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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

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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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PIETER M. van HATTEM

Lake Superior is not exactly known as a “talent pool” where record executives search the shores for the next hot new bands, but in recent years a crop of musicians in the port city of Duluth have gained national and even worldwide attention. more

Minnesota

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AUDREY BUTTS

The water may not be flowing, but in-the-know winter visitors to Gooseberry Falls State Park find plenty to draw their interest. more

Minnesota

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Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

You’d be surprised what turns up on a walk around the waterfront. Take a look for these on your next downtown or Canal Park jaunt. more

Minnesota

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PHOTOS COURTESY SAULT STE. MARIE CONVENTION & VISITOR BUREAU

In February the International 500 Snowmobile Race in Sault Ste. Marie celebrates 50 yrs of the endurance event on its 1-mile oval ice track – the only one in the country and with “banked turns that would make NASA queasy,” touts the race’s promoters. more

Michigan

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KIRVAN PHOTOGRAPHY

It’s mid-February, chilly and snowy and … well, not boring because there’s plenty to do in Marina Park on SnowDay in Thunder Bay. more

Ontario

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DON J OLSON

Constance Meek knows what makes a good ski race. A competitive cross-country skier for 40 years, she’s tackled courses throughout the United States and Europe and even moved from Madison to Hayward to be where the American Birkebeiner is raced, “so I more

Wisconsin

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COURTESY LAURIUM MANOR INN

Most people have the wrong impression about winter in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, Julie Sprenger insists. more

Michigan

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COURTESY TBSHOWS.COM

When Lake Superior Magazine wanted to find someone with a finger on the pulse of the Thunder Bay music scene, Jean-Paul De Roover’s was among the first names to pop up. more

Ontario

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 Ryden’s Border Store

Anyone who has crossed the U.S.-Canadian line at the Pigeon River knows Ryden’s Border Store on the Minnesota side of Highway 61. more

Minnesota

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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

Friends of the Superior Carnegie Library announce a new buyer for the historic building. more

Wisconsin

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City of Thunder Bay Tourism

When Thunder Bay locals want to impress visitors, they take them to Hillcrest Park in the center of the city to show off the stunning views of the harbor and distant Sleeping Giant. more

Ontario

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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

Sammi Manning and her co-driver Haley Rohe pulled into Duluth with the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile for five days of activities. She took the time to answer a few questions about a most unusual job. more

Minnesota

The Travel Guide

2018 Lake Superior 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. 136 pages, magazine format. $9.95.

The Ultimate Guide

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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.

Best of the Lake 2017

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The votes are tallied and the results are in. See what readers chose as their favorites in this year’s categories.

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