With 1,500 acres of diverse habitat and 19 miles of trail, Midland's Chippewa Nature Center is the perfect place to spend quality time in nature.
Delicious pre-made Chili is a perfect, easy camping dish that can pack a punch when it comes to protein and flavor.
My mom and I kick off autumn with a cozy cabin rental in one of Michigan's most iconic cities; Mackinaw City. Mill Creek Campground is located just outside of the city and offers a great outdoor experience for modern campers. From campsites to cabin rentals, they have something for everyone.
Hiking during hot days requires a bit of creative thinking and planning. Avoiding mid-day temperatures can help but what about those days when it can't be avoided? We had this very problem when we did our hike through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Our solution was the Mission Enduracool Microfiber Towel.
Streaming through the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is a beautiful and scenic river known as Presque Isle River. Enjoy hiking a 2.3-mile loop around this stunning river. Waterfalls, potholes, and Lake Superior await you.
We started off with low expectations, knowing that Haypress Falls was not a very impressive waterfall. For us, it was a side stop on the way to a much larger destination. Although our expectations of the falls was accurate, we did find something special that made the visit worth it. Tucked between two swamps, Haypress... Continue Reading →
Visiting Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is a step back in history to a place where nature and humans co-existed. Buried among thousands of acres of old-growth forests and stunning vistas are abandoned mines, echoes from communities long gone. There is no place better within the park to experience the ghosts of the past than Nonesuch Mine.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is well known for its beautiful shoreline, hidden gems, acres of forest, and roaring waterfalls. Miners Falls is no exception and is one of our favorite waterfalls in the area.
No one wants to get sick on a camping trip, especially from bad water. Harmful water can contain viruses, bacteria, protozoans, and particulates. Having a good filtering system that helps protect you from bad water is a key component to any camping or backpacking trip. The MSR Guardian first grabbed our attention in 2016 after... Continue Reading →