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
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.