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Long Lake Michigan

Five great boating memories

With the summer in full swing and the 4th of July weekend already upon us, now is the perfect time to create boating memories. Boating is a great way to spend time with family or by yourself surrounded by nature. Although I am more of a canoe/kayak guy, I have had some wonderful times in my past […]

Gull Lake Cabin

Cottage time near the Boundary Waters

When I was in high school my parents bought a cottage right along the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. We call them cabins here in the northern part of the United States. Cottage time in Minnesota We fell in love with this part of the world through many canoe […]

Discover boating fishing BWCA

Discover boating this Father’s Day

As Memorial Day approaches it is time to make plans to get out on the water and discover boating. A great time and a great person to go boating with is with your Father on Father’s Day. Thinking of Father’s Day and boating reminds me of a time fishing with my dad in the Boundary […]

Cascade Falls Minnesota

Cascade Falls along the north shore of Lake Superior

Just south of Grand Marais, Minnesota along scenic Highway 61 the Cascade River makes a violent, splashing, scenic meeting with Lake Superior. Before emptying into Gitchee Gumee, the Cascade River plummets through several canyons, exciting and wowing visitors. Cascade River State Park is the scene of these series of waterfalls. There is parking lot along […]

Pincushion Mountain cross-country ski trail

Cross-country ski and loopity loop the Pincushion Mountain trails

Where are the Pincushion Mountain trails Pincushion Mountain is located just up the Gunflint Trail from the small Lake Superior town of Grand Marais. The Gunflint Trail cuts 60 miles into the Minnesota wilderness to lodges and lakes and is the entry point into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Quetico Provincial Park in Canada. […]