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Sky, Sand & Surf

Welcome Aboard

Michigan’s antique and classic boat shows provide an up-close look at historic floating treasures

Riding the Waves

Splashy fun at the Great Lakes Surf Festival, and Michigan's classic boat show lineup

The View!

Stroll on Boyne’s new 1,200-foot-long SkyBridge Michigan and you’ll see colorful vistas of the spectacular valley below.

Welcome Aboard, Fido

Tips on how to ensure your pets are safe and sound while out on the water.

Clinics, Courses, and More

Michigan Ice Fest draws world-famous climbers and enthusiasts to scale Lake Superior’s frozen cliffs and waterfalls

That Old Floating Porch

Pontoon boats, once considered a novelty item, now shine as a favorite of older and younger generations alike

Starstruck Year-Round

Michigan’s newest international dark sky park joins a cluster of fabulous celestial observation sites around the state

Protecting Our Lakes

Alliance for the Great Lakes preserves our most precious resource

Design Exclusivity

Northern Michigan custom builder crafts one-of-a-kind wooden boats that are works of art
With several bodies of water, the Benzie County area is an angler’s paradise.

Outdoor Adventures

Visitors to Frankfort and its Benzie County neighbors quickly get hooked on the area’s amazing crystal water appeal