Good Hart Articles

Fall Color Update: Northern Michigan’s Tunnel of Trees

The iconic M-119 Tunnel of Trees, which stretches from Harbor Springs to Cross Village, is finally beginning to show off its fall colors! Keep...

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...

The 10 Most Popular Stories of 2020 on

After the unprecedented year that was 2020, we're all looking ahead to 2021. We think it's important to take time to look back, too. Reflect on this...

Northern Michigan Fall Color Map: Last Chance for Peak Color!

2021 Fall Color Map Coming Soon! Check back on September 17, and then watch each week for updated, current conditions.  We're partnering with Tom...


The Good Hart Region

Guide to M119 Tunnel of Trees

Glass Pumpkins & Art at Three Pines Studio

Stop By Good Hart General Store

Lodging & Must Stops Along M119

Good Hart Region Outdoors

Outdoors in the Good Hart Region

Find Restaurants, Trails, Craft Drink & More

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The Good Hart Region Restaurants

Pond Hill Farms' Grilled Cheese + Wine, Farm Market & More

Guide to Nearby Harbor Springs & Petoskey Restaurants

Legs Inn, A Must-Stop Tunnel of Trees Restaurant

Places to Eat Outdoors in Harbor Springs

Good Hart Region Craft Drink

Wander the Petoskey Wine Region

Where to Drink in the Region, Petoskey to The Straits

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!

Getting to Northern Michigan

Photo(s) by Rachel Haggerty