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Hidden Gems of the West End

If you've never been to Negaunee or Ishpeming, MI, you're missing out on a slew of hidden gems. Here's where to eat, shop, and adventure in Marquette County's West End. 📍NEGAUNEE FOOD IRON TOWN PASTIES // Feeling UP for a pasty? Iron Town in Negaunee bakes a wide and tasty variety of…

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Hiker's Guide to Marquette

Discover hikes of all types in Marquette County—all ranging in difficulty, none lacking in scenery. From ‘easy’ and ‘intermediate’ to ‘difficult’ there’s sure to be a trail for whatever pace you’re U.P. for. Factors that helped us assess the difficulty level include distance, accessibility, the…

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The Superior Side of Marquette

Marquette is full of adventure. Biking, paddling, hiking, great food and so much more. This time, we decided to take in the Superior side of Marquette which meant paddling on Lake Superior to take in the views of Marquette from a different perspective. We started out by heading to McCarty's Cove…

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First Timer's Guide to Marquette

Welcome to Marquette. Also known as The Fresh Coast, Queen City, 906, or Midwest’s Best Kept Secret. Nestled on the southern shore of Lake Superior, Marquette is the largest city in Michigan’s picturesque Upper Peninsula. From fine food and brews to wallet-friendly shops and stays — Marquette County…

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The Marquette Pet-friendly Itinerary

A Four Paw Adventure There is nothing quite like spending the entire day with your best four-legged friend. Just you and your furry pal, out on the trails, strolling along the beach, then stopping somewhere for a bite to eat—somewhere your fuzzy buddy doesn’t have to wait in the car. Lucky for you…

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Marquette Art Week Lineup

The City of Marquette Art Week (June 21-27) brings together local artists, arts organizations, and businesses to put on a week-long series of special events, concerts, workshops, performances, and demonstrations that will immerse visitors and locals alike. Check out the schedule below to start…

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On the Water

When you have the world’s largest freshwater lake in your backyard, there is no shortage of ways to experience it—from strolling the sandy coves tucked along its rocky shores to diving off the ancient cliffs that tower above it. With 83 miles of Superior shoreline—plus 150 streams and nearly 300…

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Summer Events in Marquette

Cover photo courtesy of Taryn Okesson From outdoor art exhibits and performances to biking and running races to live music and car shows, these events are returning right in time for summertime. Make your summer more eventful in Marquette County, MI. JUNE First Thursdays Art Walk Thursday, June…

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The Marquette Ultimate Bucket List Challenge

Jump off Black Rocks? Climb to the top of Hogback? Visit waterfalls? This is all right up our alley. When we were challenged by Travel Marquette to accomplish as much of the summer activities as possible on the Marquette Ultimate Bucket List, we were down to make it happen! After going through the…

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