Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is one of our favorite gardens in the nation. They have a gorgeous multi-room greenhouse, expansive outdoor gardens, and dozens of fascinating sculptures both indoors and out. Michigan’s most beautiful public garden is currently undergoing a large expansion to add even more green spaces and educational areas to the already sprawling garden complex. Explore the different sections of Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, and see why we have been members for the past 5 years.
The Imaly City Lavender Festival was a beautiful celebration of all things lavender. We spent a delightful day amongst 23 acres of beautiful, purple, French lavender, and took home massive bouquets of fresh lavender to use in cooking, cosmetics, and around the home. We loved doing yoga amongst the lavender, and enjoyed lavender flavored foods and beverages, and learned how to cultivate, preserve, and enjoy lavender all year long. Read on to learn how to explore and enjoy this gorgeous annual festival.
The New York Restaurant in Harbor Springs has been a classic staple of fine dining in Northern Michigan for more than a century, proudly serving only the freshest and finest ingredients available, expertly prepared, plated and paired with exceptional wine, drinks, or cocktails.
Stafford’s Pier Restaurant is one of the most nautical restaurants in the world, featuring a seafood rich menu, 3 distinct indoor dining areas, and an outdoor dining area with a view of beautiful Little Traverse Bay. Its decor is subtly maritime, and many of its design elements are made from recycled materials like recycled fishing nets, recycled sailing rope, and recycled sails.
My hometown and one of my favorite places in Michigan, Petoskey will always be one of my faovrite places to travel in Michigan. The million dollar homes, and yachts can’t even hold a candle to Petoskey’s natural beauty found in its many parks and along its expansive white sand beaches on Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay. Read on to find out why my hometown is one of the most popular midwest beach destinations.
My Cincinnati Travel Guide will tell you all of the best places to eat, explore, take the perfect Instagram photos, and where to stay with suggestions about what to do while enjoying The Queen City. In the past decade, the city of Cincinnati has experienced explosive growth and much of the city’s gorgeous architecture and public spaces have been revitalized or completely overhauled, making it a beautiful midwest destination for those who love art, fine dining, the great outdoors, museums and gardens, live entertainment and performances, and so much more.
Stafford’s Bay View Inn is a beautiful, award-winning property by Stafford’s Hospitality that overlooks Little Traverse Bay. It’s been a home away from home for Northern Michigan visitors for more than a century, and has earned itself a reputation for its impeccable service, delightfully decorated rooms, attentive staff, and breathtaking views. Explore this beautiful property, and read more about why Stafford’s Bay View Inn is an excellent lodging selection for those visiting the Petoskey Area.
Vernales Restaurant is an upscale sports bar, chop house, & wine cellar with everything you can imagine, from pastas and salads to fantastic desserts, incredible service, and beautiful open air dining. Read on to find out why so many Michiganders love Vernales Restaurant in the Petoskey Area of Northern Michigan.
Chandler’s Petoskey is one of Petoskey’s best places to eat. Located right downtown in Petoskey’s Gaslight District, Chandler’s Restaurant & Wine Cellar is al fresco dining at its finest. Its iconic moss covered shingles, outdoor string lights, and ever-burning torch means it stands out despite being tucked away in a recessed nook between Symon’s General…
21C Museum Hotel Cincinnati is a beautiful home away from home for art lovers visiting the Queen City because it features 2 floors of art galleries in addition to spacious guest rooms, an impeccable spa, plus a fantastic location in the city center. Read all about our stay, and find out why we loved our stay at 21C in Cincinnati so much.
Indianapolis Travel Guide highlighting the best of Indy’s food, drinks, attractions, activities, museums, gardens, hotels, as well as advise on how to get around town, where to find parking, safety tips, and more.