articles

Dining Al Fresco: Best Charlevoix Region Outdoor Dining Spots

Dining outside on a beautiful day with a stunning view is a vacation in itself. Here’s your go-to list for outdoor dining in the Chain of Lakes...

Red Hot Best Winners 2023: The Best of Northern Michigan

The 2023 Red Hot Best results are in! Explore all 46 categories, 8 regions and 900+ winners below or search by region and make this your Red Hot...

Ashlyn’s Picks: Memorial Day Events Across Northern Michigan

Spending this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend in Northern Michigan? Then look no further than this list of local events taking place from May 26-28....

Ashlyn’s Picks: Northern Michigan Easter Brunches, Egg Hunts & Events

On the hunt for Easter plans? We've rounded up 20 egg hunts, family outings and brunches taking place this weekend, April 8–9, across Northern...

Take a Peek Inside this Over-the-Top Cape Cod-Style Home

Cape Cod meets Northern Michigan in this year's first stop on our 2022 Northern Home & Cottage virtual home tour. Take a sneak peek inside this...

Red Hot Best 2022: The Best of Charlevoix & The Chain of Lakes

You voted, and the results are in! Dive in for the best of the best in Antrim and Charlevoix counties. From restaurant to local nonprofit (and...


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The Rebirth of Gunther's General Store

East Jordan Region Outdoors

Three Ways to Enjoy Lake Charlevoix

Find Restaurants, Trails, Craft Drink & More

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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!