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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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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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#49 – See Kitch-iti-kipi, The Big Spring

Kitch-iti-kipi: The Big Spring of the North Kitch-iti-kipi (aka “Big Spring”) in Palms Book State Park is unlike any other attraction in the Upper Peninsula. Just eleven miles north of U.S. 2 outside of Manistique, MI this 300 foot long by 40 foot deep natural spring has been a local claim to fame for more […]

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#48 – Get Lost at Getzloff’s Corn Maze

Getzloff’s Corn Maze: The Basics Corn Maze’s, pumpkin patches and hay rides are all part of fall in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, and Getzloff’s Corn Maze (http://www.getzloffcornmaze.com/) near Escanaba, MI has all that and more. If you’re looking for a fun place to spend a few hours with family or friends while soaking up the best […]

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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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