Never Too Much Beer In Marquette

Ore Dock Brewing Company - #MittenTrip - Marquette - The Awesome Mitten

While I wouldn’t consider myself a craft brewery connoisseur, I certainly do enjoy a nice microbrew. As I researched restaurants and places to visit in Marquette for my #MittenTrip, Ore Dock Brewery and Blackrocks Brewery were two that kept popping up. After taking in the simultaneously massive and hauntingly eerie remains of the Lower Harbor […]

Outside In Marquette, Icy Plunges And Beautiful Sunsets

Lake Superior Sunset - #MittenTrip Marquette - The Awesome Mitten

One of the main draws that led me to choosing Marquette for my #MittenTrip was the opportunity to be surrounded by a plethora of outdoor adventure opportunities. I knew of the man-made sights that the city boasted, like the Lower Harbor Ore Docks and the Superior Dome on Northern Michigan’s campus, but I personally wanted […]

A #MittenTrip Guide To The City On The Bay: Marquette

#MittenTrip Marquette - The Awesome Mitten

I never considered myself a stranger to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. I’ve taken in the falls at Taqhuamenon Falls, hiked along the rocks at Pictured Rocks, and made designated pasty runs across the Mighty Mac to St. Ignace. However, Marquette was the one city in particular that I never had the opportunity to explore. When Awesome […]

Day 305: Jump off a Cliff (and into Lake Superior) at Black Rocks!

black rocks - the awesome mitten

There’s a place in Marquette where all the cool kids go to jump off a cliff… and into Lake Superior. That place is known as “Black Rocks.” It’s also one of the reasons I kick myself for not going to college at Northern Michigan University. Have an extended break between classes? Want to go cliff […]