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Sunday, March 1, 2020

The 1,000 Islands brings to life a magical mixture of romance and tragedy, opulence and community, friendly folk and pirate folklore, unbeatable nature and natural charm. Stories stream out of the shimmering water of the St. Lawrence River to etch our experiences in memories that last a lifetime. Come discover what makes this area so

by: Rosanne Lake

tags: Destination

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Let me begin by thanking you for reading about Grosse Ile Township and welcoming you. As the Township Supervisor and an avid boater, I might just be shamelessly promoting my community while convincing you to come visit. I think we have a lot to offer, so I hope Grosse Ile will soon be your boating destination. Grosse Ile Township,

by: Brian Loftus, Township Supervisor

tags: Destination

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Conveniently located in the heart of the Straits of Mackinac, Cheboygan is the gateway to the famous 40-mile-long Inland Waterway, and proud home of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to our crystal clear waters for pleasure boating, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and everything in between.

by: Polly Schneider

tags: Destination

Sunday, March 1, 2020

When you’re in Traverse City, the beach is your backyard. Everywhere you look, sailboat masts wave hello and the bright hulls of kayaks wink in and out of the waves. Swimmers splash their way through summer, and ice fishing shanties dot the coast during the winter months. Lake Michigan’s crystal waters flow inland to form

by: Jillian Manning

tags: Destination

Sunday, March 1, 2020

At the very Northeastern tip of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior, lies Cook County, a destination like no other. Cook County offers endless, year-round recreational opportunities, from arts and culture to history, dining, and outdoor recreation of all kinds. In Cook County, you can experience Lake Superior—the

by: Carah Thomas Maskell

tags: Destination

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Winter is held in high regard in the Chequamegon Bay and the counties of Ashland and Bayfield. There is nothing more beautiful than the sight of freshly fallen snow on the magnificent evergreens that cascade through the miles of forest in the Northwoods. The normally pristine air is made even more so after a snowfall, and this winter

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Sitting on the shore of Lake Erie, the energy in Cleveland continues to rise with new developments, distinct events, and exciting waterfront activities throughout the area. Whether you explore the lakefront and the Cuyahoga River by boat or by land, you will see first-hand how the natural resources that made Cleveland an industrial

tags: Lake Erie, Destination

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Explore the hospitality and natural beauty found in Saugeen Shores. Located on the coast of Lake Huron, boaters will be impressed by more than just our famous sunsets. Saugeen Shores is home to the two vibrant communities of Port Elgin and Southampton. Each community has its own harbour and a variety of attractions and dining options

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Located on the north shore of Lake Ontario and accessible via the Murray Canal to the west or Adolphus Reach to the east, the Bay of Quinte is a versatile boating destination with plenty of options for sailing, power boating, canoeing, and kayaking. If you’re coming by land, the Bay of Quinte Region is located along the 401

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Monday, January 6, 2020

The waterfront is a center of life in Chicago. It’s where discoveries are made and adventures begin. Dedicate one day each to exploring the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. We’ve rounded up the best places to eat, play and, of course, splash. Day 1: Chicago River Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk, an attractions-filled path

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan