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Michigan"s Upper Peninsula: Great Destinations

A Complete Guide (Great Destinations)

by Amy Westervelt

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Countryman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - Northeast - New England (General),
  • Travel / United States / Northeast / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT),
  • United States - Midwest - East North Central (General),
  • Travel,
  • Travel - United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12280892M
    ISBN 101581570813
    ISBN 109781581570816
    OCLC/WorldCa181139595


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Michigan"s Upper Peninsula: Great Destinations by Amy Westervelt Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Lifelong Michiganian Paul Vachon's introduction to the Upper Peninsula came as a childhood trip to the fascinating Soo Locks in Sault Ste.

Marie. From that point forward, he developed a love for travel in general, and for Michigan in particular. Over the years, Paul has visited virtually every corner of the Great Lakes State/5(19).

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Unique Michigan Destinations on the Upper Peninsula By Paul Vachon, author of Moon Michigan's Upper Peninsula Michigan’s northern tier is known for its natural beauty and solitude. Despite being home to just three percent of the state’s population, the Upper Peninsula boasts a subculture which celebrates the peculiar, the unexpected, and.

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With beautiful views of the Mackinac Bridge, your trip to the Upper Peninsula is sure to create memories that will last a lifetime. Michigan's Upper Peninsula, bordered by three Great Lakes, is a region of rugged hills and waterfalls. Vast state and national forests cover much of the area and the biggest city has fewer t residents.

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Lumberjack: Inside an Era in the Upper Peninsula of Michiganth Anniversary Edition by William S. Crowe, Lynn McGlothlin Emerick, Ann McGlothlin Weller Updated edition of a firsthand account of the lumbering era during the white pine boom years of the late 's - early 's.

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And Michigan is always a top Midwest destination for ruffed. The harbor town of Manistique is located on the Lake Michigan shoreline in the beautiful Upper Peninsula and surrounded by state and national forest land for great recreational opportunities.

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by William S. Crowe, Lynn McGlothlin Emerick, et al. Flanked by four Great Lakes and with 2, miles of shoreline (even more than California), Michigan is divided into two peninsulas—the Lower, which resembles a mitten and is the more densely. One of the most popular sights in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

Miners Castle is an easy walk with (or without) children and offers several viewing areas. A great way to experience the Pictured Rocks with children is to walk to the various Miners Castle viewing overlooks. Life has a languid quality in the stunning landscapes of the Upper Peninsula (called the UP by visitors, and its residents are known as Yoopers).

Americans first started vacationing here at the turn of the last century, with barons of Midwest industry like Thomas Edison and Detroit’s Henry Ford leading the weekend migration to the region. Bounded on three sides by Great Lakes, Michigan's Upper Peninsula is a natural for water-related activities.

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Bradley-Holliday, Valerie - is an Upper Peninsula author with two published books, Places to Be Blessed and Northern Roots and third book, Elmwood is in progress.: Buege, Larry - author of Cold Turkey, a political satire, and proponent for making the Amorous Spotted Slug the state slug of Michigan.: Cabell, Brian - UP author whose novel, Money in the Ground, fictionalizes a present-day.

The Upper Peninsula of Michigan – also known as Upper Michigan or colloquially the U.P. – is the northern and more elevated of the two major landmasses that make up the U.S. state of Michigan, the other being the Lower is bounded primarily by Lake Superior to the north, separated from the Canadian province of Ontario at the east end by the St.

Marys River, and flanked by Lake Area: 16, sq mi (42, km²). Along the U.P.’s Great Lakes coasts you will find more than 40 lighthouses, most built in the mid s. Many continue to guide ships and boats safely into harbors and around dangerous shoals. A dozen of them are open for public tours.

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The cruise lasted 2 1/2 hours and is a great way to see the park from the water. If you are not a backpacker, you should definitely take a boat to see the highlights of Pictured Rocks. Read: Explorer’s Guide Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: A Great Destination.

Pictured Rocks Backpacking. By Paul Vachon, author of Moon Michigan's Upper Peninsula For those with a more rustic spirit, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a truly quintessential camping destination. Traditionally, campers arrive at one site, set up camp, and venture off on day hikes or fishing adventures.

The Eben Ice Caves are some of the most unique attractions in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Pack your snowshoes and head out for a winter hike near Silver Creek in between Marquette and Munising.

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Only 45 miles of interstate highway slice through the trees, punctuated by a handful of cities, of which Marquette is the largest. Michigan’s Upper Peninsula spans 1,miles of shoreline along three of the Great Lakes: Superior, Michigan and Huron.

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