Silver Lake Sand Dunes
Guest blogger Lauren Hess and her family recently took a trip to the Silver Lake Sand Dunes, and had an exhilarating ride on the dunes – the only dunes in Michigan where you are allowed to ride dune buggies.
Who would have thought that one of the most fun-filled and exciting weekend getaways I’ve ever been on would be just a three hour drive from Metro Detroit? On little more than a whim, I recently booked a long weekend stay in Silver Lake, on the west side of the state. It’s an extremely unique and underpublicized area that I will now be sure to recommend to friends, and return to again next summer. Continue reading
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…
Michigan is most certainly a golf-loving state. This week, Guest Blogger Tim Hygh shares two remarkable and noteworthy golf courses in Michigan that recently received recognition from Conde Nast Traveler.
Conde Nast Traveler readers have voted the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island and the Inn at Bay Harbor into the Top 10 U.S. Northern Golf Resorts.
“The Jewel” is an apt name for the Grand Hotel’s golf course. Built at the turn of the 20th century, and adjacent to the Grand Hotel, the front nine, called the “Grand Nine,” will mesmerize you with views of the Straits of Mackinac, The Mackinac Bridge, and the majestic Grand.