Northern Michigan Summer Articles

The Insider’s List: 10 Things to Do from Benzie to Ludington

Get up close and personal with this coastal region from Benzie County to Ludington and all the forests, lakes and rivers in between. This article...

The Insider’s List: 10 Things to Do in the Traverse City Area

Round out your time in the Grand Traverse Bay area with this list of insider-secret fun.  This article was featured in Vacation! Northern Michigan....

Cruise Michigan’s U.S. 2 for Surreal Sand Dunes & Scenic Stops

PAID CONTENT Sparkling white sand dunes roll into crystal-clear turquoise waters along the section of US-2 that stretches from St. Ignace to...

25 New Openings, Renovations & More on Mackinac Island in 2024

Voted the No. 1 Best Summer Travel Destination by USA TODAY 10Best readers, Mackinac Island has beckoned visitors to its shores for centuries. The...

14 Amazing Northern Michigan Summer Camps for Kids

Help your kids abandon their screens and fall in love with Northern Michigan summers just like you did. These classic sleep-away summer camps will...

Beachcomb for Lake Superior Agates

The beaches at Grand Marais are excellent hunting grounds for the ancient Lake Superior agate, a semi-precious stone made up of concentric circles of microcrystaline quartz reddened by iron. Here’s the lowdown on what you’re seeking.

MyNorth’s Top 10 Instagram Posts of 2023

From gorgeous Northern Michigan homes to rock hunting, national media mentions and northern lights, here are MyNorth's top 10 Instagram posts of...

15 Northern Michigan Events to Put on Your List This September

September marks the inevitable end of summer in Northern Michigan, but we're keeping the party going with beer festivals, wine tours and more local...

August Swoon List: What Our Editors Are Obsessed with This Month

Escargot at happy hour. A new campground near the Tunnel of Trees. The vast shoreline at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Here’s what our editors...

The Best Babymoon Destinations in Northern Michigan

Going on a getaway before welcoming a new little one into your life has become a trend for millennial parents-to-be. From Boyne Mountain to the Inn...

Travel for All: How Ludington is Embracing Accessible Travel

The beach within reach! The lakeside town of Ludington is an emerging accessible-travel haven for nature lovers of all abilities. This article first...

How to Do a Northern Michigan Beach Day Like a Local

Rockstar parking, secret beaches, easy picnics—our no-sweat guide to your best Northern Michigan beach day ever. This is a web original article from...


Summer in Northern Michigan

10 Stunning Summer Escapes

Tour M119 Tunnel of Trees

Sleeping Bear Dunes Beaches

Beautiful Winery Patios

Mackinac Island in One Day

Rock Hunting Guide

Summer Means Outdoor Dining

Best Things to Do at Pictured Rocks

Beach Cookout Recipes

Ultimate M22 Road Trip

Northern Michigan Beaches

Find Your Beach in Northern Michigan

Top Ten Beaches for Kids

Find Restaurants, Farm Markets, Trails & More

Clear Filter

Kayak, SUP, Canoe Northern Michigan

Three Perfect Paddles, Day Trip. Overnight, Weekend

Northern Michigan Camping

Coastal Camping on Lake Michigan & Beyond

Camping Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Northern Michigan Biking

Biking Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Boyne Highlands

Mountain Biking at TC's Grand Traverse Commons

Northern Michigan Hiking

Ten Awesome Summer HIkes (With Food & Lodging)

Dog-Friendly Trails and Nature Preserves

Northern Michigan Fishing

Seek out Cisco in Grand Traverse Bay

Tips for Summertime Bass Fishing