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Fort William Historical Park
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For an incredible family adventure, travel back in time to 1815 and experience life at the world’s largest fur trade post at the Fort William Historical Park. It’s Northern Ontario's premier tourism attraction, selected by the Toronto Star as one of Canada’s top ten attractions and winner of the Attractions Canada award in 2002.
The Fort is a living, breathing community full of fascinating characters and activities. There’s so much authentic detail and atmosphere, you’ll feel that you’re right back in the year 1815!
Amethyst Mine Panorama
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Amethyst Mine Panorama is the largest deposit in North America. It was discovered in 1955 as a result of a road being built to the forest fire lookout tower (McTavish Tower) visible from the mine sight. Amethyst production started in 1960 and the mine has produced continuously since then.
The mine produces 40% usable amethyst by volume. A large digging area, open to the public, contains 20% usable amethyst and is the main source of “pick your own” amethysts. Open from May to October.
Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce
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The City of Ashland, Wisconsin sits nestled at the head of Chequamegon Bay on the southshore of magnificent Lake Superior - which is why we are known as "Lake Superior's Hometown." Ashland is a beautiful, close-knit community with an excellent variety of lodging, dining, recreation and attraction options. Browse through our site to learn more about Ashland, Wisconsin and all we have to offer - whether you are a resident or a visitor, we want to help you make the most of your time in our city.
Tourism Thunder Bay
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Overlooking majestic Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is a four-season outdoor adventure paradise that has also been acknowledged as one of the 'Cultural Capitals of Canada'. It is well known, as well, as a world-class leisure travel, convention, group and sports tourism destination. Experience the harmony of a city rich with lakes and rivers, conservation areas, nature parks and trails, beautiful golf courses and Lake Superior marinas - while at the same time a major centre for artisans, visual and performing arts, history, culture and entertainment.
Leave the ordinary behind. The vacation you've been dreaming of is waiting for you on the shores of Lake Superior. Thunder Bay draws visitors from the four corners of the globe. Our warm hospitality, fabulous restaurants, and unique shopping districts will make you wish you'd come sooner.
Township of Wawa
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Wawa offers a relaxed lifestyle suited to industries wishing to locate an area with skilled and dedicated employees. It is a caring community with a friendly, hard-working and energetic labour force. Situated between the majestic Lake Superior Provincial Park and tranquil Pukaskwa Park, the combination of lush forests, spring-fed water and clean air creates a healthy community for all.
Township of Red Rock
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Our enthusiastic community believes that a high quality of life is fully achieved in Red Rock. The community members participate in many activities that vary by season. Red Rock offers exceptional opportunities for recreation and leisure all within walking distance. The multi-purpose Recreation Centre overlooks Lake Superior and offers a multitude of recreational amenities including a four-lane bowling alley, a full gymnasium, fitness room, hockey arena and curling ice. The full-sized arena hosts Red Rock's dynamic male and female hockey teams and has five days a week designated for public skating and shinny during the winter months. A host of programs are held at the Recreation Centre that will appeal to all different interests. Tennis courts, soccer and baseball fields are part of the complex.
Madeline Island Ferry Line
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Located at the gateway to the Apostle Islands on the south shore of Lake Superior in Northern Wisconsin, Madeline Island Ferry Line provides passenger, bicycle and car transportation between the picturesque towns of LaPointe and Bayfield. The 25-minute trip provides spectacular views of the Lake itself and several of the 22 Apostle Islands. Feel yourself being carried away!
Begin your voyage to the Island by stopping in the Madeline Island Information Station across from the ferry landing in Bayfield. It is a treasure trove of visitor information, promoting Island attractions and businesses. The displays in the Information Station highlight Island artistry, museums, lodging, parks, restaurants, and shops. A visit here will prepare you for all there is to see and do while you're on the Island, and get you set for the ferry trip!
