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Ashlyn’s Picks: 9 Spring Events to Check Out This Weekend

It might be chilly outside, but we're celebrating signs of spring in Northern Michigan. From bird watching to a retro-themed party on the slopes,...

Ashlyn’s Picks: March’s Best Concerts, Comedy Shows & Plays

With spring on the horizon, now is the perfect time to get out of the house and enjoy craft beverages, good company and live entertainment. Check...

February Swoon List: What Our Editors Are Obsessed with This Month

From a beloved Detroit chocolatier popping up in Traverse City just in time for Valentine's Day to a blind date with a book you can pick up in...

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...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend Dec. 1-3

From tree lightings and festive parades to live performances of the Nutcracker and brunch with Santa, here are the Northern Michigan events...

Don’t Miss Manistee’s Magical Old Christmas Weekend & Parade

On one magical evening in Manistee, the spirit of Christmas comes alive. Here's everything you need to know about Old Christmas Weekend, the...

20+ Festive Holiday Events Across Michigan this December

Welcome winter and the holiday season with a plethora of festive events for the entire family. Get into the holiday spirit with these 20+ Northern...

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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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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