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April 2024 Swoon List: Our Editors’ Earth Day Favorites

We know where you can get the same geraniums as Grand Hotel. And a secret beach. Here’s what our editors are loving during Earth month. This is a...

30 Northern Michigan Events to Check Out This March

March brings exciting early spring and end-of-winter events. From St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to laid-back concerts at local venues, here are 30...

14 Amazing Northern Michigan Summer Camps for Kids

Help your kids abandon their screens and fall in love with Northern Michigan summers just like you did. These classic sleep-away summer camps will...

Winter Insider’s List: Local Tips from Benzie to Ludington

Winter is upon us! Explore six of our favorite ways to get up close and personal with this coastal region from Benzie County to Ludington and all...

Fall Color Road Trip: Cruise Northern Michigan Coast on M-22

This delicious fall color tour along the southern stretch of Northern Michigan’s iconic M-22 offers gorgeous views and harvest-season markets....

Northern Michigan’s Red Hot Best Breakfast, Coffee & Bakery

Start your day off right with Northern Michigan's best breakfast! Explore the 2023 Red Hot Best winners for best breakfast, bakery and coffee shop...

Northern Michigan’s Best Happy Hours, Wineries & Local Sips

Searching for the best places to grab a craft drink across Northern Michigan? From Frankfort to the Upper Peninsula and beyond, here are your 2023...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 10 Events for Your Fourth of July Weekend

Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend in Northern Michigan with 10 festivals, concerts and family-friendly events taking place across the region....


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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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