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May 6 2022

Why Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore will get even better in 2022 and beyond

2022-05-06T09:43:58-05:00May 6th, 2022|

In the coming years, Sue Reece, a ranger at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, expects to see trails improved and expanded, bridges refortified and seasonal maintenance staff added to the 73,000-acre Upper Peninsula gem that became the country’s first national lakeshore in 1966. The upgrades and the personnel will come via visitor entrance fees that launched at

Mar 14 2022

Powerful Munising waterfalls are at highwater with snow melt in the spring

2022-03-14T09:50:03-05:00March 14th, 2022|Tags: |

The snow will melt, even if five months of Upper Peninsula winter storm systems has convinced you otherwise. And when it does, there’s no better place to be in Michigan than in Munising, where it’s possible to witness the natural beauty of 17 waterfalls come alive during the transition from frozen masses to the ferocity and

Feb 24 2022

Ice Fest is over, but here’s why you shouldn’t miss another winter moment in Munising

2022-02-24T13:17:33-05:00February 24th, 2022|

Michigan Ice Fest, the Midwest’s largest ice climbing festival that brings outdoor adventure opportunities to the masses and professional-level athletes to Munising, sadly, is over for 2022. But that doesn’t mean this year’s seasonal winter fun is done in Munising, the U.P. city that is also the home base for getting outside at the Pictured Rocks

Oct 5 2021

U.P. breweries: Munising’s craft beer scene has never been better

2021-10-05T09:34:55-05:00October 5th, 2021|

It’s easy to get lost in the shuffle of Michigan craft breweries when there are more than 400 currently operating in a space that the biggest players – Bell’s, Founders and Shorts – tend to dominate the conversation. Even among U.P. breweries, the shadows cast by Blackrocks, Keweenaw and Ore Dock seem to blot out both

Jul 28 2021

These 5 new food trucks add to Munising dining options

2021-07-28T13:19:25-05:00July 28th, 2021|

Munising is lucky to have downtown streets lined with long-time community restaurants to refuel Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore visitors and local residents with creative fresh farm-to-table fresh fare, traditional burger-and-sandwich options, pizza and authentic ethnic cuisine. It’s apparent that 2021 is becoming the year of the food truck, adding to the great places to grab a

Jul 7 2021

Summer 2021 vacation: Get outside and stay safe in Munising

2021-07-07T10:00:22-05:00July 7th, 2021|

After more than a year spent largely inside because of the COVID-19 outbreak, travelers have a thirst for the outdoors. They want adventures. They want experiences. They want a chance for discoveries. They are drawn to open spaces where the pace of life slows. Munising checks every box. There are amazing encounters with Lake Superior. There