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Bucket List Fall Hikes in the Keweenaw

There’s no better time to go for a hike in the Keweenaw than autumn. Not only do our endless forests put on a show that’s among the best in the Midwest, the bug season has passed and wearing flannel every day is finally acceptable again. Let’s just say that fall in the Keweenaw rules. Where’s the…

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THE ULTIMATE KEWEENAW FALL SCENIC DRIVE

When you’re in the Keweenaw in the fall, a simple drive to the store can be a world-class fall color tour. But if you’re serious about seeing as much of the Upper Peninsula’s fall color splendor as possible, we’ve put together an unbeatable road trip with plenty of scenic views, Lake Superior…

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SPOOKY KEWEENAW LORE TO EXPLORE: LEGENDS AND LOCATIONS

The last days of October find the Keweenaw busy with Halloween fun. Folks around town are treated to spooky decorations in shop fronts, smiling scarecrows, and a community lively with anticipation for Halloween events and camaraderie. The surreal, warm autumn that brought us blazing fall color and…

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TEN WAYS TO EXPERIENCE FALL COLOR IN THE KEWEENAW (Plus 1)

Autumn is a fleeting, yet magical moment for the Keweenaw’s lush landscape. Deciduous leaves change from vibrant shades of green to yellow, gold, fiery orange, and deep crimson red. Fall color provides the perfect backdrop for a wide range of outdoor adventures, and it’s a great excuse to enjoy some…

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OUR TOP 7 KEWEENAW GHOST TOWNS TO EXPLORE

COPPER COUNTRY GHOST TOWNS & CEMETERIES The discovery of copper in 1840 by Michigan’s first state geologist, Douglass Houghton, brought about America’s first mineral rush which led to a rapid influx of immigrants to the area. Fortune-seekers from all around the world flocked to the Keweenaw. To…

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TIPS FOR THE PERFECT FALL KEWEENAW GETAWAY

Each autumn, for three or four short weeks, the Keweenaw’s landscape makes a dazzling transition from hues of lush greens to bursts of gold, yellow and fiery orange. Its almost as if the land channels the last of its energy into this captivating display of color to celebrate the end of summer and…

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OUR TOP 4 PLACES TO RIDE IN THE KEWEENAW

Scott and his team from Smart Creative hit the trails with Chris and Sue, owners of Trailside Lodge, to take some photos for Visit Keweenaw. The photos are now being used throughout Visit Keweenaw's marketing materials to highlight the area’s trail network and attract riders to the Keweenaw. Scott’s…

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