Recent Ludington Articles

17 Can’t-Miss Northern Michigan Events Happening This March

When March rolls around in Northern Michigan, we welcome end-of-season skiing, St. Patrick's Day celebrations, outdoor events and more across the...

7 Enchanting Northern Michigan Winter Destinations

These Northern Michigan winter destinations from Marquette to Ludington prove snow beauty satisfies like no other. This article first appeared in...

In Praise of Winter Walks + 6 Local Hiking Trails to Explore

When the sky darkens and wind rattles the bare branches, the best type of walking waits for us. Plus, six easy, peaceful hiking trails for Northern...

Traverse City Named One of Most Beautiful Main Streets in U.S.

Architectural Digest recently named Traverse City one of America's most beautiful main streets. From stunning scenery to a charming downtown, here's...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 8 Can’t-Miss Winter Foodie Events in Northern Michigan

Satisfy your inner foodie with these eight winter festivals, dinners and wine-tasting excursions taking place across Northern Michigan from now...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 10 Winter Events Taking Place This Weekend

Why stay home this weekend when you can explore the snow-covered beauty of winter in Northern Michigan? Check out these 10 local events taking place...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 18 Christmas & New Year’s Eve Celebrations

We’re counting down the final days of 2022! Whether you’re searching for an upscale dinner or a family-friendly holiday party, you’ll want to check...

2022 Holiday Guide: Cadillac, Frankfort, Manistee & Ludington

Get into the Up North holiday spirit! Whether you're looking for gifts, sips, or adventures, this ultimate 2022 guide is the perfect tool to plan...


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The Life of Ludington's Cartier Mansion, Now B & B

30 Red Hot Best Things in Ludington

What We Love at the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum

Ludington Region Outdoors

Find Your Ludington Beach

Hike, Bike Camp in Ludington

Ludington Region Restaurants, Trails, Craft Drink & More

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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!