Sail a tall ship or stroll the beach at a Michigan Pike town

The shoreline is a beautiful mix of dunes, cliffs, beaches, boats and endless seascape.

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Pedaling around Chicago

During a conference in Chicago, when I was ready for some fresh air and exercise, my husband had already planned our afternoon. We were spending it on bicycles.

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Sleeping Bear Dunes are nature’s sandy masterpiece

Expanses of champagne-colored sand stretch interminably ahead as we approach the 150-foot Dune Climb at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

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South Haven’s sunsets are worth the trip

Beaches and a great small-town vibe with big-city amenities make South Haven, Mi., a great summer destination. Just 120 miles from Chicago on Lake Michigan’s west coast, South Haven has a variety of attractions and decent restaurants. And there’s just something about the sunsets. Sand and surf are South Haven’s biggest draws, its beaches within walking… Read More

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