Just because Labor Day has come and gone, it doesn’t mean the fun at Paddling Michigan is over — far from it. Some of the best days to see Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore are just around the corner.   Peak season for fall foliage colors in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula generally happens between the last week…

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Are you an artist looking for an amazing adventure? Many don’t know it, but the government has created an artist-in-resident program for the Pictured Rocks National Shoreline. For those who haven’t discovered the unique treasure of this amazing area, you may not realize just how inspiring it is. Paddling Michigan kayak tours are a great…

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When you visit Munising and plan a Paddling Michigan adventure, you get up close and personal with the amazing rock formations that have formed along the shoreline. These geologic formations aren’t accessible by land – that’s one of the many reasons to consider a kayaking trip; you can enjoy the full experience and beauty of…

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Munising, Michigan’s summers are jam-packed with fun and activity. Don’t discount the joy of August in the Upper Peninsula during your vacation planning. The U.P. State Fair, the Moving Vietnam Memorial, and Pictured Rocks are all reasons to visit the UP, but don’t forget about music – especially here in Munising where the city hosts…

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Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world, measuring 31,700 square miles. (That is roughly the same size as South Carolina or Austria!) All that fresh water creates a paradise for those who like to fish.   Because of Lake Superior’s cool temperature, its nutrient and algae content remain very…

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It’s summer in Michigan and everyone wants to enjoy time on the beautiful waters of The Great Lakes State. Michigan boasts 3,288 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, 11,000 inland lakes, and 76,000 miles of rivers and streams. Swimming, fishing, and boating await the residents and visitors of Michigan.   Kayaking and other paddle sports are…

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