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Friday, May 1, 2020

Grab your friends and family, slip on the shades, and steer the boat to Door County. Surrounded by water, this 70-mile long peninsula juts into Lake Michigan along Wisconsin’s eastern coast and combines natural beauty and outdoor recreation with acclaimed performing arts, renowned galleries and shops, scrumptious local cuisine,

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Friday, May 1, 2020

When you ask members what they like best about the Rochester Yacht Club (RYC), most will say ‘the people’. RYC is a place to establish lifelong friendships while sharing the love of the water. Whether you own a boat or not, race sailboats or cruise in a power boat, RYC is your waterfront home. Incorporated in 1877,

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Friday, May 1, 2020

From sun-kissed waves as far as the eye can see, to forested shorelines punctuated by Canadian Shield rock, there is nothing quite like the Canadiana feeling you get when boating the Trent-Severn Waterway between Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay. Boaters who make their way through this part of Central Ontario will also experience the

by: Kim Goggins

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Friday, May 1, 2020

Although Terrace Bay started as a mill town in the mid-1940s, it is anything but run-of-the-mill! It is a gem sitting on the North shore of Lake Superior along the Trans-Canada Highway, offering numerous activities for both highway and waterway visitors. Whether it is by car or by boat, Terrace Bay’s Superior Six is a must-see

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Friday, May 1, 2020

Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth largest city, is on beautiful Presque Isle Bay, one the world’s best-protected harbors, surrounded by a seven-mile peninsula. As Pennsylvania’s only Great Lakes Port City, Erie has an extensive maritime history. Central to the Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Buffalo triangle, Erie is within 500

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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

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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

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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

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