From Our Community: Long Weekends in Pure Michigan

Earlier this week, we asked fans on Facebook for suggestions on how to spend a long weekend in Michigan. If you’re looking for a way to enjoy Pure Michigan this Memorial Weekend, here are some great ideas to consider!

If we missed anything, feel free to post your ideas to the comments section below.

“Sitting lakeside!!!!” – Nancy Lawrence

“Sitting on Beaver Island watching the sunrise and sunset” – Nancy M. Peterson

“1. Find water. 2. Enjoy.” – Shantell Lynn ‎

“Goin to da U.P, Munising!” – Scott Korowin

“With family and friends @ AuSable Point cove on Lake Huron!!!” – Tim Printz

“Sitting on the sandy beach in Elk Rapids!!!! Great Food, Great Scenery, and Great People.” – Steve Parafin

“On a boat on the Great Lake Michigan, pulling into a Great Michigan harbor for a frosty Oberon and good eats” – Ellie Birch

“M-22 road trip…. love it!” – Al Schroeder

GOLFING!” – Steve Williams

“Fishing on Crooked Lake :)” – Monika McLaughlin

“with friends and family on our deck overlooking a beautiful farm at sunset” – Cathy Norwood

From Our Community: Spring in Pure Michigan

Earlier this week, we asked our Facebook fans to finish the following sentence: My favorite thing about spring in Pure Michigan is …

The overwhelming response proved that spring is a favorite time of year for many Michiganders. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite responses.

“The warm days and the cool nights” – Greg VanWagenen

“LILACS!!!!” – JoAnne Morrison-gonzalez

“The first trip to the beach in Ludington!” – Ashley Jones

“…the green trees and blue sky” – Jonathon Arntson

“Hot dogs at a Tigers game!” – Casey Laney Bahle

“reading a good book outdoors in the park under a tree.” – Jeff A Williams

Fishing! And Michigan is a beautiful state when it’s blooming!!!” – Carolyn Freyburgher

“Everything! To experience the world around you waking up from a long, cold winter is truly incredible!” – Amanda Jankowski

“The clean, fresh air!” – Sondra LaFreniere

“…the start of the many Farmer’s Markets in the State.” – Jim Maslanka

“The sunrise over Lake Superior” – Linda Storms

“Making restaurant reservations at all the amazing places in Traverse City and Suttons Bay!!” – Kirsten Hinshaw

“Morels!!!” – “Marsha Williams Watson

“the smell of fresh cut grass and the smiles on everyone’s faces that you see!” – Debra Tithof

“Walking around downtown Jackson in the sunshine.” – Autumn Rose Wood

“Too much to list. Everything!!!” – Mark Credell