Intrigued by a series of seemingly random suggestions that we take a trip to Saltville, Virginia, we discovered why getting there is so fascinating.
Perched atop Lookout Mountain above Chattanooga, Rock City is an iconic rock garden and vintage theme park that the whole family will enjoy.
On the Mackinac Straits, St. Ignace is known as a ferryboat departure point for Mackinac Island. Walk the North Country Trail through town, and you’ll discover the rich details of its founding and cultures that thrived on these shores.
The ultimate car-free paved bike loop in Michigan, M-185 on Mackinac Island is worth the challenges to enjoy the beauty.
It’s just another day in Paradise for us, except we actually are in Paradise, Michigan, an excellent base camp for visiting Taquamenon Falls and Whitefish Point.
Mountain biking to the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula means the opportunity to see what remains of the Keweenaw Rocket Range launch site.
When we got wind of a rocket launch site at the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula, it was time for another off-road adventure.
Taking on a history-rich segment of Michigan’s Iron Ore Heritage Trail was satisfying as a bike ride and as a cultural immersion. Now if only I’d stayed on the trail…
A duo of state parks near Manistique showcases two very different periods of Michigan history in two outstanding natural settings.
At McGulpin Point Lighthouse on the Straits of Mackinac, we unfolded layers of history surrounding not just the site but the docent on duty, Eric Klein, who has a passion for Great Lakes history.
Preservation of the rich mining history of Mineral Point, Wisconsin, traces its roots to a couple who decided to restore miners’ cottages by opening a restaurant called Pendarvis.
Ponce de Leon, it seems, was a short fellow. In Punta Gorda, Florida, you’ll find pint-sized statues, murals, and even the Fountain of Youth to recollect his 1513 visit to Charlotte Harbor.