Freshcoast

Doggy Guide

“Even good dogs must be on a leash” You’ve likely seen these signs at various trailheads around Marquette County. Keeping your furry companions leashed on trails is necessary for multiple reasons. First and foremost it is for the safety of your pet and the wildlife around you. Allowing your pet to…

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Brew Buff's Guide to Marquette

From cozy roasts to refreshing brews, we've got you covered with dozens of handcrafted beverages for every season. FUEL UP WITH COZY CUPS VELODROME COFFEE COMPANY Fast, simple, fresh is the motto at this bike-themed coffee shop, but that doesn’t mean boring! Interesting flavors (cardamom thyme…

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Invasive Species

The introduction of invasive species has affected all aspects of life in the Great Lakes Region and throughout the globe. According to the Leave No Trace organization, the annual estimated cost in the United States of invasive species control is around $120 billion per year, and approximately 42% of…

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Fresh Coast Summer Itinerary

Summer, glorious summer. There’s no better time to explore the Fresh Coast. Blue skies, crystal clear waters, and long summer days stretched out in front of you to enjoy. BODEGA BREAKFAST Make the most of your morning with breakfast at Bodega, where everything is freshly baked and locally sourced…

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Fire Ethics

Campfires can have detrimental impacts on an area if not managed properly. The Leave No Trace organization advises the best practice is using camp stoves for cooking instead of fires, as they allow for minimal impact on the area you are camping. If a camp stove isn’t available to you, it’s important…

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Five Must-Try Food Trucks

Whether you find yourself on-the-go or on one of our breweries' patios, we recommend a quick pit stop at a tasty, local food truck to fuel up for your next adventure. BURGER BUS If you spot this big, green school bus, you’ve reached your stop. Hop by the bus for a juicy, fried chicken sandwich or…

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Discover Public Art in Marquette

The stunning nature all around isn't the only eye-catching beauty to appreciate in Marquette. From the serpent of Blackrocks to Anishinaabe-inspired water-giving-life scene, public art is on the rise in Marquette County. “NATURAL” CORNER OF NORTH THIRD AND WEST OHIO STREETS Artists: Lead artist…

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How to celebrate the Fourth of July in Marquette

Celebrating the Fourth of July in Marquette is a blast. From Food Fests to Fireworks, there's plenty to see and do all weekend long in Marquette County, MI. Marquette Food Fest Saturday, July 2-Monday, July 4 Kick off the Fourth of July weekend with the International Food Fest in Mattson Lower…

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Marquette Art Week Lineup

Cover photo courtesy of Taryn Okesson The City of Marquette Art Week (June 20-25) 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…

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Mountain Bike Like a Local

Local mountain biking expert, Todd Poquette, has always been known as one to disappear into the woods. He began as an avid hiker and backpacker before he fell for the sport of cycling over a decade ago. Today, he works as the Director of Adventure for the 906 Adventure Team, a non-profit aimed at…

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