First famous for fishing and sporting, now famous for tourism, food and art. But Northwest Michigan has a lot to offer on all counts for today's visitors and residents.
"Absolutely the best trout fishing in the country . . . good northern atmosphere, no summer resort stuff," Ernest Hemingway wrote about Northern Michigan in 1919.
The prosaic, hard-drinking hunter and fisherman might not recognize the region today. Summer resorts, fine restaurants, arts and cultural festivals, eclectic galleries and cafes now populate the towns and marinas.
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Source: Shore Magazine