Thursday, December 20, 2012
A storm that threatens to dump a foot of snow on parts of northern Michigan just in time for the holiday is only expected to dust Farmington and Farmington Hills with precipitation.
The first major storm this winter – which could leave portions of the Great Lakes region under a foot of snow as the season officially gets under way Friday, Dec. 21 – largely will spare Farmington and Farmington Hills. The National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings throughout the Midwest and Great Lakes regions and hazardous travel conditions are expected through Friday, the forecasting agency warns. More than a foot of snow could accumulate across portions of the Midwest and into the Great Lakes, according to the NWS. Are you headed Up North for the holiday? Stay safe and upload your snow photos here! Farmington and Farmington Hills, which are on the edge of the storm, will experience rain turning to snowy drizzle with a high …
Friday, May 25, 2012
AAA Michigan estimates that 1.1 million Michigan residents will hit the road this weekend.
Whether it's Up North, into the thumb, or just plain out of town, AAA Michigan estimates that 1.1 million Michigan residents will travel 50 miles or more on vacation during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. So as you prepare for your long weekend away, or in (going to Farmington's Memorial Day parade and ceremony, perhaps?), check out these interesting facts, and tell us: Will you be traveling this Memorial Day weekend?
Monday, January 2, 2012
Avid traveler Joan Fries uses her experience to help clients find the perfect getaway.
Looking for a family-friendly place to take your family on vacation in 2012? Or, are you in search of an exotic locale for some New Year adventure? Whatever your travel desires may be Joan Fries of Carousel Travel can make them a reality. An avid traveler herself, Fries toured all 48 states by the time she was 9 years old and has visited all five continents. She caught the travel bug from her parents and the rest, as they say, is passport history. Located on 39281 Grand River Avenue in Farmington Hills, Carousel Travel is a full-service agency founded in 1978. “You definitely have the advantage of experience when you come here,” said Fries, who prides herself on being a travel connoisseur who can help customers get the best deals for fun, …