Hot Spots Reviews

Fall Adventures at Apple Orchards!

By Katy Wolffis / October 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Fall Adventures at Apple Orchards!

Fall season is for apple orchards! We went and visited 6 different orchards around the Grand Rapids area! If you’re looking for an orchard to visit this fall, we highly recommend one of these!     Moelker Orchards: Tucked away on the Northwest side of Grand Rapids, this orchard has u-pick apples and pumpkins, donuts,…

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Get Wet and Cool Down in Grand Rapids

By Katy Wolffis / August 11, 2021 / Comments Off on Get Wet and Cool Down in Grand Rapids

This hot and humid wave has us reaching for every fan in sight and basking in front of our AC units. But if you have kids that just need to get out and play, the next best thing is enjoying some water play time! Thankfully, there are a ton of parks in Grand Rapids that…

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Mosquito Creek Trail | NEW TRAIL! Saints’ Loop!

By Mark Deering / June 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Mosquito Creek Trail | NEW TRAIL! Saints’ Loop!

The Adventure team went out and explored the brand new trail the day it opened! Check out the preview! MOSQUITO CREEK TRAIL WEBSITE

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A Childhood Dream Road Trip | Assateague and Chincoteague Islands

By Katy Wolffis / June 10, 2021 / Comments Off on A Childhood Dream Road Trip | Assateague and Chincoteague Islands

When I opened up my birthday present in December, I never expected that part of my present would be a family road trip to a place I’ve wanted to go to since I was 10, Chincoteague and Assateague Islands. I fell in love with the book Misty of Chincoteague when I was young and have…

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Kayaking the White River in Montague Michigan

By Mark Deering / June 6, 2021 / Comments Off on Kayaking the White River in Montague Michigan

White River is one of our favorites close to Grand Rapids for a quick commute. We launched at Kops Road and took out at White River RV Park. Our family has a seasonal there. Not sure the fee or access without camping there. Great 2ish + hour float! As you can tell by the video,…

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Chattooga White Water Rafting | Section 4 Five Falls

By Mark Deering / May 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Chattooga White Water Rafting | Section 4 Five Falls

The adventure team went down to Long Lake SC and attempted section 4 of the Chattooga River! We would consider ourselves experienced white water rafters, but the Chattooga gave us a challenge and topped our previous experiences! The company Wild water mention in their marketing that section 4 is for the experienced and adventurous rafters!…

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Adventure SXS | Manton to Kalkaska | RZR Turbo RZR XP Pro

By Mark Deering / April 26, 2021 / Comments Off on Adventure SXS | Manton to Kalkaska | RZR Turbo RZR XP Pro

Great day for a ride!  Started 30 degrees and snow!  Ended sunny and nice!  Check out the video!  Stopped in to Dingeman’s Bar for lunch!    

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The Dragon Trail | Mountain Bike Trail Review

By Mark Deering / April 19, 2021 / Comments Off on The Dragon Trail | Mountain Bike Trail Review

The Dragon is one of the newest highly popular trails in the state of Michigan! Currently only 10 miles of the planned 47 is finished for riding. Don’t let this fool you, the bi-directional trail is packed with excitement already, and only 20% finished. This machine built trail was built with the thought of flow…

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Glacial Hills Trail | Mountain Biking Review

By Mark Deering / March 29, 2021 / Comments Off on Glacial Hills Trail | Mountain Biking Review

A few of the Adventure Team members went up to Bellaire Michigan to get some early seat time on one of the best mountain bike trails in lower Michigan! Glacial Hills is a trail professional designed with 31 miles fun flowy single track! Located 3 miles from downtown Bellaire and hugely popular Shorts Brewery Taproom!…

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Hiking Waterfalls | Skinny Dip Falls Trail | Pisgah National forest

By Mark Deering / March 13, 2021 / Comments Off on Hiking Waterfalls | Skinny Dip Falls Trail | Pisgah National forest

Amazing hike and falls in Brevard North Carolina! Check out our Adventure!

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