Posts Tagged ‘Michigan’

Can Michigan Beat OSU?

Navigation: Can the Wolverines Finally Own the Buckeyes? Run Defense Game Time Motivation Can the Wolverines Finally Own the Buckeyes? Every third Saturday in November, a legendary college football rival renews itself on the gridiron. The University of Michigan and The Ohio State University tangle on the football field every year in what is one…

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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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Troy

Navigation: Detroit Zoo Troy Museum and Historic Village Troy Family Aquatic Center Cranbrook House and Gardens   Troy is another city in the suburb of Detroit, Michigan. First settled in the early 19th century, its name was derived from Troy in New York where the first settlers previously resided. In 1955, Troy Township was incorporated…

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City Novi

Navigation: Maybury State Park TreeRunner West Bloomfield Adventure Park Northville Historical Society Greenmead Historical Village Lakeshore Park   A city within the Oakland County in the state of Michigan, Novi is surrounded by other well-known cities steadily attracts residents over the past few years. Located approximately about 25 miles northwest of Detroit, and 25 mile…

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City Charlevoix

Navigation: Charlevoix Public Library Charlevoix Historical Society Depot Museum Castle Farms North Point Nature Preserve Farmer’s Market   Another great city not to miss in Michigan is Charlevoix. This beautiful city is surrounded by water which makes it even more popular to many outdoor recreational activities for families. Families and young couples love to retreat…

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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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City Alpine

Navigation: Best Eats in Alpine Township Amore Trattoria Italiana Fricano’s Ed Dunneback and Girl’s Farm Market   Alpine Township is part of Kent County located northwest of Grand Rapids. The town is border by Wright townships, Sparta Township, Plainfield Charter Township, and the City of Walker.  Back in 1979, it was declared as a charter…

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Places to Visit While in Troy

Detroit Zoo Troy Museum and Historic Village Troy Family Aquatic Center Cranbrook House & Gardens Troy is another city in the suburb of Detroit, Michigan. First settled in the early 19th century, its name was derived from Troy in New York where the first settlers previously resided. In 1955, Troy Township was incorporated and its…

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How to find Lake Superior Agates

Buying Agates Agate Tips Hunting Agates Path Less Traveled Semiprecious stones called agates make Lake Superior far more attractive than any other lakes in the world. These gems formed some billion years ago during volcanic activity that created the continents we know today. Glacial activity around 10,000 to 15,000 years ago distributed the agates stone…

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Who was the first European who saw Lake Superior?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Historic Events on the Shores of Lake Superior Exploration and the Fur Trade Etienne Brule Lake Superior is the biggest of all Great Lakes in the entire North and South America.  Because of the vastness of land of the lake, it is difficult to trace the pre-contact history of Lake…

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A Guide To Lake Erie’s Facts and Figures

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Today, there is much information that anyone can find online. In a few clicks, people can get all the detailed information they need. They can get it in just a few google searches. They can watch a Youtube video, and they can already get all the instructions they need about…

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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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The Facts You Want to Know About Lake Erie

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Today, we will take a look at some questions about Lake Erie you might have. Your curiosity is important. That’s how we discover new things. So without further ado, let’s explore some of your questions about Lake Erie.   Is Lake Erie Frozen? One of the more common questions today…

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Discover the Battle of Lake Erie

[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’s so much inaccurate information online, and much of what you come across ends up being nothing but fluff. Similarly, finding trustworthy sources these days can prove to be more challenging than ever before. Online sources also often tie in something that benefits the writer her or himself  r the…

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The History of Houghton Lake

[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’s largest inland lake has shared many memories among the residents and tourists who paid it a visit. It is a popular destination for people who want to go fishing, swimming, enjoy watersports, among others. But before it became a popular tourist destination, Houghton Lake served a different purpose to…

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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 Ragtag Guide to Answer Your Questions About Lake Erie

[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’s so much to discover in Lake Erie that it can be daunting trying to learn everything you can about this majestic body of water. In a previous post, we discussed the numbers of Lake Erie like water volume, size, temperatures, and more. Today we will be focusing more on…

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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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LIVNFRESH Gets a Ton of Screentime in Upcoming ‘United Colors of Bennett Song’

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Alongside the likes of Dennis Haskins, Tara Reid, and many more talented actors, LIVNFRESH is getting a ton of screen time in the upcoming 2018 film ‘United Colors of Bennett Song’. So just how often can you expect to see LIVNFRESH’s great clothes and designs come out in the film?…

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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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What To Do At Lake Erie: A Guide for First-time Visitors

[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 so many things to do in Lake Erie. In this article, we will list many of them so you can use this as a bit of a guide. This guide will not be complete. There are unlimited ways to enjoy the Lake. We can’t list them all here, so…

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A Complete Guide To (Almost) All Your Questions About Lake Erie

[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 questions that people ask about Lake Erie. People usually ask these questions because they either want to go there or they are simply curious about this great lake, which has some interesting history behind it. These people should get the right…

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