Discounts for UpNorth Locals

UpNorth Locals save money at local businesses with a 4 The Local Membership

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How It Works

UpNorth Locals and Property Owners can now sign up ​to enjoy discounts at the local businesses you love.

Step One

Choose a 4 The Local Annual Membership - either paid monthly or save more by paying annually

Step Two

Upload a Selfie - your photo is used to create your Membership ID and your credit card billing address shows us that you're an UpNorth local 

Step Three

Show your Membership ID to receive a discount when you pay at a participating 4 The Local location

4 the local saves you money


All 4 The Local Memberships are good for a year. We have membership plans for UpNorth Locals and Part-Time Residents.

4 The Local

For UpNorth Locals or Part-Time Residents Only!



Easy to sign up


Annual Memberships


Easy to Use - Just show your membership ID

Annual Membership



Gift a Membership


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Gift a Membership


Redeem Membership Coupon THE GIFT THAT LASTS ALL YEAR!
Everyone loves getting discounts

Annual Membership



Part-Time Residents


Upload proof of UpNorth property address


Petoskey Area Chamber of Commerce
Charlevoix Chamber of Commerce

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I use my membership?

Use your membership at any one of our participating locations. More locations are being added all the time.

Who do you consider to be an UpNorth Local?

Anyone that lives in Alpena, Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmett, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Montmorency, Otsego, Presque Isle, or Wexford counties can get a Membership.

If you don't live UpNorth but own property in one of these counties, you can get a Part-Time Resident Membership!

I don't live UpNorth but I own property there. Is that OK?

Sure! When you sign up we'll ask for proof of your UpNorth property ownership - upload a utility bill or homeowner's insurance bill. Check out our Part Time Resident Subscription.

How do I use my membership?

When you sign up, we'll ask you to upload a selfie. Your photo becomes part of your official Membership ID.

Simply log in to this website on your smartphone to access your Membership ID, which you will show to receive your awesome discount when you pay at a participating location.

Do you have an app?

We sure do! Click GET OUR APP for installation instructions.

Do you have an app?

We sure do! Visit the My Account page from your smartphone and click the GET OUR APP button for installation instructions.

Can my business participate?

Absolutely! Head on over to our Business Signup page for details.

What's the catch?

There's no catch! We love our local businesses and want to see them thrive year-round. Your 4 The Local Membership makes it easier to eat, shop, and recreate locally and keeps our communities vibrant and healthy.


of Annual Membership sales will be donated to local charities in Northern Michigan

Save Money & Support Local Businesses!

Sign up now to save money at UpNorth restaurants, hotels, retail stores, and at service and recreation businesses.

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