Archive | August, 2012
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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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Free T-Shirt Contest!

This contest has wrapped up (congrats to Lynn Dyal of Drummond Island for winning!) but make sure to follow me on Facebook for your chance to enter the next (much more valuable) contest! ———————————————————————————————————————- Hey there and thanks for reading! To celebrate surpassing 4,000 fans on Facebook, I’m giving away a “Things to do in […]

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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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#45 – Camp at Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

The Basics If you want to camp in Copper Harbor, you’ve got two options, the state owned Fort Wilkins State Park, or the privately owned Lake Fanny Hooe Resort & Campground. Both campgrounds offer modern camping with electricity, showers and more. I’ll focus on Fort Wilkins State Park for this post and will cover the […]

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A Greek pizza from Lake Superior Brewing, Co. Great pizza, but it's even better after a few days of camping.

#44 – Relax (Grand Marais Style) at the Lake Superior Brewing, Co.

Grand Marais is the type of laid-back harbor town that embodies the word “vacation.” With its amazing beach and harbor, lakeside living vibe and cool local businesses, it’s definitely the sort of place you could go to de-stress for a while (and maybe never come back). The Lake Superior Brewing Co. is Grand Marais’ social […]

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Announcing U.P. Craft Beer Week!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2012 Contact: Josh Marenger (906) 420-0779 INAUGURAL U.P. CRAFT BEER WEEK TO BE HELD IN SEPTEMBER The Upper Peninsula’s first-ever Craft Beer Week will be held September 3-8, culminating in the Michigan Brewers Guild’s U.P. Fall Fest in Marquette’s Lower Harbor. U.P. Craft Beer Week is organized by A […]

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