Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Lilac Festival beckons lilac lovers

The guests of honor arrived just in time, all decked out in pretty purple, pink, white, and fuschia finery. Their sweet fragrance perfumed the air for anyone strolling along car-free streets and shaded lanes, making it a glorious time to visit Mackinac Island. Yes, lilacs, the star attractions, were out in full force when the … Continue Reading →

Two fish tales top my list of best travel moments and memories in 2013

From Biloxi, Mississippi, to Ketchikan, Alaska, 2013 produced a couple of big fish and plenty of unforgettable travel moments.

Say a sweet sayonara to summer at the 9th annual Mackinac Island Fudge Festival

If you’re looking for a last-minute family getaway before school starts, say a sweet sayonara to summer at the 9th annual Mackinac Island Fudge Festival, Aug. 23-24. Leave your car — and diet — behind and catch a  ferry from Mackinaw City or St. Ignace to this dreamy isle between Michigan’s two peninsulas, where horses and bicycles rule … Continue Reading →