Archive | May, 2012
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The Pictured Rocks Expert – An Interview with Bill Thompson

Tips from a Pictured Rocks Veteran Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is without a doubt one of the most scenic shorelines in the entire United States, and probably the world. I’ve driven along both U.S. Highway 1 along the California coast and the Great Ocean Road in Australia and I have to say that Pictured Rocks is right […]

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#40 – Check out Tannery Falls

Tannery Falls (sometimes referred to as Rudy M. Olson Memorial), along with MNA Memorial Falls (sometimes called Twin Falls) often get missed by unknowing visitors who follow the signs to nearby Munising Falls, leaving these two cool waterfalls in their touristy dust. Well, that’s not going to be you. I’ll explain how to find it in […]

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“Does it Cost $$ to Jump off Blackrocks in the Upper Peninsula?”

Does it Cost $$ to Jump Off Blackrocks? Over the past few months, people have been finding my site by searching the Internet to find out if it costs money to jump off of Blackrocks. Last month, seventeen people found this website that way. Interesting, eh? Well, here’s your answer… Nope! Happily, you can jump off […]

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#39 – Sink Your Teeth Into a D&M Sub

D & M Subs – Escanaba, MI D & M Subs is an Escanaba Institution. This is the type of place you hope to stumble across on a cross country road trip, when you’re sick of Subway and just want to find a little small town sub shop with employees that can actually put a […]

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2012 UPWard Tourism and Professional Development Conference

UPward Initiative Tourism Conference – May 30th, 2012 Coming up on May 20th, 2012, the UPWard Initiative is putting on their 2012 Tourism and Professional Development Conference. If you’re a small business owner or someone who’s interested in the Upper Peninsula tourism industry, you should strongly consider attending this event. I’ve been told there were around 200 people […]

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#38 – Grab a Burger at the Thirsty Whale!

The Thirsty Whale in Norway, MI is definitely one of the Upper Peninsula’s hidden gems. It’s well known to everyone in the Norway / Iron Mountain area as the best place to get a burger, but if you’re not from the area you could easily blow past it without stopping. Let’s make sure that doesn’t […]

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