Northern Michigan Boating Articles

15 Family-Friendly Activities Across Northern Michigan

For a family day out or all-ages fun with the grandparents, we've rounded up 15 of our favorite family-friendly outings across Northern Michigan,...

Waters of Enchantment: Go Fly Fishing at Wilderness State Park

Unlike any secretive river or flashy blue ocean depths, Waugoshance Point in Emmet County’s Wilderness State Park holds its own particular form of...

Meet the All-Female Sailing Crew Taking the Race Scene by Storm

Get to know the entirely female crew of Knockout, who just so happens to be taking over the Northern Michigan sailing scene. This article first...

Grab & Go: A Charlevoix Lunch Stop & Boating Oyster Bay

Launch your boat on Lake Charlevoix and cruise on over to Red Hot Best–winning restaurant The Landing for a bite. Make your next stop just 3.5...

Red Hot Best Winners 2022: The Best of Northern Michigan

After more than 63,100 nominations and 177,700 votes, a record-breaking 22,200 people voted in the 2022 MyNorth Red Hot Best Awards to kick off the...

3 Sleeping Bear Dunes Water Sports to Add To Your Bucket List

| PAID CONTENT Fact: There's nothing better than being on the water in Northern Michigan in the...

Inland Seas Education Association Introduces New Expansion

Inland Seas Education Association is expanding its Suttons Bay campus and creating new learning opportunities for Great Lakes advocates young and...

Healing on the Water: Warrior Sailing Pairs Veterans & Sailboats

From its new home in Charlevoix, Warrior Sailing pairs veterans and sailboats to find healing on the open water through forging relationships and...

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Boating Articles

Grab & Go: A Charlevoix Lunch Stop & Boating Oyster Bay

Grab & Go: A Charlevoix Lunch Stop & Boating Oyster Bay

Launch your boat on Lake Charlevoix and cruise on over to Red Hot Best–winning restaurant The Landing for a bite. Make your next stop just 3.5 nautical miles away at Oyster Bay for this month's Grab & Go. This article first appeared in...

Red Hot Best Winners 2022: The Best of Northern Michigan

Red Hot Best Winners 2022: The Best of Northern Michigan

After more than 63,100 nominations and 177,700 votes, a record-breaking 22,200 people voted in the 2022 MyNorth Red Hot Best Awards to kick off the second decade of this sought-after community awards program. From Traverse City to Marquette and...

3 Sleeping Bear Dunes Water Sports to Add To Your Bucket List

| PAID CONTENT Fact: There's nothing better than being on the water in Northern Michigan in the summertime. The views are simply incredible (think crystal clear waters, sun-dappled cedar trees and...

Inland Seas Education Association Introduces New Expansion

Inland Seas Education Association Introduces New Expansion

Inland Seas Education Association is expanding its Suttons Bay campus and creating new learning opportunities for Great Lakes advocates young and old in Leelanau County. This article first appeared in Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine. Find...

Healing on the Water: Warrior Sailing Pairs Veterans & Sailboats

Healing on the Water: Warrior Sailing Pairs Veterans & Sailboats

From its new home in Charlevoix, Warrior Sailing pairs veterans and sailboats to find healing on the open water through forging relationships and teamwork. This article first appeared in Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine. Find this article and...

Cruise the Waters of Grand Traverse Bay in TC on The Discovery

Cruise the Waters of Grand Traverse Bay in TC on The Discovery

All aboard! Take a two-hour cruise in Traverse City's gorgeous Grand Traverse Bay on The Discovery, offering controlled indoor seating, outdoor seating, beverages and snacks. Learn more about Discovery Cruises and how you can get your tickets...

Voyage to Petoskey, Harbor Springs & Bay Harbor by Ferry

Voyage to Petoskey, Harbor Springs & Bay Harbor by Ferry

The Little Traverse Bay Ferry connects Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Bay Harbor with passenger ferry services from May through September. Learn what to expect on your trip along with tips on where to catch the boat, where to stop for local eats and...

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