Rugged wilderness, freshwater coastline, and picturesque small towns: explore the best of the "U.P." with Moon Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Inside you'll find:
Strategic, flexible itineraries, from a weekend on Mackinac Island to a week exploring the eastern or western peninsula, designed for outdoor adventurers, history and culture buffs, foliage seekers, and more
Unique activities and ideas for every season: Relax in quaint European-style towns, kick back at an outdoor summer concert, and sample local delicacies like Cornish pasties, Swedish meatballs, and Mackinac Island fudge. Hike through maple forests, catch a glimpse of wild moose, red foxes, and white-tailed deer, and camp under the starry sky. Get out on the water and spend the day boating, fishing, and swimming, or try skiing, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling in the winter
Honest advice on when to go, where to stay, and how to get around from lifelong Michigander Paul Vachon
Detailed maps and helpful reference photos throughout
Focused coverage of the Straits of Mackinac, Escanaba and the Lake Michigan shore, the Superior Upland, Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale, Marquette and the Lake Superior shore, Whitefish Bay, and the Lake Huron shore
Thorough background information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and local culture
With Moon Michigan's Upper Peninsula's expert tips, local insight, and countless activities, you can plan your trip your way.
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About the Author
Lifelong Michiganian Paul Vachon's introduction to the Upper Peninsula came as a childhood trip to the fascinating Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie. From that point forward, he developed a love for travel in general, and for Michigan in particular. Over the years, Paul has visited virtually every corner of the Great Lakes State. One of his favorite pastimes is heading "up north" on Interstate 75 to any of a myriad of Michigan destinations. Paul has also traveled extensively both within and outside of the U.S. His international destinations have included the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, Guatemala, Denmark, Italy, Israel and Egypt.
Paul began his writing career in 2008 and covers topics as diverse as travel, Detroit history, business, education and green living. He is the author of three books on Detroit area history, Forgotten Detroit, South Oakland County and Legendary Locals of Detroit.
Paul lives with his wife Sheryl and their son Evan in Oak Park, a suburb of Detroit. You can learn more about Paul by visiting his website, www.paulvachonwrites.com.