Hikers on Sugarloaf Mountain in Marquette, MI.
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Where to find U.P. delicacies, Cudighi & Pasties

Hungry to know how the cudighi & pasty became U.P. delicacies? Here's a brief history. The Cudighi While the cudighi originated in Northern Italy, it's now primarily served in the Upper Peninsula—particularly in Marquette County. The sandwich and its signature sausage were initially sold in…

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Chasing Fall Colors

Embracing the changes—in seasons and in life The wind whispered through the trees and the sun shone on the leaves, showing off their autumn hues as we walked down the street to breakfast. This was not only our first time in Marquette but our first getaway together as retirees. Life was decidedly…

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A Winter Playground

With a fresh blanket of snow, the adventure begins A winter trip to Marquette had long been on our travel list, but life had always seemed to get in the way. Once the kids were a little older, we decided to drive the few hours from our home to experience the untamed snow-covered landscape we’d only…

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Ice Cream & Sweet Treats

Treat yourself with these must-stop sweet shops in Marquette County. 231 West Patisserie From delicate and crisp French macaroons to fresh baked goods like lemon lavender scones and salted caramel brownies, you'll have a tough time trying to order just one or two treats from 231 West. But whatever…

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Travel Adventure Update

Travel + Adventure Update #ONYOURMARQ MARQUETTE IS READY. Many Marquette enthusiasts and adventurers are wondering when and if it's safe to visit. Marquette County and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan are currently in Phase 5 of the "MI Safe Start Plan". This means that the travel restrictions are…

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Where to find food trucks & al fresco dining

With the Governor’s updated executive order that allows for businesses, including bars and restaurants, in the Upper Peninsula to reopen many are wondering what to expect. While specific protocols and opening dates will vary from business to business, please recognize that: Restaurants and bars…

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Where to shop sustainably in Marquette County

Whether it be what you eat, wear or do, we have it for you! Find sustainably resourced goods and/or practices at these local businesses: Marquette Food Co-op For one, it's a locally owned grocery store, but the Marquette Food Co-op is also so much more. They provide “shoppers with access to…

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Dine-in Ready Restaurants

With the Governor’s updated executive order that allows for businesses, including bars and restaurants, in the Upper Peninsula to reopen many are wondering what to expect. While specific protocols and opening dates will vary from business to business, please recognize that: Restaurants and bars…

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