2 06, 2020

Camper Perspective: Region by Region Activities for Dog Owners


Looking for something to do with your best friend? And by "friend," we mean your dog. There are lots of places in Michigan that welcome you both, giving you a chance to get some exercise or enjoy a bite together - maybe a beer or glass of wine for you and a doggy dish for [...]

Camper Perspective: Region by Region Activities for Dog Owners2020-06-03T09:02:09-04:00
4 05, 2020

Upper Peninsula Bridge Driving Tour – with Spots to Picnic


With so much water, whether it’s a small lake, a big lake, or a river, there are bound to be lots of bridges. These are some favorite iconic bridges in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Distance: 294 miles Time: 5 hours, 17 minutes Mackinac Bridge Mackinac Bridge, St. Ignace A driving tour that’s all about [...]

Upper Peninsula Bridge Driving Tour – with Spots to Picnic2020-05-05T09:20:33-04:00
29 04, 2020

Escape to these 12 Michigan Walking Trails


“To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.”—Mary Davis This poignant description seems to strike the core of those of us who love being outside. Now with the coronavirus, when so much of our professional and social lives have been put on hold, the outdoors has turned into a refuge for many. Before, Mother Nature [...]

Escape to these 12 Michigan Walking Trails2020-04-30T09:56:19-04:00
11 03, 2020

Get outside on the state’s first rail trail: Haywire Grade Trail


There are hundreds of trails to choose from in the great state of Michigan. Whether it’s meandering through the north woods keeping your eyes and ears open for birds, climbing a sand dune, or introducing your kids to hiking, you can find a trail that suits your fitness level and personal interests. If you’re looking [...]

Get outside on the state’s first rail trail: Haywire Grade Trail2020-03-11T08:27:06-04:00
3 12, 2019

Give the Gift of Experiences this Christmas


When the holiday season is in full swing, our inboxes, ears, and eyes can be overwhelmed with the sights and sounds of commercialism. Buy this! Half off! Buy more, more, more! There is a growing trend, especially among Millennials, of skipping the pricey gifts and focusing on gifting experiences instead – something that can be [...]

Give the Gift of Experiences this Christmas2019-12-03T12:17:23-05:00
19 11, 2019

Upper Peninsula Driving Tour: Copper Country Scenic Byway


All across the United States are 150 designated scenic byways, three of which are in the state of Michigan. The 47-mile Copper Country Scenic Byway that runs through the middle of the Keweenaw Peninsula of the U.P. traverses one of Michigan’s most remote and picturesque wilderness. The historic towns, once the centers of commerce and [...]

Upper Peninsula Driving Tour: Copper Country Scenic Byway2019-11-19T09:09:09-05:00
25 09, 2019

12 Michigan Trails to Hike to See Fall Colors


One of the best parts of autumn is being able to get out hiking in cooler weather. Gone are the stifling hot summer days. In the fall, you can go hiking almost any time of the day. Even better, the leaves of the hardwood trees transform, giving hikers a distinctive trail experience. There are hundreds [...]

12 Michigan Trails to Hike to See Fall Colors2019-09-25T21:57:00-04:00
1 06, 2019

10 Outdoor Adventures in Michigan


Celebrate summer with these outstanding outdoor destinations and adventures you can find only in Pure Michigan. Bike the Heritage Trail, Glen Arbor, Leelanau County: This hard-surfaced, non-motorized trail is 27 miles long, connecting Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park attractions and the picturesque town of Glen Arbor. There are several trailheads, which will affect your length [...]

10 Outdoor Adventures in Michigan2019-07-23T16:16:24-04:00
12 03, 2019

5 Unforgettable Michigan Camping Destinations


And what you absolutely need to do while you’re in town… Petoskey is a coastal town that sits on Little Traverse Bay, an inlet of Lake Michigan. It has a reputation for being quite charming, and it’s easy to see why. With historic grand homes, a gaslight district full of unique shops and restaurants, and [...]

5 Unforgettable Michigan Camping Destinations2019-03-14T08:37:02-04:00
20 12, 2018

Driving Tour: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore


Mileage: 68.7 miles Driving Time: 2 hours, 14 minutes The remote Upper Peninsula wilderness and breathtaking Lake Superior shoreline beckon travelers and adventurers from all over the country, and the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is one of the most stunning areas.  The National Park Service can provide you with a comprehensive map and information about [...]

Driving Tour: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore2018-12-20T08:23:32-05:00
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