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Jibba Jabba: Freestyle Snowboarding in Houghton

Bundle up and join us for the 2023 Jibba Jabba Rail Jam in downtown Houghton. What is a rail jam? A rail jam is a winter event in which a special course is created with rail-like features and objects that skiers/ snowboarders can perform tricks on. A unique rail jam course will be set up on Huron…

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Insider's Guide to Attending Heikinpäivä

Heikinpäivä, a mid-winter Finnish-American celebration, returns to downtown Hancock this January. This event is planned intentionally during a quiet time of year and celebrates the Hancock and Copper Country's Finnish heritage. This lively festival reminds of us of the many ways that winter can be…

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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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Snowshoe Guide for McLain State Park

McLain State Park is one of our favorite places to visit no matter the season. Most people visit during the summertime when the beach is warm and the campground bustling. During the winter this popular sightseeing spot goes into hibernation, burying itself in snow and ice. The fun doesn’t stop just…

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TOP 5 FROZEN WATERFALLS IN THE KEWEENAW

The Copper Country’s unique geology makes it a hot spot for waterfalls of all shapes and sizes. No two are alike, especially so in winter! Many of our favorite waterfalls make excellent places to go on an adventure to in the winter, so strap on (or lace up!) your snowshoes and take advantage of the…

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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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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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