Brian Walters

Three Top Fall Lookouts

The season change is in full effect and the fall foliage is officially making its return to Northern Michigan. The vibrant hues of red, orange, and yellow leaves make for some of the most stunning scenery. With fall being arguably the most photogenic season, it only makes sense to visit some of the…

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Five Fabulous Fall Fungi

Fall is for leaf-peeping, cider sipping, wine tasting, romantic getaways, whimsical road trips, serendipity, and renewal. It’s also for mushroom peeping! In northern Michigan, spring is the more famous fungi season, thanks to morels. But fall is the grand finale when the forest floor pulls out all…

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Fall Arrivals for Holiday Shopping

The holidays are approaching, which means the eclectic and charming shops of Leelanau County have seasonal items on their shelves – from comforting fall décor to the warmth of ol’ St. Nick. Check out these cute finds in the county celebrating the upcoming holiday season: Front Porch, Suttons Bay…

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It's Apple Season!

There is nothing like getting that first fall apple in Leelanau County. And, out here, with countless orchards, farmer’s markets, and falling leaves, there’s no end to the celebration of fall! Here’s a look at what apples are ready and where, along with tips on the “best of the best” when it comes…

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E-Bikes - They're E-Xciting!

E-bikes have, shall we say, found their pace in the last year or so. While they were initially met with skepticism when they came on the scene about a decade ago, they have since found their place in the market. “It’s a different demographic that likes e-bikes versus regular bikes,” says Keith…

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Enjoy, Explore the Great Outdoors

That thrill you’ve been seeking? We have the coordinates. The woods, water, and wide-open spaces in and around the Sleeping Bear Dunes deliver options for outdoor recreation few other Midwest destinations can match. From challenging to family-friendly, here’s a rundown of five favorites to get your…

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