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BAY VIEW INN, BAY VIEW Victorian country inn on the shores of Little Traverse Bay. 800-258-1886

CROOKED RIVER LODGE, ALANSON Family-friendly lodge, overlooking the picturesque Crooked River. Indoor pool. 866-548-0700

PIER RESTAURANT Waterfront dining at the marina in beautiful Harbor Springs. 231-526-6201

PERRY HOTEL, PETOSKEY Just off the bay in Petoskey’s historic downtown Gaslight District. 800-737-1899

WEATHERVANE RESTAURANT True waterfront dining. On the channel at the drawbridge, downtown Charlevoix. 231-547-4311

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Two titans of the planet’s freshwater reserves—Lakes Michigan and Huron—meet in a swirl of brilliant blue here at the Straits of Mackinac and in the shadow of the idyllic Mackinac Island and the majestic Mackinac Bridge. A region made for aweinspiring vacations? You bet. In Petoskey and the Straits of Mackinac you’ll explore lighthouses and islands, paddle deserted shorelines, hike and bike panorama-filled paths, cruise on ferries, and find the perfect sandy dune to while away a beach day. Ready to dry off and shake the sand from your hair? The necklace of charming coastal towns that runs from Petoskey, through Harbor Springs, Mackinaw City and across the bridge to St. Ignace, in the Upper Peninsula, are filled with boutiques, galleries and eateries. An added bonus: two reconstructed historic forts that bring an important and exciting slice of French/British and American history to life.

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DISCOVER BAY VIEW Take in a concert, a play or join a workshop at this historic resort community known for its gingerbread cottages. bayviewassociation.org.

HIDDEN RIVER GOLF & CASTING CLUB Fly-fish after your round on this demanding 18-hole course along the Maple River north of Alanson. 7688 Maple River Rd., Brutus, 231.529.4653, hiddenriver.com.

INLAND WATERWAY The meandering, 40-mile-long Inland Waterway is one of Michigan’s longest interconnected chains of lakes and rivers, stretching from Pickerel and Crooked Lakes, near Petoskey, all the way to where the Cheboygan River empties into Lake Huron. Meander the slowmo waters by pontoon, kayak or even stand-up paddleboard.

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GO CHARTER FISHING Opportunities abound in this region for charter boat fishing on Lake Michigan, Lake Huron and a number of rivers and lakes. Find a charter service at michigancharterboats.com.

DRIVE THE US23 HERITAGE ROUTE The northern takeoff to this 200-mile “pathway to Michigan’s Sunrise Coast” along Lake Huron is in Mackinaw City.

CATCH A JACK PINE LUMBERJACK SHOW Watch as two rival camps compete for the title of “Bull of the Woods” in chopping, logrolling and more. Shows seven days a week at 7:30p.m. June through early September. 1.5 miles south of Mackinaw City on US23. 231.436.5225, jackpinelumberjackshows.com.

CONCERTS, DRINKS, DANCING, ROULETTE AND MORE Odawa Casino Resort, 1760 Lears Rd., Petoskey, 231.439.6100, odawacasino.com.

EXPERIENCE BOYNE THUNDER, JULY 7-8 A poker run on high performance boats covering 150 watery miles on Lakes Charlevoix and Michigan that raises money for great causes. boynethunder.com.

Looking for Parking and Potties? MyNorth.com/ParkingAndPottiesPetoskey

GET HIGH ON WATER Sky Dive Harbor Springs, 231.242.8822, skydiveharborsprings.com; Walloon Balloon Adventures, walloonballoon.com; Parasailing, mackinawparasailing.com, Mackinaw Parasailing at Bay View B & B, mackinawparasailing.com.

MICHIGAN FISHERIES VISITORS CENTER History meets science in the legit exhibits at this state-of-the-art fish hatchery. 8258 S. Ayr Rd., Oden, 231.348.0996.

