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Big Sable Point Lighthouse

featuring Kenny G's "Seaside Jam"
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Big Sable Point Lighthouse is one of the tallest on the Great Lakes, and one of the most popular for its location within Michigan’s Ludington State Park, a popular summer getaway. The light stands on the eastern shore of Lake … Continue reading


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Marblehead Lighthouse

featuring Kirk Whalum's "My Father's Hope"
Marblehead Lighthouse

Ohio’s Marblehead Lighthouse on Lake Erie is the oldest and one of the most popular lighthouses on the Great Lakes. This lighthouse has been in continuous operation since 1822, and, like many, has undergone several transformations in its history. Visitors … Continue reading


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Copper Harbor, Michigan

featuring Brian Hughes' "There She Goes"
Copper Harbor, Michigan

Situated at the northernmost tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Copper Harbor is a destination for anyone seeking great scenery and outdoor recreation, year-round. Settled as a successful copper mining town in the mid-1800s, Copper Harbor is home to the oldest … Continue reading


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Old Presque Isle Lighthouse

featuring Adam Haines' "Erin's Poem"
Presque Isle Lighthouse, Michigan

Michigan’s Old Presque Isle Lighthouse was first lit on Lake Huron in 1840 to mark a natural harbor important to Great Lakes steamships. In the early 19th century, the harbor was a refuge for ships escaping storms and a source … Continue reading


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Tettegouche State Park, Minnesota

featuring Acoustic Alchemy's "Reference Point"
Tettegouche State Park, Minnesota

Minnesota’s Tettegouche State Park offers gorgeous views of Lake Superior’s rugged shoreline. Dense forests and steep cliffs combine to create a stunning vista, as well as a venue for hikers, naturalists, and rock climbers. This eScapes video features views of … Continue reading


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Alpena on St. Marys River

featuring Peter White's "Crazy Feeling"
Alpena on St. Marys River

The Great Lakes freighter Alpena was launched as the Leon Fraser in 1942, carrying iron ore across the Great Lakes. In 1989, the ship was converted to a self-unloading cement carrier and shortly afterward was renamed the Alpena, after the … Continue reading


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Duluth Canal Lighthouses at Sunrise

featuring Acoustic Alchemy's "Something She Said"
Duluth Lighthouses Sunrise

The Duluth-Superior Harbor on the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin is the busiest bulk cargo port on the Great Lakes. But, in the early hours of the day, the waterfront becomes a therapeutic escape from the frantic activity of the … Continue reading


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South Haven Lighthouse

featuring Paul Hardcastle's "Peace On Earth"
South Haven Lighthouse, Michigan

South Haven, Michigan is known for its harbor on Lake Michigan, and its harbor is known for its South Pierhead Lighthouse. Since 1903, this lighthouse has stood on the lakeshore, but not always with its distinctive appearance. The lighthouse was … Continue reading


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CSL Niagara (Upbound at Port Colborne)

featuring Chris Botti's "When Rain Falls"
CSL Niagara on Welland Canal

Port Colborne, on the southern coast of Ontario, has been greatly effected by the Welland Canal, which runs through downtown on its way to joining Lakes Ontario and Erie. Since 1833, the passage of vessels here has created a community … Continue reading


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Little Sable Point Lighthouse

featuring John Tesh's "Lady In Red"
Little Point Sable Lighthouse

Little Sable Point Lighthouse on Lake Michigan was first lit in 1874 and is one of Michigan’s most picturesque lighthouses. Not only is the lighthouse itself striking with its natural brick exterior, but the surrounding natural setting is beautiful as … Continue reading


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