The Guiding Light of Frankfort

There is nothing fancy about the Frankfort Light. It is a simple, pyramidal tower built in 1912. At 67 feet, its neither the tallest nor shortest lighthouse on the Great Lakes. There is nothing fancy about the town it resides in or the harbor it watches over. Yet for some reason, this lighthouse has captured...

A Winter Stay at Ludington State Park

Ludington State Park is a located north of the city of Ludington, Michigan. It contains 5,300 acres of diverse habitat, including hardwood forests, marshlands, and nearly 7 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. Lake Michigan & Dunes The drive into the park twists through ever changing sand dunes with hints of Lake Michigan peaking through. It's stunning...

Running Trails at Woldumar Nature Center

Mid-Michigan is not known for challenging terrain. Finding some trails to really push yourself as a runner or hiker can be difficult, but there is one hidden gem; Woldumar Nature Center. Woldumar Nature Center is located in Lansing, Michigan. It is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1963, with a mission to educate...

A Rewarding Hike to Bulldog Falls

The Yellow Dog River is well known for it’s impressive Yellow Dog Falls. However, it is deep within the boundaries of the McCormick Wilderness Area that the river truly shines. McCormick Wilderness Trailhead Bulldog Falls is one of the many waterfalls along Yellow Dog River and one of the most impressive. With several drops, a... Continue Reading →

Fuel Your Adventure: Epic Bars

When searching for a good protein bar, the first thing I do is check the ingredients. I was surprised at how many of the brands out there use soy protein as their primary protein source.  Luckily for me, I discovered EPIC. Soy free, Gluten Free, Non-GMO, quality ingredients.  The really unique thing about EPIC is... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Horseshoe Harbor

Nestled at the tip of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula is the small town of Copper Harbor. Copper Harbor is well known for its stunning vistas, beautiful hiking trails, and wild terrain. Horseshoe Harbor is all of these things accessed by one short hike. The Mary Mcdonald Preserve was originally established in 1982 and since then has grown... Continue Reading →

Sparrow Rapids: A Forgotten Campground

Snug within the Ottawa National Forest, Sparrow Rapids Campground offers the perfect getaway for any outdoor enthusiast. Surrounded by roaring waters, rolling hills, and abundant wildlife, this campground is one of the best we have visited. There are no fees to camp at Sparrow Rapids. Considered a "limited service" campground, all visitors must pack-out all... Continue Reading →

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