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10 Unique Roadside Attractions

Explore the Unique and Quirky Side of Michigan's Upper Peninsula Embark on a thrilling journey in a land brimming with breathtaking natural beauty, wildlife and centuries-old cultures. But besides the U.P.’s popular destinations, it is a treasure trove of one-of-a-kind and often quirky places. Get…

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Best Waterfalls to Visit in the Eastern and Central Upper Peninsula

All but one of Michigan’s incredible waterfalls exist above the Mackinac Bridge. A unique aspect is how each of the Upper Peninsula’s waterfalls takes on a new form as the seasons change. During the warmer, wetter days, the falls come roaring to life, but the colder season can freeze magnificent…

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Best Waterfalls to Visit in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula

When it comes to exploring Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, we mean it when we say the possibilities are endless. Whether you’re completing the Lake Superior Circle Tour, hoping to find new hiking trails or just looking to get outside as the weather gets warmer, adding some magnificent waterfalls to your…

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Tour Ice Caves in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Michigan's Upper Peninsula is known for its year-round beauty but in the winter months its snowy landscapes rank No. 1 in the U.S.A. One of the most unique and breathtaking experiences in the U.P. is touring its ice caves. These natural formations near Lake Superior let you enter a magical world of…

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6 Easily Accessible Winter Scenic Sites

You’ve heard the stories. Yes, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan does indeed get a whole lot of snow between December and March. However, we happen to have some of the best snow plowing crews in the world. This means your scenic stops are still possible come wintertime. So, hop in that car of yours…

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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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The U.P.'s Top 6 Scenic Winter Drives

A good ol’ fashioned drive IS the best way to experience the U.P.’s scenery. But one season that you may not have considered for a leisurely cruise (but should) is winter. This time of year transforms the already beautiful Upper Peninsula into a magical land that few places can match. Couple that…

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Best Winter Hikes in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Outdoor enthusiasts understand that just because the weather grows colder and the daylight hours get shorter, adventures don’t stop. There are plenty of reasons to wait for winter weather to arrive and explore Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. For one, the summer and fall visitors have packed up and…

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6 Kid Friendly Winter Escapes

Imagine how difficult it must be for your children to contain all of their youthful energy while being stuck inside the house this winter. In the Upper Peninsula, our kids don’t stop having fun outdoors this time of year. Instead, it ramps up because winter transforms the U.P.’s landscape into a…

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