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36 HOURS IN THE KEWEENAW: WINTER EDITION

So you’re planning a visit to the Keweenaw Peninsula this winter. First of all, welcome to one of the most beautiful places in the world. There’s something undeniably special about exploring the largest peninsula in the largest lake on earth. Second, forget everything you think you know about…

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Top Copper Harbor Winter Activities

If you seek to experience the true wonders of winter, look north to Michigan’s Copper Harbor. Winter on the Keweenaw Peninsula can intimidate some flatlanders, but many find exploring the waist-deep snowdrifts and vast white-capped wilderness intoxicating. With a charming mix of places to stay, eat…

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EMBRACE YOUR WINTER SPIRIT

While summer and fall are popular times of year to visit the Keweenaw, it’s the winter season that truly defines this magical place. Beginning in late October, successive layers of powdery snow begin to blanket the landscape. The result is a breathtaking winter wonderland where evergreen boughs…

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LOCAL WINTER GUIDE TO VISITING HOUGHTON

Houghton serves as the Gateway to the Keweenaw Peninsula. Located on the southern shore of the Keweenaw Waterway, Houghton’s collection of outdoor snow adventures, history, dining, and culture make the city a destination for winter enthusiasts. Here are our top recommendations for enjoying Houghton…

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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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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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24 Hours in Copper Harbor

Heading to the tip of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula requires no less than a full day exploring Michigan’s northern-most community of Copper Harbor. From the scenic drives, awe inspiring nature, and good eats – there’s so much to be accomplished with just 24 hours in Copper Harbor! THIMBLEBERRY…

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24 Hours in Houghton

So you’ve found yourself in Houghton for a day – lucky you! Whether you’re dropping off your Tech student, or making the town your basecamp of Upper Peninsula adventures, the bustling community of Houghton, Michigan has many ways to enrich your travels. This list will stack the next 24 hours, but…

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CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE: VALENTINE’S DAY

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you might be trying to decide what to do. Are you looking to unplug and unwind in the Keweenaw? Get outside and explore the great outdoors? We’ve got you covered. Choose your own adventure style. It doesn’t matter if you’re single, married, dating, or…

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