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Michigan’s outdoor recreation boom is becoming a business boom-
Michigan’s COVID-19 outdoor recreation boom has produced a subsequent business boom, according to a new federal report on the state’s outdoor scene.00
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The Catch: Cruising the Great Lakes-
“This past summer was a record-setting year for cruise ships in the Great Lakes, and that’s meant a lot more tourists coming to the region. It’s also meant economic development for cities in the region.”
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Family-owned fishing businesses displaced by waterfront developments on Great Lakes-
Working waterfront access — the access needed by fishing folks to unload their catch, process fish and retrieve ice and fuel — is being affected by coastal gentrification.
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Great Lakes Learning: Take a cruise and learn about the lakes-
Follow and draw the routes and itineraries of Great Lakes cruises to help your youngsters learn more about the region’s history and scenery.
COVID-19 Cruise Cut: Great Lakes cruise season postpones trips until 2021-
With extended port closures and coronavirus restrictions, cruise lines in the Great Lakes have ended planned itineraries for the year.
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Cruises Continue Amid COVID-19: Uncertainty mars but doesn’t stop Great Lakes cruises-
Ports and cruise lines grapple with how to protect passengers and crew even as the season is expected to continue as normal in the Great Lakes.
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Cruising the Lakes: Port stops for cruise lines all around the Great Lakes-
Ports abound throughout the Great Lakes, welcoming vacationers from the United States and further abroad.