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Ultimate Summer Bucket List for Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Michigan's Upper Peninsula (U.P.) is much bigger than many first-timers imagine and it helps to know where to go and what to do. Even seasoned travelers to this treasure trove of adventures are glad to have fresh ideas of what to do on their next summer visit. This guide is your ticket to a summer…

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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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Plan the Best Upper Peninsula Road Trip

Some of the best vacations are those spent in the car in close proximity with your friends, family or even on a trip for one. Sharing packed snacks, conversation and playlists. And the U.P. makes for a great road-tripping route. You can choose from stopping at beautiful vistas, iconic landmarks…

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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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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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Fun things to do Labor Day Weekend in the U.P.

Here’s your chance to get in one more blast of U.P. summer fun before your life goes full bore into fall. These top picks will make it easier to plan your end-of-summer holiday. There’s no better place not to labor! Walk across the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day, 7 a.m. to noon Topping the must-do…

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Plan Your Vacation Around These U.P. Summer Events

Summer is a beautiful time to visit Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! While you’re planning your trip around which popular destinations you want to visit, check out our unique, popular events and traditions, too. Enhance your visit with a rodeo, fragrant flowers, car shows, music festivals and much more…

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Plan a Day Trip to Mackinac Island With These Tips!

Coined Michigan’s Crown Jewel, Mackinac Island is a unique experience to get outdoors and travel back in time at a single destination. This 3.8-square-mile island is famous for its lack of cars and location between the Upper and Lower Peninsula. It’s the perfect start to your U.P. vacation — a fun…

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