From his base near Beulah in northwest Lower Michigan, Michael Gray has made a living by leading kayak tours to exotic destinations. But in summer, it’s Michigan where Gray points his paddle, on the Betsie River to wineries along Grand Traverse Bay, and to Lake Superior’s Isle Royale National Park.
If you’re a nature-lover in search of peace and quiet, who gets pleasure from hiking, fishing, hunting and other active relaxation, add Beaver Island to your bucket list.
Let’s take a look at some of the best ways to fall in love with Michigan in winter – ranging from romantic to rigorous, to scenic.
Headlands International Dark Sky Park at the tip of Michigan’s mitten is located two miles west of Mackinaw City. This stretch of wilderness along Lake Michigan has been open as a sky park since 2011.
Whether you’re a backyard bird feeder viewer, a new birder, a “twitcher” who searches for rare birds or someone in between, have we got a birdwatching spot for you.