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...

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 →

The Awe-Inspiring Grand Sable Dunes

From the sandy beaches on the Great Lakes to the massive dunes that tower above them, Michigan has some incredibly beautiful sandscapes. When you mention these sandy terrains to someone from Michigan, it's likely that they think of the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes or Silver Lake Sand Dunes. But the one that stands out most... Continue Reading →

A Roadside Stop: Jacob’s Falls

Michigan has few roadside waterfalls that compare with the beauty of Jacob's Falls. Located about 3 miles east of Eagle River in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula, Jacob's Falls provides something for everyone. From tt's roadside convenience of it's final drop to the more adventurous upper drops, this waterfall allows people of all experience levels the chance to... Continue Reading →

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