Pet Friendly

Buttersville Park Beach is a dog-friendly beach south of Ludington and a little less crowded than the beaches closer to downtown. Follow the scenic drive to the Buttersville Peninsula to this quiet escape off the beaten path.

October 30, 2021

The Zombie Run, a 5K run/walk, has become a Traverse City Halloween tradition. And what's not to like? Zombies and beer have always been a winning combination. Come join zombies from all walks of life (or shall we say death)! You never know who will show up, but the one thing you will never see is someone not having a great time.

Day after Thanksgiving through January 1, 2021

The Colors of Christmas is a drive-thru wonderland of lights and Christmas displays. Every night from 6:00pm to 11:00pm - the Croton Township Campground will be open for you and your family to drive through or hike through "The Colors of Christmas" light displays.

Open every night 6pm-11pm November 27 - January 1st.

The Colors of Christmas is a drive-thru wonderland of lights and Christmas displays. Every night from 6:00pm to 11:00pm starting the day after Thanksgiving until January 1 - the Croton Township Campground will be open for you and your family to drive through or hike through "The Colors of Christmas" light displays.

FEBRUARY 20-21, 2021

Established in 1965, Kalkaska Winterfest is an annual celebration of wintertime activities and the true “up north” spirit. Each year, Kalkaska Winterfest hosts a slew of family-friendly attractions during the weekend-long event.

1st Weekend of October

Scarecrow Festival is a family event for all ages – a fall festival featuring Scarecrow Contest | Dog Costume contest | children’s area with games/rides carnival | local and regional musical acts | Scarecrow Idol contest, and many other events.

Come celebrate 101 years of a magical tradition in downtown Harbor Springs at the Christmas Tree Lighting. This is one of the most unforgettable ways to start off the holiday season!

Cross Country Skiing in Battle Creek Area Parks
Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and winter hiking are available in the City of Battle Creek’s park system and are great fun and fitness for winter.
For the best skiing, visit Leila Arboretum at 992 W. Michigan Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017,

Bundle up the family and come stroll through the Kellogg Park Walk of Trees. See 75 trees, each decorated by a local family, club or business.

It’s free, it’s fun and it’s healthy! Trees are lit 24 hours from the Saturday after Thanksgiving through Christmas. Where: Kellogg Park Downtown Plymouth. Make it a new family tradition.

Sat. December 04, 2021 | 3:00pm

The annual Reindog Holiday parade is a great time for all. This event features dressed up pets and their owners in a variety of holiday garb. Be prepared to see all kinds of costumes from “Santa Bernards” to “Reindeer Rottweilers” – definitely a must-see event! The event also marks the arrival of Santa.

Our Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farm always opens the Saturday before Thanksgiving 9-5 daily with wagon rides to and from the plantation. We have over 118 acres of spruce and firs.

Join us the first week of October for the annual The Tuscola County Pumpkin Festival is the premier fall festival in the Thumb of Michigan. The festival brings the beauty of Fall to downtown Caro with painted and decorated pumpkins from area schools.

Labor Day - First week of November

Since 1977, Plymouth Orchards & Cider Mill has been the local cider mill for families to enjoy fresh-pressed apple cider, fresh-made donuts, crispy caramel apples, icy apple cider slushies, fresh organic apples, baked pies and a fun farm experience.

The Leila Arboretum dates back to 1922 when Leila Post Montgomery, widow of cereal magnate C.W. Post, donated 72 acres of land to the city of Battle Creek that had formerly been the site of the Battle Creek Country Club. She envisioned a center for culture amid the beauty of nature.

Palmer House Inn Bed & Breakfast is located in Albion, Michigan. Walking distance of Albion College and 20 minutes from Jackson and Marshall. Available for rooms and special events.

Located in the heart of the Manistee National Forest, Twin Oaks Campground & Cabins has specialized in camping fun for over 40 years. Our beautiful park offers a range of sites from full hook-up to large group sites, as well as clean facilities and full service cabins.

We are a fourth generation family farm providing fresh Christmas trees and wreaths to the local area for over 55 years. We've been busy this year working to improve your experience on the farm. New this year, you'll be able to stay out of the weather in the big green barn, enjoy a hot cider or coffee and doughnut.

A wilderness resort at the top of the Keweenaw, with a history that dates back to 1934, and is on the state and national historic registers. The Keweenaw Mountain Lodge was built under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1934, when FDR was the president of the United States and the country was going through the great depression.

A 100-acre park in South Lansing; Hawk Island Park features year round outdoor fun. In warm weather months, visitors can enjoy pedal boat rentals, a swimming beach and beach house, concession stand, Splash Pad®, picnicking, a playground, sand volleyball and horseshoes.

The Best Western Plus of Birch Run/Frankenmuth is a full-service hotel offering convenient access to local attractions as well as attractions in nearby Frankenmuth-"Michigan's Little Bavaria".

Wolverine Nordic Ski Club volunteers maintain and groom the trail system which consists of 8 trails that provide 25 kilometers of both skate skiing and track-set skiing and 4 marked snowshoe trails. The rolling terrain provides trails for all levels of skiing and snowshoeing from expert to novice.

June 10-13, 2021

A whole weekend of family fun! In Downtown to Zehnder Park! General Admission all weekend long. Multiple tent locations. Ice cold beer and hot German food. Live music from Polka to Rock, as well as German dance performances. NEW! Fireworks on Saturday night at 10pm. Main Street Parade on Sunday at 1pm.

A beachfront vacation rental located Downtown Port Sanilac Michigan that sleeps 25 quests. We have 3 private levels,2 kitchens, 2 family rooms,5 bedrooms,3 bathrooms,outdoor shower, arcade, pool table, beach volleyball, foosball, pingpong,indoor fireplace, outdoor firepit and private beach.

The Kal-Haven Trail is a 33.5 mile long linear multi-use trail that links Kalamazoo a major southwest Michigan city to South Haven a Lake Michigan resort area. The trail starts in South Haven on North Bailey Avenue and ends in Kalamazoo on 10th Street.

Pizza in Grand Rapids, MI. Flo's Pizzeria Ristorante is a family owned restaurant with authentic Italian Cuisine. We offer the best pizza in Grand Rapids with the Award winning Flo's Signature pizza.

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