Northern Michigan Boating Articles

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...

Explore the Shipwrecks of the Manitou Passage

| PAID CONTENT An estimated 6,000 shipwrecks lie at the bottom of the Great Lakes, many up and down the Lake Michigan...

Northern Michigan Boating to Pyramid Point in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Taking the road less traveled is always best when it brings you to Pyramid Point's secluded beach. Follow Tim Mulherin as he shares his past boating...

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...

Get on the Water with the New Leelanau Boat Co.

This summer, check out Leelanau Boat Co., a new full-service boating experience venture in Northern Michigan.    So, what is Leelanau Boat...

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...

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...

How to Play on East & West Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City

It’s the cornerstone to every trip to Traverse City: A must-see-swim-soak-sun day on Grand Traverse Bay. Dive in to learn why this two-lobed bay,...

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Boating Articles

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...

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

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 romantic sunset cruises to pirate-themed cruises for the whole family, view our list of Northern...

How to Play on East & West Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City

How to Play on East & West Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City

It’s the cornerstone to every trip to Traverse City: A must-see-swim-soak-sun day on Grand Traverse Bay. Dive in to learn why this two-lobed bay, separated into East and West Bays by Old Mission Peninsula, is your headquarters for summer fun.  ...