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#59 – Visit the Copper Peak – The Eiffel Tower of the North!

The Copper Peak ski flying hill in Ironwood, MI is pretty awesome. The structure towers 241 feet above the crest of the hill on which it stands. It’s marketed as “The Eiffel Tower of the North” and honestly that’s not too far off. It’s also marketed as an “adventure ride.” Copper Peak adventure ride – […]

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#57 – Eat, Drink and Stay at Fitzgerald’s Eagle River Inn

The Fitz – A Must Stop in the Keweenaw The Fitz (aka The Eagle River Inn and Fitzgerald’s Restaurant) is the sort of place I’m surprised isn’t famous across the Upper Peninsula. But if the current owners keep doing what they’ve been doing, it will be before long. In fact, I’ve already witnessed “word” spreading. […]

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#55 – Visit the Mouth of the Huron River

One of the Upper Peninsula’s Hidden Gems If the mouth of the Huron River were anywhere near Los Angeles it would be the “go to” movie set anytime Hollywood needed a stunning wilderness beach for their newest blockbuster. Lucky for us, L.A. is over two thousand miles away. This windswept expanse of beach where the […]

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#54 – Summit Mount Arvon – Michigan’s Highest Point!

Mount Arvon – A Must See Part of the Huron Mountains, Mount Arvon is Michigan’s highest point. Rising 1,979 feet above sea level and fairly accessible by many vehicles, the summit of Mount Arvon is definitely worth checking out. A Brief Summary of Mount Arvon You drive through L’Anse, take a trip down Skanee Road, […]

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#53 – Ski Blackjack Ski Resort

Blackjack Ski Resort will probably surprise you. Along with Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort and Indianhead Mountain Resort, Blackjack is nestled in “big snow country”, just east of Ironwood, Michigan and minutes away from those two other great ski hills. With 5 lifts, 26 trails, a 465 foot vertical drop and lots of great powder, Blackjack should […]

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#52 – Ski Indianhead Mountain Resort

Even though it may not be as well known as Big Powderhorn Resort, Indianhead Mountain is easily one of the best ski hills in the Upper Peninsula. Fun Fact: You Start Out On Top One cool thing about Indianhead is that the parking lot and main lodge are at the top of the mountain, so […]

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