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International Dark Sky Park opens in Michigan; Only 9 others in the world

New International Dark Sky Park opens in Michigan; Only nine others in the world :

Soo Locks, Michigan. The Soo Locks are a set of parallel locks which enable ships to travel between Lake Superior and the lower Great Lakes. They are located on the St. Marys River between Lake Superior and Lake Huron, between the Upper Peninsula of the US state of Michigan and the Canadian province of Ontario. They bypass the rapids of the river, where the water falls 21 feet (7 m).

from The Huffington Post

How To See The Northern Lights Without Flying To Iceland

Aurora borealis in Marquette, Michigan with incredible public access beaches on Lake Superior. Also, Sugarloaf Mountain, seven miles north of Marquette, leads to three observation decks with incredible Northern Lights views especially during autumn, when the fall colors are spectacular.

from Roadtrippers

Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Tahquamenon Falls in Paradise, Michigan. Make the trip to see one of Michigan's Upper Peninsula's gems no matter what the season.

from Movoto Real Estate

29 Things Everyone Has To Do While In The Upper Peninsula of Michigan

35 Awesome Things To Do In The Upper Peninsula of Michigan

from The Huffington Post

10 Beaches That Will Make You Want To Visit The Great Lakes Immediately

Ten best Michigan beaches

Spray Falls ~ Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, between Munising and Grand Marais, Michigan. Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Some Michigan Tech studies put this sign up as a joke more than 30 years ago so they could take this picture. If you live up there for long, the sign seems accurate!

from Vimeo

North Country Dreamland

Incredible video of the Northern Lights in Michigan

from Foursquare

Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay)

Aurora over Jokusarlon • pastel northern lights light up the glacier bay, Iceland

from thrillist

The 24 Best Restaurants in the UP

The Best Restaurants in the Michigan Upper Peninsula