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Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 8 Family Physicians

Whether you’re new to Northern Michigan and looking for a family physician, or you’re just transferring to a new doctor, we’ve got you covered....

Join Sojourn Lakeside Resort for the Summer Concert Finale

Join the Barbarossa Brothers on August 25 in Gaylord for the final concert in the Sojourn Lakeside Resort summer series. Bring your own snacks,...

Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 7 Tattoo Artists

Looking to get tatted Up North? Whether you're adding a tattoo to the collection to commemorate your adventures in Michigan or just looking to...

The Ultimate Guide to Gaylord: Michigan’s Alpine City

Featuring nearly 100 inland lakes, a downtown shopping scene and great spots to unwind with a local brew or craft cocktail, Gaylord is full of...

Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 7 Golf Courses

Northern Michigan’s rolling hills and scenic overlooks make it a unique place for a spectacular game of golf. What are you waiting for? Throw your...

Golf, Dine, Relax, Repeat on an Otsego Resort Summer Vacation

| PAID CONTENT Otsego Resort in Gaylord has been a Northern Michigan vacation destination for more than...



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Fabulous Summer at Otsego Resort Now Open to Public

100+ Years of Pigeon River Glory

Take the Gaylord Pigeon River Color Loop

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Set Up By the Lake at Otsego Lake State Park

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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!