Waterfalls of Michigan: A Guide to the Most Beautiful

Waterfalls create a feeling of serenity, a sense of restrained power. Their grandeur takes our breath away. Their gentle sounds complement periods of meditation. Nearly 200 waterfalls decorate the scenery across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, from the Munising area’s impressive Miners Falls and Wagner Falls to the...

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A Visit to Sandstone Falls, West Virginia

Randall Sanger, author of Waterfalls of Virginia & West Virginia, takes us to Sandstone Falls, one of his favorite waterfalls in West Virginia. Sandstone Falls is one of my favorite waterfalls in West Virginia. It is easily accessed by an elaborate ¼-mile-long boardwalk and bridge system....

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Little Michigan: 100 Towns Around 600

Little Michigan, by Kathryn Houghton, is for anyone who grew up in a small town and for everyone who takes pride in being called a Michigander. It’s one book, and it’s 100 towns to love. They’re Michigan’s smallest towns, and they have great stories. Experience the charm...

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Waterfalls of Virginia & West Virginia

Waterfalls create a feeling of serenity, a sense of restrained power. Their grandeur takes our breath away. Their gentle sounds complement periods of meditation. Well over 500 waterfalls decorate the scenery across Virginia and West Virginia, from Dark Hollow Falls in Shenandoah National Park to the...

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Ohio’s Top Spots for Day Trips

If you’ve ever asked, “What should we do today?” then you’ll love Ohio Day Trips by Theme. This comprehensive guide to the Buckeye State is jam-packed with hundreds―yes, hundreds―of Ohio’s top spots for fun and entertainment. Ohioans believe they are at the heart of it all, and that’s...

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The Art of Taking Great Photographs of Waterfalls

Lisa Crayford, author of Waterfalls of Minnesota and an accomplished photographer, shares with us her tips for taking great photographs of  waterfalls. Here is a summary of the basics. Tripod: You’ll need a sturdy tripod because you can’t hold a camera sufficiently steady when using slow shutter speeds. Be...

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A Photo Tour of the Twin Cities

Today we invite you to join us on a photo tour of the Twin Cities. The Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area is considered the Midwest’s cultural, entertainment, and commercial capital. Despite being widely known for its bone-chilling winter weather, the Twin Cities is one of the most livable, vibrant,...

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