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January 14th, 2022

Rekindle Romance Along The Circle Tour

Searching for new ways to rekindle romance with your significant other? Chocolates and flowers are perennial favorites, but we suggest something a little different to spark the flames of romance. There’s something truly romantic about the isolation of lighthouses and the sense of history that surrounds them. In fact, dozens of romance novels that feature […]

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January 14th, 2022

The Creative Company

Bringing Art and Creativity to Life in Thunder Bay The art scene in Thunder Bay is thriving! The Creative Company was born out of this incredibly supportive environment. Home to artists Steve Gerow, Deena Kruger and Kevin Belmore, it is a studio, gallery and gift shop all in one. Their daily focus is to encourage each […]

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January 10th, 2022

What is the Lake Superior Circle Tour?

Officially established in the 1960’s, after the highway that connects Wawa to Sault Ste. Marie completed it’s construction. The Lake Superior Circle Tour is self-guided, world class touring experience. A tour like no other, it allows travelers to take the journey by preference of vehicle, duration of time and attractions to experience. Circling just over […]

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January 7th, 2022

Honeymoon the Circle Tour

Honeymooners can find love among the Suds, Sips and Snacks on the Lake Superior Circle Tour! After a hiatus that has been much too long, couples are once again turning their thoughts to weddings and honeymoons.  Did you know that the Lake Superior Circle Tour has been a popular honeymoon destination for decades?  In fact, […]

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November 29th, 2021

Lake Superior Agate

Agate History There is a unique geological history behind the Lake Superior Agate that begins over a billion years ago. What we now know as North America was once a larger continent that we refer to as Laurentia. During the formation of Laurentia, tectonic plates moved greatly, the outcome of this movement resulted in Laurentia […]

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November 23rd, 2021

Lake Superior Beaches

Take advantage of what the rich waters, unique landscapes and picturesque sunsets Lake Superior has to offer along your next Lake Superior Circle Tour. There are over 72 beaches located along the vast shorelines of Lake Superior. You can expect to find many that are easily accessible from the roadside while others challenge you to […]

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September 17th, 2021

Kayaking Lake Superior - Rossport

It was a delightful August morning. We left from the Nipigon Tourist Information Centre to set out for our kayaking adventure in Rossport. The highway drive along the way offers stunning views and glimpses of Lake Superior, making the 44 miles (71 km) trip there fly by. When we pulled into Superior Outfitters at the […]

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August 20th, 2021

Powwows! Powwows! Learn All About It!

All About Powwows I have always loved going to the powwow that takes place in my home community on the Lake Helen Reserve near Nipigon, Ontario. Hearing the singers’ voices soar through the sky as the dancers so beautifully move to the beat of the drum, the trees surrounding the circle dance alongside them, and […]

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August 18th, 2021

Rossport Perseid Meteor Shower

A couple of years ago, my partner and I stayed at Superior Views in Rossport, Ontario for an anniversary weekend getaway. The most memorable experience of the trip was the incredible night sky. Rossport is a small Northern Ontario village on the shores of Lake Superior that is almost completely devoid of light pollution. I […]

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August 3rd, 2021

Magical Fairyland: The Nipigon Marina Trails

I don’t know about all of you but in my spare time I am an avid reader. I just love how the simplest of words can transport me to another realm of magic with characters like elves, dragons, and knights on quests. It is a way for me to escape reality for a little while […]

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July 14th, 2021

Top 10 Reasons to Explore the North Shore

Venture east of Thunder Bay on highway 11/17 and you’ll find Ontario’s best kept secret – the North Shore of Lake Superior.  Make a trip this way when the warm weather hits, and you will be rewarded with incredible sights, delectable tastes and unforgettable experiences. Did you know a trip from Thunder Bay to Manitouwadge […]

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July 13th, 2021

Cycling the Circle Tour - American Edition

Cycling the U.S. Shoreline of Lake Superior: Choices and Challenges Geography Circumnavigating Lake Superior has got to rank among the top accomplishments of long-distance cycling whether you start in Canada first and proceed to the U.S. side or vice-versa. Given the closed borders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I would venture that even cycling the […]

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