7 Trails On Our Bicycling Bucket List

7 Trails On Our Bicycling Bucket List - The Awesome Mitten

May is National Bike Month and spring is in the air. What better time to dust off your two-wheeled companion for some¬†sustainable and active fun?! As one of the most versatile forms of transportation and low impact exercise, biking offers something for everyone. Bicycling is great if¬†you are looking to burn some calories or just […]

Beat the Snow: Last Minute Hikes Before Winter in Michigan

Michigan Hikes - The Awesome Mitten

  The weather changes are becoming more and more prevalent, which means that soon “The Mitten” will be covered with a white blanket of crystalized snow. However, all is not lost because there is time before that happens to get out and enjoy the last few weeks of hiking without breaking out your mittens, boots, […]

Awesome Autumn Day Trips a Short Drive from Grand Rapids

Autumn Day Trips Grand Rapids - The Awesome Mitten

The air is crisp. The leaves are changing colors and crunch beneath your feet. Your arms are wrapped in sweaters and jackets. Yes, fall is officially here. What is a better way to escape the day-to-day hustle and relish in Michigan’s fall season than to take a day trip? Below are six trips just a […]

Exploring the Grand River

Did you know that if you drive from Jackson, MI to Grand Haven, MI, you will cross the Grand River five times? Michigan’s longest river snakes its way 250 miles through the southern lower peninsula from Hillsdale County all the way to the Lake Michigan shore-perfect for exploring! Grand Rapids, Grand Ledge, Grand Haven and […]