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Meet the Winners: 2022 Traverse Magazine Tastemakers of the Year

In our inaugural year of the Tastemakers of the Year awards, we celebrate six innovators who are changing the food and beverage conversation in...

2022 Traverse Tastemakers of the Year Official Press Release

Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine and MyNorth Media have announced the 2022 Traverse Tastemakers of the Year. Learn which six individuals were...

Your 2022 Traverse Magazine Tastemakers of the Year Finalists

Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine and MyNorth Media have been celebrating innovation and talent in the Northern Michigan food and beverage...

5 Summer Cruises You Can’t Miss on the Straits of Mackinac

There's so much to see along the Straits of Mackinac, and the best way to experience it all is aboard a Star Line or Shepler's ferry cruise. From...

Go Back in Time at These Mackinac State Historic Parks

Mackinac Island is home to two historic forts: Fort Mackinac and Fort Holmes. A visit to these extraordinarily well-preserved sites is about as...

How to Sip Like a Local: Petoskey Region Wine, Beer & Spirits

Spend a day (or a whole weekend) exploring the Petoskey region, and top off your summer adventures with a cold drink at a hip brewery, winery or...


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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!

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