Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island is packed with tourists, otherwise known as “fudgies,” every summer. Walking the main street just off the ferry terminal can feel overwhelmingly touristy, but if you get off the beaten path and away from the gazillion t-shirt and fudge shops, there’s quite a lot to do on the island. Mackinac Island for the … Romantic – Circle the island (8.2 miles) on a … Continue reading Mackinac Island, Michigan

The Pros and Cons of Extra Travel Fees

Whether we like it or not, ancillary travel fees are here to stay. If you are carefully budgeting a trip, be very careful with extra fees because they can add up quickly. A few years ago we made a last minute decision to fly from Seattle to Denver for a ski trip because we found low fares on Frontier Airlines. While our $200 ticket price … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Extra Travel Fees