Munising Bay shipwreck glass bottom Boat tours

    The two-hour tour covers a distance of about 10 miles and features sights both above and below the water.  Located on picturesque Munising Bay in Munising, Michigan Shipwreck Tours offers modern travelers a chance to see the proud boats which sailed the Great Lakes before the turn of the century.
    Come Aboard! Discover the shipwrecks of the Alger Underwater Preserve through the clear waters of Lake Superior and view the rock formations of Grand Island.
Munising, MI     (906)387-4477     www.shipwrecktours.com
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Pictured Rocks Boat Cruises

Come & explore the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore from the comfort of our Tour Boats! The views are breathtaking, up close and wonderful!  Sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, & waterfalls along the Lake Superior Shoreline will delight viewers of all ages.  Your journey begins in Munising located in the beautiful Upper Michigan!
Munising, MI     (800)650-2379    www.picturedrocks.com
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Riptide Ride

Experience the excitement of riding on a Navy Seal vessel! Feel the breeze and hear the waves. The Riptide Ride combines the ultimate package of fun and beautiful scenery.
Munising, MI     (906)387-8888    www.riptideride.com
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Mackinaw Parasailing

  Parasailing is an exciting watersport for all ages. Come and view the "Straits of Mackinac" from a new perspective. Our custom boat enables the parasailer to take off and land directly from the flight deck, making for a smooth, safe, and dry parasail flight.
St. Ignace, MI     (231)436-7144     www.mackinawparasailing.com
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Kosir's Rapid Rafts

    A professional whitewater rafting outfitter with operations on both the "Roaring Rapids" section of the Peshtigo River and the mighty "Piers Gorge" section of the Menominee River . These are the most exciting and challenging whitewater rafting trips in Northern Wisconsin! We challenge you to compare our whitewater rafting adventures to any other in the Midwest!
Silver Cliff, WI     (715) 757-3431     www.kosirs.com
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Agawa Canyon / Snow Tour Train

Welcome aboard one of the most popular train tours in North America. This one-day wilderness excursion will transport you 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, over towering trestles, alongside pristine northern lakes and rivers and through the awesome granite rock formations and vast mixed forests of the Canadian Shield.
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
    (800)387-4477    www.agawacanyontourtrain.com
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Iron Mountain Iron Mine

    This fascinating tour, with skilled guides, takes you through 2600 feet of underground drifts and tunnels to 400 feet below the earth's surface to see the reality of iron mining.
Iron Mountain, MI  (906)563-8077 www.ironmountainironmine.com
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Oswald's Bear Ranch

This complex is the Largest (bear only) Bear Ranch in the entire United States! We are found only in the Wild Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Newberry, MI
    (906) 293-3218   www.oswaldsbearranch.com
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Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

There have been over 6000 ships lost on the great lakes; the Edmund Fitzgerald remains the most famous. In 1995 the bell was raised to honor the 29 men lost on Nov 10, 1975. The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is a must see and a great way to teach your children a little about the Upper Peninsula fast Maritime history! One of the best museums in America –Money Magazine.
Paradise, MI     (906) 492-3747    www.shipwreckmuseum.com
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Whitefish point Bird observatory

Whitefish Point provides a phenomenal concentration spot for migrant birds. Here, land and water features create a natural migration corridor. Tens of thousands of birds are funneled to the Point every spring and fall while migrating through the Great Lakes region. Over 330 species of birds have been seen at the Point including: Spruce Grouse, Rough-legged Hawk, Jaegers, Great Gray Owl, Boreal Owl, Northern Hawk Owl, Black-backed Woodpecker, Boreal Chickadee, and Bohemian Waxwing
Paradise, MI     (906) 492-3596    www.wpbo.org
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Adventure Copper Mine

While visiting the Copper Country we invite you to experience the best in underground mine tours: a tour through the historic Adventure Copper Mine. Located in Ontonagon County at the base of the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula, the Adventure Mining Company in Greenland, MI is only a 30-minute drive from Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
Greenland, Michigan     (906)883-3371    www.adventureminetours.com
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Grand Island National REcreation Area

