Top 9 Attractions in Historic Calumet

Posted on April 30th, 2021
Calumet is all about history. There are probably more historical attractions packed into this small community than anywhere else in the Upper Peninsula.  Walk the streets of its downtown, and you can’t help noticing the architecture’s grandeur, often built from the rare Jacobsvi…

Keweenaw Q&A: Dark Sky Photography with Nate Bett

Posted on April 23rd, 2021
Meet Nate Bett – Dark Sky (Astro) Photographer & Northern Lights Chaser Recently, we had a chance to talk with Nate Bett @natebett about a number of topics, including being born in the backwoods of the Upper Peninsula (with no electricity or indoor plumbing), why the Keweenaw is the bes

Say Yes! to the Keweenaw

Posted on April 16th, 2021
Congratulations! You’re considering saying “I Do!” in the best place on Earth! The Keweenaw Peninsula is the Upper Peninsula of Michigan’s northernmost peninsula and offers a diverse range of wedding venues from historic churches, secluded beaches, to mountaintop vistas with panora
Woman rides mountain bike over wooden trail in Copper Harbor

What it Takes to Open the Keweenaw’s Singletrack Trails

Posted on April 9th, 2021
One of the most common questions we receive each spring is “When do the Keweenaw’s summer trails open?” From trail managers to motel operators to the team here at Keweenaw.info, it’s a question we hear often in the runup to our beautiful summer season.  We’re pumped that everyone

7 Copper Harbor Attractions You Need to Experience

Posted on April 2nd, 2021
This sleepy town is located literally at the end of U.S. 41 and is as far away from an interstate as you can get in the lower 48.  So what keeps bringing visitors back to Copper Harbor? Read on for our seven favorite local attractions (plus a bonus for those who make it to the end). Copper Harbor Trails Wit…
Northern Lights over Quincy Mine in the Keweenaw

5 Tips for Chasing the Keweenaw’s Northern Lights

Posted on March 12th, 2021
Let’s be honest: No matter where you go, it’s nearly impossible to guarantee witnessing the Northern Lights. Many dream of viewing the majestic bands of light dancing across a star-filled night sky. But very few ever get to see it in-person. It just so happens that if you’re in th…

Winter Expedition: Horseshoe Harbor

Posted on March 6th, 2021
Horseshoe Harbor is one of those places you’d think would be totally inaccessible in winter. A remote, rocky beach east of Copper Harbor, this is a summer-time destination for travelers looking for a tranquil spot to take in Lake Superior during adventures in the Keweenaw Peninsula. But if you&#…
Woman on a rocky shoreline on Isle royale national park

Top 7 Reasons to Plan a Spring Keweenaw Visit

Posted on February 26th, 2021
Out of the four seasons, spring gets the least amount of love from Keweenaw enthusiasts.  Unlike the long days of summer, the brilliant colors of fall, or the epic snow of winter, this shoulder season is often overlooked by locals and visitors alike. While the weather is wildly unpredictable, the m…
A couple enjoying the Nordic ski trails at the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge in Copper Harbor

The Perfect Upper Peninsula Winter Weekend

Posted on February 20th, 2021
A breathtaking winter landscape awaits you in the Keweenaw Peninsula, the Upper Peninsula’s northernmost peninsula. Whether you’re looking to explore the winter landscape while you’re up here hitting the slopes or perhaps you just need to unplug for a couple days and recharge the batteri…
Two men snowshoeing at Mount Baldy in the Keweenaw

Winter Expedition: Mount Baldy in Eagle Harbor

Posted on February 13th, 2021
Mt. Baldy is the largest and least disturbed of only a handful of balds remaining in the Keweenaw Peninsula. There’s one hike I try to make every year in the Keweenaw, and it’s to the top of Mount Baldy.  Located just outside of Eagle Harbor, this trail is a must for anyone who enjoys big views, scen
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