Local Business Listing
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
Great Lakes Aquarium
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The Great Lakes Aquarium has been located on the Duluth Waterfront since 2000. A freshwater aquarium, GLA features animals and habitats found within the Great Lakes Basin. The Aquarium also houses animals from other freshwater ecosystems such as the Amazon River. A changeable exhibit space is designed to interpret marine (saltwater) animals and habitat and currently features "Masters of Disguise".
Great Lakes Aquarium provides on-site and outreach educational programming to learners of all ages. Daily interpretive programs give guests the opportunity to learn more about resident animals while watching them eat, play or interact with our staff
Kakabeka Falls Motor Hotel
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A great place to stay when visiting Kakabeka Falls or traveling on Hwy 11/17, only 20 minutes west of Thunder Bay. Licensed Dining Room, Lounge/Bar, Coffee Shop, clean modern rooms. Price is right for a family of 4 it is $ 67.60 taxes included per night. Just a short walk to beautiful Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park with its majestic and most beautiful Kakabeka Falls. 2nd largest falls in Ontario.
Visit Cook County
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Life is bigger here in Cook County, MN along legendary Highway 61. Here in the tip of Minnesota’s Arrowhead, amidst the north shore of Lake Superior and the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), you can go bigger, play harder and relax better than anywhere else in the Midwest.
Only in Visit Cook County, MN can you enjoy Lake Superior – the world’s largest freshwater lake, visit Minnesota’s tallest mountain peaks and highest waterfall, ski the largest ski resort in the Midwest and enjoy its longest and most scenic biking trails.
Grand Portage Lodge & Casino
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Luxuriate in the comfort and beauty of the 100-room Grand Portage Lodge & Casino embraced by the Lake Superior shoreline just off Highway 61. At this cozy retreat, all rooms have spectacular views of the Lake Superior shore or the deep green mystery of Minnesota's north woods.
Unwind by the 3-story fireplace, dine in the Island View Dining Room, enjoy a cocktail in the lounge, or relax in the indoor heated pool or soothing sauna. Come for intimacy or come with everyone and make use of our excellent meeting and banquet facilities.
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!
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
Lake Superior Trading Post
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We’re not the biggest thing in Grand Marais.
Nope. That would be Lake Superior.
Sure, we may be the second-greatest attraction in this grand little Minnesota town, but if you can pull yourself away from the big water (and it’s only 20 steps from our door), you’ll find we’ve got everything you’re looking for. From women’s and men’s clothing, to outdoor gear, to trail maps, camping supplies, or just a cup of Java Moose coffee to enjoy by the shore, Lake Superior Trading Post is Grand Marais shopping.
The Waterfront District BIA
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The Waterfront District BIA is a not-for-profit organization in Thunder Bay which strives to promote the downtown north core as the place in Thunder Bay where the lake, land, and business come together.
The Waterfront District is known as Thunder Bay’s Entertainment District and is proudly home to many specialty shops, art galleries, the casino, an active bar scene which regularly feature live music, and a variety of restaurants to satisfy any appetite.
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.
Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre
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If you are looking for a fun and unique destination to add to your travel plans, look no further than the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre: where adventure takes off! We pride ourselves on being a world-class testament to local culture, and are proud to provide visitors with an interactive and hands-on experience. Our 64,000 square foot hangar holds over thirty aviation and forestry-themed displays: climb aboard a CL-215 waterbomber, see the oldest airworthy deHavilland Beaver in the world, take a ride in our flight simulator, or enjoy our 3 award winning movies including Wildfires! A Fire Fighting Adventure in 3D. The Centre is located along the beautiful Sault Ste. Marie waterfront.
Lake Superior Zoo
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Encounter fascinating animals from around the world at the Lake Superior Zoo! Situated in West Duluth's Fairmont Park, the zoo sits on over 16 acres of picturesque landscape at the base of Spirit Mountain. With rocky hillsides, majestic pines and beautiful Kingsbury Creek, the natural scenery makes an ideal setting for this attraction. The Lake Superior Zoo was started in 1923 by Bert Onsgard, with support from the city of Duluth and the community. The first resident of the zoo was a white-tailed deer named Billy. By the late-1920s, the zoo's collection had grown to over 220 mammals, birds, and reptiles.
Bessemer Blast 2010
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The excitement is in the air for the U.P.’s Finest Fourth. Come see what the buzz is all about as Bessemer celebrates our nation’s independence. Enjoy small town charm and a true hometown Fourth of July festival. Bring the whole family and join in the fun. You’ll find games, demolition derby, mud run, geocaching, golf scramble, music, and dances. And be sure you are in Bessemer for the July Fourth grand finale with races, parades, F16 flyover and Thunder on the Mountain fireworks. It’s free, it’s fun, and it’s fantastic. Come have a blast in Bessemer this Fourth of July
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.
Visit www.travelmarquettemichigan.com | Contact Info & Map | Request Info
Welcome to Marquette County, an award winning destination with something for everyone. Proud waters, rugged landscape and forests as far as the eye can see. Go Mountain Biking, cliff jumping, and hiking in the summer, or snowmobiling, skiing, and snowboarding after the snow falls. Come see for yourself why Marquette is a great place to be no matter what season. Come find your human nature in Marquette County, Michigan.
Visit www.chippewapark.ca | Contact Info & Map | Request Info
The historical Chippewa Park has been a favourite with city residents and visitors since it opened in 1921. Located on the coast of Lake Superior, Chippewa has one of the best views of the Sleeping Giant. With so much natural beauty here, Chippewa is an ideal destination for any activity. Stay overnight in our new modern RV Park, tenting sites or the new wheelchair accessible tourist cabins. Opening the long weekend in May, come get a thrill on our amusement rides or learn about our local wildlife at the Wildlife Park! Come for our Sunday concerts or Tuesday Jam Sessions in our historic pavilion.
Split Rock Lighthouse Historic Site
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Shipwrecks from a mighty 1905 November gale prompted the construction of this rugged landmark. Restored to its 1920s appearance, it offers a glimpse of life in a remote and beautiful setting high above some of the world’s most dangerous waters. A must-see for everyone who loves lighthouses and spectacular scenery. Climb the lighthouse tower and see its remarkable Fresnel lens and tour the lighthouse keeper’s restored home. Shop and see exhibits in the expanded visitor center
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.
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.
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.
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.