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Inland Seas Education Association Introduces New Expansion

Inland Seas Education Association is expanding its Suttons Bay campus and creating new learning opportunities for Great Lakes advocates young and...

Summer Camps at Lake Ann Camp Offer Fun, Faith, Friends

| PAID CONTENT Northern Michigan's Lake Ann Camp is a place for young people to come together and expand...

It Takes A Village: Volunteer with this Northern Michigan Nonprofit

It takes a village! Eagle Village, a Northern Michigan nonprofit in Hersey, supports youth through love, education and care—and it needs your help....

A Can’t-Miss Family-Friendly Skiing Adventure at The Homestead

| PAID CONTENT Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau takes us to the family-friendly ski slopes at The...

Empire Bluff Trail Adventures at Sleeping Bear Dunes

| PAID CONTENT This Northern Michigan hike is always a must on a visit to Sleeping Bear Dunes National...

Visit These 4 Mysterious & Magical Dinky Doors in Alden

Magical, kid-friendly and located in Alden, you can't miss the community's Dinky Doors! Learn all about Northern Michigan's Dinky creatures and...

6 Great Family-Friendly Activities at Sleeping Bear Dunes

PAID CONTENT With an afternoon promising sunshine, a slight breeze and zero percent chance of precipitation, our family’s planned ride on the...

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Traverse City

Northern Michigan Vacations: Kids may be out of school, but with 25 cent matinees at the State and enriching museums, it’s hard to get bored in TC


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Summer Camps for Kids

These Northern Michigan summer camps embrace a love of the outdoors and the arts.

Endless Summer Family Fun

There are endless opportunities for outdoor fun, so we’ve created this list of 10 healthy and affordable Northern Michigan summer activities to keep your family moving. 

Best Beaches For Kids

We asked our readers to share their favorite spots to take young children to cool off (bonus points for places with playgrounds, restrooms, and picnic tables). These are their picks for best Northern Michigan beaches for kids.

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Traverse City (even on rainy days!)

From exploring the Children's Museum to family-friendly wineries, Traverse City offers endless options for kids and families!

Best Biking For Kids

Sometimes difficult terrain or cars zipping by can make riding too difficult for kids. Read on for our picks of the best Northern Michigan bike trails for kids.

Make It a Day on Mackinac Island

Forts, fudge, biking the island and horse-drawn carriage rides. It's kid heaven...and parents love it, too!

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