Ever since I can remember, my family has traveling to Michigan during the summer months. On weekends and for a few full weeks throughout the season, we’d pack into the car and head across Indiana into southwest Michigan. Growing up it was always one of the best parts of summer.
For the next two weeks I’ll be sharing some of my most recent vacation adventures and some of my favorite places around southwest Michigan.
For the last 20 years or so, we’ve had a small cottage about a mile from the small town of Glenn, Michigan. In a lot of ways, Glenn reminds me of Gilmore Girl’s Stars Hollow. The town square consists goes by so quickly that if you don’t slow down along the Blue Star Highway, you just might miss it. There’s a one-room schoolhouse (which houses grades K-6), small convenience store, teeny restaurant, hardware store, white steepled church and a smattering of antique stores.
But what Glenn lacks in population, it makes up for in charm and rich (pancake-filled) history. Continue Reading…