Northern Michigan

One great feature of Northern Michigan in the winter is snowshoeing. Snowshoeing certainly scores high on the simple scale. It's an easy activity to enjoy alone, or with the entire family, this is one of the reasons we enjoy it so much.  We enjoy the tranquility and peace of being able ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Sports

In their Up North song “Sirens,” Petoskey’s Michigan Rattlers sing about the hypnotizing effects of winter driving, how the snow--or other winter weather--can be a driver’s undoing if the hands on the wheel are not steady. Lucky for us, there are proven ways to manage this seasonal necessi...
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Categories:  Travel

In Northern Michigan, the weather is a frequent topic of conversation, especially in the winter. One common topic of winter conversations are the storms of winter's past. There are many Michigan blizzards to recall. One of the memorable blizzards was that of 1978. In January of 1978 more than two ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

The aurora borealis, or northern lights, visible at night in Northern Michigan from late summer through late winter, is one of the many highlights of stargazing in our region. The beautiful display is created when space particles hit Earth’s atmosphere and is certainly a treat to see. T...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy,” goes the classic song. Speaking of summer time and music, the best way to enjoy both is at a music festival, and northern Michigan is a great place to find whatever soundtrack suits your tastes. A great place to start is Bliss, where the 38th annual Bli...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

With it already being mid-May, summer is finally on the horizon here in Northern Michigan. Finally!! There is less than a month of school left and its finally starting to warm up here in the Petoskey area. With summer being so close, downtown is bustling with activity. Lake and Petoskey Street have ...
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Categories:  Travel, Petoskey, Events

I've lived in Northern Michigan my entire life. I grew up in Indian River, went to college in Sault Ste. Marie and now currently reside in Petoskey. To be honest, I'm not a huge fan of cold weather but honestly, I've grown used too it and I've come to expect it. I often see posts on social media of ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

Happy 4th of July weekend! Our biggest summer holiday is finally here and only a day away! With the summer months being busy here in Northern Michigan and the July 4th holiday is no exception. If you've ever been Up North for this annual celebration, you know how much fun it can be! We have so many...
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We know how to do summer really well here in Michigan. In fact, if you ask me, there’s no better place to be June through August. Our clear, blue waters and sandy, white beaches were made for summertime.  Ask a few Michiganders how they spend their summers, and you’ll soon realize there are cer...
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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love

Snow in the winter in Michigan is inevitable. We always get one or two good storms each season. Some years we get a big storm almost every week. So we know how to embrace winter and make the most of it. Here are a few things you might catch Michiganders doing when the snow flies: 1. Play a game of...
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Categories:  Michigan Love