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#60 – Kayak Copper Harbor

Kayaking Copper Harbor with the Keweenaw Adventure Company is a great way for beginner paddlers to learn the ropes. It’s also a great way for experienced kayakers to get out for an easy paddle if you should find yourself in the Keweenaw wishing you’d brought your kayak. Kayaking with the Keweenaw Adventure Company Sam Raymond […]

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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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#12 – Stay At The Bella Vista Motel & Cottages in Copper Harbor

If you’re looking for a budget friendly way to experience the tip of the Keweenaw while still getting a quality room, I’d start at the Bella Vista Motel in Copper Harbor. It’s right next to the Isle Royale Ferry and walking distance from everywhere in town. And although US 41 cuts through the heart of […]

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#11 – The Estivant Pines – Some of the Largest Trees in the Midwest!

The Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary The Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary is a short drive from downtown Copper Harbor, up a road that can be rough at times but not so rough that you’d need four wheel drive. I’d heard it’s a “must see” and, though we were ready to drive back to Iron Mountain after […]

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Notes from the road – In Copper Harbor, June 25th

Saturday morning I awoke, stumbled into the Bella Vista lobby and asked Mike’s wife where she’d recommend for breakfast. She said Mike usually goes to The Pines, so that’s where we went. If it’s good enough for a local, it’s good enough for me. And it was indeed. Again, nothing was out of this world, […]

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#1 – Have a Beer at Brickside Brewery

Have a Beer at Brickside Brewery Jason Robinson has a dream. He wants to brew beer for a living. And the movement he started just a few weeks ago has quickly snowballed, resulting in over $20,000 in funding for his new venture, Brickside Brewery, slated to open in Copper Harbor, MI sometime in 2012. Jason […]

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