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5 Best Things To Do in the Keweenaw for Families

Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is not to be underestimated, despite being the furthest point north in the state. It offers an abundance of parks, nature, and water to explore. In 2021, the Keweenaw Peninsula won Michigan’s Best Vacation Spot in the Western Upper Peninsula by MLive! So there’s no…

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24 Hours in Hancock

Anchored to the north of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge lies Hancock, Michigan. This community upholds the Keweenaw’s Finnish-American heritage (Hancock is Porvoo, Finland’s Sister City!), and this cultural identity flavors the region. US-41 sinuously winds through historic downtown ushering travelers…

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Summer Live Music in the Keweenaw

The Keweenaw is a place that draws and inspires artists of every kind with her wild weather, deep and mysterious woods, joyful waters and the awe inspiring gravity of her history. The communities here celebrate their local musicians, and there’s no shortage of live music and festivals here in the…

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Keweenaw Dark Sky Park Designated as an International Dark Sky Park

As the headquarters for the Keweenaw Dark Sky Park, the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge leads the effort in the region to foster the dark skies. The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) has named Keweenaw Dark Sky Park (KDSP) the newest addition to the International Dark Sky Places (IDSP) Program. The…

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Top 7 Lakes to Paddle in the Keweenaw

The Keweenaw is defined by its lakes. Okay, it’s actually defined by one lake in particular, good ol’ Lake Superior. Gitche Gumee is a wonderful place to dip your toes into or go for a paddle, but did you know that there are plenty of other inland lakes to paddle on in the Keweenaw? Each is unique…

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24 Hours in Historic Calumet

If you’re looking to really delve into Copper Country energy, there is no better place to spend your day than in Calumet, Michigan! The Jacobsville sandstone architecture radiates with history and the booming entrepreneurial spirit of the Copper Country days lives on in the thriving small businesses…

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