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Manistique’s Best Kept Secret

Trader’s Point – Manistique’s Best Kept Secret You see, I recently stumbled upon a little spot in Manistique I never knew existed. This surprised me, because I’ve driven through the town nearly 200 times. (I went to college at CMU and Manistique was on the way.) The good people of Manistique aren’t trying to hide […]

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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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#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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#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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#32 – Excellent Food and a Peek Into the Past at the Michigan House Cafe & Brewery

A step into the Michigan House Café & Brewery in Calumet is a step back in time. A gorgeous 19th century mural covers the ceiling above the bar, the bar itself looks as though it’s been there for over a century (and in fact, it has) and just about every other detail has kept its […]

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#30 – Dinner with a View at L’Attitude Cafe & Bistro

L’Attitude Cafe & Bistro For all of our 1,700 or so miles of shoreline in the Upper Peninsula, we sure don’t have much for waterfront dining. (I know, I know… winter.) At any rate, the fact that these prized establishments are so few and far between make stumbling upon a swanky waterfront bistro like L’Attitude […]

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