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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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