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

Choose Your Own Adventure: Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 5th, 2021
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you might be trying to decide what to do. Are you looking to unplug and unwind in the Keweenaw? Get outside and explore the great outdoors? We’ve got you covered. Choose your own adventure style. It doesn’t matter if you’re single, married, datin…
Woman skiing the Maasto Hiihto & Churning Rapids trails

Local Guide to Skiing Maasto Hiihto and Churning Rapids Nordic Trails

Posted on January 29th, 2021
If you are a classic cross-country skier, do not overlook the Maasto Hiihto and Churning Rapids trails just north of Hancock, MI! With the lake-effect snow starting to kick in and with a couple of upcoming events, now is the perfect time to check out the trails! There are all kinds of ways to ski the…
Frozen waterfall Canyon Falls

Top 5 Frozen Waterfalls in the Keweenaw

Posted on January 21st, 2021
The Copper Country’s unique geology makes it a hot spot for waterfalls of all shapes and sizes.  No two are alike, especially so in winter!  Many of our favorite waterfalls make excellent places to go on an adventure to in the winter, so strap on (or lace up!) your snowshoes and take advantage of th…

How to Snowshoe Chassell Winter Trails

Posted on January 8th, 2021
Our family loves to snowshoe because it’s a fantastic way to get outside and enjoy the Keweenaw’s winter trails. Unlike a lot of other winter activities, snowshoeing requires very little specialized equipment or skill level, and it’s a great opportunity for our family to enjoy nature and st…
Snowboarder shredding through powder at Mount Bohemia

Mount Bohemia Voted USA Today’s 10Best Ski Resort…Again

Posted on November 25th, 2020
  LAC LA BELLE, MICH. — For three years running, a remote ski resort in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has made a list of top downhill ski destinations. Mount Bohemia, located near the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula, came in at No. 4. on the 2020 list of top 10 North American ski spots in USA Tod…

20 Best Gift Ideas for Yoopers

Posted on November 20th, 2020
Yooper (noun) Definition: A native or inhabitant of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. With the holidays just around the corner, you might be wondering what to get that special Yooper in your life? No worries. That’s where we come in! We went on a mission to uncover the best gifts that any Yooper would…
Top Keweenaw Ghost Towns to Explore

Our Top 7 Keweenaw Ghost Towns to Explore

Posted on September 30th, 2020
Copper Country Ghost Towns & Cemeteries The discovery of copper in 1840 by Michigan’s first state geologist, Douglass Houghton, brought about America’s first mineral rush which led to a rapid influx of immigrants to the area. Fortune-seekers from all around the world flocked to the Kewe…
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How to Explore the Ghost Town of Freda

Posted on September 9th, 2020
In the never-ending quest for reduced screen-time, fresh air, and family fun, we hit the road on an early fall afternoon to explore one of the Keweenaw’s most beloved “ghost towns”: Freda, MI. While not a traditional ghost town (people still live in Freda), its really accessibl…
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