Spring is in the Air

Posted on March 20th, 2019
With more sunny days in March, April and May, there will be a lot to experience this spring in Benzie County.
Mary Carroll, President of Make It Benzie exclaims, “We are so excited about everything that’s happening this spring in Benzie County. From celebrating the coming of spring with fun Crystal
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Outdoor & Indoor Activities Abound in Benzie County

Posted on February 1st, 2019
Benzie is known amongst visitors as one of the top places in Michigan to experience outdoor exercise, sports and recreation year-round. Benzie has over 135 miles of trails and 60 miles of shoreline including the majestic Crystal Lake, among the top ten largest lakes in Michigan, and over… Learn More
Benzie County Winterfest 2019

February 2019 Newsletter

Posted on January 31st, 2019
Winter is Wonderful in Benzie! It’s still snowing in the Benzie area and we have wonderful things to do in winter. Our next big event is Winterfest on February 9th and then President’s Day weekend brings the Betsie Bay Frozen 5K on February 16th. Be sure to reserve your stay early! Read our… Learn More

2019 Events Calendar

Posted on January 20th, 2019
2019 Make It Benzie Events (more information can be found in the event links) MARCH 2019 March on the Mountain 2019
Thompsonville, Crystal Mountain March 2: Mardi Gras on the Mountain
March 9: Spring Carnival
March 16: Celts & Kayaks
March 23: Retro Weekend
March 24 – April 7: Spring Break
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Winter is Wonderful – #LetsWinter

Posted on January 8th, 2019
Visit Benzie this winter for skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing! The Benzie area has lodging choices from world class resorts to rustic cabins, all close to trails and outdoor activities! Fat Tire Bike Race – January 20 Fat Chance is the staple of fat biking in Northern Michigan,… Learn More

Benzie County Profile

Posted on February 5th, 2015
By Emily Bingham – Published on MyNorth.com on February 3, 2015 The Benzie County profile gives an overview of what life is like in this county, and how you and your lifestyle can fit in. The 25 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline on Benzie County’s western edge is Michigan’s own gold coast: a vacationland… Learn More

Sleeping Bear Dunes Voted ‘Most Beautiful Place in America’

Posted on August 17th, 2011
By ALBERTO ORSOSABRINA PARISE Aug. 17, 2011
ABC News Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, tucked away in the northwest corner of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, won the title of “Good Morning America’s” Most Beautiful Place in America. Tens of thousands of viewers voted… Learn More