TC 350 at the Sleeping Bear Dunes

KAScott_20090926_5415_cb, photo by Ken Scott. Head over to 350 is something you need to know, Michigan on Absolute Michigan to see the amazing time-lapse video Ken Scott created and to learn more about the 350 movement and TC 350. This photo is part of Ken’s movie clips from stills set (slideshow) and you can see … Continue reading TC 350 at the Sleeping Bear Dunes

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Must. Reach. Water., photo by J.E.T. This photo is part of Jesse’s Northern Expedition II set (slideshow) and – for me at least –¬† does the best job of all the 400+ Sleeping Bear photos that I’ve looked through today in capturing the wonder and wide-open fun of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. I’ve … Continue reading The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

From the top of Sleeping Bear Dunes

Muted, photo by Jessie Turner This is the view of Little Glen Lake (foreground) and Big Glen Lake from atop the Sleeping Bear Dunes. It’s part of a great set of photos of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. I don’t have time to do a full history on the Sleeping Bear Dunes, but I … Continue reading From the top of Sleeping Bear Dunes

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Panoramas

Sleeping Bear Dunes Overlook, photo by Mark Houston Mark Houston’s 360Michigan features a staggering number of 360 degree panoramas from all over Michigan. These images allow you to spin in every direction and if you’ve never experienced one, you owe it to yourself to check these out! The photo above is a section of a … Continue reading Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Panoramas

Dune Days at Sleeping Bear

Dune Days by Mark Smith Mark took this beautiful photo a couple of summers ago on the Treat Farm Trail in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Guessing it looks much the same today, but you should check it out just to be sure! ūüėČ Head over to Mark’s Flickr for more & here’s the … Continue reading Dune Days at Sleeping Bear

Michigan’s Tallest: Sand Dunes Edition

Empire Bluff, photo by Pantheos The author¬†of my favorite Michigan blogs writes¬†that¬†Michigan is blessed with some of the most beautiful and tallest coastal sand dunes on the planet.¬†He decided to climb some and put together a big old list of 87 Michigan’s ‘skyscraper’ Coastal Dunes¬†that he could verify at 100′ or more in height. This … Continue reading Michigan’s Tallest: Sand Dunes Edition

The Dunesmobiles by Phil Balyeat

The Dunesmobiles, by¬†¬†Phil Balyeat Don Harrison operates UpNorth Memories and shares many of the historical post card photos I feature on¬†Michigan in Pictures. Yesterday in honor of photographer¬†Phil Balyeat’s 99th birthday he posted an incredible collection of photos Phil had taken over the years¬†from the Traverse City area¬†including this one. View Phil’s photo bigger on … Continue reading The Dunesmobiles by Phil Balyeat

Ice Balls on the Sleeping Bear Lakeshore

Lake Michigan … ice balls III, photo by Ken Scott You may recall the Lake Michigan ice balls¬†that were seen at the Sleeping Bear Dunes lakeshore last March. ¬†Well, they’re baaaaack. You can see a great¬†video of the ball ice at Accuweather. Here’s the explanation of how balls ice form that I ¬†put together from … Continue reading Ice Balls on the Sleeping Bear Lakeshore