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Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald: Why Did S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald Sink?

The SS Edmund Fitzgerald was a Great Lakes Freighter that tragically sank into Lake Superior, near Whitefish Point, on November 10, 1975, carrying 29 crew men to their death.
Her sinking was Once the largest ship on the Great Lakes, the “Mighty Fitz” carried taconite pellets (iron ore) from Duluth Minnesota to Detroit, Michigan.

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12 Lake Superior Lighthouses in Michigan to See

With around 130 lighthouses scattered across 3,288 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, Michigan has more lighthouses than any other state. Of all the Great Lakes, Lake Superior has the most lighthouses on its shores, so it’s no surprise that Michigan’s northernmost coasts have plenty to see for lighthouse enthusiasts. Many of these Lake Superior lighthouses are over a century old, and have a place on the National Register of Historic Places.

Whether you’re taking a circle tour Here are some of the best lighthouses on Lake Superior you just have to see for yourself. 

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Kayak Pictured Rocks: Five Places to Go Kayaking on Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Looking to spice up this summer’s family vacation with some Pictured Rocks kayaking? A vacation that you and the whole family will be talking about for years to come? Look no further than the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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15 Top Marinas and Harbors in Michigan (MAP): Boating in Michigan

With more than 3,000 miles of coastline and more than 80 harbors and marinas in Michigan, it’s safe to say boating is big in Michigan.

In fact, boating is standard practice for many people during the summers in Michigan.
Thousands of boaters flock to the thousands of lakes that make up this great state on warm weekdays and weekends.

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30 Best Michigan Beaches to Explore 2022: Beach Vacation Travel Guide

Ever wonder why vacationer’s from across the Midwest flock to Michigan beaches every summer? The answer is simple: the wide, sandy beaches of Michigan’s Great Lakes are almost Caribbean-like. With a freshwater coastline almost 3,200 miles long, the beautiful beaches of Michigan are a best-kept secret.

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25 Best Lakes in Michigan for Swimming (MAP)

From our expansive Great Lakes to smaller serene inland lakes, a day at the lake is a Michigan summer staple and finding the right lake for a swim can make or break a trip. With hundreds of lakes to choose from all around the state, the choice can be a tough one.

So we’ve made it easy by gathering a list of the best lakes in the state, including both inland and part of the Great Lakes waterways. At these lakes you can go swimming, water skiing, fishing, or boating with confidence, knowing that it’s one of the most beautiful and clean lakes in the state.

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11 Coolest Caves in Michigan for Exploring

Michigan isn’t exactly famous for its caves, but there are still plenty of cool caves in Michigan. Typically, Michigan’s natural beauty is credited to the Great Lakes, the sandy beaches, and the abundant forests that thrive inland, but thanks to a combination of natural phenomena and human intervention, caves and caverns can be found all over the state.
Some were formed naturally over thousands of years ago, some were carved out by miners within the last few centuries, and some are a fleeting seasonal attraction, but all are worth seeing.

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2022 Black Rocks Marquette Cliff Jumping Info (UPDATED)

With numerous natural wonders spread across its vast landscape, the opportunities for outdoor fun in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are endless.

There’s everything from hiking and biking (including fat tire biking) to skiing, sightseeing and even cliff-jumping, but we’ll get to that in a minute.

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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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17 Must-Visit Michigan Islands

Michigan Islands?
That’s right. When you think about the mitten-shaped state of Michigan, the word “island” doesn’t come to mind. Beautiful lakes? Check. Amazing hiking trails? Check. Culinary craft? Check. All four seasons? Check. The list goes on and on.

But now, Islands?
Michigan offers all there is to have in a state and more, and now these 17 Must-Visit Michigan Islands are ones to add to the top of your to-do list when it comes to new treasured experiences in Michigan. From populated islands to remote isles, there is an island in Michigan for you.
For a memorable escape and a unique adventure, these Michigan Islands will have you forgetting you’re located in the Midwest.

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