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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. Grab a few...

Elegant Old Mission Home Inspired by Sunsets & Hilltop Views

A tricky hilltop parcel and fond memories of childhood sunsets provide inspiration for an elegant Old Mission home in Grand Traverse County by...

Kitchen Blues: 3 Lakefront-Inspired Northern Michigan Kitchens

Inspired by the hues of water, stone and sand, these three, blue Northern Michigan kitchens truly capture a lakefront feel.  This article first...

Original Tastemakers: Meet Northern Michigan’s Culinary Pioneers

The roots of Northern Michigan’s culinary scene run deep. Here, we pay homage to the pioneers who laid the foundation for a flourishing region. This...

This Traverse City Home Renovation Took a Village to Complete

As the clock ticked on a renovation of their own home, friends and family rallied to help architect Dave Whiteford and his wife, interior designer...

Up North Wedding Proposal: Top 5 Places to Get Engaged

From the Secret Garden at Brys Estate to the beaches of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, here are the top five most romantic spots for a...

MyNorth Media’s Top 10 Instagram Photos of 2021

2021 was the year for Northern Michigan outdoor adventures! From some of Up North's most gorgeous summertime hikes to stunning winter views, MyNorth...

3 Northern Michigan Fireplaces Warming Us Up this Winter

Who doesn’t love a grand old fieldstone fireplace with its stone chimney rising to the rafters? But sometimes the home style, room style or even the...


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Five Must-Do's On Old Mission Peninsula

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Old Mission Lighthouse Park, Hike & Tour

Two Friends On a Mission to Honor Legacy

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Six 2020 Wine Releases on Old Mission

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Brys Estate's Secret Lavender Garden

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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!