Ron Rademacher  is a Travel Writer, Author, Speaker, Story Teller, and a Guy, Who Holds The Record For Getting Lost On The Back Roads Of Michigan. Listen to the interview this morning to hear what's going on around Michigan.

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In the Upper Peninsula, You can walk a trail used by Native Americans for more than 1500 years ago.  It was formed by voyagers portaging around the whitewater rapids on the Menominee River at Piers Gorge.  Ancient rice gardens were maintained at Lac Vieux Desert, and additional gardens were kept at Menominee where the river emptied into Lake Michigan.  Between those two, the rapids at Piers Gorge were a formidable obstacle.  The trail formed by hundreds of years of portaging is still there and is now maintained by the DNR.  Today it is a gentle trail providing access to white water rapids that reach category 5 during the spring melt.

In Cheboygan, Inland Waterway  make your way from Cheboygan to Lake Michigan passing several towns, sturgeon habitat and several ancient archeological sites, by boat, canoe, kayak etc. Awesome trip for a day or a weekend.
Around Otter Lake, Southern Links Trail way. This rail-trail runs 10-miles through the communities of Columbiaville, Otter Lake and Millington just south of Caro. The trail is paved with smooth asphalt, an adjacent path is offered for equestrian users, the Southern Links Trailway has a lot to offer for hikers, bikers and snowshoers of all skill levels.  Expect to encounter wildlife.
Planning Ahead.
Comrade Whitmer can't lock down Mother Nature.
Monarch Butterfly Migration. The butterflies will gather in the tens of thousands in just a couple weeks.
South Haven,  National Blueberry Festival and Craft Fair, August 6-9, 2020, South Haven, MI Music, wine and beer tent, farm days and blueberry everything!!
Blueberry picking time from all over Michigan, some events are cancelled.
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