Vacationing in Northern Michigan
Parks to Visit on Your Next Northern Michigan Adventure

Parks to Visit on Your Next Northern Michigan Adventure

Many visitors come to Northern Michigan to enjoy the outdoors, and some of the best opportunities for recreation and relaxation are in the area parks. A number of city, county and state parks have beaches, trails, and boat and kayak launches. Local parks are also wonderful places to enjoy a leisurely stroll or watch the sunset. Here are five parks to visit on your next Northern Michigan adventure.

Five Northern Michigan Beaches to Visit this Summer

Five Northern Michigan Beaches to Visit this Summer

Northern Michigan is home to dozens of beaches along the Lake Michigan shoreline and inland lakes. If you’re looking for a place to spend your summer days relaxing on the sand and playing in the water, there’s no better place. Here are five Northern Michigan beaches where you can soak up the sun and cool off in the water.

Five Northern Michigan Lighthouses You Can Tour

Five Northern Michigan Lighthouses You Can Tour

Michigan’s lighthouses are beautiful monuments to her maritime history. Many are also wrapped up in Great Lakes’ legends and lore. Northern Michigan has several lighthouses that are restored and open for tours.

Must Visit Northern Michigan Wineries

Must Visit Northern Michigan Wineries

Michigan’s unique climate influenced by the Great Lakes makes it an ideal location for producing wine. Northern Michigan is home to several of the best wineries in the state. 

Five Day Trips From Petoskey

Five Day Trips From Petoskey

Petoskey is a great basecamp for taking day trips to explore the rest of Northern Michigan. Adventure is just a short drive away!

LeBear Resort Best of Glen Arbor Award

LeBear Resort Best of Glen Arbor Award

For the seventh consecutive year, LeBear Resort, operated by Holiday Vacation Rentals and Birchwood Property Management, has received the Best of Glen Arbor Awards for Real Estate Operators. The LeBear Resort is a luxury Private Residence Club. Condominium residences...

Your Guide to FUN for Your Next Northern Michigan Vacation

Your Guide to FUN for Your Next Northern Michigan Vacation

Northern Michigan is always a favorite vacation destination. Our miles of freshwater coastlines always offer spectacular views and plenty of ways to play. Our summertime fun often involves our cherished unsalted waters. Hiking and biking along the trails that hug our...

7 Ways to Make Winter a Little Less Ordinary

7 Ways to Make Winter a Little Less Ordinary

Planning a winter trip Up North? While most will only think of heading to the local ski resorts, we’re adding a few Beyond the Ordinary adventures to your planning list for an unforgettable winter weekend! Snow Kayaking Don’t wait until summer to pull out the old...

Holiday Happenings in Northern Michigan

Holiday Happenings in Northern Michigan

Northern Michigan knows how to kick off the best time of the year, with Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trots followed by holiday parades and Open Houses. From Boyne City to Cross Village, these lakeside communities know how to welcome in the season with no shortage of small...

Discover the Upper Peninsula: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Discover the Upper Peninsula: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Pictured Rocks has to be one of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in the nation. Named Michigan’s #1 Adventure Destination by Good Morning America, here is our list for fully experiencing a place that has to be at the top of everyone’s bucket list!   Take the...

Zip Lining in Northern Michigan

Zip Lining in Northern Michigan

Looking for adventure in northern Michigan? Zip lining is an exhilarating way to experience the area’s beauty, with several locations to choose from.

Michigan: Best State in America

Michigan: Best State in America

Michigan, rated as the Best State in America, has the longest fresh water coastline, coming in second for longest coastline to Alaska. The Great Lakes, known to some as the sweet water seas, is at the top of user-friendly bodies of water.

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