Northern Michigan Camping Articles

Easy Family-Friendly Camping in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Take one more family camping trip this summer in Michigan's Upper Peninsula—and leave the tent at home.This article first appeared in Traverse,...

Wilder Than We Think: Paddleboarding Michigan’s Only National Park

The goal? Explore Michigan's only National Park, Isle Royale in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, by paddleboard. The reward? Remote shores and epic...

Biking Lake Charlevoix in 2 Days: Insider Tips & Must-Stop Spots

In and around the lake! A 53-mile bike route around Lake Charlevoix yields the perfect loop for scenic beauty and small-town charm. Here are the...

Call a Northern Michigan Winery Home Tonight with Harvest Hosts

A vineyard of one's own! Harvest Hosts offer low-cost experiential camping across Michigan, and beyond. From Brengman Brothers in Traverse City to...

Annual Bird Hunting Trip in the Upper Peninsula Brings Gratitude

For years, Andrew VanDrie has been heading to the Upper Peninsula with family and friends for an annual bird hunting trip. From the rustic and...

Unforgettable South Manitou Island Adventures at Sleeping Bear

| PAID CONTENT Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau takes us on the Mishe-Mokwa ferry across Lake Michigan to discover...

How Retirees Are Making Camping a Lifestyle + 6 Places to RV

With plenty of scenic spots to choose from, traveling RV-style to your favorite destinations is a breeze and retirees are taking notice. After a...

TC Resident Explores 77 Michigan Campgrounds in 6 Months

A woman and her dog are spending five to six months on the road, visiting each of the state’s 77 rustic state forest campgrounds, and gathering...

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Northern Michigan Campsites & Tips

Coastal Camping on Lake Michigan and Beyond

A Camping Trip With Kids + Kid-Friendly Campgrounds

10 Michigan State Park Campgrounds You Want to Visit

10 Best Northern Michigan Campsites

Sleeping Bear Dunes Campsites

Spring Camping: Gear, Tips, Trails

Northern Michigan Camping Adventures

Paddleboard Camping on the Au Sable

Backpacking the North Country Trail

Camping in the Lush Wilderness of North Manitou Island

Overlanding in the Upper Peninsula

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