An Ode To The Mitten

An Ode To The Mitten - The Awesome Mitten

 We sing praise to the freckled fossils found scattered along shorelines, more commonly called Petoskey Stones. Our toes dip into   the surge of frosty freshwater from the Great Lakes, what were once in a frozen glacial state, now hold the homes of plenty of plants, and special species of fish. Ice cold Oberon in […]

Natural Beauty And Winter Fun Abound In Munising

It may seem like spring in parts of the Mitten State, but it’s still winter in Munising! Located in the central Upper Peninsula, this area boasts tons of natural wonders and outdoor activities. Plus, the snow usually sticks around through March! It is the perfect place to extend a beautiful Michigan winter.  Interested in planning a […]

15 Ways To Make The Most Of A Michigan Summer

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While some would argue a lack of salt water could make for a less stupendous summer, others would heartily disagree that Michigan’s Great Lakes are just that: great. I have a lot of love for Michigan, the Great Lakes, and what they have to offer the summer. To truly celebrate, I’ve compiled a list of […]

#MittenTrip Outside Munising: H-58 and the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

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If you want to immerse yourself in the natural wonders of a Munising #MittenTrip and the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, you’ll need to head east out of Munising on county road H-58. The picturesque town of Grand Marais is only forty-nine miles from Munising by way of H-58, but I can guarantee that the trip […]

Exploring Pictured Rocks by Water: A #MittenTrip into Lake Superior

Picture Rocks - Munising - #Mittentrip - The Awesome Mitten

It’s no secret that our state’s biggest assets are our natural resources. From the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes to the Porcupine Mountains, we are truly blessed. Without a doubt, one of the crown jewels is the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The easiest and most enjoyable way to truly experience the vastness and splendor of Pictured […]