Are you planning a trip to our peninsula over the Fourth of July holiday? Worried you’ll miss out on your local fireworks display and cookout? Fear not! You won’t have to rely on the scattered driveway displays or gas station … Read full article
Celebrate 125 years of Mackinac State Historic Parks with seven must-see island sites
The U.P. is renowned for its natural beauty, wildlife and wonderful cultural experiences, but it also has its share of unique and quirky pit stops. Here are seven roadside attractions you’ll want to pull off to see as you cruise … Read full article
Michigan is an amazing place for rockhounding. In addition to the varieties of rock native to the area the glaciers brought with them rocks from more northern areas. The result is shorelines filled with a wide variety of beautiful stones. … Read full article
Plan a trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that your whole family will enjoy!
Balancing the energy of young kids with the needs of older adults can be a challenge for multi-generational families traveling together. Luckily, we’ve pulled together some great … Read full article
Where will you find our stories in the Upper Peninsula? Look around you. They are in our ancient “painted” sandstone cliffs…the splintered ship hulls at the bottom of our Great Lakes…the abandoned copper and iron mines that birthed boom towns … Read full article
Taste some of the unique flavors that have found their way up north.
From traditional pasties to Southern food to Thai, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has a wide variety of places to try a new dish or dig into a favorite. … Read full article
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is an amazing location with a diverse expanse of photo opportunities. While traveling in the U.P., it is easy to be inspired to take hundreds or thousands of photos. However, it takes dedication, planning and situational adaptability … Read full article
There are some must-see destinations on this planet. The Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is one of them. It is aptly named — a genuine wilderness, ruggedly untamed, thrillingly beautiful and a rare find east of … Read full article
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