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…

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…

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…
MTU hockey in Houghton

Husky Hockey Experience

Posted on October 23rd, 2019
4 minute read Attending a Tech hockey game is a time-honored tradition here in the Copper Country. From the moment you walk into the John J. MacInnes Student Ice Arena (“the Mac”), you’ll be surrounded by excitement, an energy unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Even if you don’t co…

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…

Have Some Fun At The Lake

Posted on June 27th, 2017
Endless opportunities await the avid paddler in the Keweenaw Peninsula.  Featuring a 125 mile Keweenaw Water Trail with spectacular views of the rugged shoreline, the Keweenaw is a paddler’s paradise. Photo courtesy of Keweenaw Adventure Company. The Keweenaw Water…

Snowmobiling in the Keweenaw

Posted on December 14th, 2016
If someone were to dream of the location with the perfect weather for snowmobiling, a visit to the Keweenaw
Peninsula would likely make that dream come true. Blessed by the highest annual snowfall and most consistent fresh snowfall east of the Rocky Mountains, the Keweenaw is almost never short for…

5 Free, Kid Friendly Things To Do in the Copper Country

Posted on August 23rd, 2016
  The Keweenaw is a family friendly vacation destination that is great all year around.  With school starting soon, why not come up to the Keweenaw for one last retreat before the busy school schedules start.  We have put together a list of 5 fun and free things to do with kids in the Cop…
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