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7 Fun Things To Do In Suttons Bay, Michigan

As anyone who truly knows the great state of Michigan can tell you, it is not a state defined simply by hubs like Lansing and Detroit. For the most part, a good portion of this state’s particular character comes from its quieter corners – in particular, from the little towns that sit upon the shoreline of the great and beautiful Lake Michigan, seating among natural splendour and offering up the opportunity to vanish for a little while among the sort of breathtaking beauty and off-the-beaten-path charm that you’ll only find in small-town Michigan. And if, by any chance you’re planning a walk on that side of the world, then you’re going to want to make sure one of your stops...

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Isle Royale Greenstone: Facts, History, Jewelry, & Where To Find

(Image Credit: Lake Superior Magazine) Many people enjoy using the Isle Royale Greenstone to make jewelry, where its blueish green color creates a distinctive piece. However, there is much more to this gemstone than its beautiful coloration. As we’ll see, there is a lot of interesting facts and stories surrounding this gemstone. Today, we’ll discuss some of these interesting facts about this gemstone which, despite its beauty, many people don’t know much about. How Isle Royale Greenstone Was Formed Let’s start by talking about the best place to find these gemstones. However, to do that we need to understand how they were formed. Billions of years ago, a tectonic shift occurred that caused a depression to occur in North America....

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The Best Fishing Lakes In Michigan: What To Catch & Where To Find

Michigan is home to local fishermen and those enthusiasts who like to spend the weekend fishing. With the days of good weather, one of the most enjoyable activities you can enjoy in Michigan is a day of fishing. Here, you will find the best fly fishing in the country as well as 5 of the 50 most special lakes to fish along with some 150 species of fish to fish among which are for example salmon, lake trout and walleye, to mention a few.  If you are looking for a place where you can spend the day or even the weekend fishing with the family or friends with all the necessary amenities, then you must be interested in knowing the family-friendly...

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8 Interesting Facts About Lake Michigan

One of the most popular holiday destinations in the United States is Lake Michigan. It’s one of five Great Lakes in the country and is around 321 miles (517km) long and 118 miles (190 km) wide. It also has a maximum depth of 923 feet (281m). With such a large area and such a long history, many interesting things have occurred at the lake during its life. Let’s look at eight of the most fascinating facts about Lake Michigan. 1. The Earliest People To Inhabit The Lake Were Hopewell Indians During 200 to 500 BCE, the Hopewell Indian culture was at its most successful. The culture used nature to their advantage, living along the river banks and shores of lakes....

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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore: History & Facts

Rightly named the Most Beautiful Place in America in 2012, the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes is one of the greatest attractions of the United States of America. This nature reserve is the number one attraction for many tourists traveling through the northern part of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. The panoramic platform of Lake Michigan is something like a climax for those who visit the region of the Traverse City in the American state of Michigan. No other place on the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive is so fascinating because of the panoramic view of the lake. The Sleeping Bear Dunes stretch for more than 37 miles along Lake Michigan. The Scenic Drive, a one-lane road through the reserve, is also the most...

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