One of the best parts of vacationing on a peninsula is there are … Read full article
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
There are some must-see destinations on this planet. The Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is one of them. It is aptly named — a genuine wilderness, ruggedly untamed, thrillingly beautiful and a rare find east of … Read full article
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
Hear them thunder in April and May.
With hundreds of waterfalls to choose from in the Upper Peninsula, these eight are particularly stunning in mid-to-late April and early May when melting snow and ice, rainstorms and increased groundwater make them … Read full article
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
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
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
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
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 … Read full article
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