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OUR 2 017 EVENTS Farmers Market Wednesday & Saturday 9am – 1pm June, July, August Harbor Springs Community Band Mondays 8pm - June, July, August Street Musique Thursdays 7-9pm June 29 - August 31 Blessing of the Fleet & Summer Launch June 28 Red, White & Brew Wine & Beer Tent July 1 Parade, Art Fair and Fireworks July 4

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Taste of Harbor Springs September 23

A Night of the Arts Gallery Walk July 12

Harbor Springs Festival of the Book September 29 - October 1

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LTYC Ugotta Regatta July 28-30 Harbor Springs Car Festival August 10 Odawa Homecoming Pow Wow August 12-13 Street Sales & Celebration September 2

Harbor Stars Awards Dinner October 18 Ladies’ Night Out November 15 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting November 25 Merchant’s Holiday Open House December 2

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Set on the shore of the deepest natural harbor in the Great Lakes, this postcard-perfect town on Little Traverse Bay brims with antiques shops, casual and fine dining, and many wonderful galleries and boutiques. Last summer saw the opening of the Harbor Springs Lyric Theatre, housed in a circa1920s building on Main Street. harborspringschamber.com.

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MUST DO Harbor Springs Cycling Classic, June 3: Bike tour that includes the scenic Tunnel of Trees. 231.526.2151, birchwoodinn.com. Red, White and Brew! July 1: Wine festival and beer garden on the Harbor Springs waterfront, 4 p.m. harborspringschamber.com. Night of the Arts, July 12: Gallery walk through downtown Harbor Springs. Harbor Springs Car Festival, August 10: Cool cars, truck and motorcycles on display in Zorn Park. 5:30 p.m. harborspringschamber.com.

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Downtown Harbor Springs’ Zorn Park is a lively beach with lifeguards, a swimming raft and a sandy-bottomed swim area. A grassy knoll and shade trees provide a spot to roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy a take-out lunch from the town’s many eateries. 231.526.7999, harborspringschamber.com. Escape to 300 feet of sandy Lake Michigan beach tucked away in the 30-acre Thorne Swift Nature Preserve. Also find 1.5 miles of easy hiking trails and boardwalks through dunes and cedar swamps, and an interpretive nature center for kids. M119 north to Lower Shore Dr.; four miles north of Harbor Springs. 213.526.6401, landtrust.org.

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Little Traverse Bay is a 45-square-mile heaven for kayakers and stand-up paddle boarders, with plenty of protected shoreline begging to be explored. Paddle from downtown Harbor Springs to the historic lighthouse at the end of Harbor Point peninsula. Rentals, Lessons, Guided Tours: The Outfitter in Harbor Springs. 153 E. Main St., 231.526.2621, outfitterharborsprings.com.

TUNNEL OF TREES This 16-mile-long Scenic Heritage Route, officially known as M119, begins in Harbor Springs, meanders through tiny Good Hart and ends in Cross Village. The narrow blacktop weaves through thick forests and delivers occasional views from a spectacular bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. The Tunnel of Trees is beautiful four seasons a year. Popular stops along the route include Pond Hill Farm, Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (and its beautiful Lake Michigan beach), the Legs Inn (an authentic Polish restaurant housed in a 1920s stone building) and the old-timey Good Hart General Store.

KIDS Find 16 bowling lanes, arcade, laser tag and indoor mini-golf and glow-bowling at Northern Lights Recreation. Families can break for a great lunch or dinner at the Sassy Loon Pub and Grill (pizza, Mexican, pasta and burgers). 8865 M119, Harbor Springs, 231.347.3100, northernlightsrec.com. Pond Hill Farm: Is a working farm, a farm store, a cafe, a brewery, a winery—but to children it’s a petting zoo with friendly barnyard animals, a trout pond where you can feed the fish, the “squash rocket”—a giant slingshot for flinging gourds into the fields—and a place where they offer hay rides every weekend from May through October. 5581 S. Lakeshore Dr., 231.526.3276, pondhill.com. 2017 MyNorth VACATION GUIDE

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GOLF A favorite among locals Little Traverse Bay Golf Club is known for its stellar views of Little Traverse Bay. 231.526.6200, ltbaygolf.com.

