Travelin' Together

Grab the family, Explore the Mitten, Create new memories!

 


Winter is even more spectacular at the Fort Custer Recreation Area. 11/18/21.

11/18/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - Fort Custer Recreation Area

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, November 18th, 2021 ( 5:59am)

Enjoy a leisurely horseback ride, take out the mountain bike, or enjoy the winter weather on cross-country skies. Anyway you want to enjoy the outdoors, you can do all of these activities at Fort Custer Recreation Area.

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11/11/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together Series - Blandford Nature Center

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, November 11th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

Blandford Nature Center in Grand Rapids is featuring a special "Nature Makers Market", Saturday, November 13th from 9am - 3pm.

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Accessible trails that are not only walkable, but pet friendly. Image courtesy of the Kent County Parks System.

11/04/21 - WCSG's Travelin' Together - Provin Trails Park

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, November 4th, 2021 ( 5:59am)

The trails just outside of Grand Rapids provide an easily accessible walking path that is pet friendly as well.

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10/14/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - Oval Beach

Posted by: Joel Hill | Friday, October 29th, 2021 ( 7:22am)

Soft sand, seclusion, and steps. You can be as active as you want to be at Oval Beach.

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10/28/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - Cornwell's Turkeyville USA

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, October 28th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

Cornwell's Turkeyville USA , located outside Marshall, hosts a number of annual events all year.

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10/7/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - Adventure Point

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, October 7th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

Adventure Point in Walker, offers activities for all ages.

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Uncle John's Cider Mill will host a number of fall activities to celebreate the season. Photo courtesy of Uncle John's Cider Mill. 9/29/21.

9/30/21 - WCSG's Travelin' Together - Uncle John's Cider Mill

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, September 30th, 2021 ( 5:59am)

Fall means wagon rides, apples, pumpkins, and fresh cider. You can experience this and more at Uncle John's Cider Mill in St. John's.

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Pure Michigan

9/23/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 ( 6:00am)

Another way to enjoy fall colors in Michigan is by taking a chairlift ride above the changing foliage. Many places also host family friendly fall festivals as well.

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9/16/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - Civil War Reenactment

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, September 16th, 2021 ( 5:59am)

A new grant will enable a civil war reenactment to provide a unique insight into life during that era.

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9/1/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - Curious Kids' Museum

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 ( 6:00am)

Curious Kids' Museum in St. Joseph inspires children to explore and learn through cooperative hands-on play.

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8/26/21 - WCSG's Travelin' Togther - Loda Lake Wildflower Sanctuary

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, August 26th, 2021 ( 5:59am)

Loda Lake, just north of White Cloud, is the only federally protected wildflower sanctuary inside a US National Forest.

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Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park - website

8/19/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together Series - Muskegon Luge Adventure Park

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 ( 8:57am)

The Muskegon Luge Adventure Park offers summer options such as: Zip Line, Archery, Luge, Scavenger Hunts, and adventure based Team Bonding programs.

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The Muskegon South Pierhead lighthouse offers tours of a historic structure will plenty of stories and history. Photo courtesy of the Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy. 8/12/21.

8/12/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - Muksegon South Pierhead Lighthouse

Posted by: Joel Hill | Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 ( 6:04pm)

We take a walk along the shoreline of Lake Michigan and visit a structure that's been operational since the 1850's.

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Eastern Market Detroit - photo credit: usicomos.org

8/5/21 - Travelin' Together - Eastern Market

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, August 5th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

It's National Farmers Market Week and Eastern Market in Detroit is a "destination market"

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7/29/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - Dow Botanical Gardens in Midland

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, July 29th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

The Dow Gardens in Midland offer exploration, wonder, art and inspiration.

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7/22/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - Fred Meijer White Pine Trail

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 ( 5:59am)

This stretch of trail will take you northward while enjoying all that West Michigan has to offer.

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7/15/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, July 15th, 2021 ( 7:54am)

W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary offers birding and wildlife habitat for public viewing.

