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How to Voyage to the North Manitou Shoal Light this Summer

After years of dreaming up tours of the North Manitou Shoal Light, it is finally becoming a reality. Thanks to the North Manitou Light Keepers,...

Red Hot Best 2021: Charlevoix & Chain of Lakes

Searching for the best restaurants, businesses and activities in Charlevoix & the Chain of Lakes? Explore all 47 Red Hot Best categories ranging...

3 Northern Michigan Window Vignettes to Inspire Your Home

Three local Northern Michigan designers demonstrate that how you look out on the world can shape your frame of mind. From industrial to mid-century...

Northern Michigan Dog-Friendly Parks & Preserves in Leelanau

Searching for dog-friendly spots around Leelanau? From the Sleeping Bear Dunes to Leelanau State Park, explore some of our favorite Fido-friendly...

Biking Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail from Empire to Glen Arbor

The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is more than just a Leelanau County bike ride. This 20-mile trail stretching from Empire to north of Glen Arbor...

How to Protect Torch Lake & Northern Michigan Bodies of Water

Help protect Torch Lake and the surrounding lakes with these recommendations from Three Lakes Association, Torch Lake Protection Alliance and Torch...

15 Ways to Explore Historic Fishtown in Leland, Michigan

Fishtown in Leland, Michigan, is a historic enclave of 19th-century Lake Michigan shanties, turned into hip boutiques, eateries and other Northern...

Explore Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive at Sleeping Bear Dunes

The Pierce Stocking Drive, located within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, provides a gorgeous scenic drive, beautiful lookouts over Lake Michigan and North Bar Lake and a lovely, short hike on the Cottonwood Trail.

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Northern Michigan Magazines

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Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine

For more than four decades, Traverse has been capturing the beauty, people, outdoor recreation, local food and drink, events, entrepreneurial spirt and sense of community found in Northern Michigan…from Ludington to Traverse City, Petoskey to Mackinac Island and on to the Upper Peninsula. Handpicked, curated content, gorgeously presented and delivered to your door. Don’t miss another month. with-this beautiful magazine delivered to your door, included with your Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine subscription. Subscribe now!

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Northern Home & Cottage

For the Way You Live Up North

Life is lived a bit differently at our Northern Michigan homes. We hang on screen porches and bring in sand between our toes. We entertain friends and family and put in bunk beds for grandkids. Mud season is real. And views of every kind are maximized. Find your Northern Michigan home ideas with this beautiful magazine, delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

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Weddings

For Couples Who Love Northern Michigan

Everything you need to plan your perfect Northern Michigan wedding. Packed with ideas, gorgeous wedding stories, resources and more. Plan the Northern Michigan wedding of your dreams!

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Northern Michigan Vacation Guide

Over 100 pages of fun throughout Northern Michigan. Food, beer, wine, events, shopping, lodging and all-day outdoor fun including Traverse City, Mackinac Island, Grand Traverse County, Emmet County, Leelanau County, Benzie County and Charlevoix County. Delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Inspired Life

Living Better after 55 in Northern Michigan

Life in Northern Michigan after 55 is truly inspired and we love sharing all the ways you can dive in. Find ways to get outside for health and fitness, ways to volunteer, navigate the health system, find community and so much more. Delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Give

Northern Michigan

Northern Michigan has an incredibly vibrant nonprofit community and GIVE offers us all a chance to give back to a region that gives so much to each of us. Read about Northern Michigan nonprofits that are making a difference, and then volunteer or donate! Delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Filmgoer

On the Town at the Traverse City Film Festival

This guide to the Traverse City Film Festival is the one to tuck under your arm to enjoy the festival and everything in between your movie choices. Find fun insider tips, where to grab a quick lunch and much more. Delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Estate & Financial Planning

Your Northern Michigan Guide to a Secure Financial Future

Whether you’re a millennial just starting out or retiring to your dream spot in Northern Michigan, this region’s experts have excellent advice for how to ensure your financial future so you get to live your best life Up North! Delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Meetings

Ideas to Make Your Up North Meeting Great

Northern Michigan professional meetings and conferences take on their own personality when you add a gorgeous, relaxed environment and fun ways to bond with peers.

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