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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

As the aqua blue waters from the upper Great Lakes plummets over the iconic Niagara Falls, it forms the last stretch of the Niagara River that continues to push its way into Lake Ontario. This is not the preferred method of travel for boaters seeking to sample this 10 mile stretch of water, dropping 170-plus feet into the bubbly

by: Bill Hilts, Jr.

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Monday, April 15, 2019

The Buffalo-Niagara Region, often referred to as the Niagara Frontier or the Greater Niagara Region of Western New York, is in the midst of a waterfront resurgence of sorts. Buffalo, a four-seasons city known more for snowing than boating (unless you live here), is in an enviable position to have Lake Erie and the Niagara River on its

by: Bill Hilts, Jr.

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Monday, March 11, 2019

Green Bay is Wisconsin’s oldest settlement. The very first visitors to Greater Green Bay were successful entrepreneurs. From beaver pelts for European hat makers in the 1600s to the invention of the world’s first splinter-free toilet paper in the early 1900s, our ancestors used the area’s waterways to grow the

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Green Bay is Wisconsin’s oldest settlement. The very first visitors to Greater Green Bay were successful entrepreneurs. From beaver pelts for European hat makers in the 1600s to the invention of the world’s first splinter-free toilet paper in the early 1900s, our ancestors used the area’s waterways to grow the

tags: Destination

Monday, February 18, 2019

One of Canada’s best beach towns is offering more watersports and outdoor activities than ever before, right on the pristine shores of Lake Huron. Located in the lakeside community of Lambton Shores, the village of Grand Bend brims with happy sun-seekers in warmer months and is anchored by its main beach – Grand Bend

by: Emily Baillie

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

From Lake St. Clair’s riotous summer boat party ‘Jobbie Nooner’ and world-class game fishing year-round to the colorful light show on Lake Erie during Lake Erie Metropark’s family-friendly fireworks, the metro Detroit region is teeming with water-based activities and events avid boaters will love. And the

tags: Destination, Lake Erie, Lake St Clair

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Nestled at the top of Lake Superior, a group of islands are waiting to be discovered. But first, how do you promote an activity on Superior waters when the biggest story in the last half-century was the sinking of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald? Where do you begin when a lake like Superior has many moods? How do you navigate planning in

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Friday, January 11, 2019

Located two hours north of Chicago and three hours west of Detroit, lies the quaint towns of Saugatuck and Douglas, nestled along the Lake Michigan shoreline. For over a century, visitors have come from near and far to visit Saugatuck/Douglas with it’s stunning natural beauty and vibrant arts culture, and to tour local shops,

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Monday, January 7, 2019

With Northumberland County surrounded by the Ganaraska River to the west, Rice Lake to the north, the Trent-Severn Waterway to the east, and Lake Ontario to the south, boating just couldn’t be any more fun. And, being just east of Toronto makes it an easy two-hour journey to the area. Port Hope Upon arrival at Port Hope,

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

From Lake St. Clair’s riotous summer boat party ‘Jobbie Nooner’ and world-class game fishing year-round to the colorful light show on Lake Erie during Lake Erie Metropark’s family-friendly fireworks, the metro Detroit region is teeming with water-based activities and events avid boaters will love. And the

tags: Destination

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