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Friday, October 12, 2012

Every autumn, nature puts on a brilliant show of color on Drummond Island. From bright yellows to vibrant reds, the leaves transform the landscape, showing off their rich and intense hues. Every year people flock here to take in the fall foliage, to catch a glimpse of nature's splendor. Now they come not only for the colors - they

by: Drummond Island Tourism Association

tags: Events, Lake Huron

Friday, October 5, 2012

Frenchtown Harbor is an exciting developing community where you will find beautiful resort like living at an affordable price. Located in Frenchtown, Michigan, the gated community is close to everything and less than 30 minutes from Detroit Metro Airport, downtown Detroit, downtown Toledo, and Ann Arbor. The community is less than two

by: Frenchtown Harbor

tags: Lake Erie, Real Estate

Friday, June 29, 2012

No more yelling, no more pressure and no more tears is just one promise resulting from a new hands-on boating skills instruction program being launched this season by the Ohio Division of Watercraft. The opportunity to affordably learn within a friendly, non-confrontational environment how to safely skipper a boat under power while on

by: John Wisse, ODNR Division of Watercraft

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Lake Erie

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Main Street USA Historic charm and Midwestern hospitality give boaters good reason to linger in Port Washington, just 30 miles north of Milwaukee on the western shore of Lake Michigan. Its downtown boasts the largest collection of pre-Civil War ear buildings in the state, and the restoration of this area and nearby coast have helped

by: Brad Kovach, written for Marinalife

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Friday, May 18, 2012

Often referred to as the Cape Cod of the Midwest, Wisconsin’s Door County has more than 300 miles of shoreline packed with activities and great boating destinations. The 75-mile-long peninsula is studded with restaurants, boutiques, and performing arts venues, and hosts numerous summer festivals. The surrounding waters are

by: Joy McPeters, written for Marinalife

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

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

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