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The Michigan Back Roads Newsletter is published on the first of each month at

It features 6-8 destinations each month.  Subscribers area notified via E-Mail.

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About Up North Michigan

ron rademacher and bob the turtleUp North Michigan is a sister website to  The content is based on historic destinations, trails scenic drives and a few oddities that can be found in every part of Michigan.

While those of us born in Michigan usually consider "up north" to be North of the town of Clare, many people in other states, like Ohio, consider anything north of U.S. 12 to be the wilds of northern.

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