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Mackinac Island Stone skipping

Beyond Main Street

Ready for some action on Mackinac Island? Summertime options for exploring the getaway include fun times on land and in the water
Kirtland’s warbler

A Growing Population

Like the mythical phoenix, the Kirtland’s warbler, a gray and yellow songbird, rises from the ashes. And that’s its greatest obstacle.

Harnessing Winter

The growing sport of skijoring combines cross-country skiing and dog sledding for exciting snowy adventures

Bonding with Nature

The popularity of outdoor programs for women booms as more adventure-seekers look to expand their skills
An orange beauty enjoys its perch atop a pretty hydrangea bloom.

Monarch Mission

Northern Michigan communities collaborate on strategies to attract more than just tourists to their rural surroundings
Bay Harbor Village’s balloon festival

Autumn Air

Little Traverse Bay comes alive with color during the annual Balloons Over Bay Harbor celebration

Riding the Waves

Splashy fun at the Great Lakes Surf Festival, and Michigan's classic boat show lineup

Welcome Aboard

Michigan’s antique and classic boat shows provide an up-close look at historic floating treasures

The View!

Stroll on Boyne’s new 1,200-foot-long SkyBridge Michigan and you’ll see colorful vistas of the spectacular valley below.

Welcome Aboard, Fido

Tips on how to ensure your pets are safe and sound while out on the water.