Posts Tagged ‘Michigan’

The Top 3 Hotels You Need To Stay At In Mackinac Island

Navigation: The Inn at StoneCliffe The Grand Hotel Bicycle Inn and waterfront Collection Mackinac Island is a great destination spot to stop by when visiting Michigan. It will take multiple days to see everything that might interest you so you will need to pick an awesome hotel to stay in overnight. This guide discusses the…

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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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Plan the Ultimate Michigan Summer Road Trip

Navigation: Road Trip to Traverse City Travel to Grand Rapids Visit Detroit, Michigan Michigan has some of the best summers around. There are so many things to do, especially as a family. You can enjoy the lake, eat fresh blueberries, visit museums, watch or play baseball games, and do it all when you hit the…

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Looking for Michigan Clothing? Think Livnfresh

There’s a great place to live and vacation that has nearly everything within reach. It has snowy winters find us enveloped in the coziness of soft pajamas while sitting by a roaring fire with a good book. Perhaps active winter sporting activities that accompany the season ranging from upscale ski areas to vast unspoiled cross…

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Things To Do on a Staycation in Petoskey, Michigan

Navigation: 1. Magnus City Park Beach 2. The Historic Gaslight District 3. The Odawa Casino Resort 4. Petoskey Winter Sports Park 5. Petoskey Farms Vineyard and Winery 6. The Bear River Valley Recreation Area If you live in or near Northern Michigan, there is no reason to spend a fortune on your next vacation or…

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15 Famous Athletes from the University of Michigan

Navigation: Tom Brady Chris Webber Michael Phelps Derek Jeter Desmond Howard Jim Harbaugh Jalen Rose Charles Woodson Juwan Howard Dan Dierdorf Glen Rice Barry Larkin Mike Matheny Rudy Tomjanovich Anthony Carter The pride and tradition of Michigan Wolverine sports will be etched in sports history forever. Some of the greatest athletes in the world wore…

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MSU vs UMich

The Wolverines are back! Wait for a second, have they even left? The University of Michigan Wolverines has picked up where they left off last March and remain undefeated throughout this first half of the season. Michigan’s defense is absolutely stellar again this year. They especially excel at creating points off turnovers and spreading the…

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Wolverines’ Top Big Ten Opponents

Navigation: Michigan State Wisconsin Indiana Ohio State The Wolverines are just tearing it up! The University of Michigan picked up right where they left off last year. They are Big Ten basketball right now. Michigan is continuing to build on its proud basketball legacy. John Beilein’s squad looks more poised than ever. They definitely look…

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Was University of Michigan’s Revenge Tour A Bust in 2018 (football)?

Excellence is something that is expected when it comes to Michigan football. What may be an excellent season for other teams is often considered a failure for the Wolverines because excellence is defined differently in Ann Arbor. University of Michigan fans have gotten used to not just winning seasons, but campaigns in which the Wolverines…

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Michigan Wolverines basketball starting lineup background

The Michigan Wolverines basketball program ranks among the top teams in the country today thanks to a powerful and balanced lineup. That includes five starters with varying backgrounds and strong points. These players managed to gel and go undefeated after more than a dozen games early in their season. That has plenty of analysts and…

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Fudgees Are Gone- Now Is The Time To Wine Tour in Traverse City!

Navigation: Blackstar Farms Chateau Chantel Brys Estates Mawby 45 North Vineyard and Winery   Traverse City’s fantastic location right on Lake Michigan make it the perfect spot for tourists to flock to during the busy summer months, but when the fudgees get their fill of gorgeous Michigan the locals have an opportunity to hit the…

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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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