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Five Recommended Bike Rides in Marquette

Ready to ride? Whether you're a beginner or expert, we have the perfect trails or paths for you to choose. Here are some of our top recommended spring and summer bike rides. North Trails Loop If you’re new to Marquette’s MTB trails, we introduce to you - the North Trails Loop. Part of the…

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Spring Things to Do in Marquette

Go Chasing Waterfalls Marquette County is home to more falls than any other county in the state of Michigan, and with the temps warming and snow melting, spring is prime time for visiting them. You can find maps and info on the most popular and accessible ones on our waterfall page. Try to…

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Fat Biking for Beginners

Out on the open trail— you’ll find ultimate freedom. Out here, you have the ability to leave everything but yourself behind and focus only on what lies ahead. The valleys and the peaks, accompanied solely by the sound of crunching snow beneath tire, and the continuous waves of your breath. There’s…

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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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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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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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