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How to Have the Most Epic Summer Road Trip in Michigan

Ah, the days of sweet summer sunshine mixed with endless backyard barbecues and children laughing while running through sprinklers are finally upon us. After a long winter like the one we just had, I’m extra itchy for some sort of epic family adventure – a “Mother-of-all-trips.” Something to be savored …

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MichiganTravel

The Best Michigan Fall Color Tour Road Trips

This is a sponsored post by Chase Ultimate Rewards. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Surf and Sunshine. Michiganders are as divided over the way we feel about winter as we are over team Michigan or Michigan State, but I don’t know a single one of us …

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Escaping to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

This is a sponsored post by Chase Ultimate Rewards. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Surf and Sunshine. Nestled deep within a national forest, miles from the nearest town, resides our little slice of a heaven. Hidden amongst the lush conifers and sweeping birch trees, a storybook-esque A-frame …

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Don’t Miss the Boat!

This post brought to you by Discover Boating. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Surf and Sunshine. I live in the Great Lakes State which means our summers are spent in the water. In addition to the coastline along the Great Lakes, Michigan is also home to …

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FoodieMichiganTravel

Sheshco Mediterranean Grill Offers Delicious Cuisine

Grand Rapids is one of Michigan’s most vibrant and rich cities. It’s cultural events, world-renown art, museums and historical sites  give the city a special place in my heart. Every year we attend both the Art Festival and Comedy Festival. As a family we love to sneak down for the zoo, …

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One Family, One State, One Michigan Road Trip

This post brought to you by Enterprise Rent-A-Car. All opinions are 100% mine. As adventure of spending  the next 20 years inside educational institutions looms before my daughter, I’ve been spending more time thinking about ways to instill a passion and love of learning. As a preschooler it’s easy with …

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Family Friendly Things to Do in the Fall in Traverse City

If you have never been to Michigan, we pride ourselves on many things in the Great Lakes State. Our lakes being one of them, but also our vineyards, breweries, ski resorts, local festivals and the ability to find something fun to do all year round. The summer and fall months …

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Lakefront Hospitality at the Cherry Tree Inn and Suites

Living in central Michigan means that unless I’m crossing the Mighty Mac, I’m just a few hours from anywhere and I can leave early morning and be back by late night. I didn’t realize how convenient that was until we were planning our Traverse City Staycation and realized it would …

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