There are advantages to taking a color tour by car. You can cover a lot of ground -- and you don’t have to worry that windy, cold or rainy weather will ruin your experience. (Although sometimes I think a little rain can actually make the colors look brighter.) But the best way to experience the full sensory overload of autumn -- the sound and smell of those new-fallen leaves, the feel of the breeze -- is to get out and spend some time hiking or cycling one of our many trails.
Tag - Autumn
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 3:00 AM by Traverse City Tourism
By MIKE NORTON
Fall is on its way. Little by little, hints of red and gold are appearing among the trees. The days seem to alternate between razor-sharp clarity and a dreamy blue haze, and the air is sweet with the scent of apples and woodsmoke.
Monday, November 28, 2011 2:00 AM by Traverse City Tourism
- Yep, I still get the kayak out in November, December, January...
By MIKE NORTON Local wits like to say that if you don't like the weather in Traverse City, all you have to do is wait five minutes. This past Thanksgiving weekend was certainly a good illustration of that. Thankful is what we
By MIKE NORTON Man, I love the fall! The other night, I took a long walk out to Leffingwell Point, near the end of the Old Mission Peninsula, just to watch the evening light hanging over the still harbor as the lights went on, one by