Courtesy Michael Atmore and Paul Mesher

Thomas Wolfe wrote a 600+page book lamenting You Can’t Go Home Again, but what if you could return to your childhood? Read more


The Pathfinder Hatchet Haversack, the BIG Larry compact flashlight, the 12-ounce Hydro Flask and The Original Bug Shirt are a few of our picks for outdoor adventurers. Read more

Product Reviews

Find out more about Lake Superior Magazine's featured supporters through this month's Great Lake Destinations. Links, Maps, Video, Facebook, Twitter and more. Read more

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The Henry B. Smith was found on May 24, 2013, by a small team of shipwreck hunters. She had been missing almost a century, but through decades of effort, the team put it all together and solved one of the biggest mysteries of the Inland Seas. Read more


Journey of a Lifetime

Charly Ray

Paddling from Lake Superior to the Canadian plains – everybody does that for their honeymoon trip, right? Read more


Fire Tower Road

Landmark Conservancy

When the Town of Bayfield's planning commission declined his subdivision plans for a property high on Fire Tower Road, Bob Davidson ended up working to make it a public recreation space. Read more


No Hibernating in Thunder Bay

Goh Iromoto / Courtesy Tourism Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay loves winter. Far from hibernating, residents embrace this season of theatre and arts, of evenings out to sample tasty locavore fare and of days indulging in boutique shopping or outdoor recreation. Read more




When it comes to being safe on the ice, whether snowmobiling, ice fishing, fat tire biking or just taking a winter stroll, the experts all agree on one simple truth: There is no such thing as “safe” ice. Read more


Superior Ice

Dennis O'Hara

Picturing the Big Lake: 7 Winter Photography Tips

Photographer Dennis O'Hara gives us seven simple tips for photography during the winter, a special season of quiet snowfalls, pristine white landscapes and clear blue skies. Read more

Jan 4, 2013 10:34 AM Superior Notes

Download lake views and other scenes from the region for your desktops and home screens. Read more


In the Duluth Skywalk 109 W. Superior Street

Travel Planning

Aids to help you find your way around Lake Superior and the region.

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