Have a (Safe) 4th of July Weekend

Photo Credit - Dan FarkasGuest Blogger Dan Farkas shares a Pure Michigan boating memory on Torch Lake, and implores everyone to be safe on the water this 4th of July weekend.

We all have our summer story. Mine involves an inner tube and an in-law.

Our families convene at Torch Lake every year. My father in-law is protective of his daughter, so when we got on the boat and he asked/demanded “You’re getting on the tube?!” I thought I was ready. Continue reading

I Dream of Pentwater

Guest Blogger Kelsey DeBruin shares her Pure Michigan moment, an annual camping trip with her family, and the feeling that so many of us can relate to when anticipating that time away from home on one of Michigan’s Great Lakes.

Flickr Photo Credit - Ellen MulderEvery year, my extended family and I spend a week on Lake Michigan at the Charles Mears State Park in Pentwater. This tradition started 40 years ago with two families, and over time has expanded to 10 families and growing!
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Runaway Crosses the Finish Line

Runaway with George Zimmermann on board crossed the finish line in Mackinac of the Pure Michigan Bayview Mackinac Race at approximately 2am this morning.  Listen to his final audio blog about his experience aboard the Runaway and check out some more amazing pictures taken during the race.

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The race may be over for Runaway,  but you can follow the rest of the action on our site!