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Drink like a Local

Find the right beer and atmosphere for you and your crew with our Q&A guide to these popular Marquette breweries. Cheers, eh? Blackrocks Brewery What's the vibe at Blackrocks? “Our brewery is located in an old house, so we definitely lean toward the cozy/comfortable side,” says Steve, Blackrocks…

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Haunted Places in The Upper Peninsula

Looking to get into the Halloween spirit? Marquette County's got you covered. There are plenty of festivities and frights to go around, but aside from the annual October events and activities that take place downtown, there are other more unearthly sites and phenomena to dig up for the…

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Your Guide to Fresh Coast Film Festival

ABOUT FRESH COAST Fresh Coast Film Festival (Oct. 14-17, 2021) is held annually in October, near the peak of Marquette's fall color season. The 4-day fest spans across the city of Marquette, featuring 100 films between 5 venues, and offering 7 FREE outdoor tours throughout the weekend. "Fresh Coast…

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Three Waterfalls You Need To See in The Fall

Looking to chase some waterfalls? You've come to the right place—Marquette County is home to 77—more than any other county in Michigan. Between the crisp breeze and colorful trees, our waterfalls are even more magical in the fall, and while we recommend seeing them all, here are three must-see falls…

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October is bursting with autumn color and events

Looking to make your autumn more eventful? Race through tunnels of colorful trees and crunching leaves, cheer on a pack of sled dogs as they eagerly prepare for winters' anticipated UP200 races, get into the Halloween spirit with a paranormal lighthouse tour or binge-watch inspirational flicks…

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The Best Autumn Adventures in Marquette

Fall in Marquette County is full of colorful adventure. From scenic drives to #ReMARQable hikes and bike rides, there are so many fun ways to take in the fall color. SCENIC DRIVES Marquette to Munising It’s just a 45-minute drive from Marquette to Munising and it’s almost all parallel to the…

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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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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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