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Alpena’s Bucket List: The New Year’s Resolution Edition

Posted on December 29th, 2015
A snowy journey to the new Presque Isle light; photo courtesy of Sandy Blumenthal The new year is coming and it is almost time to make 2016 your “best year yet”! Whether you are a local or a tourist, a bucket list is a great way to explore your own backyard and Michigan treasures. As the official Sanct…

6 Ways to Be a Tourist in Your Hometown of Alpena, Michigan

Posted on November 3rd, 2015
Say ‘goodbye’ to checked baggage fees and high gas prices and say ‘hello’ to your own backyard! “Staycation” is the new vacation and here are 6 tips to having the best tourist experience in your hometown of Alpena.
  1. Think about when you have family and friends come to visit, where do you

Rock the boat! Summer on Alpena’s waters

Posted on July 17th, 2015
Corey Code water boards on Long Lake, photo by Paul Gerow Summer is here and it’s time to “just add water” to your weekends and holidays! Lucky for you, Alpena has a variety of locations which makes summers on the water a breeze. Here are a few of our biggest lakes that’ll have you lake bound in no…

Sasquatch Spotted in Alpena, Michigan!

Posted on January 31st, 2014
There was a Sasquatch siting in Alpena, Michigan! He came to check out the Major League Fishing tournament and took a tour of the community while he was here.  …

Major League Fishing Features Alpena Lakes

Posted on January 31st, 2014
For the first time in history, Northeast Michigan’s inland lakes will be starring on a national television series. The Jack Link’s Beef Jerky Major League Fishing television series subtitled the General Tire Summit Cup is set to air on the Outdoor Channel beginning Saturday, January 4, 2014.…

Let’s Go Fishing!

Posted on June 20th, 2013
Here is a quick run-down of what you need to know to get started in fishing and enjoy one of Northeast Michigan’s favorite past-times. You could even get out and get started today!…