Wooden sign directing visitors to the store
Thank you to Jesse Land for sharing his story of a trip to Keweenaw’s Jampot! We know this destination will make it to many people’s must-visit lists!
My wife and I had each heard raves about the Jampot prior to our trip to the Keweenaw, but no one we spoke to could remember exactly where it was or what it was called. And we’d heard that monks ran the place. Monks! That right there made us want to check it out, because monks are inherently cool.
Royal Oak’s Ford Arts, Beats & Eats Festival, a celebration of art, music, and cuisine returns Labor Day weekend, September 2-5! The festival has expanded for 2011, adding 4 additional blocks, with more fine artists and restaurants, as well as 80,000 additional square feet of space in the Royal Oak Music Theatre. The Theatre will feature a mini Michigan art & craft show and live music in a comfortable, air conditioned space. Continue reading
Kevin Miyazaki, a contributing photographer for Michigan Travel Ideas, shares his experience of shooting Beaver Island Michigan from a two-seater airplane.
I’m a frequent flier for photography assignments, but one thing I’m not accustomed to is chatting with the pilot during flight. Through the use of a headset and microphone, my partner in conversation is Keith Teague, owner of Fresh Air Aviation. Keith makes several trips a day from Charlevoix to Beaver Island in small but comfortable passenger planes. The one we’re in today is much smaller—a two-seater he’s pulled out of the hanger specifically for this occasion.
The Grand Hotel of Mackinac Island
Recently we had a chance to ask a few of our travel writer friends about their dining experiences on Mackinac Island. Specifically, we asked about their favorite places to eat, to share a fun experience, or advice about dining on Mackinac Island. Here’s what they had to say…
Harbor Country in Michigan
Guest blogger Michelle Kay is a one-woman promotion team for Harbor Country. After reading this, we want to head over to southwest Michigan, how about you?
If you have not been to this little corner of Southwest Michigan, you are missing out! Your momma
always told you that good things come in small packages, and this could not be more true when it comes to the offerings in Harbor Country. Located along a fifteen mile stretch of Lake Michigan, Harbor Country offers fabulous events, great restaurants, luxurious lodging, art galleries, theaters, wineries, farmers markets, beaches and much, much, more.