Recent Ludington Articles

Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 8 Family Physicians

Whether you’re new to Northern Michigan and looking for a family physician, or you’re just transferring to a new doctor, we’ve got you covered....

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...

Add These Northern Michigan Small Bites to Your 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...

Ludington Meat Co. Opens this Fall with Butcher Services & Beer Garden

Ludington Meat Company is opening this fall and will feature everything from on-site smokehouses to an outdoor patio and beer garden. Learn about...

Don’t Miss this Summer Cycling Trip Through Scenic Ludington

Exploring Ludington by bike has never been more fun! Learn how to plan your Northern Michigan biking adventure along with where to stop, where to...

Red Hot Best 2021: Top 7 Northern Michigan Hiking Trails

Northern Michigan’s incredible scenic landscapes and miles of marked trails have long made it a hiker’s paradise, whether you’re climbing sand dunes...

Red Hot Best 2021: Top 7 Front Line Workers

From deli clerks to health care professionals, we are thankful beyond words to ALL of our frontline workers in Northern Michigan. Their unwavering...

Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 7 Food Trucks

We love our kitchens on wheels in Northern Michigan! From taco trucks in Traverse City to rolling smokehouse in Charlevoix, we’ve got it all! You...


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What We Love at the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum

Upcoming Northern Michigan Events

23jun01decPAPERWORK: Exhibition Call-for-Entries(june 23) 1:00 am - (december 1) 12:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI 49636

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23sep7:30 pm9:00 pmOTP: "Escanaba in da Moonlight"7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Old Town Playhouse, 148 E Eighth St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Ludington Region Outdoors

Find Your Ludington Beach

Hike, Bike Camp in Ludington

Ludington Region Restaurants, Trails, Craft Drink & More


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Ludington Region Restaurants

Guide to Ludington Region Restaurants

Barley & Rye Hit for Unique Mac 'N Cheese

Where to Eat Ouside in Ludington

Pair Bortell's Smelt With This Local Sauce

Ludington Region Craft Drink

Three Must-Try Jamesport Craft Beers

Ludington Breweries & Restaurants Hopping

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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!