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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway, NY – American history is deeply rooted in Cayuga County. The region is paved with historical landmarks as it was once home to not only the Cayuga Indians, but also American pioneers such as entrepreneur Pleasant Rowland who is best known for creating the American Girl brand and Henry Wells, founder of

by: Cayuga County Office of Tourism

tags: Destination, History, Lake Ontario

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Set a course 41° north and 87° west for Chicago, a top destination for world travelers and one of the best places to visit by boat. The iconic skyline of architectural marvels that greets visiting Lake Michigan boaters is merely the first of many unforgettable Chicago sights and experiences. Nine harbors and beaches punctuate

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Along the eastern shores of Michigan lies a collection of communities that are boastful about the color blue. 140 miles of shoreline unites the quaint towns of the Blue Water Area which is anchored by the City of Port Huron, proudly named the Maritime Capitol of the Great Lakes. Port Huron is perched on the edges of Lake Huron and

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Located immediately west of Toronto on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada offers a delightful blend of bustling commercial and business areas, charming historic and residential neighbourhoods and a breathtaking waterfront. Created by the amalgamation of 10 smaller communities in 1974, each with its own

by: Port Credit Tourism Center

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

From the water, there's little about Grosse Pointe to catch the eye of a passing boater. No picturesque hills, no cozy harbor, not even much of a point. Come too close to its graceful waterfront mansions in anything drawing more water than a rowboat, and you're likely to run aground. But find a dock, unload the bicycles or call a

by: Nancy Nall Derringer, GrossePointeToday.com

tags: Destination, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Sandusky is the heart of Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands®. The Lake Erie Shores & Islands delivers two extremes of pleasure – from peaceful tranquility to caffeine-equivalent adventure – and everything in between to help you energize and recharge your life! Whether you prefer relaxing naps in a lakeside

by: Lake Erie Shores & Islands

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

When Mike Litt and Jim Cummins, best friends for 44 years, bought Kean's Marina 2 ½ years ago, it was exactly when the economic tsunami hit. "Kean's took a little dip but we went ahead and implemented our new programs and upgrades anyway," began Litt. "Sincethen we have consistently grown! People want to be where things are

by: Kean's Marina

tags: Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Marina

Monday, June 21, 2010

Forget the Caribbeans. The 1000 Islands offer the perfect cruise, one where you chart your own course for spectacular scenery, world-class attractions and ports of call for fine dining and libations. Stops along the way in both the United States and Canada offer luxurious lodging, vibrant downtown festivals and spectacular dining. In

by: Visit 1000 Islands

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Sunday, May 23, 2010

A Boaters Delight What is it that makes Door County, Wisconsin such an appealing and popular destination for boating? Is it the 300 plus miles of scenic shoreline? Is it the 10 historic lighthouses that can be viewed from the water? Is it the scenic bluffs along the county's western coast or the majestic beaches along the eastern

by: Door County

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Friday, May 21, 2010

Ontario's Feel Good Town It's true. There are some things you just shouldn't miss out on. Cobourg is called Ontario's "feel good town" for a wealth of good reasons: a spectacular beach, boardwalk and marina, beautiful parks and gardens, gorgeous tree-lined streets and historic buildings - all with an appealing small-town charm and

by: Cobourg Tourism

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario