Lake Leelanau Articles

New Technology Up North Makes Dental Work Painless & Speedy

Digital imaging and new technology are making major dental work more beautiful, lasting, painless and speedy. Hear how these Lake Leelanau and...

Gather the Girls for a Galentine’s Getaway in Northern Michigan

If it's been ages since you've taken a girls' trip, what better month than February to show your besties just how much you adore them. These wintry...

Weddings 2022: A Dreamy Aurora Cellars Winery Wedding

Haley and Kane knew they wanted a Northern Michigan wedding in a vineyard. After viewing Aurora Cellars' ceremony site, featuring a half-century-old...

From Our Cellar 2021: What to Drink this Month in Northern Michigan

Every month, Traverse Magazine's Culinary Columnist Stacey Brugeman asks Northern Michigan beverage experts what they're drinking. In "From Our...

3 Stylish & Functional Northern Michigan Wine Cellars

As our region’s vineyards flourish, Northern Michigan’s wine cellars are keeping up in style and function. Savor this sampler-flight of some of the...

Leelanau by Kayak: 5 Favorite Lake Michigan, River & Lake Paddles

Some of the best Northern Michigan kayaking and paddling can be found in Leelanau County, including Lake Michigan along Sleeping Bear Dunes National...


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Up North Kids

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!