Michigan

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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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love

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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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love

Michigan winters are known for their cold and snow. Based on statewide averages, our state ranks as the sixth snowiest in the Union. On a list of snowiest U.S. cities with populations greater than 100,000, Michigan has the most with four cities in the top 25; Grand Rapids is highest at number four....
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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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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love

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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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love, Petoskey

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...
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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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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love

From the Upper Peninsula to the Lower Peninsula, here are the best small towns in Michigan. Michigan is one of those states where you can travel north, east, south, or west and find a small town you'll absolutely adore. The cities are each unique in their own way. From natural beauties to unique...
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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love, Petoskey

Unfortunately, our summer is looking a little different this year, 4th of July activities have been canceled, summer kids camps, and even the summer open house downtown Petoskey was canceled. But the great thing about where we live is that we can still enjoy summer and these summer social distancin...
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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love, Petoskey
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