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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. 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. 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. 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. more

Minnesota

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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. more

Ontario

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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. 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. more

, Health/Wellness

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KONNIE LEMAY / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

Supporting the Community: At the new Duluth restaurant Martha’s Daughter, owner and chef Nyanyika Banda offers dishes influenced by flavors from around the world refashioned to support local producers. more

Minnesota

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CHRISTINE BREZDEN

Tradition with a New Flair: To celebrate turning 100 in May, Thunder Bay’s beloved Hoito Restaurant has been collaborating each month with a different guest chef to offer a brand-new dish based on the Hoito’s signature Finnish pancakes. more

Ontario

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Courtesy Christi Belcourt

Art and nature: Christi Belcourt, a Métis artist, has always addressed the cyclical relationship between people and nature. more

Art/Photography

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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. more

Travel

The holidays wouldn’t be the same without favorite traditions for the little ones, and for the children of Bayfield, one date that can’t come soon enough is the arrival by ferry of Santa and Mrs. Claus. more

Wisconsin

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COURTESY BAGGAGE BUILDING ARTS CENTRE

When you’re buying holiday, birthday or other gifts in Thunder Bay, banish the thought of a box-store gift certificate. Shopping is part of the charm as you hunt for local art to give. more

Ontario

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COURTESY LINDA SCHULZ

Packed with stunning scenery and boasting more than 2,500 miles of well-marked trails, the Upper Peninsula has long drawn admiration from avid snowmobilers. more

Michigan

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COURTESY ELY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Think small town means little going on for the holidays? These northern Minnesota community events might make you rethink that notion. more

Minnesota

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GINNY HAUPERT

Imagine telling bedtime stories to your children by the glow of millions of twinkling holiday lights. Talk about creating a memory – and you can do just that when you plan a three-day getaway for the family on the Duluth waterfront. more

Minnesota

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Lake Superior Magazine

In 1987 when Duluthian and dive-shop owner Elmer Engman called up a few diving friends, sent around a few announcements and gathered up a crew to hear speakers at Barker’s Island in Superior, he didn’t know he was launching an annual program. more

Minnesota

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Nace Hagemann

Come meet these artists who take their art from their wooded neighborhood along the scenic Gunflint Trail. more

Art/Photography

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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. 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. more

Travel

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