Motorcycle touring along Lake Superior.
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One of Marquette's 77 waterfalls!
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Mountain bikers on Marquette's south trails
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A Kayaker plunges down Dead River Falls
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Carp River Falls
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Making The Most of Every Season

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Marquette County encompasses one of America’s greatest small cities and a collection of historic towns and villages. Located in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula,here life happens at a different pace. The best nature has to offer is never more than a moment away. Proud waters, rugged landscape and hardwood forests thatstretch as far as the eye can see.

There’s a reason they call it Human Nature. We were meant to be outdoors. We were meant to play under the big blue sky. We were meant to adventure beyond our own backyard; to feel the sun and wind on our faces.

Marquette County is a place where humans and nature go together in every minute, every day and all year, always.

So, ask yourself a question. What’s your human nature? Whatever it is, you’ll find it here in Marquette County.

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Cognition Brewing Company Is the U.P.’s Newest Craft Brewery

Opening a business is hard, but Jay Clancey and his team at Cognition Brewing Company weren’t about to let a few setbacks get in the way of their dream of opening the first modern craft brewery in Ishpeming. For more than a year, Clancey has been renovating the old Mather Inn into a state-of-the-art brewing operation and taproom. If you’re in the neighborhood — just 15 miles up the road from Marquette, in the historic heart of beautiful Ishpeming — you should stop by for a pint and say hello! Read More