See what our readers picked as this year's Best of the Lake, in categories from Best Waterfall to Best Local Fish Dish.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 »
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.