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…
McLain Beach

Top 8 Keweenaw Beaches

Posted on May 14th, 2021
Many people know that the Keweenaw Peninsula is legendary for the amount of lake-effect snow it receives each winter. Lesser known but equally impressive is that the same lake that dispenses buckets of snowfall is responsible for the Keweenaw Peninsula’s miles of pristine coastline. The m…

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
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