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Traverse City National Cherry Festival Vacation Planner

Traverse City's National Cherry Festival is back for 2021! Featuring both in-person and virtual events, here's what to expect at this year's...

How to Voyage to the North Manitou Shoal Light this Summer

After years of dreaming up tours of the North Manitou Shoal Light, it is finally becoming a reality. Thanks to the North Manitou Light Keepers,...

Meet Your Innkeeper: Holly Wilson at Bellaire B+B

What’s it like to run a Northern Michigan B&B? We asked Holly Wilson, innkeeper of the charming (Red Hot Best winning!) Bellaire B+B. Find this...

Red Hot Best 2021: Charlevoix & Chain of Lakes

Searching for the best restaurants, businesses and activities in Charlevoix & the Chain of Lakes? Explore all 47 Red Hot Best categories ranging...

3 Northern Michigan Window Vignettes to Inspire Your Home

Three local Northern Michigan designers demonstrate that how you look out on the world can shape your frame of mind. From industrial to mid-century...

Northern Michigan Dog-Friendly Parks & Preserves in Leelanau

Searching for dog-friendly spots around Leelanau? From the Sleeping Bear Dunes to Leelanau State Park, explore some of our favorite Fido-friendly...

Coyote Crossing Resort in Cadillac Launches New 2021 Events

Cadillac's Coyote Crossing Resort is celebrating summer with 14 new concerts. Learn more about these Northern Michigan events and see what this...

Biking Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail from Empire to Glen Arbor

The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is more than just a Leelanau County bike ride. This 20-mile trail stretching from Empire to north of Glen Arbor...


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11 Stunning Summer Vacation Spots

Best Things to Do at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Take a Beaver Island Vacation

Three Wine Regions...Just Waiting For You

Your Self-Guided Tour Through Hemingway Country

Five Must-Do's on Old Mission Peninsula

Best Traverse City Weekend

Find a Spot to Eat Outdoors

Makes These Summer Hikes Into Getaways

The Red Hot Best of Everything in the North

Mackinac Island in One Day

The Ultimate M22 Road Trip

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07apr(apr 7)11:00 am06jul(jul 6)2:00 pmClothesline Exhibit Call-for-Entries(april 7) 11:00 am - (july 6) 2:00 pm

10apr(apr 10)1:00 pm16sep(sep 16)5:00 pm2022 Manitou Music Poster Competition(april 10) 1:00 pm - (september 16) 5:00 pm

27apr(apr 27)10:00 am26jun(jun 26)5:00 pmEgan Franks Holzhausen: Never Thought Twice(april 27) 10:00 am - (june 26) 5:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey

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