Vote for the U.P. as USA Today’s Best Destination for Snow!

Calling all winter wanderers of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, we need YOUR help! The U.P. is one of 20 nominees for USA Today’s Readers’ Choice 10Best Destinations for Snow in the country. Ten winners will be selected from the locations which consist mostly of skiing destinations out west and a few…

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Go on the Best Winter Family Vacation in the U.P.

Where to Stay | Snow-many Outdoor Activities | Keep Warm Indoors | Best Winter Festivals Let’s be serious. Winter is not about sweating (except in a Finnish sauna) and baking in the sun. It’s about big, fluffy snowflakes on your mittens and eyelashes, crackling bonfires, frozen lakes, hushed woods…

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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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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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Best Places to go for Christmas in Michigan's U.P.

With holiday and winter breaks right around the corner, we know some of our readers are starting to map out that time off. Are you looking for some fun recreation for the family? Hoping to catch some unique holiday happenings? Maybe you just want to extend the cheer of the season and visit a place…

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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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Michigan’s Ultimate Digital Detox Destination

Ironically, we are about to ask you not to do what you are doing — looking at your screen. Unplugging from your digital devices is extremely tough in our hyper-connected world. (Did you know that we all look at our phones an average of 96 times a day!) That’s why more vacationers seek places where…

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