Northern Michigan Holiday Articles

11 Northern Michigan Bakeries with Paczki for Fat Tuesday

Fat Tuesday is all about indulging your tastebuds. To properly celebrate, enjoy a paczki (or two!) from these Northern Michigan bakeries. The Polish...

8 Date-Night Restaurants in Northern Michigan

These intimate restaurants in Petoskey, Marquette, Traverse City and beyond are perfect for your next romantic night out. This is a web original...

26 Can’t-Miss Valentine’s Day & Winter Events

It’s finally February! From romantic wine dinners to winter festivals and aprés-ski celebrations, Northern Michigan is bustling with cozy events for...

Q&A: The Man Behind Michigan’s Dogman Legend

What started as a harmless radio prank became one of Michigan’s eeriest paranormal legends.

8 Northern Michigan Subscriptions Our Editors Love to Gift

From local chocolate to candles with cheeky scents and everything in between, here are our Editors' picks for subscriptions that make the perfect...

December 2023 Swoon List: Our Editors’ Favorite Local Gift Ideas

From locally made dishware to a luxurious facial appointment, here are the Swoon List-worthy Northern Michigan gifts our editors are asking Santa...

Warm Your Winter Up with 3 Northern Michigan Wine Events

With snow-covered vineyard views and fireside beverages, winter provides a more intimate tasting experience at Northern Michigan wineries. Get...

3 Ultimate Cookie & Cocktail Pairings Perfect for the Holidays

Jammy sugar cookies dusted in powdered sugar; buttery, pecan-studded shortbreads; delicate chocolate bites frosted with Earl Grey ganache. These...

18 Holiday Events Across Northern Michigan This December

It's the most wonderful time of the year! From lantern-lit hikes to brunch with Santa, these 18 festive Northern Michigan events celebrate winter's...

Kick Off the Holiday Season in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Celebrate the start of the holidays in Northern Michigan with Erickson Center for the Arts' annual Deck the Walls Holiday Gala on November 25,...


4th of July

Five Northern Michigan 4th of July Cocktails

Picnic Recipes for Your Fourth of July

Northern Michigan Halloween

Three Creative Candy Cocktails for Halloween

Halloween Health Tips & New Traditions

A Northern Thanksgiving

Delicious Thanksgiving Side Dishes with Local Ingredients

Maureen Abood's Recipes for a Lebanese Holiday Meal

The Christmas Season Up North

Cut Your Own Tree at These Northern Christmas Tree Farms

Warm Up With These Holiday Cocoa and Cookie Recipes

Getting to Northern Michigan