Steve Isola

Scenic Overlooks

Travis Novitsky

18 Lake Superior Overlooks You Should Visit

Just off or along the highways around Lake Superior are scenic overlooks with such breathtaking views that you never forget them.

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There Will Be Dragons

For spectators, the dragon boat races next to Barker’s Island in Superior might look like a mass of arms and paddles, swirling and splashing. But it soon gets easier to tell the teams apart as some boats pull ahead. more »

Aug 19, 2015 11:52 AM Wisconsin

A 'Bight' of Thunder Bay

You could hardly imagine a better location for an eatery than Prince Arthur’s Landing in the heart of Thunder Bay’s Marina Park, where Bight Restaurant & Bar enjoys a postcard view of the harbour, the marina and the Sleeping Giant. more »

May 22, 2015 4:06 PM Ontario

Fast-Draw Shooting with Superior's Black River Bandits

You place your thumb on the hammer of the .45-caliber single-action revolver in your holster, itching to touch the trigger, but you must keep your fingers off of it until you hear the command: “Shooters ready. Shooters on the line. Shooters set.” more »

Apr 8, 2015 10:53 AM Wisconsin

Lake Superior Journal: A Teen Looking for Romance Discovers a Great (Lake) Love

I can still bring to mind details of the weekend that triggered my ongoing romance with Lake Superior, Minnesota’s North Shore and Duluth. Four high school pals and I drove north from suburban Minneapolis. It was our first away-from-home adventure. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Minnesota

An Interview with Romantica’s Ben Kyle

Minneapolis band Romantica takes the stage at Papa Charlie’s at Lutsen Mountains on April 4. Its richly-textured sound blends elements of folk, alt-country, rock and pop and features the compelling vocals of frontman and songwriter Ben Kyle. more »

Mar 24, 2015 11:03 AM Minnesota

Cirque du Soleil Brings "Dralion" to the Big Lake

For three decades, since 1984, the Quebec-based Cirque du Soleil has thrilled audiences with live performances that combine theater, acrobatics and funky storylines and costumes. The troupe will be bringing “Dralion” to the Big Lake this fall. more »

Oct 28, 2014 4:56 PM Travel

The Living Dead Invade Washburn During Zombie Days

Zombies will be running amok through the streets of Washburn, but no need to run and hide. It should be a blast. Washburn Zombie Days was started three years ago by the local Chamber of Commerce. more »

Oct 22, 2014 9:53 AM Wisconsin

Magnus Theatre's 2014-15 Season, in the Words of the Playwrights

The plays of writers with strong ties to Thunder Bay take center stage during the Magnus Theatre’s 2014-15 season. Lake Superior Magazine managing editor Bob Berg corresponded with the playwrights to see how a sense of place influences their work. more »

Sep 24, 2014 12:22 PM Ontario

Best of the Lake

See what our readers picked as 2015's Best of the Lake, in categories from Best Park to Best Restaurant/Cafe.

The Travel Guide

Planning a Big Lake trip? Updated annually by our editors, this mile-by-mile guide covers the entire Lake Superior Circle Tour, including side trips, and comes with a handy tear-out map. 144 pages, magazine format. $9.95.

The Ultimate Guide

The Ultimate Guide to the Region is filled with even more information, insider tips and photos. 294 pages, 5 ½" x 8 ½", softcover book. $19.95.


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