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  • Pure Michigan and Bassmaster team up to bring Elite Series to Escanaba Home page headline image

    Michigan’s world-class fishing opportunities will be in the spotlight this September when the Bassmaster Elite Series heads to the Upper Peninsula for a four-day competition in Escanaba. The Bassmaster Elite Series AOY Championship tournament is part of a new partnership between Pure Michigan and Bassmaster to promote Michigan as a top destination for anglers.

     

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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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The Nahma Inn: Quaint, Comfortable, and (Maybe) Haunted

Fri, September 19, 2014 11:19AM

If you’re traveling between Manistique and Escanaba, along the shores of Big Bay de Noc, do yourself a favor and check out the historic little town of Nahma. Founded by a lumber company in the late 19th century, the town was a prosperous forestry hub for a generation or two. Eventually, it earned the dubious […]

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The Stonehouse of Escanaba: Fine Dining Without the Frills

Sat, September 6, 2014 10:51AM

Escanaba may be the U.P.’s second-largest city by population, but it’s not exactly a bustling metropolis. So big-city visitors from Wisconsin and downstate Michigan may get quite a shock when they walk through the doors of the Stonehouse, arguably the finest restaurant in the city — and one of the finest in the whole Upper […]

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Cool Beaches to Check Out in Delta County

Mon, August 11, 2014 3:48PM

Beaches come in all shapes and sizes. On the serene shores of Lake Michigan, you’ll find everything from secluded swimming holes and out of the way sand spits to bustling city beaches with modern amenities galore. And because this part of the world is big on the changing of the seasons, you’ll have something to […]

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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!