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

How To Make The Most Of Your Hike in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Posted on June 30th, 2020
If you’ve never been hiking before you won’t find a better place to start than Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. As much as going on a hike gives you a chance to get back to basics, there is more to it than simply showing up at a trail with a new pair of walking shoes. A happy and successful hike require…

Snowmobiling in the Keweenaw: Doing it Right

Posted on February 26th, 2020
  5 minute read On average the Keweenaw receives over 250 inches of snow annually. From meticulously maintained trails to adrenaline-packed experiences through the pines and along Lake Superior shoreline, there’s no shortage of sledding adventures. With over 230 miles of snowmobi…

36 Hours in the Keweenaw: Winter Edition

Posted on February 7th, 2020
9-minute read So you’re planning a visit to the Keweenaw Peninsula this winter. First of all, welcome to one of the most beautiful places in the world. There’s something undeniably special about exploring the largest peninsula in the largest lake on earth. Second, forget everything you think…

These 5 Keweenaw Festivals will Make You Fall in Love with Winter

Posted on January 27th, 2020
5 minute read While the rest of the country is watching winter turn into soggy shoulder season, Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is just getting warmed up. The months of January, February, and March bring some of the Keweenaw’s biggest snowfalls, creating a winter wonderland unlike anywhere el…

12 Best Keweenaw Snowshoeing Destinations

Posted on December 16th, 2019
  5 minute read Snowshoeing is the perfect way to explore the sights and sounds of the Keweenaw’s great outdoors. Whether you’re seeking solitude, craving adventure, or just looking to get in a good workout, the Keweenaw’s diverse terrain and miles of picturesque trails will challeng…
Woman cross country skis outside a cabin at Mount Bohemia

Embrace Your Winter Spirit

Posted on November 6th, 2019
5 minute read While summer and fall are popular times of year to visit the Keweenaw, it’s the winter season that truly defines this magical place. Beginning in late October, successive layers of powdery snow begin to blanket the landscape. The result is a breathtaking winter wonderland where eve…

7 Attractions Worth Striking from Your Bucket List in Michigan

Posted on September 15th, 2018
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aspen_trees_2.jpg The true definition of northern Michigan, the Keweenaw County region is outdoor recreation at its absolute finest. Whether you call it the Great Lake State, the Wolverine State, or the Water Wonderland, the only state to border fo…

Skiing in the Keweenaw

Posted on November 21st, 2017
Receiving an average of 270 inches of snow each year, the Keweenaw is home to 3 unique downhill ski areas that will have you coming back for more and more! Sitting high above the Portage Canal, Mont Ripley has 24 runs for you to choose from with over 110 acres of ski-able terrain, a terrain park with 33 dif…
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