Michigan

  By Brian E. Clark When I met Liz Ware a few years back, she told me she’d fallen in love with Mackinac Island the first time she visited as part of a 333-mile sailboat race from Chicago to the island. Her affection for this lovely outpost in the northwest

  By Brian E. Clark For most Midwesterners, flying to New England this fall to see the brilliant changing hues of the region’s hardwoods is probably off the table. But you can still get your autumn-color fix. The rolling landscape of western Michigan in and around Ludington is an excellent

By Everett Potter Last summer, on a drive around the northern rim of Lake Michigan, my wife and I took a fast ferry across to Mackinac Island and spent a night at The Grand Hotel. Commanding high ground on Mackinac Island, the majestic white dowager stands as one of the