Today, Mackinac Island and the Straits face a high-wind warning and icy conditions. But June was a different story for the popular Michigan tourist destination. One photographer/videographer used a family vacation to shoot some incredible footage of the island, and the rest of the Straits of Mackinac. And the footage was all shot with a GoPro and a drone. That sounds like one of the most fun ways to spend a weekend up north!

Beautiful pictures of crystal clear lakes might seem mean in January. However, it’s always nice to remind ourselves that summer isn’t far. And while you’re thinking about summer up north, consider some of these U.P. activities.