Marquette & Michigan
Websites providing information about Marquette and/or the State of Michigan.
- Lake Superior Community Partnership
http://www.marquette.org/The Chamber of Commerce Committee sets an aggressive program of work for itself, within the framework of the Lake Superior Community Partnership. The group's stated goal is to support business in Marquette County. Tied directly to that goal is the Committee's objective to return our members' annual dues investment to them each year through a variety of means.
- Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee
- Superior Odyssey
http://www.superiorodyssey.com/On a Superior Odyssey charter or cruise you can sail on the historic schooner Coaster II into the wildest and most ruggedly beautiful seascape of Lake Superior.
- Travel Michigan
http://www.travel.michigan.org/Travel Michigan is the State of Michigan's official agency for the promotion of tourism. Housed within the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Travel Michigan collaborates with the state's Destination Marketing Organizations (Convention & Visitors' Bureaus, other regional marketing entities, and tourism-related state associations) to market Michigan and provide comprehensive visitor information services-with the overall goal to create and retain jobs in our state.
Education & Reading
As a "University town" Marquette has a lot to offer in the way of education...
- City of Marquette
http://www.mqtcty.org/Welcome to the City of Marquette. The purpose of this website is to provide visitors and citizens of Marquette with information about our services and up to date information about the city government and activities.
- Northern Michigan University
http://www.nmu.eduNorthern Vision: Northern Michigan University will become the university of choice in the Midwest for students seeking a quality academic program with individualized attention in a high-tech learning environment.
- Peter White Public Library
http://www.uproc.lib.mi.us/pwpl/It is the mission of the Peter White Public Library to make informational, educational, cultural and recreational materials and programs readily available and accessible to all Library users. The staff provides prompt, accurate information and guidance to patrons in a welcoming, business-like atmosphere.
- Snowbound Books
http://www.snowboundbooks.com/Two decades ago, on June 1, 1984, Ray Nurmi opened Snowbound with 10,000 used books and a room full of kites. (Yes, kites - the kind you fly on the beach. I was surprised, too.) The books took up the front half of the building and the kites were in one room of the back, with a small apartment taking up the remaining space.
Provides visitors resources to Downtown Marquette
- Marquette Country Convention and Visitors Bureau
Business & Professional Services
- Stang Decision Systems
- Iron Bay Computer & Design
Dozen Distinctive Destinations
Marquette has been named one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Dozen Distinctive Destinations for 2010! This program recognizes "cities and towns that offer an authentic visitor experience by combining dynamic downtowns, cultural diversity, attractive architecture, cultural landscapes and a strong commitment to historic preservation, sustainability and revitalization". (www.preservationnation.org/travel-and-sites/travel/dozen-distinctive-destinations)
- National Trust for Historic Preservation
- USA Today
http://www.usatoday.com/travel/destinations/2010-02-03-national-trust-dozen-distinctive-destinations_N.htmNational Trust names Dozen Distinctive Destinations for 2010