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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...

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...

Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 7 Fishing Charters

Michigan's magical waters have long been fishing destinations for first-time anglers and experienced fishermen alike. For vacationers that want to...

Red Hot Best 2021: Top 7 Up North Outdoor Dining Restaurants

In the wake of Covid-19, restaurants have embraced open-air dining as the way of the future; many using the natural backdrop of Northern Michigan to...

Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 7 Hotels

The votes are in! Whether you prefer frequenting posh hotel bars with craft cocktails or filling up on a delicious, chef-prepared breakfast at a...

Red Hot Best 2021: 46 Best of Cadillac, Manistee & Ludington

You voted and the results are in! From best brewery to place to get takeout, here are your 2021 Cadillac, Manistee & Ludington Red Hot Best...

Ludington Welcomes Summer with New Events, Restaurants

From the re-opening of family favorites like Sandcastles Children’s Museum to new attractions including the Outside Social District, Ludington is...

Dog Friendly Spots in the Ludington, Manistee & Cadillac Areas

Your best friend has plenty of room to ramble in this Northern Michigan region of forests and beaches. Here are some popular Fido-friendly spots for...

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Upcoming Northern Michigan Events

07may01octSmall Works Holiday Exhibition - Call For Entry(may 7) 9:00 am - (october 1) 5:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center

24mayAll Day24julArt Exhibit | Essential Cargo: Explorations in Hand-Built CeramicUsing hand-built techniques, bold colors, and nontraditional ceramic textures, Leipski aims to evoke a sense of nostalgia, whimsy, and the surreal.(All Day) Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City

24may11:00 am24jul5:00 pmArt Exhibit | Passionate Reality: Life in Full ColorThrough the imaginative colors and bold brush strokes of six Northern Michigan artists, Passionate Reality: Life in Full Color presents a world that is full of life, energy, vibrancy, and passion.(may 24) 11:00 am - (july 24) 5:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City

28may(may 28)9:00 am19aug(aug 19)3:00 pmFood Is Art / Art Is Food(may 28) 9:00 am - (august 19) 3:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center

31may12:00 amAlden Dinky Doors"Dinky Doors" have appeared in Alden, Michigan!(may 31) 12:00 am Alden, Michigan

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!

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