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 →

A Great Stay at Cusino Lake State Forest Campground

Scattered south of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan's Upper Peninsula are a handful of state forest campgrounds. Like most of these campgrounds, Cusino offers some peaceful views, recreational opportunities, and solitude. Cusino Lake State Forest Campground has 6 sites that are all first-come, first-serve. The sites are available for tents and small trailers. Amenities include vault... Continue Reading →

Camping & Touring Scout’s Rest Ranch

In 1878 William Cody bought 4,000 acres near North Platte, Nebraska. He built ranch buildings, including a house and a barn. He raised cattle and purebred stallions. He lived here from 1886 to 1913 and called this place Scout's Rest Ranch. Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park The state of Nebraska bought the famous showman's... Continue Reading →

Egg and Sausage Breakfast Roll Up

Who am I kidding? These aren't just for breakfast. A quick and easy meal, packed full of protein. What You'll Need Serving size: 5 6" flour tortillas Fully cooked sausage links 3 large eggs 3/4 cup shredded cheese What You'll Do Heat the sausage over medium-high heat. Cook, turning occasionally until warmed through. Remove the sausages... Continue Reading →

A Winter Stay at Teddy Lake Yurt

There's something special about staying in a Yurt. It's a unique experience that most Michiganders have yet to discover. Our first experience with one was at Teddy Lake in Michigan's Craig Lake State Park. The Teddy Lake Yurt is available year-round, making it a perfect winter get-away. Because it is a secluded location, a 4-wheel... Continue Reading →

Camping at Cheboygan State Park

If you're looking for a place to stay that's out of the tourist area but within driving distance to Mackinaw City, Cheboygan State Park is a great option. Located 20 minutes south of Mackinaw on historic US-23, this small but busy campground offers a variety of camping experiences for everyone. For traditional camping, the Cheboygan... Continue Reading →

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