Northern Michigan Summer Articles

5 Best Places to Watch a Petoskey Region Sunset this Summer

See you at sunset! From Petoskey to Mackinac Island, here are the choicest seats for watching the greatest show on earth. Don't miss these 5...

5 Best Sunset Spots in the Benzie, Manistee & Cadillac Region

Be Here at Sunset! Oceans of fresh water and a westerly view set the scene for picture-perfect sunsets in the Benzie, Manistee and Cadillac region....

Celebrate 35 Years of the Leland Wine & Food Festival this June

It’s almost festival season and what better way to kick off summer in Northern Michigan than tasting award-winning wines and delicious, local food....

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...

Business is Blooming at Omena Cut Flowers U-Pick Garden

Traverse Magazine and Leelanau Conservancy alum Carolyn Faught is finding a colorful—and meaningful—mission in life’s next chapter with Omena Cut...

Hold Your Next Meeting at Mackinac Island’s Mission Point Resort

PAID CONTENT Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island leads the way on modern meeting and conference trends by offering extraordinary...

The Cherry On Top: Traverse City’s National Fest Puts Cherries First

PAID CONTENT The National Cherry Festival—this year on its 96th annual bash—sets out with one guiding goal in mind: help the cherry industry keep...

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...

This Lake Michigan Resort Puts the “Relax” in Beach Vacations

PAID CONTENT Beach read and fluffy towel in hand, head for the red umbrellas by Lake Michigan at The Homestead, a Northern Michigan resort in Glen...

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

| PAID CONTENT Summer is still here in Northern Michigan! Get out and explore Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s...

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...


Summer in Northern Michigan

Ten Summer Escapes

Tour M119 Tunnel of Trees

Sleeping Bear Dunes Beaches

30 Red Hot Best in Traverse City This Summer

Beautiful Winery Patios

Mackinac Island in One Day

Go Rock Hunting!

Summer Means Outdoor Dining

Best Things to Do at Pictured Rocks

40 Summer Sweet Spots

Cookout Recipes for a Summer Beach Dinner

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

Upcoming Northern Michigan Events

14mar(mar 14)5:00 am13jul(jul 13)11:00 pmVirtual EventVessels - Call For Entry(march 14) 5:00 am - (july 13) 11:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI 49636

01apr9:00 am19may(may 19)3:00 pmMembers Create Exhibition(april 1) 9:00 am - (may 19) 3:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI 49636

23apr(apr 23)10:00 am04jun(jun 4)5:00 pmBlank Canvas: High School Portfolio Program ExhibitionWork from CTAC's new High School Portfolio Program.(april 23) 10:00 am - (june 4) 5:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey, 461 E Mitchell St, Petoskey, MI 49770

30apr(apr 30)10:00 am02jun(jun 2)5:00 amReflective PerspectivesWorks by Liz Barick Fall(april 30) 10:00 am - (june 2) 5:00 am Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City, 322 6th St, Traverse City, MI 49684

30apr(apr 30)10:00 am02jun(jun 2)5:00 pmEarthboundWorks by Pi Benio(april 30) 10:00 am - (june 2) 5:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City, 322 6th St, Traverse City, MI 49684

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