Mother and child hiking Isle Royale National Park Trail

Top Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting Isle Royale National Park

Posted on July 11th, 2021
Visiting Isle Royale National Park is a dream for many, but very few make it to the Island.  The national park’s location in the middle of Lake Superior, mixed with an abbreviated visitor season, consistently makes Isle Royale one of the least visited in the United States. And doing it right r…

The Keweenaw’s Best Float Trip: The Sturgeon River

Posted on July 2nd, 2021
The Keweenaw area features quite a few rivers both big and small.  Most are notable for their waterfalls, including Montreal Falls, Eagle River Falls, and Hungarian Falls (on Dover Creek), just to name a few.  However, most rivers in the Copper Country aren’t the best for paddling unless you
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…

Portage Lake Named Best Inland Lake in Upper Peninsula

Posted on May 27th, 2021
According to MLive readers, the Keweenaw is home to the Upper Peninsula’s best inland lake.  Here’s a snippet from the announcement: It’s known for spectacular fishing with easy access to some of the state’s most notable landmarks and natural beauty. It’s Portage Lake in Hou
Woman rides mountain bike over wooden trail in Copper Harbor

What it Takes to Open the Keweenaw’s Singletrack Trails

Posted on April 9th, 2021
One of the most common questions we receive each spring is “When do the Keweenaw’s summer trails open?” From trail managers to motel operators to the team here at Keweenaw.info, it’s a question we hear often in the runup to our beautiful summer season.  We’re pumped that everyone
Northern Lights over Quincy Mine in the Keweenaw

5 Tips for Chasing the Keweenaw’s Northern Lights

Posted on March 12th, 2021
Let’s be honest: No matter where you go, it’s nearly impossible to guarantee witnessing the Northern Lights. Many dream of viewing the majestic bands of light dancing across a star-filled night sky. But very few ever get to see it in-person. It just so happens that if you’re in th…
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…

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
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