Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a beautiful place to visit in June. Night skies over Mackinaw City provide good views of the Milky Way. A cabin rental in Au Train served as a base case for day trips to waterfalls and beautiful scenes along Lake Superior.
The airshow was held September 2nd-4th at the Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, MI, sponsored by the Yankee Air Museum. Static displays and demonstrations made the day educational and entertaining and the aerobatic and Blue Angel performances were outstanding.
The city of Tecumseh and Kapnick Orchard coordinate a day of fall fun each year called “Appleumpkin”. Many vendors, food concessions and activities are provided and the festival attracts 15,000 visitors over its two day run.
Lake Michigan along Michigan’s western shore is a delightfully long stretch of sand dunes, beaches and lighthouses. The USS Silversides submarine in Muskegon, MI, is available for tours and even overnight stays. The beach and lighthouse views are from Grand Haven and Ludington.
Professional nature photographer, Steve Gettle, hosted a nature photography workshop at the Howell Nature Center on May 7, 2016. These birds and animals are unable to survive in the wild and are permanent residents of the nature center.
Art Weber, a photographer with the Toledo Metro Parks, organized at photo shoot near Whitehouse, Ohio, These birds are not able to survive in the wild and are protected and cared for by Nature’s Nursery
The seasonal change to autumn brought spectacular colors to the landscape of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. These photos were taken in the Taquamenon Falls area and Pictured Rocks National Shoreline near Munising, Michigan.
Yellowstone is the oldest national park in the U.S. and it is easy to see why it is a favorite of visitors. The grand loop grants access by car to the signature sites while numerous trails accommodate hikers. We stuck to the grand loop for this trip and took advantage of the scenic turnouts provided.
The word ‘mammoth’ certainly describes this beautiful feature of the northern part of Yellowstone National Park. It also describes the size of the crowds visiting that day. We only photographed the lower terraces.
Suddenly seeing the massive rock formation appear on the landscape gets your attention. Even without knowing the legends or the association with the movie “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”, the visual impact inspires the imagination.