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24 Hours in Houghton

So you’ve found yourself in Houghton for a day – lucky you! Whether you’re dropping off your Tech student, or making the town your basecamp of Upper Peninsula adventures, the bustling community of Houghton, Michigan has many ways to enrich your travels. This list will stack the next 24 hours, but…

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YOUR SUMMERTIME GUIDE TO ENJOYING DREAMLAND AND BEYOND

LIKE A DREAM In 1913, a Canadian immigrant named Norbert Sarazin put down roots in Bootjack, Michigan. In this remote Keweenaw gem, Norbert built a resort that catered to loggers too weary to travel home. Originally named Dreamland Hotel, the Dreamland Restaurant & Bar has lived up to its name as an…

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WINTER EXPEDITION: HORSESHOE HARBOR

Horseshoe Harbor is one of those places you’d think would be totally inaccessible in winter. A remote, rocky beach east of Copper Harbor, this is a summer-time destination for travelers looking for a tranquil spot to take in Lake Superior during adventures in the Keweenaw Peninsula. But if you’re…

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HOW TO EXPLORE THE GHOST TOWN OF FREDA

In the never-ending quest for reduced screen-time, fresh air, and family fun, we hit the road on an early fall afternoon to explore one of the Keweenaw’s most beloved “ghost towns”: Freda, MI. While not a traditional ghost town (people still live in Freda), its really accessible and has a great mix…

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