Discover “The Pigeon”

Posted on July 6th, 2020
Nothing says “All Outdoors” quite like the Pigeon River Country State Forest.  This unspoiled wilderness stretching over 3 counties and 1110,000 acres contains seemingly endless miles of trails, rustic campgrounds and unique sinkhole lakes, along with b…

We’ve Got Your Peaceful Places

Posted on May 27th, 2020
Wide open spaces – that’s what we crave right now.  Room to roam and captivating scenery that takes our attention away from our phones, TVs and worries.  We all have those favorite places that feel like home – maybe just a block away from your living room or maybe hundreds of mile…
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Nature Has Something to Say

Posted on March 27th, 2020
By Christy Walcott Since meeting my husband, Andy, I have attended countless antique car shows.  Don’t get me wrong, classic autos are intriguing from their unique designs to history filled with character, however, a girl can get antsy at times.  A good friend let me in on a little secr…

7 Unexpected Reasons to Visit Gaylord, Michigan

Posted on December 23rd, 2019
By Christy Walcott Is it time to start planning your next Michigan vacation?  In a state overflowing with sparkling lakes, clear rivers, untamed wilderness, an assortment of themed festivals, unique attractions and unending charm around every turn, choosing just one location can be a daun…

Why You Need to Go Winter Rafting When Visiting Gaylord, Michigan

Posted on December 9th, 2019
By Christy Walcott Before you shake your head and say “no way!” to winter rafting, let’s clear one thing up from the get-go:  NO, YOU WILL NOT GET WET!  This is a guided trip with experienced professionals calling the shots.  If you’ve ever been spilled out of your kayak or ca…

Your All Outdoors Autumn

Posted on September 27th, 2019
By Paul Beachnau While the days are getting shorter and everyone is basking in the first few days of fall, there is still plenty of time to get “all outdoors” and enjoy the beauty that surrounds Gaylord and the Otsego County area. Fall travel has grown tremendously over the past few years and it is t…

5 Things to Know About Fishing in Otsego County

Posted on August 1st, 2019
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By Chris Engle, contributor Take a few blind steps within Otsego County and you’re bound to get a wet foot. With dozens of public lakes and the headwaters of five major trout streams, there’s no shortage of water to explore as an angler — whether that’s by boat, canoe, kayak, wad…

5 Ways to Enjoy the Water in Gaylord, Michigan

Posted on July 15th, 2019
By Christy Walcott Water wonderland is an understatement.  How do you refer to an All Outdoors paradise bursting with over 90 inland lakes and 5 rivers?  Simply stated, it’s Gaylord, Michigan. How you choose to spend your sun-drenched days in the Mecca of lakes and rivers is up to you.&…

7 Reasons to Visit Gaylord, Michigan this Summer

Posted on June 7th, 2019
By Christy Walcott There’s no question about it…Northern Michigan summers are sheer bliss.  If you haven’t experienced one yet, it’s high time to head to Gaylord, Michigan to see what all the fuss is about!  So what does the “Alpine Village” have in store for you? Biking Gay…

Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week

Posted on May 6th, 2019
By Christy Walcott While we all love vacationing, creating memories and enjoying new experiences, there’s more to travel than meets the eye.  Travel can strengthen families, improve your health and even make you more productive at work! May 5 – 11 is National Travel & Tourism Week an…
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