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Up to 10 passengers sit around a central wooden table with an umbrella to shade the sun as they cruise the Kalamazoo River.

Whimsical Adventures

On the Kalamazoo River in Saugatuck, Donut Boats come in Jelly, Glazed, Sprinklers, and Twist options
Miles of glorious Lake Michigan terrain lure campers, hikers, beachcombers, and wildlife enthusiasts to Wilderness State Park.

A Camper’s Paradise

From 26 miles of sandy shoreline to dark-sky viewing, Wilderness State Park shines as a sprawling haven
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

Resort Revamp

Mission Point’s latest renovations honor the property’s historic Mackinac Island roots and add splashes of color.

Healing Powers

Operation Black Sheep helps struggling veterans find support while working on a Vietnam War-era boat restoration project

What To Wear?

When the season of renewal and new beginnings comes calling after a long winter, it’s time to get outdoors and have some fun in Michigan’s water wonderland.

Living a Boyhood Dream

Making a living just competing against others in fishing tournaments? Come on. You can’t do that, right?

Michigan’s Everglades

Surprising Shiawassee Refuge near Saginaw showcases migratory wildlife and much more

Oscoda, Naturally

Spectacular water views and enjoyable trails combine to create great adventures




Serenity Awaits