James Oliver Curwood abandoned hunting for sport and eventually penned a best-selling novel, The Grizzly King. The novel became one of Curwood’s many worldwide bestsellers, and major movie deals led him to become a millionaire. His wealth enabled Curwood to build an elaborate writing studio fashioned after a French chateau in Owosso.
The Grand Traverse region offers many entertaining options for the whole family.
An insurance and real estate agent by trade, Young was essentially a self-taught builder who created 30 unique structures of stone over a span of 50 years. Described as incredible works of architecture, art, and science, most of the Mushroom Houses are still standing today and have become beloved treasures.
The perfect destination awaits in Indian River, a community so small that it is officially not a town but an unincorporated municipality.
The Bayview Wine Trail is an idyllic excursion in autumn, as the “Tip of the Mitt” blossoms with bountiful harvests, brilliant fall foliage, and Michigan-made products.
Northern Michigan is a natural hub for sailing enthusiasts.
The Treetops Culinary Adventure Series, the Skiable Feast is a 6K cross-country ski excursion augmented by gourmet food and drink stations along the trails. Treetops rents equipment for the intermediate-level trek. Groups of friends and family can traverse the trail at their own pace.
Enjoying exhilarating winter recreation in Northern Michigan is a breeze with snow tubing, one of the fastest-growing forms of outdoor adventure.
Out and About: Love Literature? Browse at Michigan’s Largest Bookstore: the Harbor Springs Festival of the Book
Are you a bibliophile – a book lover? If so, revel with kindred spirits at the Harbor Springs Festival of the Book...
Michiganders know Northern Michigan is blessed with an abundance of beautiful beaches. Whether the ideal destination is miles of serene,