Swimming in the Great Lakes is perhaps the ultimate perk for those who spend time Up North, but some precautions are wise to heed.
Your mother might have told you to wait an hour after eating before swimming, and while this is no longer standard advice, there are other precautions to take:
According to the National Meteor Society, several meteors are visible every night. Of course, there are many other things to see in the night sky, like the Milky Way, constellations, planets, and even the Northern Lights. There are some important factors to consider that ensure you have the best...
Beach days are a ton of fun, especially if you're planning on staying for most of the day. Here's a list of 10 things to bring to the beach to make your day the best it can be.
I'm all for a spontaneous couple hours at the beach where all you need is your towel and a swimsuit, but I also lov...
Join us for a paddleboard ride - A Northern Michigan adventure, and workout wrapped into one.
Paddleboarding or SUP has become the new thing in Northern Michigan over the past few years. There are many local stores that sell them, you can rent them, join clubs, and even have a tour guide. It's a...
Let’s hear a cheer for the rain.
Not only will the spring rains wash away winter’s accumulation of dirt and debris, but also with some warmer temperatures followed by more sunshine, we will soon see the season’s first morel mushrooms.
Whether you are a first-time hunter or a veteran, it’s t...
Okay, so the jury might still be out on the question of waffles versus pancakes (waffles), but regardless of where you fall on this question, there is no disputing that pure Michigan maple syrup makes all your breakfast treats taste better.
With the warming days of spring at hand, the sap is...
Hello, there fellow Michiganders! How well do you know your state? Let's test your knowledge with some Michigan trivia questions! The answers are below but don't cheat! We hope you find this quiz fun, and we'd love to hear how you do. Leave us a comment below!
Michigan Trivia Questions
1. What i...
It's that time of year when the snow is starting to melt and the weather is slowly starting to warm up, and spring is approaching. Here are some spring break staycation ideas if you're planning on staying close to home:
Be a tourist in your town: This one is fun and one of my favorites. Have...
If you live in Northern Michigan or vacation near Petoskey in the summer, you probably know a little about Petoskey's treasure in Lake Michigan, known as the Petoskey stone. Here are some fun facts about Petoskey stones that might pique your interest.
Fun Facts about Petoskey Stones:
Petoskey Stones are unique stones found on the shores of Lake Michigan. Visitors and Michiganders both equally find them fascinating. Here are 4 places to hunt for Petoskey Stones from a local that might help you out on your search.
Often locals know where to find the most or the best Petosk...