Vacationing in Northern Michigan
5 Ways to Experience Island Life on Mackinac Island

5 Ways to Experience Island Life on Mackinac Island

Right in our own background awaits a magical journey back in time. Slow down and unwind on Mackinac Island, located about 36 miles north of Harbor Springs. After a 16-30 minute cruise to the island, these are your five must-dos to experience island life on Mackinac to the fullest.

Try This! Snow Kayaking

Try This! Snow Kayaking

Still have some of your water sports equipment laying around? This winter, try something a little extreme!

The Petoskey Area. Where Fun Comes in Waves.

A nice video featuring some of the awesome reasons to come take a vacation in the Petoskey area of northern Michigan. Come have some fun in and on the waves of Lake Michigan and our beautiful inland lakes and waterways this summer!

Top Six Hidden Advantages of Choosing a Vacation Rental

ore and more people are discovering the advantages of choosing a vacation rental for their next Northern Michigan getaway. The extra amenities not found in hotels can be a refreshing, luxurious and rewarding way to spend a well-earned vacation and...

15 Reasons to Love Summer in Northern Michigan

ummer is officially underway in Northern Michigan! To celebrate the season, Pure Michigan asked fans "What do you love most about summertime in Pure Michigan?" From outdoor events and festivals to long days at the beach and much more, summer means...

Wildwood Hills Pathway Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Wildwood Hills Pathway Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Northern Michigan is a great location for a snowshoeing and cross country skiing getaway. Located about 15 minutes east of Petoskey, MI, Wildwood Hills Pathway is a hidden gem for outdoor recreation in Northern Michigan all year long. This 11 mile trail system travels...

What to Pack for a Northern Michigan Summer Vacation

What to Pack for a Northern Michigan Summer Vacation

orthern Michigan has an abundance of summer activities to enjoy. As you start to plan your next vacation to Michigan, consider some of our top suggestions for packing: 1. Lots of layers A typical Northern Michigan summer day is warm enough for...

Mackinac Island Day Trips

A popular day trip in Northern Michigan is a visit up to Mackinac Island. The island is family-friendly with activity levels ranging from lounging by the water's edge to horseback riding and tandem biking. Here are some of our suggestions for a fun-filled day on the...

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