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PETOSKEY Hedged by the gingerbread cottages of the 19th-century resort community Bay View, and centered around the Victorian Gaslight shopping district that looks out over Little Traverse Bay, Petoskey has a dreamy, stage-set vibe. But don’t be fooled, this city bustles with energy and entertainment from its marina, boutiques and galleries, to its tree-shaded parks, restaurants and brewpubs. petoskeychamber.com. MUST DO Petoskey Rocks, July 7–August 11: Friday evening carriage rides, ghost walks, music and movies in the park. petoskeydowntown.com. Antiques at the Fairgrounds, July 1–2: 170 dealers from all around the country. antiquesatthefairgrounds.com. Summer Super Swirl, August 16, 2017: Exhibitions, art demonstrations, wine tasting and appetizers. 5:30 p.m. Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231.347.3209, crookedtree.org. Taste of the North, June 17: Tastes from area restaurants, kids activities and history exhibits. 11 a.m., Petoskey waterfront.

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Concerts in the Park, June 7–August 25: brings all manner of live music to the little white gazebo in Pennsylvania Park downtown. Noon, Wednesdays and Fridays. petoskeydowntown.com. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com. 2017 MyNorth VACATION GUIDE

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The expansive Petoskey State Park beach on Little Traverse Bay, smack between Harbor Springs and Petoskey, is a local favorite. Sand volleyball courts, campsites, hiking trails and more; be sure to climb the stairs to Old Baldy, a stable dune just behind the beach, for a fabulous view of the bay. State of Michigan Recreation Passport required. M119, four miles northeast of Petoskey. 2475 M119, Petoskey, 231.347.2311. Solanus Mission Beach Located on a small cove on Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay. Accessed by the Little Traverse Wheelway bike trail. West of Ingalls Avenue. Six miles north of Petoskey on US31 the Conway Township Park, on the western edge of meandering Crooked Lake, has a small beach with a bubbling artesian well. On Merritt Street/US31 in Conway.

PADDLE The Bear River Valley Recreations, in downtown Petoskey, offers a quarter-mile of whitewater on the Bear River with challenging drops and rapids to thrill experienced paddlers. Maps with launch sites available online. petoskey.us. Rent kayaks at Bahnhof Sport, 800.253.7078, bahnhof.com. For a slow, scenic paddle, rent canoes or kayaks through Bear River Canoe Livery, which offers one-, two-, and four-hour trips along a quiet, scenic stretch of the Bear River. Perfect for new paddlers and families with young kids. 2517 McDougall Rd., 231.347.9038.

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TRAILS Petoskey is smack in the middle of the 26-mile-long Little Traverse Wheelway, which runs along Little Traverse Bay between Charlevoix and Harbor Springs. Access it at Bayfront Park, near downtown. Pedal north, past Lime Kiln Pond (a popular spot for panfish angling), through the historic Bay View community, with its charming gingerbread cottages, to Petoskey State Park and all the way to Harbor Springs, if you choose. Pedaling east from Bayfront Park leads you into the waterside shopping and dining district of Bay Harbor and then on to the city of Charlevoix. The 32-mile-long North Western State Trail (along a former railway line)—begins in Petoskey and runs to Mackinaw City. The 7.5 miles from Petoskey to Alanson is asphalt. Find the trailhead at Spring Lake Park on M119. The 1.5-mile path along the Bear River Valley, in the Bear River Valley Recreational Area, is across West Lake Street from Petoskey’s fire station. trailscouncil.org.

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There’s no end to fun at Great American Adventures Family Fun Park, where you’ll find go-karts, mini-golf, water wars, batting cage and driving range. 231.347.9566. gaapetoskey.com. Pirates Cove Adventure Park: Putt under waterfalls, past pirate ships and more. 231.347.1123, piratescove.net. Crooked Tree Arts Center offers summer classes for kids in everything from pottery to dance, full and half days, for one-week sessions. Petoskey. 231.347.4337, crookedtree.org.

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BAY HARBOR This elegant Lake Michigan resort village located southeast of Petoskey welcomes the public to shop, dine, stroll the waterfront and enjoy a number of events. Must Do: Bay Harbor Vintage Car & Boat Festival, June 22–June 24. Classic cars and wooden boats. Car parade at 10 a.m. bayharborfoundation.org.

