outdoors

West Michigan Family-Friendly Nature Centers and Museums

Summer is an excellent time to drive the Lake Michigan Circle Tour. As the name implies, the route travels through Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and both of Michigan’s peninsulas as it hugs the entirety of the Lake Michigan shoreline.

Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center

Best Spring Skiing at Six Western US Ski Resorts

If you’re lucky enough to be skiing in the Western US, you can almost always count on at least one, big March storm to dump that sweet powder! Here are six of my favorite resorts for spring skiing.

Spring skiing deals in Western US

Winter Magic at Ice Castles

Ice Castles is a giant installation of walls, caves, and slides made of ice. It’s a magical way for your family to get out and enjoy winter.

Ice Castles in Midway, Utah

Best Kids Ski Free Programs in the US

Most ski resorts offer free skiing for kids five and under, but your kids can still ski free when they are ages 6 – 12 and even as old as 17. Here are some of the best kids ski free programs in the US.

kids on ski slope