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Join Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak’s Bear the Elements Challenge

Located in Empire, Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak is celebrating winter in Northern Michigan with a new challenge that requires you to head outdoors...

Michigan Backcountry Skiing Brings Freedom & Untouched Snow

Play in powder! Grab your skis and head to Benzie County for backcountry skiing and a new perspective. Explore the path less traveled on this...

Best Things to Do on a Keweenaw Peninsula Winter Vacation

PAID CONTENT A husband and wife head north across the Mackinac Bridge for a winter vacation on the Keweenaw Peninsula. Here are their tips,...

Snowshoe, Ski & Bike Noquemanon Trail Network in the Upper Peninsula

The Noquemanon Trail Network covers a lot of ground with its eight trail systems stretching from Munising to Big Bay and paths that speak to every...

Current Snowboard & Ski Conditions Across Northern Michigan

Searching for ski conditions in Northern Michigan this weekend? Below, we've compiled the ski conditions pages for resorts across the north to make...

Cross-Country Ski or Snowshoe Otsego Resort’s Craft Beer Trail

The great outdoors of Northern Michigan and craft brews combine during Otsego Resort’s Craft Beer Trail, kicking off this month. Slip-on your...

Northern Michigan Ski Guide 2022: Updates from 11 Ski Resorts

We checked in with 11 Northern Michigan ski and snowboard resorts across the upper and lower peninsulas to find out what their teams are excited...

Go Cross-Country Skiing at Forbush Corner Near Gaylord

Head to Frederic for a hidden Northern Michigan winter wonderland laced with cross-country ski trails at Forbush Corner, plus tips for staying in...

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Snowshoe, Ski & Bike Noquemanon Trail Network in the Upper Peninsula

Snowshoe, Ski & Bike Noquemanon Trail Network in the Upper Peninsula

The Noquemanon Trail Network covers a lot of ground with its eight trail systems stretching from Munising to Big Bay and paths that speak to every kind of Northern Michigan outdoor enthusiast year-round.Avid mountain biker? The Noquemanon Trail Network's (NTN) South...

Current Snowboard & Ski Conditions Across Northern Michigan

Current Snowboard & Ski Conditions Across Northern Michigan

Searching for ski conditions in Northern Michigan this weekend? Below, we've compiled the ski conditions pages for resorts across the north to make planning a breeze. Plus, learn more about updates on and off the slopes in our Northern Michigan Ski Guide.The Highlands...

Cross-Country Ski or Snowshoe Otsego Resort’s Craft Beer Trail

Cross-Country Ski or Snowshoe Otsego Resort’s Craft Beer Trail

The great outdoors of Northern Michigan and craft brews combine during Otsego Resort’s Craft Beer Trail, kicking off this month. Slip-on your snowshoes or cross-country skis and try a few brews along this scenic walk through the woods. A great way to fight cabin fever...

Northern Michigan Ski Guide 2022: Updates from 11 Ski Resorts

Northern Michigan Ski Guide 2022: Updates from 11 Ski Resorts

We checked in with 11 Northern Michigan ski and snowboard resorts across the upper and lower peninsulas to find out what their teams are excited about this season. Here's what's new this winter Up North on, and off, the slopes. ONE | The Highlands at Harbor Springs...

Where to Find Sleeping Bear Dunes Groomed Trails this Winter

Where to Find Sleeping Bear Dunes Groomed Trails this Winter

For scenic, serene and memorable cross-country skiing this winter, head to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. While the park’s popular hiking trails are not groomed, some are designated ski trails. And for a groomed trail experience — for both classic and skate...

Eat, Drink, Ski, Hike, Explore on These Northern Michigan Tours

Eat, Drink, Ski, Hike, Explore on These Northern Michigan Tours

An added bonus to Northern Michigan food and drink tours? Many offer opportunities for outdoor excursions either onsite or close by. Here are a few of our favorite ways to sip and savor, understand and appreciate the craft, and get outside and enjoy the beauty of our...