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Catch re-enactments at Colonial Michilimackinac

This city at the base of the mighty Mackinac Bridge is where you cross from Michigan’s Lower to its Upper Peninsula and catch a ferry to Mackinac Island. But don’t be in a hurry to go. Mackinaw City is flush with shops (including the 50-shop Mackinaw Crossing), eateries, historic sites, parks, waterfront and outdoor activities. The addition this year of Bière De Mac Brew Works (14277 Mackinaw Hwy.) gives you one more reason to linger. mackinawcity.com. MUST DO Antiques on the Bay Auto Show: June 17–18. Coast Guard Day with the Ice Breaker Mackinac. August 13. Ugly Anne Boat Tours: Sunset cruises under the Mackinac Bridge and more. 229 South Huron Street, Mackinaw City, 231.436.5094, mackinawtour.com. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com.

BEACH DAYS! Swim in the warm, inland waters of French Farm Lake or find big water downtown at Mackinaw’s Municipal Bathing Beaches. West of Mackinaw City, Cecil Bay Park, on Lake Michigan, offers a secluded sandy beach where you can walk the shore to the mouth of Carp River. Find it 5 miles southwest of town at the intersection of Cecil Bay Rd. and Wilderness Park Dr. The Headlands has 2 miles of Lake Michigan Shoreline with stunning views of the Mackinac Bridge and the Upper Peninsula. 15675 Headlands Road, emmetcounty.org.

BIKE Get pedaling! The 32-mile North Western State Trail runs from Mackinaw City to Petoskey (along a former railway line)—a D ow ntown Macki naw Ci ty sweet route that passes through Conway, Oden, Ponshewaing, Brutus, and Carp Lake. The 24.5 miles between Mackinaw City and Alanson are dirt, sand and gravel (improvements are underway but for now mountain bikes only!), while the 7.5 miles from Alanson to Petoskey are asphalt. The North Central State Trail also begins in Mackinaw City, running 61 miles south to Gaylord, past the Sturgeon River and Burt Lake and through the towns of Wolverine and Indian River. The trail has a crushed limestone surface. Find trailheads for both trails in downtown Mackinaw City. trailscouncil.org.

HEADLANDS INTERNATIONAL DARK SKY PARK This park, one of only a handful of premier stargazing parks in the world, hosts a full program of star-gazing activities, many at the new Waterfront Event Center. No camping, but visitors are encouraged to bring sleeping bags, chairs and blankets and enjoy the heavens all night long. 15687 Headlands Rd., Mackinaw City, 231.348.1713, emmetcounty.org/darkskypark.

LIGHTHOUSES Tour the 145-year-old McGulpin Point Lighthouse, one of the oldest surviving lighthouses in the Straits. While you are there, take the Discovery Trail, where costumed re-enactors interpret Straits history. Admission is free to both the lighthouse and the trail. 500 Headlands Dr., Mackinaw City, 231.436.5860, emmetcounty.org.

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Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, Mackinaw City

Tour the lighthouse keepers quarters, climb to the top of the tower, and check out the Straits of Mackinac Shipwreck Museum at the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. mackinacparks.com. Shepler’s Ferry offers boat tours of the numerous lighthouses in the Straits area. Choose from Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Les Cheneaux Islands cruises that (combined) take you past more than a dozen lighthouses, including the seldom seen Spectacle Reef Lighthouse and the St. Helena Island Light. 556 E. Central, Mackinaw City, 231.436.5023, sheplersferry.com.

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Red coats, fur traders, cannon smoke, musket firing and more come alive at Colonial Michilimackinac, the Great Lakes fur trading hub from 1715 to the early 1780s. Children can participate in soldier drills, crafts, Victorian dances, games, and can even help tend the vegetable garden and cook dinner over an open hearth. The annual Fort Michilimackinac Pageant, featuring the re-enactment of a Native American siege of the fort, every Memorial Day Weekend (fmpcfestival.org), is a great way to get acquainted with this icon of Great Lakes history. 231.436.4100, mackinacparks.com. Watch a historic sawmill in action and then take the Adventure Tour and see the forest from the treetops on a zipline or from atop a five-story climbing wall at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. Located 3 miles east of Mackinaw City on US23. mackinacparks .com.

