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Calumet 

Calumet 

See Park Video See History Video (Delayed Start)  The town of Calumet, originally named Red Jacket, sprang up around the Calumet and Hecla copper mines. Today we explored the area a bit. In an attempt to locate the Visitors Center we got into an amazing...

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Go West, Young Man

Go West, Young Man

According to local legend, when Horace Greeley penned those now famous words, he was encouraging young men to migrate from the eastern cities to the Keweenaw copper mines. It is interesting to note that Greeley was among the eastern investors that financed these mines...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.