camping

Even some of the hardiest of campers store their gear away once the weather turns cold. That's a pity because some of the best camping is winter camping, and some of the best winter camping can be found in Northern Michigan. Winter camping is certainly not for everyone, but then again not everyone...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

Summer may be over, but it’s not the only season you can enjoy camping in Northern Michigan. Shorter days and cooler nights make it the perfect time of year for cozying up to the campfire with family and friends while roasting marshmallows and sipping mugs of warm apple cider. Fall in the Mitten ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey

I can’t think of a better way to enjoy Michigan’s outdoors, than with a camping trip. August’s warm days and slightly cooler nights make it the perfect month for sleeping out under the stars here. There are over a thousand campgrounds in the Mitten State. Some are lakeside, some are in the woo...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

Summer is in full swing and during the summer months, camping is huge here in Northern Michigan! We have countless campgrounds here in the Petoskey area and more across the state. Making reservations early often guarantees your favorite camping spot and campers often reserve their spots up to 6 mont...
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Whether you’re looking for a spot to relax and read a book for an afternoon or to spend the night sleeping out in the open under the stars, Michigan has plenty of great locations to hang your Hammock. Hammocks are becoming more and more popular. They’re a lightweight, affordable alternative to ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

Every summer, Lake Michigan’s beautiful shoreline draws crowds of visitors to the western side of the Mitten State. If you want to stay lakeside, you can spend thousands of dollars on private cottage rentals or resorts. Or you can get a million dollar view for just a fraction of that, and take adv...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

With the right, kid-friendly recipes that are as easy to make as they are tasty, making dinner together can be half the fun of camping as a family in the great outdoors. These simple recipes with flavors kids love will make you the hero around the campfire. Campfire Crescent Dogs These are just like...
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Summer is officially here in Northern Michigan and even though school isn't quite out yet (crazy, right?!) we are in full summer mode already. This past weekend we took the kids to Michigan Adventure and then to Sleeping Bear Dunes. Have you ever been? It's gorgeous! It was my first time going to Sl...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Travel

I was fond of Michigan for years. The vastness of Lake Michigan awed me. I was amazed by the yearly display of autumn color. The sparkling, white winters were dazzling. But I didn’t fall completely head-over-heels for The Mitten State until I started spending the night in her Great Outdoors. Ca...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

Camping is a popular pastime here in Michigan. Probably because it’s one of the best ways to enjoy the beaches, waterways and forests that cover the state. When you think of camping, you probably picture people loading up the family car, taking a road trip and pitching a tent in the woods. But the...
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