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Add These Northern Michigan Small Bites to Your 2021 Must-Try List

Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, has been on the hunt for must-try food finds, local cookbooks and artisan, made-in-Northern-Michigan kitchen...

Your Ultimate Holiday & Gift Guide for 17 Northern Michigan Towns

Celebrating the holiday season in Northern Michigan? Whether you're looking for local stores, celebrations or gift ideas here are our 2021 holiday...

2021 Suttons Bay, Glen Arbor & Leland Holiday and Gift Guide

The holiday season on Leelanau Peninsula just got a whole lot easier! Explore our 2021 holiday and gift guide for the best gifts, tips and tricks,...

Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 8 Auto Repair Shops

Everyone needs a trusted auto repair pro in their back pocket for regular maintenance, that weird whirring noise, to identify what part is...

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...

Northern Michigan Artist Protects Insects with New Jewelry Line

Becky Thatcher Designs is inspiring conversations around habitat restoration and insect protection through her new endangered insect jewelry line....

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...

Try These Northern Michigan Farmers Market Meals + Recipes

Leave your dinner plans behind and head to a local Northern Michigan farmers market. Let these farmers and their produce set the menu for your next...


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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!