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21 Northern Michigan Events to Explore This April 2023

We’re celebrating spring in Northern Michigan with Easter brunches, comedy shows, Earth Day activities and stargazing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula....

Ashlyn’s Picks: 9 Spring Events to Check Out This Weekend

It might be chilly outside, but we're celebrating signs of spring in Northern Michigan. From bird watching to a retro-themed party on the slopes,...

Lakes & Trails to Explore at Sand Lakes Quiet Area

Surround yourself with gorgeous Northern Michigan scenery while taking a peaceful hike just a short drive from Traverse City. From wildflower spring...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 7 Winter Events to Wrap Up February 2023

From a comedy show to a winter wine country experience, celebrate the last weekend of February 2023 with these seven Northern Michigan events....

In Praise of Winter Walks + 6 Local Hiking Trails to Explore

When the sky darkens and wind rattles the bare branches, the best type of walking waits for us. Plus, six easy, peaceful hiking trails for Northern...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 10 Things to Do This Weekend, January 27-29

Wrap up the last weekend of January 2023 in Northern Michigan with an enchanted hike to a yurt, ice skating, winter festivals and more, taking place...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 8 Can’t-Miss Winter Foodie Events in Northern Michigan

Satisfy your inner foodie with these eight winter festivals, dinners and wine-tasting excursions taking place across Northern Michigan from now...

Snowshoe or Cross-Country Ski at Otsego Resort This Winter

Enjoy the natural splendor of winter in Northern Michigan with Otsego Resort's upcoming brew and wine walk series, kicking off this January...


Northern Michigan Hikes

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10 Family-Friendly Hikes

Dog-Friendly Hikes

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Petoskey State Park's Trails, Beaches & Campgrounds

Sleeping Bear Dunes' Top Trails

Best Tahquamenon Falls Hikes

Pictured Rocks Lighthouse Hike

Pair a Hike With a Beach

Take a Walk in Town: 5 Trails

Hike Arcadia's Old Baldy

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