Adventure

Travel inspiration/tips in Michigan and local spots around Metro Detroit.

Road Trip – Killarney Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada 1024 478 lsdoodle

Road Trip – Killarney Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada

About 7.5 hours from Metro Detroit, just a day’s drive away, is home to some of the most beautiful lakes and wildlife an adventurer can wish for.  With just under…

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Road Trip – Hocking Hills State Park – What to hike and where to stay 1024 683 Tamara Quellman

Road Trip – Hocking Hills State Park – What to hike and where to stay

Us Michiganders usually don’t think much of Ohio. We might venture there to ride some cool roller coasters or dive deep into some rock and roll history but usually it’s…

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Road Trip – Bruce Peninsula – Visit Tobermory, Hike Flower Pot Island and the Grotto 1024 683 lsdoodle

Road Trip – Bruce Peninsula – Visit Tobermory, Hike Flower Pot Island and the Grotto

The Bruce Peninsula is a peninsula in Ontario, Canada, that lies between Georgian Bay and the main basin of Lake Huron.  The Bruce Peninsula is a key area for both…

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Road Trip – Algonquin Provincial Park, Canada – Where to Stay and How to See Moose 1024 683 lsdoodle

Road Trip – Algonquin Provincial Park, Canada – Where to Stay and How to See Moose

Algonquin Provincial Park is located in southeastern Ontario, Canada.  Its forests, rivers and numerous lakes, including the large Lake of Two Rivers, are home to moose, bears, fox and loons. …

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Hiking to the Eben Ice Caves in Upper Michigan – What to Expect and Wear 1024 329 lsdoodle

Hiking to the Eben Ice Caves in Upper Michigan – What to Expect and Wear

The hike to see the Eben Ice Caves in Upper Michigan is one of Michigan’s most popular winter attractions.  Driving the distance to the UP in the dead of winter is a risky move.  Which is…

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Road Trip – Leelanau Peninsula – Fish Town, Hiking, and Wine Tasting 1024 683 lsdoodle

Road Trip – Leelanau Peninsula – Fish Town, Hiking, and Wine Tasting

The Leelanau Peninsula is one of the most underrated areas in Michigan.  I would say it has got to be on everyone’s travel list and by far out shines most places…

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Road Trip – Frankfort, MI Things to Do – Stay in a Yurt 1024 683 lsdoodle

Road Trip – Frankfort, MI Things to Do – Stay in a Yurt

Frankfort, MI is a quaint small town located on the north west shores of Lake Michigan off scenic highway M22.  I frequent this area often.  Hiking the dunes on Lake…

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Best Albergue, Camino de Santiago
The Best Albergue – Camino de Santiago – Day 14 1024 768 lsdoodle

The Best Albergue – Camino de Santiago – Day 14

Day 14 Hornillos – Castrojeriz 20.1 km / 12.5 miles We will be walking through the Meseta (a high central plateau) for the next week.  There seems to be less people…

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Backpacking Porcupine Mountains - Lake of the clouds
Backpacking the Porcupine Mountains in Fall Supply List 1024 230 lsdoodle

Backpacking the Porcupine Mountains in Fall Supply List

Preparing for a backcountry backpacking adventure in the Porcupine Mountains?  Your backcountry supply list will be the most important part to surviving the Porcupine Mountains backcountry in a comfortable fashion.  The most…

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Spanish Paella, Camino de Santiago
The Best Paella in Spain – Camino de Santiago – Day 13 1024 768 lsdoodle

The Best Paella in Spain – Camino de Santiago – Day 13

Day 13  Burgos – Hornillos 21.0 km / 13 miles The only thing about Spain that I knew before visiting was that they are known for their paella.  Oh paella,…

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