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Enjoy Fall Colors and Family Events in Traverse City, MI
Sunday, October 28, 2012 – 10:00 am | One Comment
Enjoy Fall Colors and Family Events in Traverse City, MI

Autumn is an enchanting time in Michigan’s beautiful Grand Traverse Bay region – the perfect time to visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes (voted “Most Beautiful Place in America” by viewers of Good Morning America), or …

Traverse City Michigan Named one of Summer’s Top 10 Trips by Nat Geo
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
Traverse City Michigan Named one of Summer’s Top 10 Trips by Nat Geo

 

PHOTO: A secluded beach near Pyramid Point at the Sleeping Bear Dunes, just west of Traverse City.

National Geographic picks Traverse City as one of Top 10 Summer Trips for 2012
What does little Traverse City …

Halloween Event: The Old Town Halloween Carnival & Monster’s Ball
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 – 6:05 am | No Comment
Halloween Event: The Old Town Halloween Carnival & Monster’s Ball

If you will be near Traverse City, Michigan this weekend, check out this fun Halloween event.  With more treats than tricks, it is sure to be fun for the whole family!
October 29, Carnival: 10 a.m. …

In Autumn, Divers Explore Traverse City’s Many Shipwrecks
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 – 1:36 am | No Comment
In Autumn, Divers Explore Traverse City’s Many Shipwrecks

There’s a saying in northwest Michigan’s dune country. The sand gives, and the sand takes away.
Over the years, the golden sands along the towering Sleeping Bear Dunes have buried farms, forests and settlements. Just as …

Beat The Heat This Summer With Free Splash Parks
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 – 1:27 pm | 19 Comments
Beat The Heat This Summer With Free Splash Parks

The dog-days of summer are upon us and with the economy the way it is, free splash parks are a great way to save a few greenbacks without compromising the fun factor.  I’ve asked parents …

Kid Friendly Summer Activities in Traverse City, MI
Thursday, May 7, 2009 – 1:32 am | 8 Comments
Kid Friendly Summer Activities in Traverse City, MI

Here’s a great guest post by Mike Norton of the Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau sharing wonderful, and affordable, kid friendly summer activities in Traverse City, MI.
I don’t know if you’ve ever been to Traverse …

Free Summer Activities in Kid Friendly Detroit
Monday, April 13, 2009 – 1:20 am | 6 Comments
Free Summer Activities in Kid Friendly Detroit

Here are some fun, free things to do with kids in the metro Detroit area (west side) from our friend Corrie Cole of Centsable Momma:
The Sprayscape at McClumpha Park in Plymouth Township – A couple of years …