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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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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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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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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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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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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Lake Superior cruises and boat tours in Michigan’s U.P.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to the world’s largest body of freshwater in the entire world — Lake Superior. Covering approximately 31,700 square miles and reaching depths of over 1,300 feet, visitors and U.P. locals alike are drawn to this massive attraction. Its miles of beach shoreline are…

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5 Tips to Preserve the Upper Peninsula

It’s getaway destinations like Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, the Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Hiawatha National Forest, Ottawa National Forest, the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park and historic Kitch-iti-Kipi where visitors discover solace in nature…

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