Copper Peak Adventure Rides
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Copper Peak Adventure rides to the top of the world's largest ski flying structure via the 810-foot chair lift and 18 story elevator provide the visitor with a vista unsurpassed in the Midwest. The main observation deck provides a 360 degree, unobstructed view overlooking 2,500 square miles of the Western Lake Superior Basin. Copper Peak is a Michigan registered historic site. Open daily (except Monday) 10a.m.-5 p.m.. CT mid-June through Labor Day; weekends, Memorial Day to mid-June and after Labor Day through the Fall color season. Historic tours, group rates and extended hours by appointment
Mink Mountain Resort
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Carved out of the Canadian Shield between the Nor'Wester Mountains and Lake Superior, lies a scenic pastoral landscape unlike any other. It is here you'll find Mink Mountain Resort, a resort development with Cottage and Lodge Unit rentals, hiking trails and easy water access nestled in the Northshore wilderness of the Lakehead in Northwestern Ontario.
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Take some time to explore Ontario Parks. With over 330 parks, covering 9 million hectares that attract over 10 million visits each year, there is a lot to discover!
Read about Ontario Parks' history to understand our natural and cultural heritage. Learn more about our organization, our mission and get informed about Ontario Parks legislation. Check out our Parks Blog for all the latest news and fun articles. Visit our homepage to read our current special notices, or become an Ontario Parks Insider and receive our regular summer and fall newsletters.
Township of Nipigon
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Nipigon sits on the edge of the Nipigon River and is brimming with natural beauty. We are an inspiring community; a place where nature goes hand in hand with a rich culture and storied heritage.
If you love outdoor adventures, Nipigon is surrounded by dramatic shorelines, freshwater lakes, and rugged landscapes. It is also a stepping stone to many of the undiscovered places that make this area truly special – both Lake Nipigon and Lake Superior are accessed from here.
Township of Marathon
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The town of Marathon is located right along the famous Lake S uperior Circle Tour Route. Marathon is 904km/540 miles east of the geographic centre of Canada. Easily accessible, Marathon is located just off the Trans Canada Highway #17. When visiting Marathon, the great outdoors and surrounding wilderness await the enthusiast. In addidtion to the traditional pastimes of hunting and fishing, there are opportunities for canoeing/kayaking, hiking, golf, cross country and alpine skiing, snowmobiling, wildlife and bird watching, camping and much, much more
Amethyst Gift Centre
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Amethyst Gift Centre affords customers the opportunity to experience the beauty of handcrafted products created from amethyst mined at Amethyst Mine Panorama.
Each item is created from the raw mineral Amethyst and crafted on sight. Find great Gifts, Carvings, Clocks, Gemstones, Jewelry, Beads, Amethyst specimens and more.
Lake Shore Salzburger Hof Resort
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We welcome you to stay with us at the Lake Shore Salzburger Hof Resort for a fabulous vacation experience on the Heritage Coast of Lake Superior. We have large comfortable, well appointed accommodations, two licenced restaurants, and outdoor recreational facilities all located on well kept, spacious grounds just 43 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, in beautiful Batchawana Bay Ontario.
While here, dine with us at the Salzbuger Hof Dining Lounge, featuring authentic German-Austrian cuisine. We have been listed in "Where to Eat in Canada" for over 25 years.
Wabakimi Wilderness Adventures
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Specializing in Wilderness Adventures to Wabakimi Provincial Park. Our highly experienced staff and guides will set you up with the trip of a lifetime! We're experts in custom canoe tripping and Outpost fishing trips focused on your enjoyment and safety. Contact our trip planning experts to design a Canadian Wilderness Experience that is perfect for you.
Explore Wabakimi with Wildewaters Outfitting! Trips include guided and unguided, full and partial outfitting. Custom planned and the adventure of a lifetime.
Township of Terrace Bay
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Terrace Bay (known as the “Gem of the North”) is a picturesque community situated on the Trans-Canada Highway 17. Originally named after the sand and gravel terraces that cascade from Lake Superior, the area is surrounded by the rugged beauty and freedom of the North of Superior wilderness while serving as the Eastern gateway to the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area. It is this wilderness that encourages sportsmen and vacationers to stay and enjoy fishing, hunting, boating, golfing, hiking, swimming, kayaking, and snowmobiling. The main tourism attractions include the majestic Slate Islands with its friendly caribou population, unique meteorite history, and the tallest lighthouse on the Great Lakes, as well as the 100 foot Aguasabon Falls, the Aguasabon Golf Course, the 52 km Casque Isles Hiking Trail, Trestle Ridge Ski Hill, access to 100's of kms of snowmobile trails, the annual Green Tradeshow and the annual car racing festival Drag Fest. You will be amazed by the beauty of the area and overwhelmed by the number of potential activities.