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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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Whitewater Rafting on Piers Gorge

#7 – Whitewater Raft Piers Gorge!

Do we have extreme sports in the U.P.? You bet.  And if you haven’t had a piece of the action yet, you’re missing out. A few friends and I recently rafted through class four whitewater rapids on the Menominee River and had a blast. This rough and tumble section of the Menominee is called Piers […]

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The Norway Spring

#6 – Quench Your Thirst at the Norway Spring

The Norway Spring in Norway, MI Wouldn’t it be nice if there were an artesian well near you that bubbled up crisp cool water 24/7, always tempting you to swing by and take a drink? Wouldn’t it also be nice if the well were right on the side of the highway so you could pull […]

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#3 – Hike Piers Gorge

The Piers Gorge Hiking Trail I just got back from a two-hour hike at Piers Gorge, and man… what a place. The Gorge is quickly becoming one of my favorite places in the world, not just in the U.P. Yes, really. I arrived to an empty parking lot. A few weeks ago on a holiday […]

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