High-Flying Adventure

Thanks to Hannah Ettema for sharing the story of her trip through the treetops at Boyne Mountain Resort!

Flying is a thrill few of us have the privilege to experience. Last weekend I was lucky enough to fly through the trees of Boyne Mountain Resort.

The previous day, my family had attended a wedding at Castle Farms and was staying at a condo at Boyne Mountain. My parents, 17 year old brother, and my aunt visiting from out of state decided to go on the zipline adventure with me. Continue reading

The Wait Is Over

Thanks to Dan Donarski, our outdoor blogger, for his tips on hunting geese this fall here in Michigan!

It’s here! Hunting season has finally started. At dawn today, Wednesday, September 1, actually one-half hour before sunrise to be specific, the first of many openers on the hunting front opened. Early goose season started– finally.

It’s pure joy to be on the water or the fields before daybreak. Watching, and better yet, hearing the world wake up is Pure Michigan magic. You’ll hear the geese coming from a long way off, their cries slowly building until you see that long thin line of wings. As it gets closer the song builds, your heart races, and the all-too-long anticipation of another season finally comes to a close.

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In Michigan’s UP…the UP Stands for Unbelievable Packages

Three Golf courses, two time zones and one Casino Resort equals one of Pure Michigan’s most unique and value based golf get-away packages.  Here are the course names: Sweetgrass, Greywalls and Timberstone. Three of the most aptly named courses in Michigan and together they have teamed up to turn the Marquette area into a must play golf destination.

It’s a Michigan Upper Peninsula trifecta that has people travelling from Detroit to Green Bay, Wisconsin to take advantage of these nationally awarded courses that just happen to be located within a triangle inside the Hiawatha National Forest. Continue reading