Historic Bus Tours - In addition to the passenger ferry service, the Forest Service has entered into an agreement with ALTRAN Transportation Company to provide ground transportation services on Grand Island The tour travels the southern part of the island and will last 3 to 3 ½ hours. Riders will be treated to breathtaking overlooks and pristine sandy beaches. There are about a dozen stopping points that passengers will get out of the bus and walk to while learning about Grand Island's rich cultural history. Though some of the trails are easy to tread, most of the trails are sandy and have uneven terrain. Accessible toilets are available at Powell Point, Williams Landing, Murray Bay and Trout Bay
Munsing, MI     (906)387-3503    www.grandislandmi.com/tours.html
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Thompson State fish hatchery

This facility can produce a wide range of fish species for both inland and Great Lake waters because of its unique water supply. Coldwater species produced at Thompson in 2008 include: Chinook salmon, steelhead, rainbow trout, and brown trout. Walleye fry are the only coolwater specie produced at Thompson.
Thompson, MI     (906)341-5587    Click Here
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Seul Choix point lighthouse

Seul Choix (pronounced Sis-shwa) Point Light marks a small harbor on Lake Michigan located on the south shore of the Upper Peninsula. Some sixty miles west of the Straits, the name means "only choice".

Native Americans and French fur traders traveled in canoes across the rough waters of Lake Michigan. It was named by the French who found that it was the only harbor of refuge in this part of Lake Michigan. If boats were headed for the Straits of Mackinac, the only choice for safety was Seul Choix.
Gulliver, MI
    (906)283-3183    www.greatlakelighthouse.com
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Seney Wildlife refuge

Seney National Wildlife Refuge is a place of excitement and wonder where wildlife comes first. It is a place where managment decisions are made in the best interest of wildlife and their habitats, and people are encouraged to explore and learn about the natural world.
Seney, MI
    (906)586-9851    www.fws.gov/midwest/Seney
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kitch-iti-kipi Big Spring

Two hundred feet across, the forty foot deep Kitchitikipi is Michigan's largest Spring. With over an amazing 10,000 gallons a minute gushing from its fissures in the underlying limestone, this crystal clear attraction is absolutely amazing and mysterious.
Manistique, MI
    (906)341-2355    Click Here
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Maritime Museum

  “To protect and preserve the maritime history of Marquette and interpret it against Lake Superior and the Great Lakes”
& Remember our Submarine Veterans
Marquette, MI     (906)226-2006    www.mqtmaritimemuseum.com
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Michigan Iron Industry Museum

 Michigan's iron built the rails westward and the skyscrapers upward. Find out what it was like to work underground and follow the trail to the site of the Carp River Forge.
Marquette, MI   (906)475-7857  www.michigan.gov/ironindustrymuseum   For more info on this area, and places to stay, Click here!

Iron Ore Heritage Trail

  The Iron Ore Heritage Trail will be a 48-mile, multi-use, year round trail that connects communities and people to the region?s historic sites and human stories. Through a multitude of interpretation methods, we can share the story of the Marquette Iron Range and our 160+ years of mining ore that changed the landscape of Marquette County and the United States.
Marquette, MI     (906)235-2923    www.ironoreheritage.com 
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Upper PEnisula Children's Museum

The Children's Museum Mission: Engaging Youth and families to discover through interactive exhibits and learning opportunities.
Located in historic Marquette along the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula, the Museum is a hands-on exploratory learning environment designed by kids for FUN!
The Museum offers a variety of exciting programs and exhibits that engage thousands of families from across the region and around the globe each year. There is plenty to explore, so begin your adventure...
     Marquette, MI
   (906) 226-3911  http://www.upcmkids.org/
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Peter White Public library

Marquette, MI     (906)226-9510   www.pwpl.info  
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Marquette county History Museum

The oldest Historical Society in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Museum features a collection that includes artifacts from the prehistoric copper culture through contemporary times. Each year, visitors come from all over the world to use the Research Library and view the Museum's exhibition gallerie
Marquette, MI     (906)226-3571    www.marquettecohistory.org
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