Winter Expedition: Horseshoe Harbor

Posted on March 6th, 2021
Horseshoe Harbor is one of those places you’d think would be totally inaccessible in winter. A remote, rocky beach east of Copper Harbor, this is a summer-time destination for travelers looking for a tranquil spot to take in Lake Superior during adventures in the Keweenaw Peninsula. But if you&#…
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
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 4 Keweenaw Snowmobile Experiences

Posted on February 26th, 2020
  5 minute read On average the Keweenaw receives over 270 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 200 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…
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