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Inside a Magnificent Modern Farmhouse with Vineyard Views

With views of vineyards, horse pastures and miles of water, this luxury countryside home has everything you'd ever dream of—right down to man's best...

Antique Day Trips: Visit This Old Barn on Old Mission Peninsula

Looking for an out-and-about fall afternoon packed with delights? Northern Michigan’s antique shops are filled with untold treasures. Our final...

Northern Michigan U-Picks: Best Places for Local Fruit

Northern Michigan U-Picks: Looking for a place to hand pick local cherries, apples, or blueberries? Here’s a list of the best U-Pick farms in the area.

Three Perfect Days in Northern Michigan: Our Editors’ Way

We’ve always known this place was special—now the world is taking note. The latest? United Airlines’ in-flight magazine, Hemispheres, features...

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...

Sip Like a Local in Traverse City: Craft Beer, Cocktails & Wine

Explore Traverse City's buzzing beverage scene with us. From downtown's breweries, distilleries and wineries to a beautiful patchwork of rolling...

Dining Al Fresco: Best Outdoor Dining Spots in Traverse City

Your ultimate outdoor dining guide for the Grand Traverse region including Traverse City, Old Mission Peninsula, Acme, Williamsburg, Fife Lake and...

Journey to Mission Point Lighthouse on Old Mission Peninsula

Getting to and from this historic beauty at the tip of Old Mission Peninsula is part of the adventure. From must-stops to can't-miss views, here's...


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Five Must-Do's On Old Mission Peninsula

Take An Old Mission Fall Color Tour

Old Mission Lighthouse Park, Hike & Tour

Two Friends On a Mission to Honor Legacy

Wineries & Wine in the Old Mission Region

Old Mission & Traverse City Wineries

Six 2020 Wine Releases on Old Mission

Find Old Mission Wineries with Gorgeous Views

Brys Estate's Secret Lavender Garden

Check Out More Old Mission Region Craft Drinks

Old Mission Region Videos

Old Mission & Traverse City Restaurants

Guide to Old Mission & Traverse City Restaurants

Old Mission & Traverse City Outdoor Dining

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!