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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....
Mackinac Island’s Mission Point Resort Hosting Wedding Show
Calling all brides! Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island is hosting a wedding show on the first weekend of October. Grab your tickets and get...
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...
Mackinac Island Farm-to-Ferry Thrives at Grand Hotel & Mission Point
Two Mackinac Island chefs find inspiration in locally sourced farm-fresh produce and artisanal goods—it’s just a matter of getting them across the...
Hit St. Ignace Trails for Fall Color Hiking in Upper Peninsula
PAID CONTENT Head north to explore spectacular St. Ignace trails for fall color hiking in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.As we laced our boots in the...
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...
Take a Rare Look Inside Mackinac Island’s Historic Cottages
Mackinac Island is known for car-free adventures, natural beauty and, of course, historical homes. Learn more about the history of Casa Verano, Day...
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Fun Mackinac Facts for Kids
Kids will have a great time on Mackinac Island or at Fort Michilimackinac even if they don’t know these fun—and sometimes gory—facts. But why not share some of the history, including links to terrific articles you can read together, so all of you get the very most out of a visit to the Mackinac Straits region?
Five Free Stops on a Mackinac Island Bike Ride
Explore Arch Rock and British Landing, take a swim and take in the view all on your Mackinac Island bike ride.
Butterfly House, Carriage Rides and More
Step into a beautiful oasis where butterflies of every type fly free and often settle upon you or your little one. Then grab some fudge and take a carriage ride around the island.
Tips for Rock Hunting
Northern Michigan beaches are a known paradise for rock hunters. Use these tips and set your kids loose on the Mackinac Island shoreline and relish the treasures found.
Fudge! A Mackinac Island Must
Mackinac Island discovered a long time ago that it has the perfect climate for making fudge and the island has never looked back. Take your kids to watch fudge being made, then find a beautiful spot to dig in!