Happy New Year! Throughout 2015, The Awesome Mitten continued to explore the many hidden gems of this beautiful state and began to venture out on numerous #MittenTrips to capture the essence that makes Michigan towns unforgettable. As always, we’ve had a blast bringing you all the awesomeness this state has to offer. Thank YOU to all who have contributed, read, and shared our articles. Below we’ve compiled a list of our most popular posts from this year for you to review and plan for an amazing adventure in 2016!
Off again on another #MittenTrip, John Kalmar spent the weekend in Marquette discovering what the “Pleasant Peninsula” has to offer outside and in.
Join Shalee Blackmer for another Michigan Bucket List! This time, she tells adventurers about 6 of her favorite lighthouses and the fun to be had by each.
Fennville is a secret gem of Southwest Michigan. A visit to Fennville can be a great family outing, day date or even a weekend getaway. There are many reasons to fall in love with Fennville but here are just five to get you started.
We love the beach as much as the next person, so here is a list of 6 Michigan beaches to find adventure during off-season so the fun never ends.
February is the month of love and Metro Detroit offers tons of romantic and unique date options. Here are 14 suggestions for you and your Valentine!
Jennifer tells all about the most important Polish holiday traditions.
Michigan has some delightfully quirky destinations that can not only give you the experience of a lifetime in a single weekend, but are also wallet-friendly
Grand Rapids has its share of award-winning musical talent. It’s about time you get to know some of the best bands Beer City USA has been brewing up.
Forty-five minutes north of the bustling Grand Rapids beer scene, the fresh Newaygo Brewing Co. boasts 12 beers on tap, a full restaurant menu and more.
In the eighth of our 12 Mitten Trip guides, contributing writer Cassie Lovall shows Saginaw some love
#TeamAwesome editor, Joanna Dueweke, heads to Port Austin to discover what the fuss is about the other “up north” in Michigan’s thumb.
Look no further, this is the best of the best gifts for everything made in Michigan this year!
Next up on the Michigan Bucket List, Shalee Blackmer lists some of her favorite stops on a Winter UP Road Trip. Which natural wonders are your favorites?
Ten Michigan based, gluten-free restaurants that are making inexpensive and delicious dishes for those living with food allergies or just looking to live a healthier lifestyle.
As summer fades into fall, the adventures don’t have to stop! We’re off on road trips to 4 Michigan drives that will make the most of your fall.
What was your favorite Awesome Mitten article from 2015?