Indian River & Cheboygan County Articles

Libby’s Picks: Northern Michigan Events Happening this Weekend July 21-24

From music on the bay in Northport to SUP yoga on East Bay, here are the Northern Michigan events you won’t want to miss this weekend, July 21-24,...

Inside a Mullett Lake Cottage with Lone Ranger Ties

The spirit of the masked man lives on in this elegantly rustic Cheboygan County cottage designed by Edgewater Design Group.If you are too young to...

The Best Local Chocolate to Try (and Buy) This Holiday Season

Indulge in the luscious, local creations of five Northern Michigan chocolatiers.People tend to associate the flavors of Northern Michigan with late...

8 Intriguing Northern Michigan Wine Names (And the Stories Behind Them)

While you can't judge a book by its cover, you can definitely judge these Northern Michigan wines by their labels! Creativity reigns in wine country...

6 Sensational, Handmade Pizzas in Northern Michigan

Read on as we eat our way through the best handmade Northern Michigan pizzas. The Filling Station | Traverse City A thin Neapolitan crust painted...


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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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