The Great Waters Road Tour – July 15-20

July 5, 2018

St. Ignace, MI – Our longest tour gets you to the best sights in the eastern Upper Peninsula. Start with 3 Great Lakes! Toss in the Soo Locks, Whitefish Point, and Tahquamenon Falls and you have a winner! Five days of supported touring, 300 miles, wonderful hotel lodging, good dining all add up to a super week in the U.P. We carry your luggage, have good maps, a staff rider on the ground, and the experience here to make this your best tour. Please check out our website and register today!… Read the rest

St. Ignace Monday Night Sunset Cruise – July 10

July 5, 2018

St. Ignace, MI – Cruise the Straits of Mackinac at Sunset! The narrated Sunset cruise will take you to sights in St. Ignace and Mackinac Island with professionally narrated history of each. Then it’s off to cruise under the Mighty Mackinac Bridge where we will settle in to see the sunset behind the bridge. This tour is a wonderful photographic opportunity. Along the way see light houses, ships and maybe even a freighter or two.… Read the rest

Iron Ore Heritage Bike Tours – July 13

July 3, 2018

Negaunee, MI – Enjoy a casual historic interpretive bike tour from the Michigan Iron Industry Museum to Ishpeming and back on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail.  Registration required in advance.  Please contact Troy Henderson at 906-475-7857 for additional information.… Read the rest

Fireworks Over The Bay

July 1, 2018

St. Ignace, MI – Come and enjoy the fireworks over the bay in downtown St. Ignace! Every Saturday night from July 7th through September 1st, fireworks will decorate the sky over Moran Bay. Visitors can enjoy the display from the Huron Boardwalk, area restaurants and motels, or even just strolling through the business district. Saturdays at dusk or 10:00 p.m., come and join us in St. Ignace, Michigan!… Read the rest

EAA Offers Free Flights for Youth

July 1, 2018

Marquette, MI – Lake Superior Chapter 850 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will offer free airplane flights for youths ages 8 through 17 on Saturday, July 7. Registration is from 9:30-noon at Sawyer Airport’s General Aviation Terminal. Parents or legal guardians must complete a permission form before the flight; please remember that other relatives are not legal guardians. Flights may be canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions. For information, contact Greg Durand 906 458-2261.… Read the rest

4th of July Fireworks, Marquette – July 4

July 1, 2018

The Greatest Fourth in the North!

Marquette, Mich.– The Marquette area Fourth of July Fireworks will take place on Wednesday, July 4, at dusk (8:00 p.m.) in the Ellwood Mattson Lower Harbor Park.

In case of inclement weather, the fireworks will be rescheduled for July 5. Fire Chief Ian Davis of the Marquette Fire Department will make that decision and it will be transmitted on TV and radio.

A big thanks goes out to all of those who have been so generous with their donations, suggestions, and cooperation to make this all possible!

Star Spangled 4th of July – Mackinac Island

June 28, 2018

Mackinac Island, MI – The historic island fort is decked out in patriotic finery with banners, flags and bunting.  It is an 1880’s Independence Day, with 38-gun salutes honoring the states of the period, performances of patriotic music, and Victorian children’s games.  Guests join the party and participate in Victorian dances and games on the fort parade ground.

No additional admission charge for this special event above standard Fort Mackinac admission rates.… Read the rest

Van Riper State Park – 4th of July Jubilation

June 27, 2018

Champion, MI – Everyone is welcome to celebrate the Red, White, and Blue at Van Riper State Park! This Independence Day celebration will consist of fun, educational, and patriotic programs, as well as a bike parade and minnow races! Events will take place in different locations around the park, you can find a listing at our campground registration station as well as at our campground host site.

Camping reservations can be made at www.midnrreservations.com… Read the rest

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