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Fun Fall Activities in Marquette MI for Families

Explore the Farmers Market Every Saturday from 9am-1pm, the Down Marquette Farmers Market is at the Marquette Commons. There's no better way to spend an autumn morning/afternoon than out in the fresh air, supporting farm-fresh local foods and goods. Take a Fall Color Hike Peak season is almost upon…

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Marquette County Color Tour Cruises

From tunnels of color to historic attractions, these four fall foliage cruises are full of sights loved by locals and visitors alike. Central Marquette County | 4 hours (193 miles) • Start at Travel Marquette, head east on W Washington St. and turn right onto S Front St. • At the…

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Five Recommended Bike Rides in Marquette

Ready to ride? Whether you're a beginner or an expert, Marquette County has the perfect paths or trails for you to craft your ideal route. Here are some of our top recommended springtime bike rides. Iron Ore Heritage Trail The Iron Ore Heritage Trail (IOHT) offers a cross-section of Marquette…

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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 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 breathing. So take a moment to…

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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…

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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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