Stories tagged: "Lake Michigan"


The "Tunnel of Trees" is a stretch of M-119 north of Petoskey that's known for some the best views of fall colors in Michigan.
7 Must-Visit Michigan Destinations You Can Get Into for Free

There’s no shortage of fun (and free) things to do in Michigan this fall.

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.

Michigan is filled with dog-friendly beaches.
21 Dog-Friendly Michigan Beaches That’ll Give Your Pooch the Zoomies

We’re rounding out the dog days of summer with some great beaches across Michigan that welcome your four-legged friends.

Zachary Bordner prepares a robotic great horned owl used to lure merlins for capture so they can be banded and fitted with tracking devices on June 27, 2022, near Glen Arbor. (AP Photo/John Flesher)
As Species Recover, Some in Michigan Threaten Others in More Dire Shape

The situation is ironic: A troubled species rebounds thanks to restoration efforts, only to make things worse for others in peril by preying on them or outcompeting them for food and living space.

Boats anchored in Lake Michigan water at Power Island in west grand traverse by near Traverse City. (AP)
Authorities Track Four Drownings in One Day on Lake Michigan

The body of an Ohio man was found Thursday in Lake Michigan, the fourth drowning reported in just one day.

From Ice Caves to Sinkholes, These are Michigan 15 Coolest Natural Wonders

Michigan’s landscape is littered with breathtaking features. These are some of our favorite natural wonders from around the state.

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Singing Sands and A Dogman: 9 Legends You Should Know in Michigan

Legends—as they say—never die. In Michigan, these nine legends are no different.