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McGulpin Point Lighthouse - Mackinaw City

The efforts of the Emmett County Historical Society have returned the McGulpin Point Lighthouse to its past glory, and added another great attraction to the Mackinaw City area. 306 more words


Six Great Places To View Freighters in Michigan

With shoreline bordering four of the five Great Lakes, Michigan sees a great deal of freighter traffic during the shipping season. With ships making 10,000 passage through the Soo Locks alone each season, chances to see one of these massive vessels in action are aplenty. 514 more words

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12 Lake Michigan Lighthouses You Can Enter

Michigan is home to more lighthouses than any other state, and some of the best-known of those lighthouses can be found along the Lake Michigan coastline. 1,101 more words


10 Amazing Upper Peninsula State Parks

JW Wells State Park – Featuring a beautiful, sandy beach on Green Bay and 150 campsites, J.W. Wells State Park deserves to be one of the prime summer destinations in the southwestern U.P. 729 more words


1986 - A Superior Cruise in a 21' Trimaran

Crossing Lake Superior and Beyond in a 1/2-ton Boatcopyright Peter Marsh

Early one July morning in 1986, after three days of dawn-to-dusk motoring, I brought my weary car, an aging 1600 cc Datsun, to a stop above the Lake Superior shoreline in Duluth, Minnesota. 2,145 more words


A Summer Somewhere In Time

This past summer I did something that I never thought I would be able to do. I left everyone and everything (yes even my boyfriend and my adorable dog Elly May) to go on an adventure…ALONE. 703 more words