Pure Michigan

It’s hard to believe that we live so close to Michigan and yet, we have barely spent any time there. So, when we decided to go to Michigan for vacation this year, we figured we should see it all! We drove up the western side of the state and back down on the eastern...

Our Michigan adventure: Last day

Today is our last day in Michigan. It was supposed to rain all day, so we thought we might spend a good chunk of time cleaning up and getting packed to head home. We made a quick trip into Mackinaw City in the morning to explore the beach downtown. It was breezy and a...

Our Michigan adventure: Tahquamenon Falls

Our next adventure was to drive north to Tahquamenon State Park to see one of the largest waterfalls in North America. Tahquamenon Falls was totally worth the drive. It was a short hike to the lower falls, which is a series of five rushing water falls. The upper falls...

Our Michigan adventure: Dune jumping

After resting up from our trip to the island and having dinner, we decided to go explore some new beaches. We drove to Wilderness State Park, which was about 20 miles away, but had the added benefit that it was on the western side of the state. That meant the sun...

Our Michigan adventure: A trip to the island

On Tuesday, we decided to explore the main tourist attraction in this area: Mackinac Island. We rode our bikes back into town and basically rode them right onto the ferry. We had heard of all of the famous tourist attractions on the island, but we were mainly...