Back to College Essentials

College will be here soon! It can be hard to leave Up North friends and family, memories and the lake. But we’ve rounded up 10 College Essentials that we think will help remind you of your Up North experiences all semester long:

Vintage Flannel
Canvas and Paddle Throw
  1. Flannel: These flannels are fashionable all year-round and are perfect to throw on with a pair of jeans when you don’t know what else to wear.

  2. Back Pack: We have a variety of sling backs and back packs that can fit everything that you need for class. Just decide which style suits you best and you’re all set.

  3. Up North Coffee: Take Michigan coffee with you, regardless of where you are headed off to for college.

  4. CP Throw: This cozy Canvas and Paddle throw is so soft and will keep you warm at the fire, in your dorm room or when you’re on a road trip!

  5. Roo Kee Roo: Take a piece of Up North memories with you to decorate your bare walls.

  6. HOMES Sweatshirt: Never forget where you came from and where the fresh coast is the best coast in this HOMES Sweatshirt.

  7. Stormy Kromer Cap: Winter at college is cold when you have to walk to class. Bundle up with your favorite Stormy Kromer cap!

  8. Michigan Mittens: If you have friends who aren’t from Michigan, use your Michigan mittens to tell them exactly where you’re from.

  9. Soup Mix: Cooking in a dorm can be hard, but these pre-made soup mixes make it so easy. You’ll feel like you’re back home, eating Mom’s cooking!

  10. Noteworthy Notebook: Jot down all your favorite memories in this cute and outdoorsy journal!

No matter where you find yourself going to college this year, Up North will always be here for more memories when you return. Until then, grab a few of these items and count down the days until you’re back in the best place, Up North!

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The blog is here! 2018 has started off great with many new and exciting changes for Canvas and Paddle. This coming season, we will have even more great outdoors and "up north" products available both in store and online. Be sure to keep up with our blog and social media sites to see updates about our new products. (Of course we are bringing back our favorites as well!)

The Canvas and Paddle blog will keep you in the loop about upcoming sales and new products, as well as helpful insights to Mackinac Island and travels beyond. Useful tips for camping, the best hiking and canoeing spots in the Midwest, and more will be featured here, so stay tuned!