Travel

It's Halloween, and if you’re looking for a place to get your scream on, we have plenty of them right along the shores of Lake Michigan. Whether you believe in ghosts or just like exploring creepy, old buildings, we’re sure these spooky spots will make the hair on the back of your neck stand on ...
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Categories:  Travel, Holidays, Michigan Love

Brilliant gold and red leaves wave in the crisp breeze against a dark blue sky. The lakes are choppy with waves, sometimes big enough to break over the pier. Farm stands overflow with colorful fruits and vegetables from the harvest. It’s autumn in Michigan, and up here we know how to savor fall. ...
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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love

This past Monday, my family and I went to The Young Americans’ dinner theater for the twelfth year in a row.  For as long as I can remember, I have gone to see the show at Boyne Highlands with my sisters, parents, grandparents, aunt and uncle, and sometimes cousins from out of state. It has alw...
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Categories:  Travel, Petoskey

Petoskey in 30 minutes or less, is that possible? Yesterday, my college friend was passing through Petoskey with his family and they stopped by to say hi on their way back to Texas.  He asked me what they absolutely had to do in the thirty minutes they had in town.  As he was already in Grandpa...
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Categories:  Travel

During my last week in Kalamazoo this spring, I went in and talked to one of my professors during his office hours.  He had been encouraging us to go in and chat with him about the class, our work, and life in general.  It was very casual and, as I had procrastinated and waited until ...
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Categories:  Travel

Last July, my six-and-seven-year-old cousins came to visit us here in Petoskey.  As a way to keep them busy while most of the adults walked around and shopped downtown, we took them Waldo Hunting.  We spent most of our wait before dinner going from store to store in search of the little Waldo figu...
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Categories:  Shopping, Travel

Fun, affordable activities to do with your kids this summer! A guest post written by Michigan blogger, Heather of Mommy's Favorite Things. A busy mother of three kids under the age of 7 who loves to do as many activities as possible in the summer with her children to make the most of the warm weathe...
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Categories:  Travel

As the weather finally begins to heat up, so do our summer travel plans. Between work, conferences and events we always take one get away somewhere in Michigan just to disconnect. One thing that most people that aren’t from the Mitten haven’t quite figured out yet, we have a beautiful state. Wi...
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Categories:  Travel