Posts Tagged ‘Lake Michigan’

Visit 4/5 of the Great Lakes At These Michigan Hotspots

Navigation: Frankfort, Michigan Luna Pier, Michigan Oscoda, Michigan Munising, Michigan No one is prouder of what Michigan State has to offer than we are. While people unfamiliar with the Mitten State may only associate us with Lake Michigan, you can visit the shores of four of the five great lakes without leaving the state! Take…

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Wyoming

Navigation: Its history Craig’s Cruisers Family Fun Center Frog Hollow Millennium Park Arktos Meadery Lamar Park   Wyoming is a city in Kent Count Michigan with a total population of 72, 125 based on the 2010 census. The city ranks are the 3rd largest community in West Michigan and the 14th largest in the entire…

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Saugatuck

Navigation: Fenn Valley Vineyards Mount Baldhead Oval Beach Saugatuck Chain Ferry   Over the past centuries, many consider Saugatuck as a hidden gem of art colony on the Kalamazoo River since the late 1800s. This lumber town continues to attract people of its own country laid-back charm and beautiful views of Lake Michigan. It offers…

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Mackinac Island

Navigation: Arch Rock Historic Downtown Fort Mackinac The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House and Insect World Hop on a bike   Mackinac Island is a beautiful destination on Lake Huron, referred to as the ‘Jewel of Lake Huron’. It’s surrounded by luscious green forests, calm lake waters, and scenic views. It’s a popular holiday destination…

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Frankenmuth

Navigation: Michigan’s Military and Space Heroes Museum Bavarian Belle Riverboat Castle Shops at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant Frankenmuth Historical Museum Grandpa Tiny’s Farm   Tourists who want to experience Europe need not look far; Frankenmuth is known for its old-fashion European ambiance. Founded by German Lutheran immigrants during the 1800s, it still preserves its Franconian-inspired…

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City Battle Creek

Navigation: Activities and Good Eats in West Bloomfield Battle Creek Welcome Center Full Blast Lux Cafe Malia Mediterranean Bistro Umami Ramen   The name Battle Creek came from a minor encounter between a federal government land survey party headed by Colonel John Mullet and two Potawatomi Indians on March 14, 1824. The two Potawatomi Indians…

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Allen Park

Navigation: Family Friendly Things To Do in Allen Park Heritage Park Automotive Hall of Fame Eastern Market   Allen Park is part of Wayne County in Michigan, about 3 miles east of Taylor and 9 miles southwest of Detroit. It’s still part of the Detroit metropolitan statistical area. Named after its early landholder, Lewis Allen,…

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The Largest Lake in Michigan

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Michigan is a state between two Great Lakes, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. The state is comprised of two land masses between the two lakes, with the northern part smaller than the southern part. Southeast of the southern part of Michigan is Lake Erie, another one of the Great Lakes,…

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Lake Michigan’s Pollution Problem

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] It’s nearly guaranteed that if you put a lot of people in one place for a while, it’s certain that they will leave behind trash. It’s not necessarily intentional but it’s not inevitable, either. Lake Michigan is a water source for the people living near its shores, so what are…

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What is the Largest Island in Lake Michigan?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] When we think of a lake, some people think it’s something bigger than a pond, but smaller than, say, the sea. That’s about right, but when we talk about the Great Lakes, they do deserve the name “Great”. Lake Michigan alone is 307 miles long, 118 miles wide with the…

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The Largest City on Lake Michigan

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Some of the largest bodies of freshwater in the world are the Great Lakes. These four great lakes are a source of life and livelihood of many that cities grew around it, flourishing on what flora, fauna, and entertainment the waters can provide. Among these lakes is Lake Michigan (In…

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Average Temperatures of Lake Michigan in Summer and Winter

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] There are people who like to test the waters first before they take a dip. A good dip of a toe gives them an idea if it would be better to slowly introduce themselves into the water, or majestically dive (or flop) given the water is deep enough. There are…

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The Things Lake Michigan is Famous For

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] When we think of large bodies of fresh water, one of the more famous ones in the United States is the Great Lakes. Among them is Lake Michigan, which is the only Great Lake fully encapsulated within the United States. It got its name from the Ojibwa Indian word “Mishigami…

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How Deep is the Deepest Part of Lake Michigan?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] The Great Lakes are not called great just because of their square mileage, but for their depth as well. A lake’s depth is not only valuable as a measure for how far you can dive downwards, or how much water the lake has. Determining deep points in the lake allows…

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Let’s Talk About Animals in Lake Michigan

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] In this article, we will explore some of the answers to most of your questions about the animal situation in Michigan. The information you find online may not be complete. They could be misleading. They could even be maddeningly confusing. Why trust any information about whatever you find online when…

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How Many Gallons in Lake Michigan and Other Facts

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] The Great Lakes are called so with good reason. Lake Superior, Michigan, Erie, Ontario, and Erie make up the largest body of freshwater in the world. It’s one thing to say that it’s the largest, but it’s another to state the numbers. Here are the measurements of this titanic, majestic,…

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Fauna of Lake Michigan FAQ

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Lake Michigan is as mysterious as it is majestic. Its influence over the lands around it are so significant that every ebb and flow of this titanic lake affects them in so many ways, including the weather. A hot day that would otherwise toast the denizens near the lake can…

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Lake Michigan and its Relationship with Ice

Bodies of water are always a spot for recreation. Whether it be swimming, boating, fishing, or studying the creatures that live in it because studying can be fun too. They are most popular during summer when the temperatures rise and everyone wants to find a way to cool off or find that one relaxing spot…

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A Look at the States Bordering Lake Michigan

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] The Great Lake Michigan Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. The Great Lakes of North America also includes Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, and Lake Superior. Lake Michigan is the only one of the five Great Lakes that is located entirely in the…

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4 Dangerous Species that Swim in Lake Michigan’s Waters

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] There is no denying that Lake Michigan is one of the most picturesque places in the world. Many fall in love with its serene yet unpredictable beauty. In return, the lake gave an abundant harvest of fishes and other scrumptious seafood. Its shores littered with pristine beaches, numerous attractions, and…

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