Recent Omena Region Articles

30 Northern Michigan Events to Check Out This March

March brings exciting early spring and end-of-winter events. From St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to laid-back concerts at local venues, here are 30...

8 Date-Night Restaurants in Northern Michigan

These intimate restaurants in Petoskey, Marquette, Traverse City and beyond are perfect for your next romantic night out. This is a web original...

26 Can’t-Miss Valentine’s Day & Winter Events

It’s finally February! From romantic wine dinners to winter festivals and aprés-ski celebrations, Northern Michigan is bustling with cozy events for...

Ode to Onions: Our Favorite French Onion Recipes & Dishes to Try

Onion lovers rejoice! From two of our best French onion recipes to a local restaurant serving bubbly skillets of irresistible fondue, here are our...

Warm Your Winter Up with 3 Northern Michigan Wine Events

With snow-covered vineyard views and fireside beverages, winter provides a more intimate tasting experience at Northern Michigan wineries. Get...

Dine & Sip at this New Suttons Bay Farm-to-Table Tasting Room

Good is in the details! A family’s passion for quality infuses Suttons Bay’s new farm-to-table tasting room Gilchrist Farm Winery. This article...

18 Holiday Events Across Northern Michigan This December

It's the most wonderful time of the year! From lantern-lit hikes to brunch with Santa, these 18 festive Northern Michigan events celebrate winter's...

November 2023 Swoon List: Our Editors’ Favorites this Month

Small-town bookstores and bestselling authors, teensy tiny log cabins, the fantastical “Orehenge” sunrise in Marquette. Here’s what our editors are...


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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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