Snow Days in Gaylord, Michigan

Posted on November 30th, 2020
Plan your snow days while we’re waiting for more of the white stuff to fall!  What will your wide-open winter look like in Gaylord, Michigan?  Let us walk you through the next few months in our winter wonderland… Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding & Tubing
Treetops Resort and the Ots…

National Take a Hike Day

Posted on November 16th, 2020
We’re not sure who scheduled National Take a Hike Day in mid-November, but they obviously weren’t hunters or accustomed to northern Michigan’s weather!  If you choose to head out today, you may need winter boots and be sure to wear bright colors.  Whether you’re h…

Explore the Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve

Posted on November 9th, 2020
There’s a little slice of paradise tucked away on the eastern side of our county – the Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve.  After a brief closure this summer due to downed trees following a storm, this coveted natural area is once again open for public use. The Groen Nature Preserve is more than j…

Your Photos – for Everyone to Enjoy!

Posted on October 27th, 2020
It’s dreary outside and all you can think about is curling up under a blanket, reading a good book or catching up on a little TV. We get it.  We may be All Outdoors in Gaylord, Michigan, but there’s nothing wrong with taking a day or two off during the shoulder season and indulging in some “me t…
A German Shephard looks down the trail at Dead Man's Hill in the fall.

Top 5 Scenic Fall Vistas in the Gaylord Area

Posted on September 22nd, 2020
By Christy Walcott As autumn approaches each year, you can’t help but feel excited when you see the first leaves melding from their usual green state to varying shades of red, orange and gold.  It’s those peek-a-boo moments through the lush greenery and the sudden crisp air filling your lu…

6 Reasons to Visit Gaylord, Michigan this Summer

Posted on July 28th, 2020
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 Gaylord is quickly bec…

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 110,000 acres contains seemingly endless miles of trails, rustic campgrounds and unique sinkhole lakes, along with be…

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…

National Bike Month

Posted on May 13th, 2020
Health is a top priority right now and what better way to get your exercise than by celebrating National Bike Month?  And how, one might ask, should you go about celebrating this special day?  Go ride a bike!  For avid cyclists, this is yesterday’s news.  They’ve been out o…
Letters from fishing items used to spell out Christy

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…
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