Recent Northport Region Articles

Fruit for Dinner: 3 Recipes from Renowned Chef Abra Berens

Abra Beren’s latest cookbook, Pulp, is like having dinner with a close friend. Explore her ties to Northern Michigan and three of her...

August 2023 Events: 20+ Things to Do in Northern Michigan

Summer's last hurrah! We’re taking advantage of every second of these sun-shining, vacation-filled days in Northern Michigan with 20+ local events...

July 2023 Events Calendar: 20+ Can’t-Miss Summer Events

Summer is heating up in Northern Michigan with 20+ local events taking place across the region. Be sure to check back! We’ll continue to update this...

Red Hot Best 2023: The Best of Benzie & Leelanau

The votes have been counted and the results are in for the BEST in Benzie and Leelanau County! From Frankfort to Northport, here are your 2023 Red...

Red Hot Best Winners 2023: The Best of Northern Michigan

The 2023 Red Hot Best results are in! Explore all 46 categories, 8 regions and 900+ winners below or search by region and make this your Red Hot...

Ashlyn’s Picks: Memorial Day Events Across Northern Michigan

Spending this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend in Northern Michigan? Then look no further than this list of local events taking place from May 26-28....


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Up North Kids

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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