Posts tagged Lake Michigan
The Michigan Day Trip Tour, No. 1: Ottawa County's Kirk Park

There are plenty of beaches worth a visit along Lake Michigan, not the least of which would include those found in Grand Haven, but just south of there, tucked in between some absolutely gorgeous homes on Lakeshore Avenue, is a little spot called Kirk Park.

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Mirror, Mirror On the Wall, Which Great Lake is the Greatest of All? — The Great Lakes, Ranked

As one of the largest sources of freshwater in the world — first in total area and second in volume only to Russia’s Lake Baikal — it’s difficult to imagine anyone making the argument that the Great Lakes aren’t named appropriately. But what if we were to compare the individual lakes with one another? Which of the Great Lakes is the greatest? The least-great? Now that’s a debate worth having.

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A Unique Music Festival, Smack Dab in the Middle of Lake Michigan

Located in between Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas, Beaver Island, the largest island in Lake Michigan, has hosted its increasingly-popular music festival since 2003. That was the year a few people got together and said, “We want to bring some musical talent to our neck of the woods.” And so they did — literally.

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No Matter the Season, This Highway in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is Worth the Drive

Though driving through certain parts of Michigan is not all that exciting (looking at you, I-96), there are numerous stretches of roadway in the state that many would probably consider destinations unto themselves.

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3 Wineries in Northern Michigan That You Should Visit Before the Cold (Really) Sets In

In and around the state of Michigan, it’s no secret that some of the best wineries and vineyards can be found along the stretch of highway M-37 that runs all the way to the top of Traverse City’s Old Mission Peninsula. Splitting Grand Traverse Bay into its east and west arms, Old Mission has got to be one of the most scenic destinations in the entire Lower Peninsula, and its numerous vineyards only add to its charm.

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U.P. Adventures: A Stop in Paradise, Tahquamenon Views, & Superior Trails

Though I grew up in Michigan and have lived along Lake Michigan for most of my life, there's just something different about the U.P., something that draws you to it. The landscape, more varied, more green — more ethereal, somehow — makes that connection to nature feel that much stronger.

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