Travel

Denali National Park & Talkeetna, Alaska

Every year over the 4th of July, my boyfriend and I take a roadtrip. This year we kicked it up a notch and took our first trip to Alaska. I’m still counting it as a roadtrip because we hit the road as soon as we landed in Anchorage. Alaska really lives up to its nickname […]

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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore | Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a 35-mile long stretch of beaches, forest, giant sand dunes and two islands located on the northwest coast of Michigan’s lower peninsula. As a Michigan-native, I grew up learning about the Ashininaabek lore surrounding Sleeping Bear Dunes and the story always made me really sad. There are a few […]

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Kitch-iti-Kipi | Michigan’s Big Spring

Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan’s largest freshwater spring. It’s located just north of Manistique and a short detour off of Highway 2. It’s within a state park so there is a small entrance fee. According to UpTravel.com “Here more than 10,000 gallons of vibrant, aqua-colored water erupt each minute from the fissures in the limestone base 40-feet […]

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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Exactly one year ago, we stopped at the Porcupine Mountains for a few minutes on our way to Copper Harbor. This time, we came back to do it all! The Porkies were the second stop on a 10-day roadtrip along the southern shore of Lake Superior. Our campsite was at the White Pine Extension Outpost. […]

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore | Suitcasey

A few years ago, I took a solo camping trip over Fourth of July weekend and that trip started a tradition of road trips every Independence Day. My boyfriend Glenn and I rented a campervan and headed west to Yellowstone and last year we had a pandemic-friendly week in Copper Harbor, Michigan. This year we […]

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