Fun in the Sun at Hell’s Hearse Fest 2017
The sun was shining, people were smiling, and the hearses were ready for business. It’s just another day in Hell, Michigan.
A Visit to Isle Royale
Our visit to Isle Royale in early August was postcard perfect – Moose, Thimbleberries, Sunsets, Ranger Stories, and tired feet from long hikes.
Canyon Falls Michigan’s Grand Canyon
The Canyon Falls trail along the Sturgeon River in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been dubbed “Michigan’s Grand Canyon.” It is 15 miles south of L’Anse, Michigan on US 41. There is plenty of parking at the roadside park. Blue slashes along the trail mark the North Country Trail.
A Tour of Colonial Michilimackinac
Colonial Michilimackinac is the last exit before Mackinaw Bridge and is packed with history and photo opportunities. It was the first stop on our 2017 Michigan Tour of Places we’ve always said we wanted to checkout or did and can’t remember. I think you could safely call it the 2017 Michigan Middle Age Tour
Detroit Book Festival 2017
The 1st Annual Detroit Book Festival was held on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Eastern Market. It had a bit of something for everyone: old books, new books, rare books, comic books, children’s books, vinyl records, posters, newspapers, magazines, vintage board games, food trucks, beer, and a DJ. Mixed in between were authors.
Rolling Sculpture Car Show in Ann Arbor 2017
Hundreds of classic and exotic cars lines the streets of downtown Ann Arbor for the annual Rolling Sculpture Car Show.
The Detroit Riverwalk is a Detroit gem hiding in plain sight. Check out our post for a preview of what you’ll find. It is Pure Detroit.
Manchester Fireworks Display is a Family Tradition
The Manchester Fireworks display at Carr Park is a 4th of July family tradition.There is always a cookout, live music in the beer tent and an awesome fireworks display.
Nashville Road Trip
In late April, a car load of Yankees made a road trip to Nashville. We returned to Michigan with new cowboy boots, a slight hangover and an eagerness to return.
Dark Alley Cycle Shop Open House
On May 13, The Dark Alley Cycle Shop in Marshall, Michigan threw an open house to show off the revamped shop with great beer, food, and music. We stopped by and interviewed Cabe and Lance. They shared a bit more about their vision for the shop, what sets them apart from other cycle shops, and if they anticipate partnering with a dealership. (That got them a bit sidetracked!)
Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn of Curtis Michigan
Overlooking the Big Manistique Lake, in Curtis, Michigan is Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn. It is one of the Upper Peninsula’s treasures and shouldn’t be missed.
Christmas on the Farm – Waterloo Area Farm Museum
Christmas on the Farm is a fun and intriguing snapshot of the holiday season on an 1880’s Michigan farm at the Waterloo Area Farm Museum.
Chicken and Christmas in Frankenmuth, Michigan
Can you imagine Life In Michigan without Frankenmuth, Michigan? We can’t, so when Jennifer Ring contacted us about writing a guest post about Frankenmuth we said, “Yes!” Thanks to our first guest blogger, we now have a taste of it. Thank you Jennifer for your lovely post. We hope you’ll be back.
Michigan Military Heritage Museum
The Michigan Military Heritage Museum in Grass Lake, Michigan is telling our veterans’ stories. They’ve got a megaphone and their stories are powerful, so listen up!
Capturing the Spirit of Fall at Dexter Cider Mill
Michigan’s Dexter Cider Mill is the quintessential fall experience! Cider, ginger snaps and a tranquil spot on the beautiful Huron River to enjoy fall color. Afterward, we added a dash more color with a hike in Stinchfield Woods.
Katelynn Corll at Duke’s of Highland
Katelynn Corll keeps alive the time-honored tradition of the singer-song writer with her inspiring solo performance at Dukes of Highland.