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What’s New at Leelanau Peninsula Wineries this Summer 2022

There are barrels of fun to be had this summer at Leelanau County wineries. Think product releases, live music, new food menus, vineyard tours,...

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,...

Northern Michigan Food Truck Guide: 30+ Local Food Trucks

Hit the road and try some of the best food trucks this summer! Whether you're looking for a meal on the go, a casual outdoor dining experience or...

The 4 Must-Visit Restaurants of Sleeping Bear Dunes

| PAID CONTENT After a beautiful hike through the woods or an afternoon at the beach, put a cherry on...

Red Hot Best 2022: The Best of the Benzie & Leelanau Region

You voted, and the results are in! Take a look at the best of the Benzie and Leelanau region. From breakfast spots and breweries to biking and book...

5 Best Places to Watch the Sunset on Leelanau Peninsula

When a peninsula faces due west, you have to know the sunsets are epic. Here are five of our favorite Leelanau places, from Northport to Empire, to...

Red Hot Best Winners 2022: The Best of Northern Michigan

After more than 63,100 nominations and 177,700 votes, a record-breaking 22,200 people voted in the 2022 MyNorth Red Hot Best Awards to kick off the...

16 June Events to Celebrate Summer in Northern Michigan

Get ready for Northern Michigan summer fun! Kick off June with outdoor events, festivals, concerts and more, while you explore charming small towns...


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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!