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#37 – Explore the Eben Ice Caves

The Rock River Canyon Ice Caves, much better known as the Eben Ice Caves, remain a mystery to many. It seems that this cool little natural wonder of the Upper Peninsula isn’t frequented as much as it could be largely due to the fact that many people just aren’t quite sure how to get there. […]

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#33 – A Short Hike to Canyon Falls

Some of the best things to do in the Upper Peninsula are those subtle little surprises you never knew existed. Take Canyon Falls, for instance. Now let me just say that Canyon Falls is no secret. It’s in the waterfall books and it’s on my favorite waterfall website. But if you aren’t specifically seeking out […]

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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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#26 – Jump off a Cliff (and into Lake Superior) at Black Rocks!

There’s a place in Marquette where all the cool kids go to jump off a cliff… and into Lake Superior. That place is known as “Blackrocks.” It’s also one of the reasons I kick myself for not going to college at Northern Michigan University. Have an extended break between classes? Want to go cliff diving? […]

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#25 – Enjoy Your Very Own Private Lake at the Teddy Lake Yurt

The Teddy Lake Yurt in Craig Lake State Park The Teddy Lake Yurt is buried deep within Craig Lake State Park, the park billed as “Michigan’s most remote state park.” If you seek solitude, a quiet spot for a family retreat, or a romantic weekend away, the Teddy Lake Yurt would be a good bet. […]

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#18 – The U.P. Fall Beer Festival

The U.P. Fall Beer Festival is a crazy good time. Upon entry you’re handed a handful of beer tokens to be exchanged for sampler size portions of Michigan Beer. And then you’re faced with one tough decision… Where do I start? Multiple tents host more than two dozen brewers serving well over one hundred and […]

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