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10 Outdoor Dining Favorites in Traverse City

These Traverse City area restaurants have fantastic patios and decks for outdoor dining. From neighborhood burger joints to rooftops with water...

5 Ways to Sail Grand Traverse Bay (Sunset, Brunch & Private Cruises!)

Turn your Traverse City vacation into a big, beautiful, blue adventure with these public and private sailing cruises on Grand Traverse Bay. This...

Essential Summer Road Trip: Old Mission Peninsula

With rolling vineyards and orchards, roadside farm and flower stands, and surrounding big blue bays, the 18-mile cruise up Traverse City’s Old...

Start Your Summer with 20 Northern Michigan Events

As summer returns in Northern Michigan, our weekends and evenings are filled with barbecues, bonfires and any excuse to enjoy a few brews in the...

18 Concerts for Your Summer Bucket List

Let the good times roll! Celebrate the start of summer in Northern Michigan with 18 upcoming concerts and music festivals. This is a

3 New Enchanting Eateries in Traverse City

Mystic pizzas, starry-eyed lattes, whimsical paninis; they’re the stuff of delectable fairytales. But these new Traverse City bistros are the real...


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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!