Jordan River Valley

Just north of Mancelona in Antrim County lies a truly wild area. A total of 18,000 acres of floodplain, forests, river valley and a sizable hill with a story of its own makes this a must see for any hiker in Northern Michigan. Called the Jordan River Valley this area is home to a variety […]

Tahquemenon Falls – A Fall Adventure

It has been well over 10 years since I have set foot at our largest Michigan waterfall. This past weekend we took our first trek to this popular Northern Michigan destination in over a decade. Nestled way up in the Upper Peninsula in a town called Paradise, this stunning Northern Michigan State Park is more […]

A Journey Into The Pines

Michigan is home to more than 100 state parks, over 130 state forest campgrounds and 17 harbors, all of which offer ample opportunities for us to get out and enjoy the beauty of our Great Lakes State. From lakes and streams to sand dunes to forests, there are thousands of unqiue and beautiufl destiantions througout […]

Shipwreck Tours In Alpena

It’s funny how you can live near a place for your whole life and never even realize what you are missing. Nowhere was this more obvious to me than when we packed a cooler and headed to Alpena for a shipwreck tour. For many of us, when we think of shipwrecks, images of Goonies or […]