Deer Hunting in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

The U.P.’s 16-day holiday — Regular Firearm Deer Hunting Season — starts Nov. 15

Ask anyone in the Upper Peninsula to name a November holiday and without hesitation, they will bring up Opening Day of Regular Firearm Season. Sure, Veterans … Read full article


Posted on November 10th, 2021

Why you’ll love the U.P.s fewer-tourist time of year

I’m writing this because many people don’t think about coming to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.) this time of year. But there’s something special about November — after the spectacular fall color wanes and before the pristine snow starts piling up … Read full article


Posted on October 29th, 2021

Great U.P. Places to Hike in the Late Fall.

Goodbye, gorgeous leaves. Hello, amazing vistas!

When Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.) has bragging rights to some of the best fall foliage in the nation, it’s hard to imagine why you would want to traipse through the woods once those crimson, … Read full article


Posted on October 25th, 2021

A fall guide to mastering family fun in the U.P

Planning a trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula can be daunting. There’s so much ground to cover, and so many unique activities in each of the three regions. Not to mention you want to find something everyone in the family can … Read full article


Posted on October 10th, 2021

Winter U.P. Sports: Surfing Presque Isle Park

While other regions of the country may boast year-round surfing, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula adds to the sport with a twist. Frigid waters, crazy currents, and, oh yeah, did we mention surfers go out during the winter? Great Lakes surfing has … Read full article


Posted on September 24th, 2021

Seven Great Spots for Fall Photography in the U.P.

There’s a photographer’s paradise of fall vistas and colorful wide-open spaces in the U.P.

Over the next few weeks, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula will be changing its green mantle of summer for the brilliant gold and burgundy colors of autumn. These … Read full article


Posted on August 26th, 2021