Recent Leelanau County Articles

10 Not-to-Miss Fall Color Hikes in Northern Michigan

These 10 off-the-beaten-path hikes in Northern Michigan will take you away from the crowds and into fall color bliss. This article first appeared in...

Enjoy Fall Colors & Red Wine at 21 Leelanau Peninsula Wineries

What’s a Northern Michigan fall color tour without a stop for wine? All October long, go leaf peeping and taste red wines at 20+ wineries along the...

Visit Wild Lettie’s New Year-Round Storefront in Suttons Bay

With a seasonal Fishtown shop and new year-round storefront in Suttons Bay, owner Annie Lang Hartman has transformed the former Compass Paper Co....

Libby’s Picks: Can’t-Miss Weekend Events September 15-24

From a hot air balloon festival in Bay Harbor to Traverse City's annual Germanfest, here are the Northern Michigan events happening now through...

New Up North 2022: Local Restaurant & Business Openings

Searching for what’s new Up North in 2022? Each month in Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, we share the newest openings for local businesses,...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend Sept. 8-11

From Harvest Days on Leelanau Peninsula to an annual winery Harvest BBQ party in Suttons Bay, here are the can't-miss Northern Michigan events...

Tusen Takk in Leelanau County Gives Artists a Place to Create

A Making Place | Artists around the world are talking about Tusen Takk Foundation's Leland guest house and studios. Take a look inside of this...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Labor Day Weekend

From the Glen Arbor annual sidewalk sale to the Marquette blues fest, here are the Northern Michigan events you’re not going to want to miss this...


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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!