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Eastern Upper Peninsula Travel Guide

Visit the Central Upper Peninsula
The central portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is true north country: an area of dramatic differences ranging from towering painted cliffs overlooking Lake Superior to miles of thickly forested land to quiet, secluded stretches of Lake Michigan.

The rich Native American history of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula comes to life here, as it does throughout the eastern and western upper peninsula. You’ll find historic sites and museums celebrating the background throughout the area.

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Michigan Waterfalls: 31 Must-See Waterfalls

What is so special about a Pure Michigan waterfall?

It’s the white, foamy crests that dive up and down through the river’s steady flow.

It’s the rush of water as it tumbles in translucent curtains down the falls.

It’s the adventure to find them and the resounding roar you hear before you even catch a glimpse.

That’s why we’re excited. That’s why we love Michigan waterfalls.

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Lake Michigan Lighthouses Guide

With over 115 lighthouses, Michigan is home to more lighthouses than any other state – and nearly half are found on the Lake Michigan coast.

Even just along the Lake Michigan shoreline, you’ll find lighthouses of all kinds, ranging from bold red pierhead lights, tall columns that tower over the sandy beaches they guard, and even ones with keeper quarters attached (some of which are available for stays).

Read on to learn more about these mysterious landmarks – some of which are even listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Leland Michigan: Ultimate Guide to Fishtown

Imagine cruising the iconic M22 Highway and arriving at a destination that is surrounded by the beautiful blues of Lake Michigan, a crystal clear river, and a picturesque waterfall. You can experience all of this and more in the lovely town of Leland, MI. Leland, MI is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Northern Michigan. With a little more than a half hour from Traverse City and settled along the shore of Sleeping Bear Dunes, Leland offers shopping in historic fishing shanties, a variety of waterfront restaurants, and boat excursions to the Manitou Islands all while relaxing to the rumbling roar of the waterfall dropping into the center

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Kitch-iti-kipi: Ultimate Guide to The Big Spring

Visit Kitchitikipi Big Spring

You can call it “The Big Spring,” or the “Mirror of Heaven,” or simply Kitch iti kipi, the name given to it by the native Ojibwe. Whatever you call it, you’ll agree that Kitch-iti-kipi, an emerald-colored freshwater spring just west of Manistique in Michigan’s upper peninsula, is a true wonder of nature.

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Virtual Michigan Travel: Best Michigan ONLINE Tours

Throughout the state of Michigan, virtual learning opportunities are expanding quickly, increasing the opportunities to discover Michigan from the safety of our own homes until we can begin to travel safely.

This means limited travel and social gatherings, but that isn’t stopping Michigan locations from offering virtual travel opportunities – there are still ways to experience pure Michigan. There are countless Michigan virtual tours, field trips and learning opportunities available online for free!

Here are some ways you can experience the state virtually.

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Lake Michigan: Ultimate Travel Guide

Information about family-friendly beaches in Alpena and activities for visitors. Find information about Lake Huron beach activities and beach amenities in Alpena. Information about hotels, cottages and other lodging accommodations in Alpena. Information about where to eat and dining options in Alpena. Find information about recreational activities in the area.

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Fat Tire Biking in Michigan

Fans of Michigan bicycling, don’t despair. Winter may be here, but that doesn’t mean the bike season is over. There’s a new way to get outside and enjoy snowy Michigan: try a winter ride on a nordic trail.

If you’re craving some winter excitement, the next thrilling outdoor adventure is here and a winter trail is in your future. All you need is a winter fat tire bike (complete with wide tires), trail maps and a bike helmet and you’re on your way to some pure Michigan winter fun.

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Caseville, MI Ultimate Visitors Guide

Looking for a fun place to vacation with a seemingly endless sandy beach perfect for swimming and splashing?

You’ll want to check out Caseville, Michigan , a summer resort-town gem located at the tip of Michigan’s “Thumb” area.

The coast of Michigan’s thumb area has been a favorite vacation destination for beach-goers who love the soft sand and warm waters of Lake Huron’s Saginaw Bay.

If you’re looking for a Michigan beach vacation spot that brims with fun during the summer months, put Caseville on your bucket list today.

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