Outdoor Accessibility in Muskegon, Michigan

Guest Blog by Jeffrey VanDyke I am a Peer Mentor, Graphic Designer, Social Media Manager, and Community Presenter at Disability Network West Michigan. My job is to talk of accessibility in terms of making the world a better, more inclusive place for others. But I also speak from a practical…

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What to Pack for Your Summer Trip to Muskegon, Michigan

Blog by Maya Grimm Muskegon, Michigan is the beach-town to be at in summer! This midwest town offers expansive white-sand beaches, restaurants, hiking trails, and more. Make sure you get the most out of your trip by packing the essentials. Download our packing guide to make packing a breeze. What…

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Seaway Run: Half Marathon in Muskegon, Michigan

Guest Blog from Nick Gereaux and John Frawley Why do we run? As human beings - what was the driving force that made that first person decide that walking wasn’t quite cutting it? I’d venture that it wasn’t as much of a conscious decision as it was a "Hey, that large animal with teeth is getting…

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Birding in Muskegon County

Birding and bird-watching are big! And this Lake Michigan Beach-town is a natural destination. Photo courtesy of Tom Espo. Click to view more on Instagram Muskegon County is literally a birding hotspot! Just take a look at the eBird Hotspot map below. Click for live eBird Hotspot map! The…

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Plan Your Summer Vacation in Muskegon, Michigan

Ready to get outdoors this summer? We've got you covered. We're ready to help you plan and welcome you to Muskegon, Michigan! Let's start by finding your adventure. Whether you are bringing the whole family, having a couple's weekend away, reuniting with friends, or enjoying some peaceful alone…

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Muskegon County: Hot Spot for Ice and Winter Fishing

With so many frozen lakes, rivers and ponds, Muskegon County is a hot spot for ice and winter fishing. Photo Courtesy of Kevin Lukens Muskegon County offers some of the finest freshwater fishing in the world. There are more than 27 miles of Lake Michigan waterfront, 57 inland lakes and 400 miles of…

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Muskegon: The Birthplace of Snowboarding

Did you know Muskegon is the birthplace of the snowboard? Originally called the “Snurfer” it was invented in 1968 by Sherm Poppen and manufactured by Brunswick - both right here in Muskegon! On Christmas Day 1965, Sherm Poppen took his daughters to the snow covered dunes of Lake Michigan for a…

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Five Ways to Keep Your Healthy New Year Resolutions

At the conclusion of the holiday season, many people make a resolution to improve their health in the new year. Fierce Healthcare reported that 55% of Americans resolve to eat healthier, lose weight and increase physical activity. Were any of these aspirations for your upcoming year? If the answer…

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