Category Archive for "Fourth of July"

Top Must-See Independence Day Celebrations Around Alpena!

Alpena’s upcoming Independence Day celebration- Don’t miss out on these must-see, must-do events happening on the 4th of July in Alpena this year! Photo courtesy of Paul Gerow

Alpena is gearing up to celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of … Read the rest


49 Fun Must-do Adventures for Families in your Sanctuary of the Great Lakes!

Shin-ga-ba Shores Playground

There are plenty of things to keep your family busy while you visit Alpena: Sanctuary of the Great Lakes. From Exploring the great outdoors, to experiencing interactive indoor activities, you won’t have time to be bored. Here’s
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Will We See You on the Fourth?

Alpena is a favorite destination for visitors during the summer months, especially during the Fourth of July. There is a noticeably festive spirit in the air as Alpena celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.

Tiffanie McConnell sand castle

Sand Sculptures at Starlite

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Quick Guide to 5k’s and Recreation Events in Alpena

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Vince pushes through the hilly terrain at the Chippewa Hills mountain bike race

Tie up your laces, dust off your paddle boards, and tune up those bikes because spring is here, and so begins the outdoor activities to fuel up … Read the rest


You Might Love Alpena If…

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Dark skies abound in the Sanctuary of the Great Lakes; photo courtesy of Paul Gerow

…you love snorkeling and diving the shipwrecks of  Thunder Bay in the waters of Lake Huron, unsalted and shark-free!

…you love ripping through the trails … Read the rest


I love this land! Hooray for Red, White, and Blue!

fireworksAlpena is a favorite destination for visitors during the summer months, especially during the Fourth of July. There is a noticeably festive spirit in the air as Alpena celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.

For our community, the … Read the rest


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