Mushing isn’t just for the Alaskan wilderness: dog sledding in Michigan’s U.P. is just as exhilarating in the state’s untouched snowy terrain.
We’ve put together a list of the best ways to boat and float for the whole crew (or family) on our Great Lakes.
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.
Sault Ste. Marie, the state’s first permanent European settlement celebrates its 350th birthday this year. From voyageurs to very good microbrews, this U.P. city makes a great getaway.
Stony shorelines and sandy dunes attract more than 60 million visitors each year to the edges of the Great Lakes, most of them never knowing what lies just out of sight beneath the chilly waves.
What’s there are shipwrecks—nearly 6,000 of them.
Whether you like food, drink, art or exploring, Grand Rapids is increasingly the place to see imagination at work—and to fuel yours.
Touted as “America’s Summer Golf Capital,” northern Michigan is an even better golf destination in autumn as the air turns cooler, crowds thin and rates drop.
The storybook village of Saugatuck is less than three hours from Chicago but feels as though it’s a thousand miles away. It’s been a summertime destination for Chicagoans since The Gilded Age.
Try these easy, fun hikes that are perfect for the whole family—and offer fun surprises along the way.