Sunday, June 27, 2010;
All flight and lodging information valid as of press time Thursday.
Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Marquette, Mich.? Here's what you need to know for the weekend of July 9-12 (we'll skip July 4):
Delta has one-stop flights from Reagan National to Marquette, with fares from $391 round trip.
WHERE TO STAY
230 N. Front St.
Opened in 1930 as the Northland Hotel and renovated and reopened in 1995, this historic downtown inn is a couple of blocks from the lake. Rooms from $139.
WHERE TO EAT
L'Attitude Cafe + Bistro
105 E. Washington St.
http://www.lattitudecafe.com Burgers, salads, sushi, pasta and shared plates served indoors or on a patio overlooking Lake Superior. Burgers start at $8.
In the Landmark Inn
Sandwiches, wraps, pizzas, salads and entrees such as Michigan Cherry Whitefish served in an English pub atmosphere. Entrees start at $13.95.
WHAT TO DO
Marquette County History Museum
213 N. Front St.
http://www.marquettecohistory.org Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. From June to August, open Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3; students older than 12 $1.
http://www.daybreakfish.com Chartered sightseeing cruises start at $210 for up to 6 people.
DeVos Art Museum
1401 Presque Isle Ave.
http://art.nmu.edu/department/museum/Contemporary art museum at Northern Michigan University's School of Art and Design. Open Monday-Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday noon to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 1-4 p.m. Free.
Marquette Country Convention and Visitors Bureau
337 W. Washington St.