Michigan


The latest

Archive

Where to snag late-season deals, uncrowded slopes, and good-quality snow well into April

The least visited park in the lower 48 has no roads, no cars, and empty hiking trails, and it’s home to moose, wolves, part of Lake Superior, and beautiful forests. It’s the 29th stop on our 62 Parks Traveler’s quest to visit every park in the U.S.

More than 17 years ago, a successful Michigan attorney took his life on a cherished trout stream, devastating close friends and family. Haunted by what happened, his nephew investigated and discovered tragic truths that were in plain sight all along.

After a challenging summer and fall, we're all wondering what the ski season has in store. Don't worry: resorts are working hard to open and ensure a safe experience for everyone, and there are plenty of other ways to delight in the white stuff. Here's the lowdown. 

A guide to key ballot measures and Senate and House races that will have huge impacts on the way we address climate change

'Going Nocturnal' gives us a glimpse of the annual hatch of a giant mayfly and the large trout that emerge at night to feed on them

In the spirit of Thoreau and Dillard, Donovan Hohn considers the joyous and brutal aspects of the natural world

'Solar Detroit,' from production company Duct Tape Then Beer, highlights the impact a few solar panels can have on a neighborhood

From Hawaii to the Swiss Alps, what are the epic trips that nobody else is doing? We found a few.

You can get away on a dime at this time of year

You can set up your own, off-the-cuff version of summer camp in one of these stellar settings

Michigan-raised writer Dean Kuipers and his brothers had a problem with their father: he had alienated all of them, and his attempt to regain their affection with a hunting property he’d bought only made things worse. Then something wonderful happened, rooted in their shared love of wild places. An exclusive excerpt from Kuipers's new memoir ‘The Deer Camp.’

Surfers on Lake Michigan are getting sick, and they think they know why

Line 5 is the name of a 65-year-old oil pipeline running across the floor of Lake Michigan and it's ready to burst.

At these five parks, the food is the treasured resource.

Every year, the Upper Peninsula town of Munising hosts the Michigan Ice Fest. Last month, a certain celebrity rock climber attended the event, working with pro ice climber Angela VanWiemeersch to learn to climb a different type of face.

See the archive