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Haunted stories from the Upper Peninsula

You may have heard stories of our famous Upper Peninsula characters, like Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, but we would be doing you a disservice not to mention some of our spookier characters this time of year. Our spirits, legends and lore may only be rumor. But then again, maybe a lighthouse…

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Top FREE things to do in the Upper Peninsula this fall

One of the top reasons for vacationing in the Upper Peninsula this fall is not having to pull out your wallet to have fun. There is so much spectacular FREE fall-color wilderness to explore, FREE adrenaline-rushing adventures to try, FREE music and culture to soak up and FREE places to truly relax…

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Take these day trips to the Upper Peninsula’s favorite places

Are you looking at a map of the vast and beautiful Upper Peninsula and thinking that you want to see this, those and that while you’re here, but you don’t want to spend all day driving? No worries. Here are six cities that are only a day away from the most popular destinations across the U.P. Gas up…

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Your Guide to Scenic Fall Drives in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Each fall, the Upper Peninsula can boast that it has the best fall color in Michigan — but according to USA Today readers, it also ranks in the top three fall foliage destinations in the entire country! Hop in your vehicle or on your motorcycle this fall and see why it gets all these accolades…

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6 MORE Dazzling Spots for Fall Photography in the U.P.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a photographer’s paradise and the views in the fall become even more alluring. Vibrant vistas, shimmering shorelines lined with multicolored trees and waterfalls surrounded by the glow of autumn all await you. In the blog Seven Great Spots for Fall Photography in the…

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Deer Hunting in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

The U.P.’s 16-day holiday Regular Firearm Deer Hunting Season — starts Nov. 15 Ask anyone in the Upper Peninsula to name a November holiday and without hesitation, they will bring up Opening Day of Regular Firearm Season. Sure, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving will get a mention, but deer hunting in…

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Why You’ll Love the U.P.'s Fewer-Tourist Time of Year

I’m writing this because many people don’t think about coming to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.) this time of year. But there’s something special about November — after the spectacular fall color wanes and before the pristine snow starts piling up mounds of winter fun. This is the U.P.s…

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