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 Pure Michigan 400 is this Sunday, and for NASCAR fans that plan on attending, it will be more than “a day at the races.” In fact, many of them will come into town early, and plan to stay a couple of days after the race, making it a true Pure Michigan vacation.
A visit to Michigan International Speedway can be more than just a vacation for the hard core NASCAR fan, it is also a great opportunity for the whole family to get away and see what the surrounding area has to offer, but before you go, get your Pure Michigan 400 gear to wear at the race! Continue reading →
Dawn LaVigne shares her “Pure Michigan Moment,” a two-week road trip and camping excursion along the shore of Michigan last summer.
Last summer, we drove the entire shore of Michigan. Our two-week camping trip began on the west side of the state. From there, we drove north and east, into the Upper Peninsula and then back down into the Lower Peninsula and along Lake Huron. It was two weeks of water, sand, forests, blue skies, sunshine, history and family fun!
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.