Top Farmers Markets around the Upper Peninsula

Traveling to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula often means driving from one popular destination to the next. It’s easy to get hungry in between, and while we could eat pasties and fudge all day, you may be looking for other options. Skip the gas station snack selections! Stop by the top farmers markets…

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Take the best Memorial Day vacation in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Summer unofficially starts Memorial Day Weekend in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Warmer temperatures return, hundreds of waterfalls roar at once and favorite outdoor activities bring adventurers back but in fewer numbers than in July and August. This means you can easily create a U.P. vacation…

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Experience the Best of Michigan's U.P. Without Breaking the Bank

Need a break away from your daily grind but only have a small travel budget? No worries. Come to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. There are many ways to immerse in the U.P.’s natural beauty, explore its fascinating history, thrill in outdoor adventures and celebrate with locals without spending wads of…

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The Restorative Wellness Of Silent Travel In the Upper Peninsula

In a tech-fueled world full of overstimulation, stress and social noise, it is no surprise one of the fastest-growing vacation trends is silent travel. We crave quiet and a break from the digital-driven routines. But finding it isn’t easy. Few places rival Michigan’s premier place for silent travel…

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The 35 Best Things to Do in the Upper Peninsula

There are so many choices of what to see and do in the U.P., planning a vacation can be daunting. To make it easier, we compiled this guide of the best things to do in the Upper Peninsula. But there are lots more ideas, so ask locals and other visitors for their recommendations while you are here…

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8 Must-See Roaring Waterfalls in the Spring

With hundreds of waterfalls to choose from in the Upper Peninsula, you can view them in varied conditions all year long. But if you’re looking for activity — the roaring sound that makes you raise your voice a few decibels so you can be heard, the mist splashing back on your face — then you need to…

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A Guide to 5 of the U.P.'s Best Northern Lights Viewing Areas

Watching the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis shimmer and dance across the horizon is one of the most thrilling experiences in a lifetime. Many people, however, never see them because they think they must travel to Alaska, Canada, Finland, Norway or the North Pole. Yet, some of the best viewing is…

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