See our readers’ top spot, from lakeside to mountaintop, on a two-day loop.
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Hike among moose and wolves on this two-day escape to Isle Royale National Park.
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Hear wild horses thunder through camp. Look for wolf tracks in the mud or eagles' nests in the cliffs high above. Cast off the workaday world and go hike an island paradise.
Where the words "wild" and "life" take on new meaning
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