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Find Relief Here – These Are the Best Gas Station Bathrooms in Michigan

Likely you won't find a key-on-a-stick you need to get from an attendant to use the restrooms here - these are the best gas station bathrooms in Michigan.

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No That’s Not Smoke, It’s a ‘Bug Tornado’ in Northern Michigan

There is probably a more scientific term for a sky blackened by a giant swarm of insects. But I'm going to call this a 'bug tornado.'

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Take a Pasty Road Trip from Grand Rapids to da U.P. [Map]

Heading north to the Upper Peninsula is a summertime tradition for anyone from West Michigan. It's a long trip and all that time on the road can work up an appetite.

Make your next road trip to the U.P. a delicious one with our map of places to stop for a pasty along the way.

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There is No Spot in America Further from an Interstate Highway than Copper Harbor, Michigan

The Interstate Highway System connects the continental United States from coast to coast east to west and north to south. And this spot in Michigan is as far as you can get from an Interstate.

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Is This a Ghost Ship on Lake Superior near Marquette? [VIDEO]

A video uploaded to YouTube recently has the internet wondering about the phenomenon of ghost ships. The recording comes from Lake Superior, just off-shore from Marquette in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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Eerie Dead Zone Discovered Along Stretch of North Country Trail in Michigan

The North Country Trail stretches from New York to North Dakota and gives hikers access to some of the most scenic views the northern tier of states have to offer including Michigan's Pictured Rocks National Lake Shore near Munising. It's near there that one hiker encountered an eerie 'dead zone' along the trail.

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Have You Ever Been to Michigan’s ‘Other’ State Fair? A Look at the UP State Fair in Escanaba

Michigan was once home to two official State Fairs, one in Detroit and another in Escanaba. Following budget troubles downstate, the Upper Peninsula State Fair proclaims itself as 'Michigan's ONLY State Fair.' So what's it like? Here's a look at the UP State Fair.

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This Michigan City Has Some of the Nation’s Most Unpredictable Weather

Storms that seem to come from nowhere and temperatures that are nowhere near what they were forecast to be - that describes life in this Michigan city, home to some of the least predictable weather in the country.

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Sault Ste. Marie’s Exceedingly Dully Named ‘Island Number 2′ Gets New Moniker

There are several small islands in the St Mary River between Sault St Marie on the Upper Peninsula's mainland and Sugar Island. And they carry the most unimaginative names possible: Island Number 1, Island Number 2, Island Number 3 and Island Number 4. Island Number 2 is being given a new name.

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Upper Peninsula City Named in Top 10 Small Towns near National Parks

In honor of the National Park Service turning 100, Smithsonian Magazine counted down the best small town near National Parks and the Gateway to Isle Royale, Houghton, Michigan made the Top 10.

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