Michigan's Upper Peninsula Calendar of Events

Winter, spring summer or fall - you are sure to find something to do in Michigan's Upper Peninsula!

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    Hear the Water Roar...and Whisper

    The U.P. is home to all but one of Michigan’s waterfalls. There are more than 300 falls scattered across the U.P., ranging in size from under 5 feet to 48+ feet vertical drops.
    Photo credit: Robert F Carter

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    Some of the Finest Attractions in the Midwest

    Michigans Upper Peninsula presents attractions unmatched anywhere. You can explore the depths of a mine, a shipwreck, climb to the top of a lighthouse, explore a colonial fort, and hear the roar of mighty waterfalls. And that’s just for starters. Photo credit: LaMayn Photography

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    Be Inspired by the Upper Peninsula!

    UP Travel and Recreation Association presents their favorite picks from the Bonifas Arts Center’s regional competition, The Inspiring UP: Photography Competition. The exhibit combines work by two leading Upper Peninsula photographers with the selections from artists across the U.P. and celebrates their shared interest, the Upper Peninsula. Check out these UP images; landscapes, lifestyles, history, and see how the UP UPlifts !

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Wonderous Winter | Upper Peninsula Michigan


Eventually the iron-gray skies and gales of November blow in winter. The U.P. looks forward to snow (200 inches annually). The temperatures are comfortably cold, not bone-chilling. There are thousands of miles of groomed snowmobile trails, dozens of ski resorts and hundreds of miles of cross-country and snowshoe trails in the U.P. Where there is ice you’ll see fishing shanties, pond hockey and ice skating.

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Snowmobile Trail Report

If you enjoy extreme challenges try ice climbing, ice sailing and snow biking. Learn to race dogs from a musher. Hike to frozen waterfalls. Look for eagles and tundra swans. Curl up by a fire reading at one of our hotels or resorts. U.P. chefs will have comfort foods steaming on the stove and hot pasties waiting for you.