Dive Into Fall in Northern Michigan

2021 Northern Michigan Fall Color Map: Track the Color!

Fall Color Drives & Hiking in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Drive M119 Tunnel of Trees

Best Things To Do at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Gourmet Fall Mushrooming in Northern Michigan

9 Spectacular Fall Color Tours

Drive, Paddle, Hike This Torch Lake Fall Color Tour

Go Rock Hunting! Tips on Finding Petoskeys, Leland Blue

10 Best Northern Michigan Fall Color Views

3 Northern Michigan Lighthouse Fall Color Daytrips

Northern Michigan Fall Articles

MyNorth Media’s Top 10 Instagram Photos of 2021

2021 was the year for Northern Michigan outdoor adventures! From some of Up North's most gorgeous summertime hikes to stunning winter views, MyNorth...

10 Things to Do in 3 Days at Sleeping Bear Dunes: Fall Fun

| PAID CONTENT This fall, head out and explore Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s...

Try These Thanksgiving Side Dishes from Oryana in Traverse City

The team at Oryana Community Co-op in Traverse City shares a vegetarian Northern Michigan Thanksgiving dinner, celebrating plump squash, farm-fresh...

4 Endless Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Fall Views

Michigan's Upper Peninsula is home to some of the state's most photographed overlooks. Visiting by chairlift, ski jump elevator, foot or car, find...

Lunch with a View: Don’t Miss this Harbor Springs Fall Color Hike

Searching for a Northern Michigan Fall adventure? Head to Harbor Springs and grab this ready-made meal and find the best place to take it, which...

Hop On This Self-Guided Leelanau Peninsula Winery Tour By Bike

Hop on the TART Trail in Suttons Bay and head to Hop Lot, Big Little Wines & Shady Lane Cellars on this self-guided beer and wine tour in...

8 Up North Fall Color Tour Stops from Petoskey to Gaylord

The pristine woodlands east of Petoskey and northeast of Gaylord are ripe with lesser-known fall foliage displays. Wherever the road takes you,...

100-Year-Old Jacob’s Farm in Traverse City is a Must for Fall Fun

A generations-old Traverse City family farm has managed to stay in farming by offering food and fun for people of all ages. From the famous corn...

October’s On the Table: One-Pot Bison & Wild Rice Stuffed Squash

October's On the Table recipe is an Indigenous-inspired one-pot supper that will warm your soul this season in Northern Michigan. Grab your local...

Hit St. Ignace Trails for Fall Color Hiking in Upper Peninsula

PAID CONTENT Head north to explore spectacular St. Ignace trails for fall color hiking in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.As we laced our boots in the...

4 Otsego Resort Events You Can’t Miss This Autumn

Otsego Resort's events are back in full swing this fall! We caught up with Marketing & Creative Director MaKenna Mead to talk about everything...

3 New Outdoor Adventures You Can’t Miss in Northern Michigan

Even if you think you’ve seen and done it all in Northern Michigan, there's always new excursions popping up! From clear kayaks to wilderness...

Fall Color Drives & Hikes at Sleeping Bear Dunes

PAID CONTENT Fall in Northern Michigan, with its brilliant colors and fresh-start feel, is the perfect follow up to summer; and fall in Sleeping...

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...

Immerse Yourself in Nature at these 4 Northern Michigan Retreats

May’s vibrant colors are popping, and they’re calling to us—get outside and explore! Here are four Northern Michigan weekend trips with Airbnb...

Experience the Best Mission Point Resort has to Offer this Summer

Mission Point Resort is offering fun-filled travel packages for weekday and weekend day trips to the car-free, Lake Huron isle. Learn more about...

10 Must-Do Insider Tips for Petoskey & Mackinac Straits

Explore 10 of our favorite ways to get up close and personal with this region of colorful history and bold natural beauty. From the Straits of...

The Ultimate Breezeway Road Trip & Scavenger Hunt

Two teenage boys agree to accompany their parents *gasp* on a 26-mile road trip and scavenger hunt along one of Northern Michigan's most beautiful...

