Slow Down Summer In Bloomingdale

Slow Down Summer In Bloomingdale Michigan - The Awesome Mitten

As we’re nearing the end of summer fun, it’s time we slow down and appreciate the little things. Take a moment for one last stop for ice cream at your favorite spot. Enjoy a final boat ride to your favorite restaurant and hike that scenic trail one last time. If you’re looking to slow down summer and truly […]

Friendly Faces of the Great Lakes Bay Region – Midland and Bay City #MittenTrip

Midland Mitten Trip Tridge and Flowers

Connection. Throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region — anchored by Saginaw, Bay City and Midland — people are connecting with one another. Old business fronts are being repurposed into new and exciting ventures. Events are bringing people from other countries to share in their passion and heritage. People are present in day to day places, sharing life […]

Exploring Cereal City: A #MittenTrip to Battle Creek

When you think of Battle Creek, you probably think of cereal, since both Kellogg and Post have manufacturing facilities within the city limits. But there is so much more to the city than breakfast! On our recent Mitten Trip, we set out to dig a little deeper and find the lesser-known gems that the area has […]

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

Munising - #MittenTrip - The Awesome Mitten

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 […]

More Than Meets the Eye: A Weekend Guide to Saginaw #MittenTrip

A Saginaw #MittenTrip - The Awesome Mitten

I have to admit, I was a little leery of tackling this particular city for our Mitten Trip campaign. Not only had I never been to Saginaw, but hardly anyone could seem to come up with suggestions for me of things to do and see. People seem to shy away from Saginaw – not in […]