Best places to live: Where Michigan’s 6 largest metro areas rank
Where do Michigan’s largest metropolitan areas rank among the best places to live in America? U.S. News & World Report released their annual Best Places to Live list, ranking the 150 most populated metro areas in the country. News & World Report’s Best Places to Live rankings are intended to help readers make the most informed decision when choosing where to settle down. 1 best place to live in Michigan and No. 2 best place to live for quality of life.
The most haunted place in Michigan, according to Thrillist
Thrillist posted their list of the most haunted places in every state. In Michigan, here's what they picked:South Manitou Island - LelandIf there’s one island that comes packed with its very own creepy legends and haunting history, it’s South Manitou Island, 16 miles offshore from the Leelanau Peninsula. Featuring 300-foot sand dunes, deserted shoreline, and empty campgrounds, it’s about as terrestrially creepy as you can get in Michigan. South Manitou Island is part of an island chain in Lake Michigan that extends north to the Straits of Mackinac. Check out more of Michigan's most haunted places:
When will fall colors peak in Michigan in 2020?
The unofficial fall season is underway in Michigan -- which means fall colors are coming. So when will fall colors peak this year? According to SmokyMountains.com, who released their annual fall colors forecast last week, Northern Lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula are already seeing patchy colors. Northern Michigan is forecasted to be in peak fall colors from Sept. 21 to Oct. 5. Related: 10 great places to see Michigan fall colors this year
3 Ice cream trips you cant miss
Luckily for us, milkmeansmore.org has made a list of Cant Miss Ice Cream Trips, all of which use Michigan dairy to make their delectable desserts. I had the good fortune of going to three of the spots on their list, and sampling their mouthwatering ice cream. 2) Rebeccas Family Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor - 134 N Center St. in NorthvilleRebecca's Family Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) The building started off as Cloverdales and has been serving ice cream ever since, with Rebeccas Family Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor taking over the spot about 21 years ago. They also have some boozy ice cream flavors as well, like Bourbon Pecan, and Irish Coffee.
Michigan Free Fishing Weekend: Enjoy 3 days of fishing without a license
DETROIT – Enjoy three days of fishing this weekend even if you don’t have a fishing license. Michigan hosts two Free Fishing Weekends each year. This winter’s includes Saturday, Sunday and Monday because the Department of Natural Resources is moving to a new system, so fishing licenses can’t be purchased during that time. Additionally, Recreation Passports are not needed to enter state parks during the weekend and Monday. Normally, a yearly fishing license is required to catch fish in Michigan waters.
The Petoskey Area is a Michigan Treasure
Then make plans this summer to visit what has been called a Michigan treasure: The Petoskey Area of northern Michigan. Of course, the resort communities that make up the Petoskey Area have earned quite a reputation for beautiful beaches and spectacular lakeside settings. What makes the Petoskey Area so much more than just another pretty place is all there is to do after the beach towel has been put away. Our resort communities of Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor, Alanson and Boyne City offer a whole vacation full of things to do. CultureGreat Lakes Center for the Arts is located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Bay Harbor, Michigan.