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If you enjoy the outdoors, you’ll find plenty of opportunities for summer adventures near Petoskey in Northern Michigan. The charming town of Petoskey is nestled on the shores of Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan. In town, you’ll find unique shops, delicious restaurants, and lovely ac...
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Next time you take a spring walk in the Michigan woods, keep your head down. You might find an elusive morel mushroom if you train your eyes on the ground. In Michigan, morel mushroom season begins in early April and runs as late as early June in the northern most parts of the state. People are cr...
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Pasties, (pronounced like “pass tea”) are something we eat. These meat and vegetable hand pies were brought to Michigan by Cornish miners who ate the portable delicacies on their lunch break. Think of them as homemade Hot Pockets that actually taste good. Now pasties are a delicious par...
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First things first, let’s get the pronunciation correct. It’s not pay-stee, as in, "My legs are always pasty white after a long Michigan winter." It’s pass-tea. Got it? Good. We Michiganders are passionate about our pasties, and we want to make sure you get it right. Let's talk about the Michi...
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The Great Lakes shoreline is a paradise for rock collectors. Our beaches are filled with beautiful rocks like Lake Superior agate, Halysites, Petoskey stones, Charlevoix stones, Leland blue, granite, and many more. Whether you're visiting the beaches of Petoskey, Charlevoix, or somewhere ne...
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Natural wonders abound in Michigan. Along our miles and miles of freshwater coastline and in our pristine forests, you'll find some of the most amazing naturally formed sites in the world.  The Great Lakes - Four out of the five Great Lakes have waters that touch Michigan. The largest group of fre...
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There’s no better place to experience summer than Michigan, with our miles of sandy beach, rivers, lakes and forests. There’s so much to do, you’ll never fit it all into one summer. You might not even be able to do it all in a whole lifetime of summers! But why not have fun trying? This list o...
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If you love watching the sunset in beautiful Northern Michigan, you will love our Top Places to Watch the Sunset in Petoskey list - a local's guide to the best sunset spots! This past weekend my family and I spent several nights down by the waterfront watching baseball and the amazing Northe...
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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...
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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...
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