4 Michigan Drives To Make The Most Of Fall

4 Michigan Drives to Make the Most of Fall - Awesome Mitten

We may hate to admit it, but summer is winding down. Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back in season, my mother is already talking about Halloween, and I just pulled out my first flannel shirt. The realities are settling in that fall is here. Although summer is when we usually spend the most time on the […]

A Guide to Color Tours Around Mid-Michigan

The John Hannah statue at MSU, behind trees with gradient colored leaves from red to orange to yellow to green

Fall: It’s that time of year when thousands of people head to Northern Michigan for color tours and autumn vacation fun. But did you know that you can get all the joy of an “Up North” vacation while hanging out in Mid-Michigan? Here are a few stops you might consider for your own autumn staycation […]

Kalamazoo’s Fall Color Tour: 4 Roads You Can’t Miss

Fall is by far my favorite season. I love so many things. The crisp air. The start of boot season. Pumpkin everything. Not needing a coat, but definitely needing a sweater. Squash, of all varieties. And – of course – the leaves changing color. It’s the time of year when the greens are gracefully transitioning out and […]

10 Ways to Make the Most of Autumn Around Detroit

Fall officially begins in just two short days and that means it’s time to bundle up and buckle down on your autumn to-do list. Here are my favorite fall activities in the Metro-Detroit area: 1. Cider Mills I know, I know… this is an obvious one. My favorite places to fill my belly up on donuts and […]

A Must See List for Michigan State Park Camping Adventures

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Just because summer is winding down doesn’t mean it’s time to put away your camping gear just yet. Michigan is known for its awesome camping opportunities throughout the state – including over 100 state parks! Just because of Michigan’s seasonal changes, you shouldn’t be afraid to visit one of the 13,500+ campsites after Labor Day. Everyone thinks state […]