Learn about everything from shipwrecks of the Straits to Native American history on the self-guided Historic Pathway that follows interpretive stations along a beautiful downtown walking path by the shore. Audio tours are available. mackinawchamber.com. Cross the Mackinac Bridge on a Trolley: Historical trolley tours of the Straits; cross the Big Mac bridge as the sun sets. 866.651.5474, mackinactrolley.com.

GOLF The Mackinaw Club: A round at this Jerry Matthews– designed course is laid-back and scenic. 231.537.4955, mackinawclub.com. Wilderness Golf Course: With no tee times required, this wonderful walking course is great for a leisurely game. Well-suited for beginners but peppered with enough challenges to keep seasoned golfers engaged. 1070 Cecil Bay Rd., Mackinaw City, 231.537.4973, golfwilderness.com.

KIDS Zip four stories over Mackinaw City for a bird’s-eye view of two waterfalls and Animal River. Adrenaline Falls Adventure Zipline 302 South Huron St., Mackinaw City, 231.436.5630. Learn about wildlife of the northern forest while playing mini golf at Trappers Creek Adventure Golf, 634 S. Nicolet St., Mackinaw City, 231.436.7183.

Tour the Ice Breaker Mackinaw and hear her harrowing tales of keeping the frozen Great Lakes open for ships. 231.436.9825, themackinaw.org. 2017 MyNorth VACATION GUIDE

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MACKINAC ISLAND Set between Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas, just east of the Mighty Mac Bridge, Mackinac Island envelopes visitors in lost-in-time charm. History, natural beauty and, above all, relaxation, come together on this island where cars are banned, and bikes (bring yours over on the ferry or rent one), horses and carriages rule the road. mackinacisland.org. MUST DO Mackinac Island Lilac Festival, June 9-18: This island extravaganza includes a Taste of Mackinac, 10K run, carriage tours and more. But mostly it is about glorying in the blossoms on Mackinac’s historically famous bounty of lilac trees. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com.

GETTING THERE The ferry ride over is part of your Mackinac Island adventure! Two ferry lines Shepler’s and Star Line service the island from Mackinaw City and St. Ignace. The ride across the sparkling Straits of Mackinac takes about a half-hour. Enjoy views of the Mackinac Bridge and the island’s historic buildings as they come into focus. You’ll be there before you know it. sheplersferry.com, mackinacferry.com.

HISTORY CLASS WAS NEVER THIS FUN! Plug your ears at Fort Mackinac's regularly scheduled cannon and rifle firings, join in old-fashioned children’s games, and try a British soldier’s red coat on for size! Costumed reenactors lead demonstrations to show what life was like for the soldiers and families who called Fort Mackinac home since the fort was built during the Revolutionary War, through the War of 1812 and beyond. Stay for lunch at the fort’s Tea Room (don’t miss their wondrous chocolate shakes!), where you can eat on the deck overlooking the island downtown and gaze out across the Straits. Find fun history lessons down on Market Street, where you can visit the working Benjamin Blacksmith Shop, watch open-hearth cooking and colonial-era craft demonstrations at the Biddle House, and (best of all!) learn about how a voyageur’s gunshot wound transformed medical digestive history at the American Fur Company Store. You also won’t want to miss the newly reconstructed Fort Holmes, which began its life as the British Fort George, built to defend the island against the Americans in the war of 1812. Find it on Fort Holmes Road. In Marquette Park, explore the re-creation of a Native American birch-bark chapel. Both sites are free. 231.436.4100, mackinacparks.com.

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GOLF Wawashkamo Golf Course: Built in 1898, this 9-hole course is the oldest golf course in Michigan still in use. Ask for hickory golf clubs for a circa-1900 golf experience. 3723 British Landing Rd., Mackinac Island, 906.847.3871, wawashkamo.com.

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The Greens of Mackinac: 18-hole putting course at Mission Point Resort that rolls along between the deep-blue waters of the Straits and the resort’s Bistro on the Greens—a bar where you can fill up and enjoy on the course. missionpoint.com.

