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Brad Barnett

Brad is the Executive Director of the Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau. He gets paid to share all the cool stuff about the Keweenaw Peninsula. It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it.

10 CAN’T-MISS KEWEENAW SUMMER EVENTS

Summertime in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan is an event in and of itself. With the array of outdoor activities, historical sites, and learning opportunities, any summer weekend spent here is sure to be filled with things to do. These are a few of our favorite summer events in the Keweenaw that…

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A TASTE OF THE KEWEENAW: THIMBLEBERRIES

As summer reaches its midpoint, foragers and hikers exploring the Keweenaw Peninsula’s wilderness are sure to discover a unique, bright-red berry hidden along a quiet trail. Deliciously sweet with a hint of tartness, this berry is called a “thimbleberry” and is a favorite among local residents (both…

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TOP 9 ATTRACTIONS IN HISTORIC CALUMET

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 Jacobsville sandstone, and the…

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5 TIPS FOR CHASING THE KEWEENAW’S NORTHERN LIGHTS

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 the continental…

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TOP 7 REASONS TO PLAN A SPRING KEWEENAW VISIT

Out of the four seasons, spring gets the least amount of love from Keweenaw enthusiasts. Unlike the long days of summer, the brilliant colors of fall, or the epic snow of winter, this shoulder season is often overlooked by visitors. But the locals know that this period is the “golden time” of living…

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