Local Flavor

Northern Michigan is home to a unique array of artists, musicians, small farms, vineyards, restaurants, boutiques and more. Explore the hidden treasures our local communities have to offer.

Food and Dining:


  • Browse the many antique shops in the area.
  • Check out the boutiques close by Frankfort and Beulah.
  • Drive up the coast to visit the little shops in Empire, Glen Arbor and Leland.
  • For big city shopping with a small town feel, visit downtown Traverse City.


Music and Festivals: