We all know the drill. Load up the car, double check the map, head out on the road and pretty soon it's time to stop and refuel.
The natural paradise of Pure Michigan, the Escanaba Area is a summer getaway above anything else. Travel through the northern hardwoods and conifers of Hiawatha National Forest. Cast your rod in one of 6,000 acres of inland lakes, home to some of the country's best walleye, bass and salmon fishing. Walk the shorelines of Bays de Noc's three peninsulas which boast more freshwater coastline than any other county in the country. Relive the area's iron smelting past at Fayette Historical Townsite. Stroll the midway at Michigan's only original state fair. But the Escanaba Area isn't all country and no city. Shop along the two mile long historic downtown area--enjoy a tasting at the urban winery, raise a pint at the brewery and sample a Yooper Bar at the Upper Peninsula's largest confectionary. Dine at unique family-owned restaurants serving the best in locally-sourced dishes.
Relax and refuel in nature's paradise--the Escanaba Area is Pure Michigan.
The Escanaba Area is where the journey is the destination. From iron smelting to rafting across a freshwater spring to eating cotton candy on the Ferris wheel, the Escanaba Area is a blend of bygone days and modern fun.
Offering more than 200 miles of shoreline and Hiawatha National Forest, the Escanaba Area is the land of woods and water. It's an outdoor enthusiast's paradise of fresh water bays, four season trails and the "Land of the Red Buck."
The Escanaba Area is renowned for its walleye and bass fishing; now its home to two major fishing tournaments.
The Escanaba Area celebrates its heritage with events and festivals that reflect its individual community's spirit.
The Escanaba Area offers all types of accommodations from quaint bed and breakfasts to full service resorts; all are located close to the waterfront. Friendly Innkeepers will welcome you with warm smiles and warm beds.
One of the best kept secrets of the Escanaba Area is its culinary expertise. Nationally accredited chefs prepare locally sourced meals with a strong regional influence.
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