It’s that time of year and Michigan’s great outdoors is putting on it’s annual color show. Colors in the UP are peaking and filling in fast in the Northern Lower Peninsula. The Lansing Sate Journal has a nice article featuring some key areas to take a color tour and suggests some destinations along the way. Head over there and read ‘Color your world‘.
For additional information on Michigan fall color conditions, travelers may visit michigan.org or call (888) 78 GREAT (784-7328). Information is updated weekly by AAA Michigan during the fall color season.
Wherever you decide to roam this fall you are sure to come across spectacular views. Looking ahead at this week’s events there are several destinations that will offer scenic drives as you travel. If heading up the UP check out Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Calendar of Events. The 69th Annual Celebration of Red Flannel Day in Cedar Springs happens on October 4th. Fallfest in Benzie County kicks off this weekend and has fun for everyone. The Michigan Mountain Bike Downhill State Championship happens in Boyne Falls on October 4th. The Famous Pumpkin Train on the Coopersville & Marne Railway starts up this weekend and continues through the month. If you are heading to the Harbor Springs area you have a unique chance to tour the privately owned Little Traverse Lighthouse Tour. The Scarecrow fest happens October 3-5 in Trenton. Oktoberfest’s are being held this weekend on Lansing’s Old Town and in Douglas.
If by chance you can’t get out and see the fall foliage display then sit back and enjoy this slideshow from the Absolute Michigan pool at flickr.