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7 Scenic Summer Motorcycle Routes to See the Wild and Beautiful U.P.

Drummond Island & Soo Locks | Tahquamenon Falls State Park | Whitefish Point | Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore | Lake Michigan Dunes | Western Waterfalls | Keweenaw Peninsula There’s no better destination in the Midwest to twist your throttle in the summer than Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.)…

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Bikers reflect on Project Adventrus one year later

A year ago, four bikers set out to better themselves and test their endurance. We should note they did it at a rate of about 100 miles a day for 16 days straight around the entire Upper Peninsula — completely relatable, right? The distance may not be, but challenging yourself is a story we can all…

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Easy summer hikes to seven beautiful Upper Peninsula waterfalls

Reach these U.P. waterfalls on foot in 15 minutes or less Eastern U.P. waterfalls | Central U.P. waterfalls | Western U.P. waterfalls When you are in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you are never a far drive to 300+ waterfalls. While you can spend upwards of 45 minutes hiking to some from where you…

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Plan your vacation around these U.P. summer events

Summer is a beautiful time to visit Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! While you’re planning your trip around which popular destinations you want to visit, check out our unique, popular events and traditions, too. Enhance your visit with a rodeo, fragrant flowers, car shows, music festivals and much more…

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Free things to do while vacationing in the Upper Peninsula

Are you weighing whether you can afford to take a vacation this year? Don’t give up enjoying some time away. Come to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. We specialize in relaxation that doesn’t empty your wallet. You can put together the most carefree vacation ever with these FREE THINGS TO DO IN THE U.P…

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Whitewater rafting in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

We’ve all seen the suspenseful climax of an action-packed movie when the protagonist is paddling down a river and suddenly sees the ferocious whitewater churning ahead of them. Just when you are rooting for them to escape the fall, they tumble over the edge and down the cliff — and survive. Watching…

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Morel mushroom hunting in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Morel mushroom hunting is a deliciously addictive and secretive springtime activity. May is morel month in Michigan, however, depending on the weather and location morels can be found in the Upper Peninsula anywhere from mid-April to mid-June. The trick is finding them. Morels seem to grow wherever…

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Birdwatching at Whitefish Point During the Spring & Fall Migrations

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is an ideal destination for birding. What makes this area so perfect for birdwatching is the changing seasons, variety of habitats, the extensive shoreline along three of the Great Lakes and the wealth of publicly accessible land. The area is so ideal that around 400…

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The best golf courses in the Upper Peninsula: Central region

Play 26 courses in the Central U.P. alone! Whether you are giving golf a try this year, like a pro’s challenge of a long sand shot from a fairway bunker or fall at a skill level in between, the Upper Peninsula is a fun place to play. Here in the Central U.P. you and your golfing companions can…

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