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…

A little history about one of the oldest mines in the Copper Country.

Posted on July 14th, 2016
The Delaware Mine is among the oldest in the Keweenaw, having begun operations in 1847.  Although it isn’t one of the larger mines in the area, it still managed to yield about 8 million pounds of copper in its 40 years of operation.  The mine went down a total of 10 levels, reaching a depth of 1…

Fishing in the Keweenaw

Posted on June 15th, 2016
Well you made it here (or are planning to come here), now how do you spend your time? Really, what IS there to do here anyway? A real fisherman wouldn’t have to contemplate this, not even for a moment. He knows he’s in one the best fishing places on the planet – just look at map to see all the water…

Keweenaw – A Mountain Bike Utopia

Posted on June 9th, 2016
Perched at the top of Michigan, the Keweenaw Peninsula might – at first glance –  have a few strikes against it as a mountain bike destination: it’s hundreds of miles from just about anywhere, has long cold winters and short cool summers, and it’s in the Midwest. But , if you’ve…

Collecting Minerals in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Posted on April 7th, 2016
Collecting minerals and rocks in Pure Michigan is a pastime for many and a great way to experience the outdoors and beauty of the Great Lakes state.  From beaches to road cuts and more, naturally beautiful minerals can be collected from throughout the state. Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is esp…

Discover Upper Michigan’s Copper Country Trail National Byway

Posted on April 1st, 2016
How do you plan to explore Upper Michigan’s Copper Country this summer?  Pull out your map and set your GPS to the Copper Country Trail National Byway, the 47-mile stretch of US-41 from Hancock, MI to Copper Harbor, MI.  The route to your next vacation showcases the area’s unparalleled outdoo…

The National Park Service is planning a year-long party, and you’re invited!

Posted on January 21st, 2016
You may have already heard, but in 2016, the National Park Service (NPS) marks its 100th anniversary. The past century has given us a lot to celebrate on what the agency has done to preserve special places—including five incredible national parks in Michigan. Even so, instead of looking back at th…
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