Amy Piper


While Amy Piper is a lifelong Michigander, she’s had adventures worldwide. Bomb-sniffing dogs chased her in the middle of the night in Bogota, gate agents refused her boarding to Paraguay (wrong visa), and US Marshals announced her seat number on a plane while looking for a murder suspect (she’d traded seats). It’s always an adventure! She even finds adventure in her home state of Michigan, where she lives in Lansing with her husband, Ross Dingman, her daughter, Alexis, and two granddaughters. Discover her adventures at


In Perfect Day Michigan, Amy Eckert says, “Traverse City’s distinct four-season climate makes this region of Michigan a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts.” She offers a tour that includes the Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail, trips along the TART Trail, a visit

Amy Piper is a Michigan-based author, blogger, and freelance travel writer. Amy's journey is one of relentless exploration and promotion of her beloved Midwest, especially her home state of Michigan. With a passion for showcasing the beauty and adventure within

Lansing's Voodoo's World of Oddtiques and The Otherside Paranormal and Mortuary Science Museum Featured in New Book by Holt Author