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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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#36 – Ski Big Powderhorn Mountain

Big Powderhorn: The Basics Located in the western Upper Peninsula, some of the best groomed trail skiing in the Upper Peninsula can be found at Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort. Big Powderhorn is ranked as one of the top five resorts in the Midwest, and after a weekend there, that rating absolutely seems fitting. The resort […]

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#35 – Ski (or snowshoe) at Fumee Lake

Fumee Lake Natural Area is one of the most popular cross country skiing destinations in the central Upper Peninsula. This serene preserve offers mostly level terrain, making it an easy spot for beginners to build their skills. This area offers a variety of trails, but the most popular are the “Little Fumee Lake Loop” and […]

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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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#32 – Excellent Food and a Peek Into the Past at the Michigan House Cafe & Brewery

A step into the Michigan House Café & Brewery in Calumet is a step back in time. A gorgeous 19th century mural covers the ceiling above the bar, the bar itself looks as though it’s been there for over a century (and in fact, it has) and just about every other detail has kept its […]

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#31 – Tour the Historic Ghost Town of Fayette

Fayette historic state park is truly something to behold. Once a bustling company town at the tip of the Garden Peninsula, the well-preserved buildings have now been standing for nearly 150 years, and it’s a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. After the iron operation that created the town shut down in the late 1800’s, […]

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