Spring’s Eight Must-See Roaring Waterfalls

Hear them thunder in April and May.

With hundreds of waterfalls to choose from in the Upper Peninsula, these seven 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

Posted on March 25th, 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

An ice fisherman’s tips for angling in the U.P.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a dream destination for ice fisherman. There are over 4,000 frozen inland lakes in addition to ice-covered bays on Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. With so many locations for quality ice fishing, the opportunities … Read full article

Posted on December 16th, 2020

The U.P.’s Top Six Scenic Winter Drives

A good ol’ fashioned drive IS the best way to experience the U.P.’s scenery. But one season that you may not have considered for a leisurely cruise (but should) is winter. This time of year transforms the already beautiful Upper … Read full article

Posted on December 11th, 2020

Five Northern Lights Viewing Locations

Where are the Northern Lights this winter? Good question. Many people think their only chance of seeing the Northern Lights (otherwise known as the Aurora Borealis) is to travel to the great white north. We are talking way up in … Read full article

Posted on December 9th, 2020
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