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7/8/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together: Lakeshore Museum Center Walking Tours

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, July 8th, 2021 ( 5:59am)

You’ll gain a richer understanding of Muskegon’s past as well as the present through group walking tours offered by the Lakeshore Museum Center.

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6/24/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together - Binder Park Zoo

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, June 24th, 2021 ( 5:00am)

The zoo that tops many lists of ‘best zoos in Michigan’ and the United States, Binder Park features 140 species on 433 acres outside of Battle Creek.

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6/17/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together: Tibbits Summer Theatre

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, June 17th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

Tibbits Summer Theatre in Coldwater, Michigan, will offer a number of outdoor summer performances at The Pond

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6/10/21 - WCSG's Travelin Together - Stearn's Beach Ludington

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, June 10th, 2021 ( 5:59am)

Voted as #51 of the best beaches in the United States, Stearns Beach in Ludington has a half-mile of groomed, soft-white sand beach, and its largely free of rocks.  Jen Toomey with the city of Ludington says a walk across the smooth sand is unlike any other.

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6/3/21 – Travelin’ Together: Chain of Lakes , Michigan Water Trails

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 ( 6:00am)

Last week Paddle Antrim officially opened the Chain of Lakes Water Trial in northern Michigan. It spans 4 counties, 12 lakes and several connecting rivers. There is access to several little towns along the way. There are over 80 access sites along the trail.

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5/27/21 – WCSG Travelin’ Together – Alma Scottish Highland Festival

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, May 27th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

“Latha math” Or “Good day” to you in Gaelic.

The community of Alma has taken lemons and made Scottish food. Due to the pandemic, last year’s Scottish Highland Festival had to be called off but with restrictions being relaxed, organizers of the event were able to bring back a portion of the event. Although it will be in abbreviated form and called “The Highland Experience.”

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5/20/21 - WCSG Travelin' Together: Michigan has plenty to offer bicyclists

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, May 20th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

May is "National Bike Month", this is "Bike to Work Week", and Friday, May 21, is "Bike to Work Day."

In the last 15 years, the number of U.S. bicycle owners has grown 40%. Sales have especially soared during the COVID pandemic and some bike shops are low on inventory.

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5/13/21 – WCSG Travelin’ Together: Anderson and Girls Farms

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, May 13th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

The Anderson’s bought the farm in 1978 but in 2000 decided that a petting zoo should be added. They started out with a few goats and calves, and have now grown to around 140 animals. Amy Anderson says they hope to expand this summer.

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5/6/21 – Travelin’ Together : Communities looking forward to hosting Festivals again

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, May 6th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

As more people get vaccinated, many cities are brining back home town festivals to celebrate their communities and to reconnect. There will be restrictions in place and some traditional events might be altered.

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4/29/21 – WCSG Travelin’ Together – Sarett’s Nature Trails

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, April 29th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

We continue with the WCSG Travelin’ Together series with a look at a West Michigan nature trail system that is sure to leave you with more photos on your SD card.

Sarett’s Nature Trails are located along the Paw Paw River near Benton Harbor, and just off of I-196 near I-94. But don’t let the closeness to the highway leave you with the impression that you won’t find nature nearby.

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4/22/21 – “Travelin’ Together” ….. check out West Michigan dune rides

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 ( 6:00am)

West Michigan is home to beautiful beaches as well as sand dunes.

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is protected. A few walking and biking trails are available but no vehicles are allowed on the dunes.

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4/15/21 – WCSG’s Travelin’ Togther Series – The Gilmore Car Museum

Posted by: Joel Hill | Thursday, April 15th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

If you or someone you love is a car enthusiast, you won’t have to travel far to see some pretty amazing muscle cars. The Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners is kicking off the season with a Foxbody Ford Mustang show. The May 1st show will feature the Foxbody Ford Mustang, a muscle car from the 1980’s and 90’s.

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4/8/21 - WCSG 'Travelin Together' - Kalamazoo AirZoo offers family friendly activities

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, April 8th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

The Air Zoo, founded as the Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, is an aviation museum and indoor amusement park next to the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Portage. Voted the "Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners" and "Best Place to Spend a Day with Your Family" three years in a row.

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