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Living in Northern Michigan

Aerial view of Traverse CityNorthern Michigan has everything you could possibly want as you look for a place to pursue an active, fun life and a rewarding career.

Love Medicine?

We have a spectacular backdrop for your medical career. With nine award-winning hospitals and many vibrant practice opportunities, it’s a great place to practice medicine. It’s also a wonderful place for you and your family to live.

Love Water?

We have a Great Lake (and hundreds of pretty good ones, too!). Northern Michigan stretches along Lake Michigan’s beautiful shore. You are never more than six miles from a crystal clear inland lake, and in most locations, just a short drive to the scenic, secluded, sandy shoreline of Lake Michigan, including the massive dunes of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. 

Love Sports?

We have four seasons of outdoor fun. Sailing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, camping, snowmobiling, skiing, hiking, biking, parasailing, kiteboarding. Well, the list just goes on and on. If it is fun to do, we do it here in northern Michigan.

Love the Arts?

State Theatre in Traverse CityMusicians, artists, writers, and performers of all kinds call this home. We have a thriving arts community with galleries throughout northern Michigan. The world-famous Interlochen Center for the Arts and National Music Camp draws top tier performing artists to northern Michigan. The historic Ramsdell Theater in Manistee is one of the finest performing arts venues north of Ann Arbor. The Dennos Museum at Northwestern Michigan College hosts national traveling exhibits, adding to a lively local arts scene.

Love Good Food, Wine, and Craft Beer?

We grow it all right here. Farm to table is a way of life here with an abundance of fresh fruit, produce, and a stellar wine, beer, and spirits industry that has exploded throughout northern Michigan.

Have Your Career Here

You really have to see it to believe it. Come for a visit. Stay for a lifetime. Learn more about living in northern Michigan: