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Northern Michigan’s Best Happy Hours, Wineries & Local Sips

Searching for the best places to grab a craft drink across Northern Michigan? From Frankfort to the Upper Peninsula and beyond, here are your 2023...

RHB 2023: The Best of Kalkaska, Gaylord & Grayling

The votes have been counted and the results are in for your Red Hot Best winners in Kalkaska, Gaylord and Grayling. Explore the full winners list...

Please, Cuddle the Cows at De Vor Dairy Farm in Kalkaska

Head to De Vor Dairy Farm & Creamery in Kalkaska, where the only rule is: Please, cuddle the cows. Here's how to get up close and personal with...

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...

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...


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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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