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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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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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8 Must-Visit Winter Waterfalls

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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10 Places to Snowshoe in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Snowshoeing is one of the most relaxing ways to explore Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in the winter. It is a great form of low-impact aerobic exercise and perfect for young children to retirees. One of the best things about snowshoeing is the freedom that it affords you. You do not need a trail or…

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An Ice Fisherman's Tips for Angling in the U.P.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a dream destination for ice fisherman. There are over 4,000 frozen inland lakes in addition to ice-covered bays on Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. With so many locations for quality ice fishing, the opportunities are abundant for finding your ideal spot…

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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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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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6 MORE Dazzling Spots for Fall Photography in the U.P.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a photographer’s paradise and the views in the fall become even more alluring. Vibrant vistas, shimmering shorelines lined with multicolored trees and waterfalls surrounded by the glow of autumn all await you. In the blog Seven Great Spots for Fall Photography in the…

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The best golf courses in the Upper Peninsula: Central region

Play 26 courses in the Central U.P. alone! Whether you are giving golf a try this year, like a pro’s challenge of a long sand shot from a fairway bunker or fall at a skill level in between, the Upper Peninsula is a fun place to play. Here in the Central U.P. you and your golfing companions can…

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See the UP's Winter Wonders on a Go-Anywhere Fat Tire Bike

There is no better way to explore the awe-inspiring natural wonder of winter in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula than on a fat tire bike. Float across the snow-covered landscape and indulge in the freedom to go almost anywhere. Enjoy rarely seen views of the Great Lakes’ sparkling, ice-bejeweled…

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