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The clock on the outside wall of Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland says it’s “almost December.” Christmas is in the air.

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The Thanksgiving travel rush was back on this year, as people caught planes in numbers not seen in years, setting aside inflation concerns to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normalcy after two holiday seasons marked by COVID-19 restrictions.

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SPRING LAKE — Cruise & Travel Experts will host its fifth annual Lakeshore Travel Show from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Grand Haven Community Center, 421 Columbus Ave.

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According to USA Today’s 2022 Best Fall Foliage Destination poll, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is No. 1 in the nation for fall color.

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My son-in-law Eric Leaf and I stood next to each other on a wood platform, 80 feet above the ground in the woods west of North Muskegon. Both of us were looking at the wires that stretched out to another platform 1,400 feet away.

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For years, even when I lived in Indiana, the SS Badger carried me, and my auto, across Lake Michigan. I’ve loved it from cruise No. 1.

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FRANKENMUTH — Tourism industry leaders gathered in Frankenmuth on Monday to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week. They recognized the collective strength of Michigan’s travel industry and the contributions of the U.S. travel industry in driving economic recovery growth and building the…

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As COVID-19 cases drop, mask protocols ease and more Americans venture out to beaches, theme parks and other tourist destinations, travel is bouncing back to levels not seen since the pandemic took hold, industry experts say.

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Jody Ryland visited Europe on her high school’s senior trip. That experience so impressed her that she has since spent more than 35 years in the travel business.

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According to AAA, 190 million Americans – and 3.3 million Michigan residents – are expected to travel this holiday season. That’s an increase of more than 30 percent from last year.

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Driving from Grand Haven to Bozeman, Montana, takes about 22 hours without stopping. Some people might rush to get there in two days; others might take their time and stretch the trip over three or more days.

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The average price of gas in Michigan surged to $3.25 per gallon on Monday – a new high for 2021 and $1.10 higher than it was on this date last year.

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One of the last movies the Koestner family watched before leaving Grand Haven was “The Hobbit.”

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Schoolteachers Nick Kessler and Brian Fulmer have gained a nationwide following visiting out-of-the-way small towns across the country.

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Grand Haven State Park’s campground opened for business Monday – and, by noon, many campers were setting up their temporary homes and taking to the beach.

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Need a quick getaway, without booking flights and taking mountains of time off work or school?

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GRAND RAPIDS — Camping, glamping and all things outdoors will take the stage when the Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show opens today at DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW.

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After years of wanting to connect with family in Europe, one Grand Haven man and his son had the “trip of a lifetime.”

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Airfares are constantly fluctuating — now more than ever. That’s because airlines have access to better technology and more real-time information on passengers than ever before. With complex algorithms running their booking systems, the airlines are constantly tweaking prices based on shifts…

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Santa hasn't headed out on his sleigh yet, but there's an early holiday gift for all of us at gas stations nationwide.

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The steamship Wilfred Sykes has been busy working the slag trade between the bottom of Lake Michigan and Grand Haven in recent weeks.

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Michigan is full of fall fascination, so it's no wonder so many are “Smitten with the Mitten” this time of year.