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Thrill Yourself with the Best Winter Activities in Michigan

All through the holidays, you probably heard the words, “walking in a winter wonderland” so much that you just hummed as you read them. But, have you ever truly experienced a winter wonderland? We have. And good news — there is so much more to do than just walking, although even that is fun, too…

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Visit these Eastern U.P. winter-friendly destinations

You’ve heard the stories. Yes, Michigan's Upper Peninsula 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 during wintertime. So, hop in that car of yours, and…

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Late night drive ideas in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

While we love to share the highlights of everything you can do under an Upper Peninsula sun in any season, we would be remiss to skip over all the exploring you can do when the sun goes down. Particularly, our Great Lakes calmly sending waves to the shoreline under a starry-filled sky. Many visitors…

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6 Valentine's Day Date Ideas in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

With only a few weeks left until the day dedicated to lovers, you may be scrambling for a unique idea unlike years before. If that’s the case, look no further! We have a peninsula full of romantic opportunities and unique adventures waiting for you and yours. Plan your Valentine’s Day dates with…

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Plan a Trip Around These Winter Events in Michigan's U.P.

While things often slow down in the winter, much of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula activity ramps up! Snow season means snowmobiling, skiing, ice climbing, sled dog racing, pond hockey and a ton of other niche activities. In addition, you can still visit some of our indoor experiences and enjoy the…

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The Best Snowmobiling in Michigan

Michigan's Upper Peninsula is regularly voted as the best place to snowmobile in the country. There are 3,000+ miles of groomed trails through stunning scenery that take riders to frozen waterfalls, lighthouses and breathtaking vistas. Riders are likely to see whitetail deer, eagles, coyotes and a…

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Winter U.P. Sports: Watch surfing on our Great Lakes

While other regions of the country may boast year-round surfing, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula adds a twist to the sport. Frigid waters, crazy currents, and, oh yeah, did we mention surfers go out during the winter? Great Lakes surfing has picked up in recent years as visitors flock to our region to…

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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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Best Places to go for Christmas in Michigan's U.P.

With holiday and winter breaks right around the corner, we know some of our readers are starting to map out that time off. Are you looking for some fun recreation for the family? Hoping to catch some unique holiday happenings? Maybe you just want to extend the cheer of the season and visit a place…

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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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