Great Sand Bay Estate

Eagle River, Michigan, 49924, United States | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Eagle River, is near The Jampot.
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Travel Blogs from Eagle River

Rest and Relaxation in the land of the YOOPERS

A travel blog entry by oregonnscaler on May 31, 2014

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... section of Lake Superior to another, presumably so that ore ships could get access to the interior copper mines, of which there were several. Houghton sits on one side of the canal, and the City of Hancock sits on the other, connected by a really neat, old drawbridge, the kind with the counterweight on one end.

Hancock contains Finnlandia College, an older school that has a really neat campus area in the center of town, lots of red ...

The Northern Most Point of Michigan

A travel blog entry by louandpam on Oct 09, 2013

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... found a birds talon which we originally mistook for a tooth, but the park staff set us straight.

In town there are many cute restaurants and shops and it is hard not to notice the Scandinavian influence in the area. Many of these immigrants first came to work the mines but then remained to build the local businesses and community that are there today. During our 3-day stay we had traditional pasties at Tamarack Lodge, visited the ...

Rock hunting at abandoned copper mine

A travel blog entry by connieandjimmer on Sep 12, 2013

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... beaqring rocks in the refuse heap of an abandoned copper mine. A pretty unique experience and we can't wait to see what they find when they cut the rocks open in their studio. The sunset and the final rays of golden sunshine made some of the pine branches glow like burnished copper - truly magical.
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Yoopers Are Us

A travel blog entry by danbren on Sep 02, 2013

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The Keweenaw peninsula juts out from Upper Michigan into Lake Superior. On the way we passed through Hancock-Houghton which looked really interesting, worthy of much more than a pass through. There was a Finnish College there and a big river/canal going from one side of the peninsula (island?) to the other. It seemed to be old, with some history to it. Tonight ...

Northernmost part of Michigan

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke on Jul 13, 2013

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... mineral museum and Michigan Technology University. We spent several hours looking at the various minerals collected from all over the world and what they have displayed is only a small part of their collection. We took 26 around to Lake Linden through some pretty farmland and then got back onto 41 to Copper Harbor at the northernmost part of Michigan. We ...