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Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 7 Food Trucks

We love our kitchens on wheels in Northern Michigan! From taco trucks in Traverse City to rolling smokehouse in Charlevoix, we’ve got it all! You...

Indulge in a Weekend Getaway at Otsego Resort

Looking for an excuse to escape to Northern Michigan next weekend? Otsego Resort has just that! Explore these three unique upcoming events to start...

Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 7 Hotels

The votes are in! Whether you prefer frequenting posh hotel bars with craft cocktails or filling up on a delicious, chef-prepared breakfast at a...

4th of July Fireworks Shows & Events Across Northern Michigan

From Mackinac Island to Traverse City, here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate the 4th of July. Explore the upcoming festivals, events,...

Red Hot Best 2021: 46 Best of Kalkaska, Gaylord & Grayling

You voted and the results are in! From best brewery to place to get takeout, here are your 2021 Kalkaska, Gaylord & Grayling Red Hot Best...

22 Concerts & Shows Across Northern Michigan this Summer

Summer events are making a comeback for 2021. From a Parallel 45 Benefête to Beatles vs. The Four Seasons, there's an event for everyone in Northern...



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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

Upcoming Northern Michigan Events

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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!

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