Your Top 5 Favorite Northern Michigan Hikes

Last week we asked our Instagram followers for their favorite hikes in Northern Michigan. From Pyramid Point to Pictured Rocks, here's what they...

These Northern Michigan Birding Spots Some of State’s Best

These Northern Michigan natural areas and preserves offer some of the best birding in the state—from unique waterfowl to a wide array of migratory...

Autumn Wedding Bliss: Boyne Mountain

A couple's Autumn wedding takes center stage against a beautiful backdrop of fall colors. Annie Weidner & Matt Murtha // October 10, 2020 Three...

The Unforgettable 30th Iceman Cometh Mountain Bike Race

In 2019, the 30th annual Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge, a 30-mile point-to-point mountain bike race from Kalkaska to Traverse City, was buried in a...

Northern Michigan Fishing Report Oct. 28: Steelhead Pick Up

With the salmon runs done for the most part in Northern Michigan, steelhead fishing should be picking up, especially with any increase in water...

Skeletons Arise Fills Harbor Springs with Stylish, Humorous Skeletons This Halloween

Now through Halloween, shoppers, visitors and locals are being welcomed to Harbor Springs by stylish and even funny skeletons. Forty-five local...

Northern Michigan Fishing Report Oct. 21: Trying for Perch

Poor weather conditions are keeping Northern Michigan anglers off the water. Parts of the Upper Peninsula, including Marquette, saw snow this week,...

Northern Michigan Fall Color Map: Last Chance for Peak Color!

2021 Fall Color Map Coming Soon! Check back on September 17, and then watch each week for updated, current conditions.  We're partnering with Tom...

Traverse City Children’s Garden Hosting Safe Halloween Event

Looking for a safe, family-friendly Halloween event? Through the end of October, Grand Traverse Area Children's Garden is hosting a Spooky Halloween...

Perfect Pumpkin Recipes for a Northern Michigan Fall

John Richardson, chef and owner of The Bearded Dogg Lounge in Gaylord, finds inspiration each fall in the abundance of fresh pumpkin available in...

DNR Launches Interactive Map to Michigan Biking, Hiking Trails

Sometimes you just need to hit the trails—for a hike, a bike ride or a mental or physical reset. No matter how the state's trails call to you, the...

3 Lighthouse Day Trips for a Northern Michigan Fall Color Tour

Three Great Lakes lighthouses. Three sweet shoreside towns. Pick one and make it a day trip, or spend a long weekend visiting them all on a Northern...

Northern Michigan Fishing Report Oct. 15: Good Salmon

The past week has been very windy, which has limited many anglers’ opportunities to get out. This has resulted in limited reports on fishing for...

Get Your Digital Passport to November 2020 Traverse City Beer Week

2020 is putting us all through a lot of changes, but one thing doesn't change: Traverse City brewers are making some fantastic craft beers. Get your...

Hike the Natural Beauty of Bay View Woods Trails in Petoskey

Bay View Woods, in Petoskey, offers five diverse and beautiful hiking trails open to the public. Whether you are wandering on your own through...

Paddle Antrim Urges Caution as Water Temps Drop in Michigan

As temperatures in Northern Michigan are cooling down, Paddle Antrim warns paddlers to take precautions to protect themselves from heightened...

Parallel 45 Theatre Announces Fall Drama Classes, Coaching

Parallel 45 Theatre in Traverse City is expanding its youth educational programming with after-school classes for grades K-8 and private coaching...

Short’s Brewing Company Releases Pure Michigan Autumn IPA

Kicking off fall and aiming to inspire travel during peak foliage season, Pure Michigan and Short’s Brewing Company are once again teaming up to...

Crystal Mountain Ready to Peak with Fall Family Activities

As autumn paints its exquisite colors across Crystal Mountain’s 1,500 acres in Thompsonville, the best place to watch the changing leaves is from a...

