Drive just about any back road Up North and you will find a “Tunnel of Trees”. No matter the season Up North has many scenic drives. These areas are beautiful in every season. In the winter when the snow is glistening off their naked limbs. Or, the spring and the Trillium are out. Summer when the sun dances through a
My husband grew up in the Rapid City area and I have heard stories of the fun he had playing along the Rapid River. A couple of weekends ago we decided to make the trip to the area and see what he has been talking about. I was not disappointed! One of our stops was Seven Bridges Nature Area which is
The hills and forests of Up North Michigan has some of the best fall colors in the country and without all the crowds in the northeast and northwest of the country. With so many options for stunning color in Northern Michigan, you are sure to discover new places year after year. Whether you are planning a day or longer trip,
Did you know that there was a gold rush up north in the late 19th century? When the glaciers moved across the entire state during the last ice age they left gold throughout the state waterways. Small amounts of gold can be found in just about any creek or river in the state. According to the US Forest Service, gold
I have found that northern Michigan golfing is a totally difference experience than golfing a course outside the area. I have only golfed for a few years and admit my experiences are limited, but the courses I have visited outside of northern Michigan convince me that golfing Up North is hard to beat. Golfing downstate and out of state Outside of Michigan,
Looking for something to do Up North that is fun and family friendly? With Up North opening slowly and social distancing, it may seem that activities are limited Up North, but there is still plenty to do! We have mentioned before the trails Up North, many with spectacular views and have mapped out the historical markers to learn about the area.
We are sure this is on a lot of people’s minds, will it be safe and acceptable to travel Up North come June or July? With so much uncertainty still around the pandemic, there is no clear-cut answer. Summer is the time when we welcome most of our visitors to Up North. They come for the festivals, the beautiful beaches, golfing,
Who doesn't love a great hike in the woods? Be prepared for your walk or hike, don't let an afternoon adventure turn into a nightmare. A fall or twisted ankle can leave you stranded miles from a trail head, making emergency access difficult. Planning is an important step in be prepared for your adventure, keep these general safety tips in mind.