Gordon Rasmsay pushing a wheelbarrow in the Keweenaw

Explore the Keweenaw like Chef Gordon Ramsay

Posted on July 29th, 2021
In National Geographic’s: Uncharted “Michigan’s Yooper Cuisine”, we witnessed famous chef Gordon Ramsay explore the Keweenaw Peninsula as he pursued Upper Peninsula culinary ingredients. Inspired by Ramsay’s quest to become a true yooper, here are our recommendations on visitin

Your Summertime Guide to Enjoying Dreamland and Beyond

Posted on July 23rd, 2021
LIKE A DREAM In 1913, a Canadian immigrant named Norbert Sarazin put down roots in Bootjack, Michigan. In this remote Keweenaw gem, Norbert built a resort that catered to loggers too weary to travel home. Originally named Dreamland Hotel, the Dreamland Restaurant & Bar has lived up to its name a
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…

Top 9 Summer Activities to Explore in Houghton

Posted on May 28th, 2021
Houghton is often referred to as the Gateway to the Keweenaw seamlessly blending the great outdoors, history, and smalltown charm. Home to Michigan Tech University, a vibrant downtown, ample dining options, and easy access to the Keweenaw Waterway, you’ll find plenty of things to do̷

Top Travel Tips from Adventure Guides in Copper Harbor, Michigan!

Posted on May 21st, 2021
Travelers have lots of reasons to seek out local guides and outfitters to host their adventuring. A major benefit of having a guide is getting the insider’s scoop. Guides both work and play in the place they love, and what they love most is sharing the Keweenaw with others. As one lead tour guide from…
McLain Beach

Top 8 Keweenaw Beaches

Posted on May 14th, 2021
Many people know that the Keweenaw Peninsula is legendary for the amount of lake-effect snow it receives each winter. Lesser known but equally impressive is that the same lake that dispenses buckets of snowfall is responsible for the Keweenaw Peninsula’s miles of pristine coastline. The m…

Top 9 Attractions in Historic Calumet

Posted on April 30th, 2021
Calumet is all about history. There are probably more historical attractions packed into this small community than anywhere else in the Upper Peninsula.  Walk the streets of its downtown, and you can’t help noticing the architecture’s grandeur, often built from the rare Jacobsvi…

Say Yes! to the Keweenaw

Posted on April 16th, 2021
Congratulations! You’re considering saying “I Do!” in the best place on Earth! The Keweenaw Peninsula is the Upper Peninsula of Michigan’s northernmost peninsula and offers a diverse range of wedding venues from historic churches, secluded beaches, to mountaintop vistas with panora

7 Copper Harbor Attractions You Need to Experience

Posted on April 2nd, 2021
This sleepy town is located literally at the end of U.S. 41 and is as far away from an interstate as you can get in the lower 48.  So what keeps bringing visitors back to Copper Harbor? Read on for our seven favorite local attractions (plus a bonus for those who make it to the end). Copper Harbor Trails Wit…
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…
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