At this time of the year in northern Michigan, all eyes are focused on this beautiful season we call spring, when birds are singing, orchards are blooming and the air carries that earthy scent of newness.
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It’s always good to be in good company.
Once again, Traverse City is being listed as one of the places you ought to see before you die – and so have our neighbors on the Leelanau Peninsula.
I heard my first loon last night. Far out on the harbor, that strange wild, half-crazy laugh came out of the evening mist. Back from the warm places where they spend their winters, back to join us in the uncertain Northern springtime. I love those big birds.
Guest blogger Dave Barrons explains how the Sleeping Bear Birding Trail from Traverse City to Manistee makes it easier to find the area's best birding sites.
Let's start with this interesting set of facts: Michigan is home to the seventh most sought-after bird in the continental U.S. -- the
By MIKE NORTON
Winter or no winter, you somehow just feel more like heading outside when the sun is out. And what better way to enjoy the beautiful rolling scenery of the Leelanau Peninsula than to do a little winter wine touring?
Even though winter snows look like they’ll continue to cover the
By MIKE NORTON
One of the crazy things about being a travel writer is that you sometimes find yourself doing more writing than traveling. You’re whacking away at a keyboard, answering phone calls and emails and wondering what happened to your joie
By MIKE NORTON TRAVERSE CITY, MI – The dunelands of Northern Michigan have lots of sand, but no rocky cliffs or mountains. So what do you do when the climbing bug strikes? Climb a tree, of course! “Everybody here is involved with outdoor adventures of one kind or another, and we’re surrounded by