Alligator Hill

Happy Winter Trails

The Leelanau Peninsula is blessed with an expanse of protected land thanks to the efforts of the Conservancy and National Lakeshore.   Whether you’re a local or visitor, you’ll have no problem finding a variety of Leelanau trails to enjoy.  All are unique, challenging and fun to explore!  Following are a list of some of our Read the full article…

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Crystal River Outfitters Featured in “Travel Awaits”

Do you find yourself dreaming of warm, sunny days of summer?  You’re not alone.  The folks at Real Simple say that January is the best time to begin planning your summer vacation.  After all, there are so many things to consider: where to stay, where to eat, must-see destinations and activities.  Crystal River Outfitters is Read the full article…

M22 Wine Patio Igloo

New Experience with Igloos on M22 Wine Patio

How many of you enjoyed the M22 Wine Patio this summer?  Well, it’s not just for summer anymore.  Queue the Igloo! This winter, guests will enjoy a glass of wine or two with friends in the new Gardenigloo at the M22 Wine Patio.  The igloo accommodates groups of up to four or six people and Read the full article…

The Cyclery

What Should You Carry in a Seat Bag?

Now that you have your bike tuned up and ready to hit the road, it might be helpful to be prepared for the possibility that something might not go right. If you look around at cyclists who spend a lot of time riding a little bit away from civilization, you’ll likely notice that most of Read the full article…

Preparing Your Bicycle for Safe Travels

We looked to our Cyclery Service Technician, Karl Kitchen, for information on how to inspect your bike for safety.  Here is what he had to say: Okay, so it’s been a bit of time since your bike has been outside. Maybe it’s been sitting all winter or you just haven’t been riding for some time. Read the full article…

Sole Mate

Our feet can be considered the “workhorses” of our bodies.  Whether you’re logging the recommended 10,000 steps per day (that’s 5 miles!) or not, it’s important that we take care of our feet to avoid problems later.  Basic care is critical and includes the obvious: good cleaning, moisturizing, and protecting for cuts, sores or swelling.  Read the full article…

The Cyclery

Biking for Health

We love our four seasons in Northern Michigan.  But, it’s no secret that the winters can be long, spring can occur in a blink of an eye, summers are glorious, and fall is a delight.  Even when weather is a bit less than desirable, biking is a great option to get out, get physical, and Read the full article…