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Photos of the Month: Surreal Northern Michigan Skyscapes

May was simply magical! From dancing ribbons of light to summery sunsets and mystic starry skies, these photos shared with us on Instagram this past...

The Insider’s List: 10 Things to Do from Benzie to Ludington

Get up close and personal with this coastal region from Benzie County to Ludington and all the forests, lakes and rivers in between. This article...

Photos of the Month: Magical Moments in Northern Michigan

From sorbet sunsets to a gorgeous double rainbow, these amazing photographs remind us of the magical moments we share Up North. Here are 6 of our...

April 2024 Swoon List: Our Editors’ Earth Day Favorites

We know where you can get the same geraniums as Grand Hotel. And a secret beach. Here’s what our editors are loving during Earth month. This is a...

Photos of the Month: 8 Dramatic Northern Michigan Waterscapes

March in Northern Michigan brought winter's final flurries, vibrant skies and early signs of spring. Here are 8 of our favorite photos from the...

Cruise Michigan’s U.S. 2 for Surreal Sand Dunes & Scenic Stops

PAID CONTENT Sparkling white sand dunes roll into crystal-clear turquoise waters along the section of US-2 that stretches from St. Ignace to...

4 Pictured Rocks Vacation Ideas for a Long Weekend

Four trips to choose from, laid out in day-by-day plans for a long weekend in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, including deserted beaches, dune vistas and sandstone cliffs.

Beachcomb for Lake Superior Agates

The beaches at Grand Marais are excellent hunting grounds for the ancient Lake Superior agate, a semi-precious stone made up of concentric circles of microcrystaline quartz reddened by iron. Here’s the lowdown on what you’re seeking.


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