February in Traverse City: Flurries of Fun
Who says the fun stops when the snow flies? Although Traverse City used to be laid-back in February, that’s not the case anymore. Outdoor recreation and games, beer, wine, chocolate, great cuisine, music, comedy, quirky happenings--you’ll find a celebration for some type of cool event taking place all month long. Book a package and check out the area’s flurries of fun.
Pure Michigan Winter Travel Guide Makes Planning a Breeze
Embrace the cold weather and make plans for a great winter getaway to the Great Lakes State with Michigan’s official winter travel guide. Ice climbing, dog sledding, tubing, skiing, snowboarding, spas, great dining and so much more—you’ll find it all in this free travel guide. Order your copy online today at michigan.org.
How to Climb a Frozen Waterfall in Michigan
Ascend to a place few people are privileged to visit! In winter, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is an ice climber’s paradise. Each year, the city of Munising draws over 400 passionate climbers to the annual Michigan Ice Fest (January 30 – February 1). Festival organizer and veteran ice climbing enthusiast Bill Thompson, shares tips for scaling a towering frozen waterfall. Check out his blog post.
Eight Phenomenal Frozen Michigan Lighthouse Photos
Recent frigid temperatures have transformed some Michigan lighthouses into giant icicles. Dotting the shores of our Great Lakes, you’ll find century-old sentinels encased in ice appearing as stunning post card-perfect images. Our social media fans have shared some remarkable photos of these magnificent frozen structures. Here are eight of our favorites.
Indoor & Outdoor Kid Stuff
Looking for kid-approved activities and attractions to keep your youngsters busy this winter? Whether it’s a snow day or the weekend, kids lose themselves in fun indoor and outdoor pursuits that are guaranteed to please parents, too! Playing or learning, we have a few cool ideas to keep kids amused this season.