A Winter Wine Tour of the Old Mission Peninsula

When you think about a weekend away on a wine tour, you may conjure up images of gently rolling hills, a warm summer breeze, and a cheese plate savored on a patio. However, eight of the nine wineries on the Old Mission Peninsula near Traverse City remain open throughout the winter. Have you ever thought […]

Find A Secret Garden On Old Mission Peninsula

The Secret Garden at Brys Estate - The Awesome Mitten

As locals, the summer can start to feel like a lot to handle in Traverse City. As appreciated as tourists can be, it’s not all cherries and sunshine, so many times it’s fun to “play tourist” for a little fun and relaxation. One such adventure is a visit to the Secret Garden at the Old […]

How to put a Local Twist on a Tourist Attraction: Wine Tasting Edition

Living in Northern Michigan means wine tasting is a regular occurrence. There are eight magnificent wineries on Old Mission Peninsula and 25 on Leelanau Peninsula with more cropping up all the time. That is 33 different wineries to choose from, all of which offer unique tastes on what makes northern Michigan wine great. The season of […]