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Echo Lake Marquette Michigan

#71- Hear Your Echo at Echo Lake

I cannot believe I had not ever been to Echo Lake before this summer. I guess it took icebergs in Lake Superior in June to get me into a warm water lake! But Echo Lake is much more than just a warm area to swim. Set a couple miles off of County Road 550 on […]

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road to the mouth of the huron river

#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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whitefish point boardwalk

#17 – Walk the Beach at Whitefish Point

Whitefish point is one of those “end-of-the-earth” type places. Look at a map of the U.P. and to the north of Tahquamenon Falls State Park you’ll see a shark fin shaped point stretching toward Canada. That’s Whitefish Point. In fact, this is one of the few spots along the shore of Lake Superior where (on […]

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Rock Dam Sign

#9 – “Get Lost” at Rock Dam

Albert Einstein said “Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT’s relativity.” Well I’ve got a new one for you. Drive five miles out of Iron Mountain, hike a few steps up […]

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