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RHONDA SILENCE / WTIP RADIO

Many Options for Holiday Events: Oohs, aahs and whistles from fireworks fans will be heard in waves along the western shores of Lake Superior on the Fourth of July. But perhaps the best part of celebrating independence is parading with the neighbors. Read more

Minnesota

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BOB BERG / LAKES SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

A Scenic Overlook to Start Your Trip: Many visitors stop at Thompson Hill Welcome Center off Interstate 35 near Spirit Mountain to pick up some information for their trip to Duluth or the North Shore. Read more

Minnesota

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BOB BERG / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

Hands-on in Superior: An interactive exhibit at the Lake Superior Estuarium on Barker’s Island encourages you to reach into cups hiding objects from nature. Read more

Wisconsin

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BOB BERG / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

Unusual Landscape: For years, locals and tourists visited Black Beach near Silver Bay to hang out on the cool spot with the distinctive charcoal-colored sands despite the beach being privately owned by Cleveland-Cliffs. Read more

Minnesota

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KELLIE RAE STUDIO

Provenance: A place of origin or earliest known history of something. Read more

Homes

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LAKEHEAD TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM SOCIETY

Local Hero: Step aboard the retired Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Alexander Henry in Thunder Bay’s Marina Park and check out the view from the wheelhouse or explore the captain’s quarters. Read more

Ontario

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PETRONELLA YTSMA

Meet the Artists: At Sara Mustonen’s studio in Herbster, you’ll see handwoven wool rugs, cotton towels and scarves made of Tencel (a fiber made from wood pulp), bamboo and silk. Read more

Wisconsin

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AARON PETERSON

Preparing for a few days rest and recreation in Marquette, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the options in and around this modest-sized city that happens to be the largest U.P. metro. Read more

Michigan

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KONNIE LeMAY

So you’ve decided to travel around Lake Superior and earn your Circle Tour bragging rights. The excitement (and maybe some anxiety) of this epic journey can span months of careful planning for some. Read more

, Health/Wellness

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OULLIS PHOTOGRAPHY

Two of the newest lodging options in Lake Superior's northwest corner encourage getting to know other guests and the local neighborhood. Read more

Travel

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Courtesy Bay Mills Resort & Casinos

Many gaming operations around the Big Lake neighborhood have grown into desirable destination points with broader opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Read more

Travel

Here are a few of the area towns with local airports, seaplane, heliports or aerodromes. Not all services are listed. Read more

Travel

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PHOTO COURTESY CIRRUS AIRCRAFT

Here beside the world’s largest freshwater lake, it’s easy to recall and remember our maritime heritage. But while the water remains our soul and mainstay, part of our heritage requires a look up into the skies. Read more

Travel

You can get there from here. Check out these links to interactive maps showing the latest road conditions for all four shores. Read more

Travel

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