Recent Northport Region Articles

Head to Dune Bird Winery, Northport’s Newest Hygge Hangout

Modern winery meets legit espresso bar meets your family living room at Dune Bird Winery. From a stunning, aviation-themed design to kid-friendly...

Tour 18 Leelanau Peninsula Wineries During Rosé All May

Ready to celebrate wine season in Northern Michigan? Join the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail for the second annual Rosé All May event, which invites...

Red Hot Best 2021: Top 7 Happy Hours in Northern Michigan

From food truck parks in Petoskey and Traverse City to a pink-themed pub and restaurant on Mackinac Island, here are your top 7 Red Hot Best winning...

Weddings 2022: Stunning Willowbrook Mill Wedding in Northport

After a proposal in the Upper Peninsula, Alison and Selena knew they wanted to get married Up North. Working with a dream design and planning team,...

New Up North: Northern Michigan Restaurant & Shop Openings

Searching for what’s new Up North? Each month in Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, we share the newest openings for local businesses,...

Add These Northern Michigan Small Bites to Your 2021 Must-Try List

Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, has been on the hunt for must-try food finds, local cookbooks and artisan, made-in-Northern-Michigan kitchen...


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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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