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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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Great U.P. Places to Hike in the Late Fall

Goodbye, gorgeous leaves. Hello, amazing vistas! When Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.) has bragging rights to some of the best fall foliage in the nation, it’s hard to imagine why you would want to traipse through the woods once those crimson, gold and orange leaves drop to the forest floor. Yet…

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A Fall Guide to Mastering Family Fun in the U.P.

Planning a trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula can be daunting. There’s so much ground to cover, and so many unique activities in each of the three regions. Not to mention you want to find something everyone in the family can enjoy — from Grandma and Grandpa to the littlest of tikes and everyone in…

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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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7 Great Spots for Fall Photography in the U.P.

There’s a photographer’s paradise of fall vistas and colorful wide-open spaces in the U.P. Over the next few weeks, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula will be changing its green mantle of summer for the brilliant gold and burgundy colors of autumn. These seven spots are particularly great for capturing the…

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11 Scenic Fall Hikes to Show Off the U.P.'s Brilliant Colors

Choose your path from easy forest walks to rigorous mountain climbs. Autumn is our cool breezes, gorgeous leaf-peeping, no pesky bugs time of year! That is why hikers choose this season to lace up their boots and hit the trails. So where should you go to explore Nature in the U.P.’s breathtaking…

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USA Today's Readers Choice - Best Destination for Fall Foliage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MICHIGAN’S UPPER PENINSULA VOTED BEST DESTINATION FOR FALL FOLIAGE BY USA TODAY READERS (IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (Oct. 12, 2018) — USA TODAY announced its 10 Best Destinations for Fall Foliage just in time for the country’s hardwood forests to be drenched in hues of red, gold and…

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