Recent Omena Region Articles

E-Bike Guide: Where to Rent E-Bikes Across Northern Michigan

Looking to level up your biking game? With summer quickly approaching here are our favorite spots to rent e-bikes in Northern Michigan + related...

Meet Northern Michigan’s Liaison, Beatriz Moreno

Beatriz Moreno is the bilingual migrant specialist with Suttons Bay Public Schools, a liaison with Northwest Education Services and a true North...

17 Can’t-Miss Northern Michigan Events Happening This March

When March rolls around in Northern Michigan, we welcome end-of-season skiing, St. Patrick's Day celebrations, outdoor events and more across the...

4 of the Cheesiest Recipes We’ve Ever Made

These hands-down favorite recipes—prepared with bountiful amounts of creamy, melty Michigan-made cheese—check all the comfort boxes.  This is a web...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 7 Winter Events to Wrap Up February 2023

From a comedy show to a winter wine country experience, celebrate the last weekend of February 2023 with these seven Northern Michigan events....

Ashlyn’s Picks: 7 Festivals & Events Taking Place This Weekend

From Suttons Bay to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula there’s plenty of fun to be had this weekend in Northern Michigan. Check out these 7 winter festivals...

4 Northern Michigan Snowshoe Hikes for the Entire Family

Play detective and get up close and personal with nature like never before this winter. From a guided hike to three of our favorite family-friendly...

17 Valentine’s Day Events to Love: Food, Wine, Hikes, Concerts

These Northern Michigan events—some romantic, some adventurous, some delicious—will make you feel the love this Valentine's Day. This is a web...


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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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