There are lots of ways to experience fall color in the Traverse City area: driving, hiking, cycling, or simply staring out your hotel window. One of the most rewarding is to combine a color tour with a paddling adventure by canoe or kayak.
Tag - kayaking
We were heading down Port Oneida Road to spend the day near Pyramid Point, one of my favorite spots. Up ahead, where the road makes a quick turn to the right, stood a line of tall trees. Above them and around them, the sky was radiant with a brighter, whiter light. Even though you couldn’t see the water, you could tell by the light that Lake Michigan was there, just beyond the treeline.
By MIKE NORTON
I like having places that I can keep "all to myself." But I have to admit that I'm really glad about Grand Traverse County's decision to start running a ferry service to Power Island.
For the first time in over a century, members of the public can visit one of the most beautiful parks
By MIKE NORTON
I first came to Traverse City to be near the water. That’s not surprising, I guess; so do thousands of other people.
Water, after all, is what defines this place. It’s the beautiful backdrop for our family photos, the sparkling
- 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 were
- Passing Leffingwell Point on East Grand Traverse Bay
By MIKE NORTON What a wonderful spring weekend! For the first time this year, Karen and I got the kayaks out of the boathouse and carried them down to Old Mission Harbor for an hour of paddling on East Grand Traverse Bay. It was a little