Gordon Rasmsay pushing a wheelbarrow in the Keweenaw

Explore the Keweenaw like Chef Gordon Ramsay

Posted on July 29th, 2021
In National Geographic’s: Uncharted “Michigan’s Yooper Cuisine”, we witnessed famous chef Gordon Ramsay explore the Keweenaw Peninsula as he pursued Upper Peninsula culinary ingredients. Inspired by Ramsay’s quest to become a true yooper, here are our recommendations on visitin

Your Summertime Guide to Enjoying Dreamland and Beyond

Posted on July 23rd, 2021
LIKE A DREAM In 1913, a Canadian immigrant named Norbert Sarazin put down roots in Bootjack, Michigan. In this remote Keweenaw gem, Norbert built a resort that catered to loggers too weary to travel home. Originally named Dreamland Hotel, the Dreamland Restaurant & Bar has lived up to its name a
Mother and child hiking Isle Royale National Park Trail

Top Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting Isle Royale National Park

Posted on July 11th, 2021
Visiting Isle Royale National Park is a dream for many, but very few make it to the Island.  The national park’s location in the middle of Lake Superior, mixed with an abbreviated visitor season, consistently makes Isle Royale one of the least visited in the United States. And doing it right r…

The Keweenaw’s Best Float Trip: The Sturgeon River

Posted on July 2nd, 2021
The Keweenaw area features quite a few rivers both big and small.  Most are notable for their waterfalls, including Montreal Falls, Eagle River Falls, and Hungarian Falls (on Dover Creek), just to name a few.  However, most rivers in the Copper Country aren’t the best for paddling unless you

Your Guide to the Best Mountain Bike Trails in the Keweenaw

Posted on June 25th, 2021
While many exceptional mountain bike trails are congregated in the western United States, some of the best trails may be closer to home than you think. Michigan mountain biking trails are rapidly gaining popularity, specifically the trails in the Keweenaw. Those who make the trip north quickly fi
Family watching sunset in Keweenaw

7 Best Locations to Catch the Sunset in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula

Posted on June 18th, 2021
Even though Keweenaw summers only last three months or so, any given summer day feels as though it lasts forever. It could be due to the peninsula’s lazy pace of life, or the hypnotic whisper of Lake Superior, but we suspect it might be our multiplied hours of daylight. Summer sunsets in particular s…
Fireworks over Lake Linden

7 Can’t-Miss Keweenaw Summer Events

Posted on June 13th, 2021
Summertime in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan is an event in and of itself. With the array of outdoor activities, historical sites, and learning opportunities, any summer weekend spent here is sure to be filled with things to do. These are a few of our favorite summer events in the Keweenaw that yo

Top 9 Summer Activities to Explore in Houghton

Posted on May 28th, 2021
Houghton is often referred to as the Gateway to the Keweenaw seamlessly blending the great outdoors, history, and smalltown charm. Home to Michigan Tech University, a vibrant downtown, ample dining options, and easy access to the Keweenaw Waterway, you’ll find plenty of things to do̷

Portage Lake Named Best Inland Lake in Upper Peninsula

Posted on May 27th, 2021
According to MLive readers, the Keweenaw is home to the Upper Peninsula’s best inland lake.  Here’s a snippet from the announcement: It’s known for spectacular fishing with easy access to some of the state’s most notable landmarks and natural beauty. It’s Portage Lake in Hou

Top Travel Tips from Adventure Guides in Copper Harbor, Michigan!

Posted on May 21st, 2021
Travelers have lots of reasons to seek out local guides and outfitters to host their adventuring. A major benefit of having a guide is getting the insider’s scoop. Guides both work and play in the place they love, and what they love most is sharing the Keweenaw with others. As one lead tour guide from…
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