Northern Michigan Camping Articles

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...

Sleep in Tiny Houses, Safari Tents & More at Michigan State Parks

From tiny houses and safari tents to geodesic domes, there are a growing number of unique lodging options at Michigan State Parks.It used to be that...

How to Stay & Play in Northern Michigan’s Leelanau State Park

North of Northport, perched at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, and surrounded by the expanse of Lake Michigan, this approximately 1,350-acre park...

Leelanau Lodging Options for Your Northern Michigan Getaway

Leelanau County is home to gorgeous beaches, a blossoming culinary scene and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Explore our list of lodging...

Go Glamping in Northern Michigan at Beaver Island Retreat

Escape is necessary. This is exactly why my wife, Laura, and I find ourselves sailing west from Charlevoix on the Emerald Isle ferry with another...

Spring Adventures in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

| PAID CONTENT We tag along with two families taking advantage of spring at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore....

Your Ultimate Guide to Visiting Ludington State Park

Ludington State Park is comprised of nearly 5,300 acres of scenic sand dunes, ponds, marshlands and forests. Situated between Hamlin Lake and Lake...

Traverse City Hotels, Inns, Campgrounds for Summer 2021

Welcome to the Traverse City area. Here, it’s small enough to get away from it all, yet big enough to pick from any type of lodging you can imagine....


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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Northern Michigan Camping Videos

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State Parks & Sleeping Bear Dunes Videos

  • Adventures in Sleeping Bear Dunes
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