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Beaver Island Music Festival: 3 Melodious Days in the Middle of Lake Michigan

Music festivals are generally synonymous with a few things. Live music played at a high volume is a given, but other words and phrases and terms that might fit right in include: a weekend off the grid, lots of free spirits (or hippies, if you prefer), and perhaps a teensy bit of excessive alcohol consumption. The Beaver Island Music Festival has these things — but it also has a little something more.

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A Unique Music Festival, Smack Dab in the Middle of Lake Michigan

Located in between Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas, Beaver Island, the largest island in Lake Michigan, has hosted its increasingly-popular music festival since 2003. That was the year a few people got together and said, “We want to bring some musical talent to our neck of the woods.” And so they did — literally.

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Everything You've Been Missing in Southern Montana This Winter

Looking for some wintertime fun before spring gets here? Whether you have a couple of free days, an entire week, or whatever, it might just be time to book a ticket out west — to Montana, that is! From world-renowned skiing and snowboarding to snowshoeing, hiking, hot springs, and ice fishing, Big Sky Country has a lot to offer cold weather fans.

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No Matter the Season, This Highway in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is Worth the Drive

Though driving through certain parts of Michigan is not all that exciting (looking at you, I-96), there are numerous stretches of roadway in the state that many would probably consider destinations unto themselves.

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How Difficult is it to Travel to Antarctica? And Why Would You Go There, Anyway?

With the polar vortex hanging like a dark, ominous, and rather chilly cloud over much of the Midwest this week and outfits like USA Today running headlines comparing temperatures in Chicago to those of Antarctica and the North Pole, it got me wondering: why do people enjoy traveling (or living, for that matter) in places where the cold regularly punishes their faces?

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These 9 National Parks Receive the Fewest Visitors Per Year on Average

You've heard of Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Zion. You could name in which state you'd find the Grand Tetons, the Grand Canyon, and the Great Smoky Mountains. But the most-visited national parks constitute just a fraction of the beautiful federally-protected lands that you can visit in the United States.

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