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170-foot Spanish Ship on the Great Lakes, Viking Replica Will Not Complete Trip

An unusual sight around Michigan this week as a 170-foot Spanish galleon and a replica Viking longboat are sailing through.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Mackinac Bridge Sunset Ferry Ride [Video]

They say getting there is half the fun, but they're usually wrong.

One exception to this rule is a trip to Mackinac Island. The ferry ride to or from Mackinac Island is always a scenic one. It is especially memorable when timed with a perfect sunset behind the Mackinac Bridge.

See for yourself.

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Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media
Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media
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Watch This Huge Winter Storm Roll in Across the Straits of Mackinac [Video]

Jason St. Onge, who runs the Mackinac Island News & Views page on Facebook, managed to get some video of the storm rolling in across the Straits of Mackinac this morning as he drove across the Mackinac Bridge.

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These Incredible Photos Show Blue Ice Piling Up near the Mackinac Bridge

Spectacular photos are almost guaranteed for any traveler who ventures to Northern Michigan in winter. But the photos taken recently of blue ice along the shores of the Straits of Mackinac near the Mackinac Bridge are truly incredible.

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Wendy Reed/ Townsquare Media
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Mackinac Bridge Featured on Inside Edition’s ‘Scariest Bridges in America’ [Video]

My boyfriend's mom tells a terrifying tale about the Mackinac Bridge. She was crossing it on a rainy, windy day in 1989; It was the day Leslie Pluhar lost control of the Yugo she was driving and swerved off the bridge, plunging 170 feet into the chilly waters below.

It's the stuff of Michigan legend, but it's a true story that has helped give the Mackinac Bridge it's scary reputation.

On Wednesday night Inside Edition did a story on the Mackinac Bridge and the officials who offer to help drive stressed-out motorists across.

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flickr, KrissZPhotography
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Mackinac Bridge Will Turn Blue For Autism Awareness Tuesday Night

Tuesday is Global Autism Awareness Day, and a popular Michigan landmark will be turning blue tonight to bring more awareness to the cause...

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Mayor Heartwell Chooses Grand Rapids – Not Mackinac Bridge for Labor Day Walk

Labor Day morning (September 5) at 8AM Mayor George Heartwell will lead the way across the Mackinac Bridge - right here in Grand Rapids.

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