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CARRIAGE RIDES A horse-drawn buggy tour is a quintessential Mackinac experience—and a fitting way to view the island’s beautiful Victorian homes. Mackinac Island Carriage Tours, the oldest and largest continuously operating horse-and-buggy livery in the world, offers narrated tours of landmarks and historical points of interest. 7278 Main St., Mackinac Island, 906.847.3325, mict.com.

RIDE A BICYCLE BUILT FOR TWO The relatively flat, paved 8-mile path around the island’s perimeter is great for biking—including relationship building on a bicycle built for two. Rent one for the two of you at any of the bike rental shops near the ferry docks downtown.

ARCH ROCK Mackinac’s unique geologic history created dramatic limestone landmarks, the most famous of which is Arch Rock, a rare formation rising 150 feet on the island’s southeast shore. A must-stop photo op.

HOP ABOARD A CRUISE Admire Mackinac Island and the Mackinac Bridge from the water on Star Line’s Sunset, Live Music and Fireworks cruises. Cruises leave from both Mackinaw City and St. Ignace. mackinacferry.com.

TOUR THE GOV’S DIGS Free tours of the Governor’s Summer Home run Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., starting June 17 and continuing through the summer.

THE FINISH LINE Two of the Great Lakes’ most revered yacht races, the Port Huron to Mackinac and the Chicago to Mackinac are in July and run a week apart.

ENJOY THE GRAND HOTEL For the $10 admission fee, non-hotel guests can enjoy this 660-foot-long porch with its stellar views of the Straits of Mackinac. grandhotel.com.

TAKE IN A MOVIE AT MISSION POINT RESORT The 19th-century movie theater adds to the charm of a summer schedule filled with family classics. missionpoint.com.

WALK WITH BUTTERFLIES On Mackinac Island at both the Butterfly House (6750 McGulpin St., 906.847.3962, originalbutterflyhouse.com) and Wings of Mackinac (7528 Carriage Rd., 906.847.9464, wingsofmackinac.com).

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FUDGE The warm, sweet scent of cooking fudge has been filling Mackinac Island streets since the late 1800s—seems that the climate is perfect. Most of today’s fudge vendors still use the time-honored, labor-intensive technique of “paddling” the warm, liquid fudge on marble slabs until it cools. A slice or two is the ultimate souvenir.

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St. Ignace Events 2017 Fireworks Over The Bay! Weekly July 4th - September 2nd MAY May 27

Native American Festival JUNE June 16

21st Annual Antiques on the Bay Car Show June 22-24

42nd Annual St. Ignace Car Show Weekend JULY July 4

STRAITS-tacular 4th of July Celebration July 14-16

St. Ignace Heritage Days July 22

St. Ignace Fish Feast AUGUST August 5

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60th Annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk September 8-9

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22nd Annual Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show* September 23

Mighty Mac Bridge Run* September 29-30

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Outdoor Movies By the Bay: Sunday Evenings July 2–Sept. 3 fireworks over the bay and then a free family-friendly outdoor movie.

Kiwanis Beach On Moran Bay in downtown St. Ignace. Kid-friendly beach, pavilion and picnic area. stignace.com.

42nd Annual St. Ignace Car Show: Cruise night, Down Memory Lane Parade and more. stignace.com.

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Castle Rock Climb the steps up 200 feet for a view of Mackinac Island and Lake Huron. I-75 exit 348. N2690 Castle Rock Rd., St. Ignace, 906.643.8268, castlerockmi.com. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com.

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Lake Michigan Sand Dunes Long, luxurious sandy beach that lines US2 west of St. Ignace. stignace.com.

Museum of Ojibwa Culture and Marquette Mission Park: A National Historic Landmark, the museum interprets a 17th century Huron Indian Village. 500 N. State St., St. Ignace, 906.643.9161, museumofojibwaculture.net. Fort de Buade Museum: 3500 relics from nearly 8,000 years of Straits history. 334 N. State St., 906.643.6627. Mackinac Bridge Authority & Bridge View Park: An observation building overlooking the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge. Just west of the bridge in St. Ignace, 906.643.7600. 2017 MyNorth VACATION GUIDE

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Both Boyne Mountain (in Boyne Falls) and Boyne Highlands (in Harbor Springs) offer miles of bike trail—paved and single track. The Bike Park at the Highlands is set up with an expertsonly mountain bike area where there are narrow, naturally cut trails with obstacles like ramps. Bike rentals available on site. 855.688.7025, boyne.com.

