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    Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball returns to Delta County this summer.  The event will be hosted in beautiful Downtown Gladstone on June 13-14.  

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    In an effort to increase tourism interest in Delta County, the Bays de Noc Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has teamed up with MEDC/Travel Michigan to create an advertising campaign for Escanaba as part of the State’s ongoing Pure Michigan campaign.

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Leigh’s Garden Winery: A “Fruitful” Endeavor in the U.P.’s “Banana Belt”

Mon, April 27, 2015 5:00AM

Who would have thought that Delta County could be a great place to produce international award-winning wines? Leigh Schmidt did. Well, at least he had a hunch that the area could be. In 2009, he opened Leigh’s Garden Winery in downtown Escanaba and each year has proven more fruitful than the last. Leigh learned a […]

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Dobber’s Pasties

Mon, March 30, 2015 4:00AM

Mix together hard work and tradition, some spices, rutabagas and some other local fresh ingredients; bake them in a delicious crust and you’ve got a Dobber’s Pasty. Originally called the “Red Onion Pasty Shop” and located in Negaunee, MI in the 1960’s, Dobber’s Pasties has been serving up their version of the staple of Upper […]

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Welcome to the Escanaba Area!

The Escanaba Area is nestled in the northwoods, along 211 miles of varied shoreline, the most of any county in the continental U.S., with beautiful sand beaches, marshes and wetlands for bird and wildlife viewing and stunning limestone cliffs. We are proud to boast the most coast with our fresh bays, but our inland water is also spectacular featuring sparkling streams and lakes. Trophy sized fish are not the only thing lurking below the water’s surface--over 30 sunken ships have made our clear waters their resting place, just waiting to be explored. Most of our treasures are far from buried, with lush green forests, woodland trails and all kinds of wildlife to enjoy. Perhaps you’ll choose to take in the sights from soaring limestone cliffs, historic lighthouses, a ghost town and so much more. 

The area is comprised of three cities and towns, all situated on the shores of Little Bay de Noc – Escanaba, Gladstone and Rapid River. Little Bay de Noc begins at the northern edge of Green Bay, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We are located in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, considered the crossroads of the U.P. We are 450 miles from Detroit (although we feel like a world away), and we are merely 60 miles from the Wisconsin border—from any direction, we’re a great stop whether you are traveling by car or boat!