A Rewarding Hike to Bulldog Falls

The Yellow Dog River is well known for it’s impressive Yellow Dog Falls. However, it is deep within the boundaries of the McCormick Wilderness Area that the river truly shines. McCormick Wilderness Trailhead Bulldog Falls is one of the many waterfalls along Yellow Dog River and one of the most impressive. With several drops, a... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Horseshoe Harbor

Nestled at the tip of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula is the small town of Copper Harbor. Copper Harbor is well known for its stunning vistas, beautiful hiking trails, and wild terrain. Horseshoe Harbor is all of these things accessed by one short hike. The Mary Mcdonald Preserve was originally established in 1982 and since then has grown... Continue Reading →

Trail Running at Fenner Nature Center

Easy Fenner Nature Center is a unique location within the city of Lansing that provides people with the opportunity to experience nature.  This environmental education center contains 134 acres of publicly accessible green space. This includes roughly 4 miles of trails that wind through maple groves and prairie lands. Wildlife is abundant at Fenner. On my... Continue Reading →

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore: Sable Falls

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is known for its stunning rock formations, massive cliffs, and elegant waterfalls. It is an outdoor adventurers dream paradise. Nature's finest. Sable Falls is no exception. From 2014 Located on the east side of the park near Grand Marais, Sable Falls drops over 75 feet over sandstone formations on its way... Continue Reading →

Crossing the Snowy Range Scenic Byway

We added the Snowy Range Scenic Byway to our itinerary to help break up the long drive from Michigan to California. Wyoming has quickly become one of our favorite states to visit, even if we are just passing through. There are many opportunities to explore and beauty can be found everywhere. The Snowy Range Scenic Byway... Continue Reading →

Camping & Touring Scout’s Rest Ranch

In 1878 William Cody bought 4,000 acres near North Platte, Nebraska. He built ranch buildings, including a house and a barn. He raised cattle and purebred stallions. He lived here from 1886 to 1913 and called this place Scout's Rest Ranch. Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park The state of Nebraska bought the famous showman's... Continue Reading →

The Awe-Inspiring Grand Sable Dunes

From the sandy beaches on the Great Lakes to the massive dunes that tower above them, Michigan has some incredibly beautiful sandscapes. When you mention these sandy terrains to someone from Michigan, it's likely that they think of the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes or Silver Lake Sand Dunes. But the one that stands out most... Continue Reading →

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