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Libby’s Picks: Northern Michigan Events Happening this Weekend Nov. 4-6

From Northern Michigan's biggest mountain bike race to a wine dinner in Bellaire with a favorite Elk Rapids winery, here are the events near you...

Pre-Riding the Iceman Course is a Fall Rite of Passage

You’ve probably heard of the Iceman Cometh Challenge— the biggest mountain bike race in Northern Michigan, running 30 miles through the Pere...

Red Hot Best Weddings: 2022 Winners for Best Wedding Venues

Say “I do” to lakeside ceremonies and lush garden receptions that will make your Northern Michigan wedding unforgettable. From elegant vineyards on...

Red Hot Best Lodging: 2022 Winners for Best Hotel, Inn, Resort, B&B

Feel at home on your vacation Up North! From elegant Victorian-era inns to contemporary resorts, relax and recharge for all of your Northern...

Red Hot Best Gifts: 2022 Winners for Best Jewelry, Gift & Pet Stores

Take the beauty of Northern Michigan wherever you go! From elegant jewelry to quirky knickknacks to pet items, find something for all  your loved...

Red Hot Best Breakfast: 2022 Winners for Bakery, Coffee Shop & Restaurant

It’s always a good morning with local breakfasts and brews! From delectable donuts to beautiful brunches, start your day in Northern Michigan the...


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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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