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Lake Superior Trading Post
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Lake Superior Trading Post
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.

Ontario Parks
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Ontario Parks
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.

Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce
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Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce
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.

Copper Peak Adventure Rides
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Copper Peak Adventure Rides
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

Chippewa Park
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Chippewa Park
Chippewa Park has been the home to a range of amusement rides since the early 1920's. Today, anchored by the Historical Carousel, the park boasts a small midway. For the younger set they can choose between tanks, planes and boats to ride on. For the older visitor, the tilt-a-whirl and bumper cars will give you a thrill.

Hours (June 4th - Sept. 4th) - June: Sat. & Sun. only, 1-8pm
July & Aug.: Daily 1-8pm (weather permitting)

Township of Red Rock
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Township of Red Rock
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.

Amethyst Mine Panorama
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Amethyst Mine Panorama
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.

Township of Marathon
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Township of Marathon
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

Kakabeka Falls Motor Hotel
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Kakabeka Falls Motor Hotel
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.

Fort William Historical Park
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Fort William Historical Park
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!

Tourism Thunder Bay
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Tourism Thunder Bay
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.

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre
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Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre
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.

Township of Wawa
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Township of Wawa
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.

The Waterfront District
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The Waterfront District
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.

Grand Portage Lodge & Casino
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Grand Portage Lodge & Casino
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.

Marquette County
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Marquette County
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.

Amethyst Gift Centre
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Amethyst Gift Centre
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.

Great Lakes Aquarium
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Great Lakes Aquarium
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

Township of Nipigon
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Township of Nipigon
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 Terrace Bay
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Township of Terrace Bay
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.

Split Rock Lighthouse Historic Site
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Split Rock Lighthouse Historic Site
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

Lake Superior Zoo
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Lake Superior Zoo
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.

 

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