Spring in Michigan is beautiful with everything coming alive.
Take in the beautiful vista of the Mackinac Bridge, the north entrance to the Heritage Route. Spend the day at the 100+ shops in Mackinaw City. Bike on the 62-mile North Central State Trail past sparkling inland lakes and along the Lake Huron shoreline. Float down the 38-mile inland waterway from Lake Huron to Crooked Lake.
Join us for a variety of special events and activities through out the Spring, Summer, and Fall months. Mt. Bike over 20 miles of beautiful single track trails that tour through a vast Oak Forest. Enjoy our 2 signature Disc Golf Courses that challenge all levels of players.
Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort recognized nationally as one of the Midwest’s premier destinations. Located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City, Crystal Mountain offers 58 slopes for downhill skiing and snowboarding, Crystal Mountain Snowsports School, winter
Open from May through October depending on the picking seasons. Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm Market have fruits and vegetables available in season, both already-picked or u-pick.
Welcome to Montrose Orchards! Still owned and operated by the Hill family, Montrose Orchards is a third generation farm. The orchard is nearly 200 acres strong with primary crops being apples, pumpkins, pears, asparagus, blueberries, strawberries, and cherries.
Last full weekend in April
Annual Vermontville Maple Syrup Festival is a 3-day event with a talent show, rides, arts & crafts,flea market, parades, various contests, fireworks and downtown stage with entertainment. Vermontville is the “granddaddy” of them all! We are the home of the original Maple Syrup Festival in Michigan.
April 21-24, 2022
Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival invites you to witness hometown hospitality at it’s best and join us for this annual spring festival in the "sweetest" little town anywhere around! It was 1958 when the earliest Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival was held in Shepherd.
The historic Cappon House was the home of Holland's first mayor and local tannery proprietor, Isaac Cappon. Built in 1874, it is now partially restored to its appearance in 1900. Visitors to the Cappon House step back in time, immersing themselves in the stories of Isaac Cappon and his large family.
A palette of color awaits you as you wind along the entrance to Holland's treasured island. Tour up into DeZwaan, the only authentic Dutch windmill operating in the United States, grinding locally-grown wheat into flour, which you can purchase in the gift shop. DeZwaan sports a new deck and a restored grinding system.
Step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago, on a day when a festival came to town. Within this happy village, your family has many entertainment choices including Dutch Dancing, wooden shoe carving, rides, games, friendly farm animals, photo ops, food, drink and shopping. From kids to grandparents, the memories are endless.
In operation since 1876, the lighthouse is the feature of the Tawas Point State Park, situated on a 200 acre peninsula that defines the southeast boundary of Tawas Bay. The 70 foot lighthouse is open for tours six days a week from May through September.
June 24 - 26, 2022
The Annual Grand Haven Art Festival will transform the downtown main street into a chic, art gallery where you can buy beautiful artwork from your favorite artists. The Art Festival will provide the community and visitors with a unique opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind art, directly from the artist.
Have you and your family been searching for things to do in Northern Michigan? Look no further! Nautical North Family Adventures offers a wide variety of options to get you out on the water, having fun, learning history and enjoying the natural beauty that defines our area.
Established in 2003, Lavender Hill Farm is just minutes from Petoskey and Charlevoix. We are the largest commercial lavender farm in Michigan. Visitors can enjoy a tour of the fields, join us for Fridays on the Farm or Lunch in Lavender, or cut a u-pick bouquet.
Largest waterfalls in the lower peninsula of Michigan! You can swim in them. One of the most beautiful and relatively unknown places in all of Michigan. The Ocqueoc Falls are one of the biggest attractions to the area. The falls are great for swimming, fishing, hiking and for the all around nature lover.
Maybury Riding Stable offer guided horse rentals to the public through Maybury State Park in Northville, Mi. We have Pony Rides, Summer Camps, and Guided Trail Rides. Take a look at our website for more information or give us a call. We are open April - November - weather permitting.
Ike’s Mobile Kayak Rentals offers a unique kayaking experience. Midland and the surrounding area have abundant nature, beautiful rivers, lakes and accessible launch sites to make your kayaking experience relaxing and enjoyable.