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Leelanau Lodging Options for Your Northern Michigan Getaway

Leelanau County is home to gorgeous beaches, a blossoming culinary scene and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Explore our list of lodging...

How to Voyage to the North Manitou Shoal Light this Summer

After years of dreaming up tours of the North Manitou Shoal Light, it is finally becoming a reality. Thanks to the North Manitou Light Keepers,...

15 Ways to Explore Historic Fishtown in Leland, Michigan

Fishtown in Leland, Michigan, is a historic enclave of 19th-century Lake Michigan shanties, turned into hip boutiques, eateries and other Northern...

Red Hot Best 2021: The Best of Benzie & Leelanau

You voted and the results are in! From the region's best beaches to Veterinarian Practices making a local impact, here are your 2021 Leelanau &...

Sip Like a Local: Leelanau Wineries, Breweries & Cideries

Leelanau is known as “The Land of Delight,” so you might imagine that when the ingredients are Leelanau-grown and the bottles are poured in the...

10 Can’t-Miss Spots in Leelanau County

Northern Michigan Vacations: If you only have a short time on the picturesque Leelanau peninsula don’t miss these summer must-dos!

Outdoor Dining in Leelanau County

Leelanau County is known for its gorgeous beaches, endless outdoor activities, colorful towns and delicious restaurants. Explore our list of...

Your Top 5 Favorite Northern Michigan Hikes

Last week we asked our Instagram followers for their favorite hikes in Northern Michigan. From Pyramid Point to Pictured Rocks, here's what they...


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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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