Stories tagged: "Great Lakes"


Winter landscape at sunrise, Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Silver Lake State Park, Michigan. Photo Credit: Dean Pennala/Shutterstock
8 Winter Hikes in Michigan’s Moodiest Woods

Hibernation is for rookies. Check out what Michigan's hiking trails look like in the winter—it's a whole different Mitten out there.

6 Things to Know Before Ice Fishing in Michigan

From getting licensed and knowing the species, to testing the ice and finding the best spots to hook the biggest fish—there are a few things you should know about wintertime fishing in Michigan.

Lauren Castle (Photo via Roger LeLievre)
Shipwrecks of Grand Traverse Bay: Lauren Castle

Grand Traverse Bay is home to dozens of known shipwrecks, spanning from the early 1800s to the late 1900s. Now a popular vacation area in Michigan, the bay was once a hub for commerce and maritime trade—and like most trade routes, this one has a storied past.

Divers explore the Eagle off the coast of Northport near Traverse City. (Chris Roxburgh via Facebook)
Shipwrecks of Grand Traverse Bay: The Eagle

Grand Traverse Bay is home to dozens of known shipwrecks, spanning from the early 1800s to the late 1900s. Now a popular vacation area in Michigan, the bay was once a hub for commerce and maritime trade—and like most trade routes, this one has a storied past.

Divers explore the A.J. Rogers—or at least what's left of it—off the coast of the Old Mission Peninsula near Traverse City. (Grand Traverse Bay Underwater Preserve via gtbup.org)
Shipwrecks of Grand Traverse Bay: The A.J. Rogers

Grand Traverse Bay is home to dozens of known shipwrecks, spanning from the early 1800s to the late 1900s. Now a popular vacation area in Michigan, the bay was once a hub for commerce and maritime trade—and like most trade routes, this one has a storied past.

This image of The Charles Frank was taken by dipping a camera underwater from the surface. (Chris Roxburgh via Facebook)
Shipwrecks of Grand Traverse Bay: The Charles Frank

Grand Traverse Bay is home to dozens of known shipwrecks, spanning from the early 1800s to the late 1900s. Now a popular vacation area in Michigan, the bay was once a hub for commerce and maritime trade—and like most trade routes, this one has a storied past.

Divers explore The Metropolis (Chris Roxburgh via Facebook)
Shipwrecks of Grand Traverse Bay: The Metropolis

Grand Traverse Bay is home to dozens of known shipwrecks, spanning from the early 1800s to the late 1900s. Now a popular vacation area in Michigan, the bay was once a hub for commerce and maritime trade—and like most trade routes, this one has a storied past.