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FOUR FAMILY-FRIENDLY KEWEENAW SLEDDING HILLS

Children growing up in the Upper Peninsula know why sledding is all the rage. Not only is it one of the most classic ways to enjoy the freshly fallen snow, but it’s also loads of fun! There is nothing quite like the exhilarating rush of cruising down a steep hill covered in fresh powdery snow…

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TOP 4 KEWEENAW SNOWMOBILE EXPERIENCES

5 minute read On average the Keweenaw receives over 270 inches of snow annually. From meticulously maintained trails to adrenaline-packed experiences through the pines and along Lake Superior shoreline, there’s no shortage of sledding adventures. With over 200 miles of snowmobile trails and…

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Local Guide to Christmas in the Keweenaw

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, the Keweenaw Peninsula certainly delivers. Colorful lights and merry décor line our historic streets and each community is bustling with holiday cheer. Our charming small towns are full of festive family fun, so grab your winter coat and mittens and start…

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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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THE PERFECT UPPER PENINSULA WINTER WEEKEND

A breathtaking winter landscape awaits you in the Keweenaw Peninsula, the Upper Peninsula’s northernmost peninsula. Whether you’re looking to explore the winter landscape while you’re up here hitting the slopes or perhaps you just need to unplug for a couple days and recharge the batteries……

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CURLING IN CALUMET

Curling is considered one of the world’s oldest winter team sports with its roots found in 16th century Scotland where the art was practiced on frozen lochs and lakes. Today, curling is a Winter Olympics darling, and the sport is sweeping across the Midwest (pun intended)! Tucked away in the heart…

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WINTER EXPEDITION: HORSESHOE HARBOR

Horseshoe Harbor is one of those places you’d think would be totally inaccessible in winter. A remote, rocky beach east of Copper Harbor, this is a summer-time destination for travelers looking for a tranquil spot to take in Lake Superior during adventures in the Keweenaw Peninsula. But if you’re…

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