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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Minneapolis has several nicknames and taglines that have stuck over the years, but the one the city hangs its hat on is the “City of Lakes.” With 22 lakes within the city limits, this moniker fits. The water does not stop at lakes, however. The Mississippi River, which begins in north central Minnesota at Lake Itasca on

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Rochester – the third largest city in New York – rises on Lake Ontario's southern shore. It's home to some of the most beautiful natural surroundings anywhere, and waterways of every kind. Great Lakes boaters will want to dock at the Port of Rochester Marina, a state-of-the-art public marina offering a full service

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Nestled among pristine spring-fed lakes, this beautiful tourism destination boasts endless outdoor recreational opportunities, a unique shopping scene, an assortment of dining to please every palate, and comfortable lodging facilities and campgrounds. With a solid business community, a diverse friendly populace, and a natural

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Friday, March 1, 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

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Friday, March 1, 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.

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Friday, March 1, 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.

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Even though Wawa, Ontario, is famous for its goose at the Hwy 17 and Hwy 101 junction, it is the water that is the most remarkable attraction. Not only does Wawa boast a freshwater lake in town, they enjoy the most Superior Lake. With a number of freshwater rivers that flow into Lake Superior around the Wawa area, those who love to

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Friday, March 1, 2019

There aren’t a lot of boating destinations that offer acres of pristine, remote wilderness, but with the comforts of civilization still well within reach. That’s part of what makes Northern Ontario special, and the North Channel is a perfect example. Known as one of the world’s best freshwater cruising grounds, the

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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

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Tuesday, January 1, 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

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