View of Lake Michigan from Top of Observation Deck

Inspiration Point Scenic Overlook: A Stunning View of Lake Michigan

Located just north of Arcadia, Michigan, Inspiration Point Scenic Overlook offers spectacular views of Lake Michigan. The view is nothing short of spectacular. The expansive…
Another Allium

More from Historic Barns Park

In my last post, I showed some of the flowers from the Koeze Stable Garden at Historic Barns Park. Today, I’ll show some more images…

Koeze Stable Garden at Historic Barns Park

Within the property of the former state hospital in Traverse City, MI, is a lovely botanic garden comprised of numerous garden areas. We recently visited…
Historic Fishtown Sign

See Historic Fishtown at Leland, MI

Leland, MI, is located on the west shore of the Leelanau Peninsula in northwest Michigan. Sandwiched between Main St. and Lake Michigan along the Leland…
Lake Michigan Bluff at the End of Treat Farm Trail

Welcome to the New Mark Yancey Photo

Welcome to the new and improved Mark Yancey Photo site. Please explore and let me know your thoughts.
Old Mission Peninsula Lighthouse

Finally a Quiet Morning on the Lake

We played tourist a bit this last weekend.  We drove up Old Mission Peninsula to the lighthouse.  We haven’t been there is some years.  Here’s…
Meandering River and Fall Colors

Boardman River Hike

It has been a wet, cloudy weekend, but the fall colors have been spectacular.  We were able to get out for a 2+ mile hike…

Traverse City Botanical Gardens

Back in late June, we visited the Traverse City Botanical Gardens at the Historic Barns Park.  We wandered around the grounds a bit and then…