My niece and her husband took a chilly hike in Frankfort, this past weekend, capturing some of the year-round beauty.

Sure, the summer scenery and warm weather seems a lot more inviting, but you will not have as much of a crowd to navigate this time of year on the beaches of Michigan.
We are getting closer to the WARM sunshine - might as well enjoy the status quo while it's here. has a link here for some activities planned around the state, including lantern-lit snowshoe trails, a gravel bike race, turkey hunting clinic, steelhead clinic, canoe camping, archery clinics more.