7 Northern Michigan Farms & Markets to Visit (Pumpkins!)

These local farms and markets all offer plenty of fall fun (think cider, doughnuts, animals), plus plump pumpkins in all colors, shapes and...

Fall Events, Attractions & Lodging Specials in Ludington

Autumn beckons visitors to Ludington, offering themed events and new exhibits plus outdoor fall color recreation activities. With fall officially...

St. Ignace Fall Camping Getaway at Hiawatha National Forest

PAID CONTENT Your next Upper Peninsula camping getaway should be at this incredible gem: The Hiawatha National Forest near St. Ignace, Michigan. Our...

Groundwork Hosts Harvest at Home Dinner Event Oct. 10

Groundwork’s iconic annual local food dinner and dance fundraiser goes online for 2020, as the Traverse City nonprofit celebrates its 25th...

Try the Leelanau Peninsula’s Best Red Wines This October

Wineries on the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, voted No. 2 Best Wine Region in the nation by USA Today, are well-known for riesling and other...

7 Ways to Get Outside & Celebrate Michigan’s Fall Color

There is only one thing to do as Michigan’s air grows crisp, temperatures fall and trees turn from green to glorious shades of yellow, orange and...

15+ October Events in Northern Michigan: Beer, Bikes & More

A socially distanced art opening, virtual home tour and famously tough golf tournament are just a few of the Northern Michigan events happening this...

Northern Michigan Fishing Report Sept. 23: Last Lake Trout

This is the last full week of lake trout season on northern Lake Michigan and northern Lake Huron. The season closes Sept. 30. As we move into fall,...

Manistee County Fall Vacation Attractions & Trip Planning Tools

The Manistee County Visitors Bureau is helping visitors and locals maximize Northern Michigan's fall color season with trip planning tools,...

Don’t Miss Pond Hill Farm’s Fall Fest Weekends!

2020 has brought about changes and cancelations to numerous events in Northern Michigan. In Harbor Springs, Pond Hill Farm has been working with its...

It’s Time to Order Your Thanksgiving Turkey from Duerksen’s

Rick and Sue Duerksen have been raising turkeys since 1979, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Duerksen Turkey Farm in Mancelona in 2019. They know...

Short’s Epic Lineup of Specialty Beer Releases Oct.–Dec.

As the craziest year on record draws to a close, Short's Brewing Company is excited to share its fourth-quarter specialty lineup. It’s a mix of...

2 Fall Golf Events at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

September is here and that means colorful leaves and crisp autumn air are returning to Northern Michigan. So are an array of golf events at Grand...

Northern Michigan Fishing Report Sept. 16: Feeding Frenzy on Inland Lakes

With the windy conditions in Northern Michigan, fewer anglers have been out. Those heading to the rivers to find salmon are getting some fish. On...

Enjoy Petoskey Wine Region Wineries This Fall Safely & Deliciously!

PAID CONTENT Want to sample some of Northern Michigan's best wines? Good news! It’s ready and waiting for you in the Petoskey Wine Region. All PWR...

Northern Michigan Fishing Report Sept. 9: Fall Fishing Takes Shape

Inconsistent late-summer weather has made things difficult for anglers, especially on the big waters. The recent storms and strong winds will change...

Parallel 45 Theatre Presenting 2 Virtual Shows This Fall

Parallel 45 Theatre is pleased to announce two virtual shows for audiences this fall. First, last year’s smash-hit "The Alphabet Experience" returns...

Orchard Highway: Cruise US-31 This Fall in Northern Michigan

Spend a day cruising the farm market- and orchard-studded section of US-31 between Traverse City and Charlevoix. If an apple a day is as healthy as...

Enjoy Riverside Dining at Blue Fish Kitchen + Bar in Manistee

Blue Fish Kitchen + Bar serves up front-row seats along the Manistee River.After a day on the water, an afternoon exploring Arcadia Dunes or a...

Northern Michigan Seltzers to Sip In Any Season

Northern Michigan seltzers are perfect in any season. Launch summer with these refreshing seltzers and keep enjoying right through the fall....

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