Brian Walters

Your Manitou Island Connection

If your idea of bliss is staring at a campfire instead of a television, hiking in big woods with spotty mobile phone coverage, or kayaking along miles of desolate Lake Michigan shoreline, then the Manitou Islands will feel like paradise. Ferrying people to and from the islands for the day or an…

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10 Spring Wildflowers You Should Know

It’s the Trail Genius’s favorite time of year — the psychedelic time when the prettiest of wildflowers, the spring ones, are carpeting the forest floor. \ Mini-hikes that used to take thirty minutes now take an hour plus, because you’re having to stop every five seconds to admire some jewel popping…

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