Old Mission Articles & Photos

4 Timeless Northern Michigan Inns for a Cozy Getaway

Storied stays of Northern Michigan: From an elegant hotel in Marquette in Michigan's Upper Peninsula to a charming Ludington B&B, these four...

Grab a Bottle of this Orange Wine for Your Thanksgiving Table

Fall in love with orange wine! Mari Vineyards Winemaker Sean O’Keefe was inspired by Georgian winemaking techniques when creating the 2020 Bestiary...

Uncover Treasures in a Parisian Antique–Collector’s Hideaway

The fifth stop on this year's Northern Home & Cottage Virtual Tour is the definition of vintage architectural elegance. Located on Old Mission...

Tour an Artful Coastal Shingle-Style Retreat with Bay Views

The second stop on our 2022 Northern Home & Cottage Virtual Tour is this coastal shingle-style home. Take a sneak peek inside + enjoy an...

A Pacific Northwest Inspired Home on West Grand Traverse Bay

Tucked into a small lot on Old Mission Peninsula, this home lives as large as the sweeping West Grand Traverse Bay views. This article first...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend Aug. 11-14

From a Pirate Festival in Boyne City to outdoor yoga at a winery on Old Mission Peninsula, here are the Northern Michigan Events you’re not going to...

Yoga on the Water: Upcoming Yoga Classes with a View

The choice is yours! From peaceful standup paddle board yoga on East bay in Traverse City to yoga in the vines at your favorite Old Mission...

Libby’s Picks: Northern Michigan Events Happening this Weekend July 21-24

From music on the bay in Northport to SUP yoga on East Bay, here are the Northern Michigan events you won’t want to miss this weekend, July 21-24,...


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Old Mission & Traverse City Wineries

Six 2020 Wine Releases on Old Mission

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Guide to Old Mission & Traverse City Restaurants

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Old Mission & Traverse City Restaurants, Trails & More

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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.

Seven Rainy Day Activites for Kids in Traverse City

From 25-cent matinees and hands-on art to learning about Great Lakes ecology, there are plenty of things to do with kids in Traverse City on a rainy day.

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.

Head to Mackinac Island for the Day

Forts, easy biking, horse-drawn everything, lots of fudge. Heck, even the ferry ride is an adventure!