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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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Pine Mountain Ski Jumps

#29 – Check Out the Pine Mountain Ski Jumps!

The Pine Mountain Ski Jumps are a world class-sporting event that take place every winter right here in the U.P. Technically called the FIS Continental Cup and sponsored by the Kiwanas Club (link) “the jumps” are a big highlight of the winter. The event usually takes place smack in the middle of February, so it […]

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Lake Superior Performance Rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lake Superior Performance Rally, the Oldest, Toughest and Meanest Rally on the Rally Circuit Returns to Houghton, Michigan October 13-15, 2011 The Lake Superior Region Car Club would like to announce the 17th running of the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) based in Houghton, Michigan again this year.  The LSPR is known […]

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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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#15 – Get a Taste of the Coast at Seafood Fest

How does this sound? You’re sightseeing in downtown Marquette when suddenly; blues music rises up from the harbor. A distant crowd cheers and laughter unfurls into the evening. Interest piqued, you stroll down to see which festival is going on this weekend (Marquette has festivals abound) and just as you sneak a peek at the […]

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