Inside Upnorth: The Complete Guide to Having Fun in Traverse City - Traverse City Area - Leelanau County
Updated for 2021. Now in full color, with new calendars, new fun and an index!
By Heather Shaw, Jodee Taylor, Tom Carr, et. al.
Whether you’re planning a visit, are new to the area or you’ve lived here your whole life, INSIDE UPNORTH is an indispensable go-to road map to all things wonderful in Northwest Michigan.
Are you planning a visit? INSIDE UPNORTH reviews local restaurants, bars, brew pubs and wineries so that you can get the most out of the best eating and drinking experience north of Chicago.
Got kids? INSIDE UPNORTH details all the exciting things the area offers for children of all ages, including a guided Adventure Tour of downtown Traverse City.
Do you paddle, swim, bike or hike? We've got the skinny on the best beaches, trails, rivers and races.
Are you interested in the history of the area? INSIDE UPNORTH has found a whole slew of stories covering the first, Native inhabitants to the first settlers, from the lumber era to the beginning of tourism. We also highlight area geology, agriculture, weather, wildflowers and birds.
Thinking of moving here? INSIDE UPNORTH covers housing, schools, jobs and the hottest area industries.
Spread through INSIDE UPNORTH you’ll find Taylor’s Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge, where local author Jodee Taylor demonstrates everything from “How to Make Fudge” to “How to Find Morels” to “How to Pee in the Woods.”
Got a dog? INSIDE UPNORTH shows you all the trails, parks and beaches where you and your best friend can unleash the fun.
Also included in INSIDE UPNORTH:
…Tours and Hangouts for Motorcylists
…Fishing the Boardman, Manistee and Au Sable Rivers
…Surfing the Great Lakes
…Horsemanship Culture and Competitions
…Area Museums, Galleries and Antiques
…Tours of Leelanau County and Old Mission Peninsula
…Best Area Hauntings and Spooky Spots
…A Hunters Guide to Area Game
…Short Reviews of Area Golf Courses
…Downhill Ski Resort and Cross-Country Trail Reviews
…Plus, a Complete Calendar to Local Events
INSIDE UPNORTH is highly illustrated — full of maps, diagrams, photographs and drawings.