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Best Snowboarding Spots in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

It’s no surprise that snowboarding is a popular sport in the Upper Peninsula — after all, the upper half of Michigan gets some of the best snow conditions each winter with more than 200 inches of fresh powder reported in certain areas. In fact, snowboarding was first developed in Muskegon, Michigan…

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9 Must-Visit Winter Waterfalls in Michigan's U.P.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to over 300 waterfalls and it becomes the ultimate winter wonderland November through March. These roaring waterways become massive, silent ice sculptures in the wintertime that you have to see to believe. There’s something so serene about the natural beauty of a…

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Plan a Trip Around These Winter Events in Michigan's U.P.

While things often slow down in the winter, much of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula activity ramps up! Snow season means snowmobiling, skiing, ice climbing, sled dog racing, pond hockey and a ton of other niche activities. In addition, you can still visit some of our indoor experiences and enjoy the…

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Book a fun winter getaway in the Upper Peninsula

Now’s the time to go outside and play in the snow! Goodbye couch! So long winter blues. Book a room now and head to one of America’s best-ever winter playgrounds — Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! You can easily pack several days with thrilling adventures, heartwarming gatherings, rollicking festivals…

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10 Free Things to Do this Winter in the Upper Peninsula

In the Upper Peninsula, winter is a glorious season! We love it and you will, too! There is snow, lots and lots of snow, jaw-droppingly beautiful curtains of sparkling ice, plates piled high with comfort foods, steaming cups of coffee and frosted mugs of craft beer, thousands of miles of trails to…

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9 Ski Hills of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Offering some of the best conditions in the midwest, skiers and snowboarders will want to add Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to their list of travel destinations. The U.P. is home to nine downhill ski and snowboard areas, ranging from small-town slopes to adventure-packed resorts. Come UP for a visit…

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Holiday shopping in the Upper Peninsula

Are you having a hard time deciding what to get a friend or family member this holiday season? We’ve been there. Endlessly searching, “Gifts for someone who has everything,” hopeful that any path will present itself leading to a half-decent idea. Well, pause the hunt. Go holiday shopping in the…

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Holiday events in the Upper Peninsula

Do you hear what we hear? Tis the season to take a trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula — and there is much to do while you are here this time of year! Choose from craft shows and gift markets to holiday performances, light shows and even 5k races. We’ve hung a list of holiday events in the Upper…

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Go Waterfalling

The skies aren’t the only things that thunder in late March-May. The more our snow melts, the louder our rivers rumble and roar down precipices and rocky inclines. Plan to hike in to most of our 150 named waterfalls. Dress for spring’s quick weather changes and wear boots. Only have a couple days to…

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