crisp point lighthouse

#56 – Check out the Crisp Point Lighthouse

Crisp Point – Remote but Beautiful The Crisp Point Lighthouse is one of Michigan’s most remote lighthouses, but it’s also one of it’s most scenic. Situated a few miles west of Whitefish Point as the crow flies, and roughly forty-five minutes away from Tahquamenon Falls, Crisp Point is well worth checking out. Even if you’re […]

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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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View from the top of Mount Arvon looking at Lake Superior and the Huron Islands

#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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Announcing Snowburst 2013

Jen Varecha from Mountain View Lodges was kind enough to write a guest post about a fun event coming up in the Porcupine Mountains. Read the post below for all the details. Enter Jen… It seems we are a society always looking for things to do.  But as we begin 2013, let’s remember to also […]

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