Boyne Area Restaurant Week, June 12–June 18: Nearly 20 participating eateries. Multi-course meals under $30, boyneappetit.com. Evenings at the Gazebo: Wednesdays, June 21–August 16. Free concerts at Old City Park on the Boyne River. KELLY REWA

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Tommy’s Ski & Wake School: This Walloon Lake–based school will have you skimming across the aqua water like a pro. Walloon Marina Village, 231.535.6039, gettommys.com. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com.

In downtown Boyne City Peninsula Beach on Lake Charlevoix is the place to lounge away a sunny afternoon. Tannery Beach is a great place for a swim, to launch a canoe or let your dog play in the water—doggie bags and scoops on site. 310 Front St., Boyne City. Sweet Walloon Lake Beach on Walloon Lake Village is close to village amenities and outfitted with a picnic area, playground and restrooms. At the fabulous 560-acre Young State Park on Lake Charlevoix, use the beach for a day or snag a campsite and stay the night. 231.582.7523. Charlevoix County’s Whiting Park offers a sweet half-mile of public beach on Lake Charlevoix. You’ll also find 13 universally accessible campsites, most of which have electric hook ups. charlevoixcounty.org.

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Avalanche Mountain Preserve is a heavily wooded, 30-acre park in Boyne City interwoven with mountain bike trails (and a disc golf course!). Break from your pedaling to climb the 462-step stairway to the viewing platform overlooking Lake Charlevoix. 1129 Wilson St., Boyne City, 231.582.6597, cityofboynecity.com. 2017 MyNorth VACATION GUIDE

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A PL ACE LIK E NO OTHER . Beachfront bicycle rides, kayaking and paddleboarding along Little Traverse Bay. Scouring the shoreline for Petoskey stones — or the perfect place to relax. Shopping, dining and gallery-browsing in the Village at Bay Harbor, Petoskey and Charlevoix. Or maybe a day at the spa, on the links or vineyard hopping — all culminating in a relaxed afternoon tea. Whether a family get-together or a romantic getaway, Bay Harbor offers plenty to explore — and plenty to love.

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Boyne Highlands Zipline An 8-line trip that ferries you more than 1,350 linear feet and zips you along at up to 25 m.p.h. Reservations are required for the 3-hour Adventure Tour. Or try the shorter Twin Zip Ride. Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain Scenic Chairlift Rides, 231.526.3835, boyne.com. Wildwood Rush Zipline Canopy Tour: Over 7,000 feet of line, five bridges and more. 02575 Boyne City Rd., 231.582.3400, wildwoodrush.com.

Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark: The largest indoor waterpark in Michigan features the RipZone surf simulator and the Big Couloir, a superloop slide with a fearfully awesome drop. Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls, 855.688.7024, boyne.com.

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stunning views and strategically placed bunkers and water hazards; the Monument is a dramatic ode to great course design, with holes named after renowned golf personalities. 855.688.7025, boyne.com. Boyne Highlands Resort: Four courses offer a wide range of play. The Moor is suitable for all skill levels, with challenging doglegs and marshes; the smartly designed Arthur Hills keeps experienced golfers on their toes with traps and hazards; Donald Ross Memorial is a composite of re-created classic holes designed by its namesake; The Heather is an elite course that should be a bucket-list item for any serious golfer. 844.247.2466, boyne.com.

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Vintage Finds • Home Decor Sweet Treats • American Spoon M119 Tunnel of TreesTwo Miles South of Good Hart

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Cross the magnificent Mackinac Bridge to the Upper Peninsula, then head east on CR134, and you’re in Les Cheneaux country—where the classic Up North towns of Hessel and Cedarville stand sentinel over 12 miles of Lake Huron coast dotted with 36 islands known collectively as the Les Cheneaux Islands. Here you’ll find momand-pop restaurants and lodging, world-class hiking and paddling and one-of-a-kind shops. This is also the home of the Les Cheneaux Culinary School (check out the restaurant!) and the Great Lakes Boat Building School. lescheneaux.org.

