Rockhounding along the shoreline of Lake Superior

Michigan is an amazing place for rockhounding. In addition to the varieties of rock native to the area the glaciers brought with them rocks from more northern areas. The result is shorelines filled with a wide variety of beautiful stones. … Read full article

Posted on June 15th, 2021

Project Adventrus: Four bikers challenge

Visitors often seek out Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as an off-grid getaway destination. They travel to the various jutting peninsulas and crooked crevices to connect with nature and often, as a result, themselves. Project Adventrus (Adventure + Us) is doing the Read full article

Posted on May 18th, 2021

Spring Wildflowers & Where to Find Them

Breathe in the sweet aromas in native plant gardens and along hiking trails scattered across the U.P.

With the coming of spring, many locations across the U.P. burst into life. Catch some of these native spring wildflower spots as you … Read full article

Posted on March 25th, 2021

Cast your troubles away while fishing the U.P.

Whether you’re looking to catch up on some peace and quiet or spend time with friends, you can do both while fishing in our waterways. Surrounded by three Great Lakes (Lake Michigan, Lake Superior and Lake Huron), the Upper Peninsula’s … Read full article

Posted on March 18th, 2021

Nine 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 … Read full article

Posted on January 28th, 2021

See why cross country skiers call the U.P. their paradise.

The winter beauty of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is unmatched in the Midwest which makes it the ideal cross-country ski vacation destination. Step into your bindings and within minutes you can explore the vast tranquil wooded areas and sparkling ice-coated Great … Read full article

Posted on January 26th, 2021