Category: Lake Michigan

Frozen Lake Michigan is otherworldly

Frozen Lake Michigan is otherworldly
This is the second day in a row that school has been canceled due to the cold. So far, I’ve eaten almost all of the apple crumb pie and we’ve had our morning coffee and hot chocolate. Backing up, before we got into the morning dessert, we bundled up and went for a car ride.... Read more »

Being a parent means sometimes, you just have to let go

Being a parent means sometimes, you just have to let go
Just when I thought we couldn’t climb another sand dune, I underestimated this part of Michigan. The other day, we all did the Dune Climb at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Today, we came upon the behemoth of all sand dunes. Probably the most famous part of Sleeping Bear Dunes is a short trail that... Read more »

Have you been to the most beautiful place in America?

Have you been to the most beautiful place in America?
Today we went to the most beautiful place in America. Okay, according to Good Morning America viewers in 2011, we went to the most beautiful place in America. That place is…drum roll…Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a six hour drive from Chicago located along the scenic western... Read more »
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Mission Point Lighthouse on Grand Traverse Bay

Mission Point Lighthouse on Grand Traverse Bay
Today was our first full day in Michigan and like being a tourist in any town, there are lots of adventures to be discovered. This afternoon we took a drive up to see the Mission Point Lighthouse which is located on Grand Traverse Bay, a bay of Lake Michigan. Mission Point Lighthouse was constructed in... Read more »