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13 Small Towns with Big Charm in the Benzie Region

These Northern Michigan towns set out the welcome mat with food, libations, music and fun in the sun. This article was featured in Vacation!...

Ask Farmer Andrea: Low-Maintenance Veggie Gardening

As warmer days return to Northern Michigan, gardening is on our minds—specifically, how to make it easier. The answer: planters galore. Here’s what...

March 2024 Swoon List: Our Editors’ Favorites This Month

The renovated Sleeping Bear Inn in Glen Haven. A whimsical, woodland-inspired artist. Exploring dark skies in the Upper Peninsula. Here’s what our...

North Stars: How Marla Courtney is Orchestrating Change for Children

Marla Courtney is teaching youth how to build a career—and a life—through the power of music with Jam & Bread in Cadillac. This article first...

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...


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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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