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Best Waterfalls to Visit in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula

When it comes to exploring Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, we mean it when we say the possibilities are endless. Whether you’re completing the Lake Superior Circle Tour, hoping to find new hiking trails or just looking to get outside as the weather gets warmer, adding some magnificent waterfalls to your…

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Plan the Best Upper Peninsula Road Trip

Some of the best vacations are those spent in the car in close proximity with your friends, family or even on a trip for one. Sharing packed snacks, conversation and playlists. And the U.P. makes for a great road-tripping route. You can choose from stopping at beautiful vistas, iconic landmarks…

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The 35 best things to do in the Upper Peninsula

There are so many choices of what to see and do in the U.P., planning a vacation can be daunting. To make it easier, we compiled this guide of the best things to do in the Upper Peninsula. But there are lots more ideas, so ask locals and other visitors for their recommendations while you are here…

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8 Must-See Roaring Waterfalls in the Spring

With hundreds of waterfalls to choose from in the Upper Peninsula, you can view them in varied conditions all year long. But if you’re looking for activity — the roaring sound that makes you raise your voice a few decibels so you can be heard, the mist splashing back on your face — then you need to…

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Devour Sweet Michigan Maple Syrup From the U.P.

Get your flapjacks ready. The season of fresh Michigan maple syrup begins each spring, when the days start warming and the nights stay cold, and the sap flows in our sugar maples. Hardy individuals continue the centuries-old skill of tapping the trees, collecting the sap and boiling it down to…

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Celebrate the First day of Spring Central U.P. Style

The frigid, frozen elements of Winter are dissipating into the ground and air, and your senses are buzzing with excitement as the earth awakens. The gentle pulse of the earth hums under your feet, pushing its way up into your body in a whisper, as if saying: “Go…Seek…Explore.” The first day of…

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Explore Spring Break Ideas in Michigan’s U.P.

Forget about going to the swampy and salty southern states this spring. Throw your swimsuits in your luggage and bring your family or friends to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to play Marco Polo in our hotel pools. We’ve got so many fun spring break ideas — you will have reasons left over to return this…

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Best places for stargazing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Night owls, sightseers, late-night drivers and adventure seekers alike are called to discover the night. Believe us, you early birds and indoor enthusiasts will want to step out of your comfort zone and into Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for this, too! The U.P. has a unique advantage when it comes to…

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5 Birdwatching Hot Spots in the UP

Catch a glimpse of some unique bird species while visiting the U.P. Centuries before vacationers flocked to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, birds began following migratory flight paths across this wilderness region. Nearly 400 distinct bird species have been spotted throughout the U.P., including such…

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