This tiny Lake Michigan burg is nestled between the scenic Tunnel of Trees and the gorgeous beaches of Sturgeon Bay. In quiet Cross Village you’ll find a landmark Polish-American restaurant called Legs Inn (built from stone and driftwood), and Three Pines Studio, an eclectic art gallery featuring the work of local artisans.

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Sturgeon Bay Dunes in Wilderness State Park offers nearly a mile of sandy Lake Michigan beach. Take M119 about five miles north of Cross Village, turn left at Sturgeon Bay Trail. landtrust.org.

Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show & Festival of Arts: August 12. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com.

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PADDLE The Les Cheneaux Water Trail spans 75 miles and winds among the 36 islands of Les Cheneaux. Weather and waves can be unpredictable, so know what you are doing. For information, outfitting and guiding: Woods and Water Ecotours, woodswaterecotours.com.

MUST DO Blissfest Music Festival, July 7–9: For the 37th year, this outdoor celebration of folk, world and roots music will convene at Festival Farm in the Cross Village countryside. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com.

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WILDERNESS STATE PARK The Lower Peninsula’s largest piece of contiguous undeveloped land encompasses 26 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. Hit the miles of trails, which include a five-mile section of the epic North Country Trail, by foot or mountain bike. Cabins, bunkhouses and 250 campsites are available; reservations necessary. 903 Wilderness Park Dr., Carp Lake, 231.436.5381. 2017 MyNorth VACATION GUIDE

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WINERIES AND BREWERIES Beards Brewery: Boutique brewery in downtown Petoskey. 215 E. Lake St., Petoskey, 231.753.2221, beardsbrewery.com. Boyne City Tap Room: Full bar featuring American craft beer. 220 S Lake St, Boyne City, 231.459.4487, bctaproom.com.

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Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery: Beautiful patio to sip these boutique wines. 8370 Lakeview Rd., Alanson, 231.881.6582, crookedvinewinecom. Harbor Springs Vineyards & Winery & Tunnel Vision Brewery at Pond Hill Farm: Wine, hard cider and beer at the ever-amazing Pond Hill Farm. 5581 S. Lakeshore Dr., Harbor Springs, 231.526.3276, harborspringswinery.com. Mackinaw Trail Winery and Mackinaw Trail Brewing Company: Family-owned vineyard, winery, brewery and even an on-site bistro. 3423 US131 S. Petoskey, 231.487.1910, mackinawtrailwinery.com. Maple Moon Sugarbush and Winery: America’s first maple winery—also makes an array of other maple products including ice cream. Call for hours. 231.487.9058, mmsyrup.com. Petoskey Brewing: Housed in a 19th-century building that started its life as a brewery. 1844 M119, Petoskey, 231.753.2057, petoskeybrewing.com. Petoskey Farms Vineyard & Winery: Taste the wines of this vineyard from a rustic covered porch that looks over the 22-acre estate—located just three miles east of downtown Petoskey. 3720 Atkins Rd., Petoskey, 231.290.9463, petoskeyfarms.com. Rudbeckia Winery & Burnt Marshmallow Brewery: Wine tasting, seven rotating beer taps and more at this working vineyard and hops farm. 3379 Lake Grove Rd., Petoskey, 231.622.4173, rudbeckiafarm.com. Seasons of the North/Burt Lake Brewing Co.: Cold-hardy grape varieties. 9090 W. M68 Hwy., Indian River, 231.548.1280.

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Stiggs Brewing Company: Open just this summer, Stiggs will offer tours, classes and tastings. 112 South Park Street, Boyne City. 517.402.8281, stiggsbrewingcompany.com. Walloon Lake Winery: Specializing in cold-hardy grape varieties. 3199 Intertown Rd., Petoskey, 231.622.8645, walloonlakewinery.com.

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