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#76- Take a ride on Pictured Rocks Cruises

The Pictured Rocks Cruises are famous all over the Upper Peninsula and draw tourists from near and far. I finally decided to check out what all the buzz was about. Comprehensive and full of commentary, Pictured Rocks Cruises is a great tour for the family. There are three tours offered, the ‘regular’ runs about two and […]

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#74- Explore Lake Superior Shipwrecks at Glass Bottom Shipwreck Tours

You’ve probably heard the stories, you’ve possibly heard the songs, but have you seen the shipwrecks? The great Lake Superior does not give up her dead, but she does preserve their boats well! And Munising’s Glass Bottom Shipwreck Tours proves that on every tour. Three shipwrecks, one lighthouse, and close up views of Munising Bay. […]

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#66 – See Munising Falls

Munising Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in the Munising and Picture Rocks area. And it’s no surprise why, it’s magnificent and easy to access for the whole family. Bring Mom, bring Dad, bring little Johnny, bring Fido, and bring lunch! Beautiful Falls. Short Walk. Munising Falls is a short 800 foot trail […]

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#64 – Visit the Grand Island Ice Caves

Anyone who’s familiar with the Munising area is aware of its two preeminent outdoor attractions: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Grand Island. Both places are just a few miles from the heart of Munising. Both are also known as warm-weather destinations – much more so than many other U.P. attractions, in fact. But Grand Island, […]

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#47 – Feed the Fish at Horseshoe Falls

Horseshoe Falls is one of the many beautiful Pictured Rocks area waterfalls, but it’s private, so an entry fee is required. That said, I’d say it’s worth it depending on your travel budget. The falls are really beautiful and there are little interpretive signs along the (short) uphill walk to them that add a little […]

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#46 – Hike to the Au Sable Lighthouse

The Au Sable Light Station is the standout light house in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. From the Log Slide Overlook you can see the Au Sable Light Station rise from the tip of Au Sable point, often mystically blurred a bit by Lake Superior’s Haze. That’s where I first caught a glimpse of this awesome outpost, […]

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