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…
Passengers take a chair lift up Mount Bohemia during fall color season

Tips for the Perfect Fall Keweenaw Getaway

Posted on September 1st, 2020
Each autumn, for three or four short weeks, the Keweenaw’s landscape makes a dazzling transition from hues of lush greens to bursts of gold, yellow and fiery orange. Its almost as if the land channels the last of its energy into this captivating display of color to celebrate the end of summer and ush…
A Side-by-side rides along a Trail in the Keweenaw

Our Top 4 Places to Ride in the Keweenaw

Posted on August 21st, 2020
Guest Post by Scott Niska, Smart Creative Earlier this summer Scott and his team from Smart Creative hit the trails with Chris and Sue, owners of Trailside Lodge, to take some photos for the Keweenaw Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. The photos are now being used throughout KCVB’s market
Two sea kayakers on Lake Superior in the Keweenaw

Water Sports Activities You Can Enjoy in The Keweenaw

Posted on July 24th, 2020
Right on the northern tip of Michigan, the Keweenaw Peninsula extends out into Lake Superior. It’s also known as Copper Country, thanks to it being the location of the first-ever copper boom in the United States. Its rich history is not the only thing worth visiting for though! The lake is one of the…

36 Hours in the Keweenaw: Summer Edition

Posted on July 14th, 2020
  In the quest to plan the perfect summer vacation, it’s easy to lose sight of the most important part: relaxing. This is precisely what makes a Keweenaw summer weekend getaway so special. Soaked in sunshine, washed in a clean Lake Superior breeze, this tiny peninsula at the top of the world of
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