Track the spectacular autumn foliage around the Big Lake with these reports.more »
Stretching for 7 miles, the skinny sandspit of Park Point in Duluth is the quintessential beach settlement and the birthplace of the city. more »
It’s not often you expect to find diamonds, rubies, emeralds, agates and copper nestled alongside each other – especially in the Keweenaw Peninsula. But every one of these minerals can be found at the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum in Houghton. more »
While the Lake Superior region is no Hollywood movie-making mecca, over the years more than a dozen films have been shot in the area, starring the likes of Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Jimmy Stewart, Patty Duke and Richard Thomas. more »
A robust group of pioneers in the late 19th century first blazed a trail to the Slate River Valley. These days, an enthusiastic generation of progressive farmers and entrepreneurs carry on in their footsteps, but in a 21st century style. more »
Best of the Lake 2014
See what our readers picked as this year's Best of the Lake, in categories from Best Waterfall to Best Local Fish Dish.
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.