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INSIDER’S GUIDE TO MICHIGAN TECH WINTER CARNIVAL

In a place that regularly averages over 200 inches of snow a year, playing in the snow has become a skill that the Keweenaw has honed to utter perfection. Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival, full of snow and ice sculptures, music, and outdoor sports, celebrates the incredible…

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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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Local Guide to Christmas in the Keweenaw

Updated for 2023 - See our EVENTS CALENDAR for additional event details. 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…

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Keweenaw Fall Farm Experiences

Crisp autumn air, corn mazes, and pumpkins galore. Fall is not only the season of harvest, but it is also time to get outside for some family-friendly fall activities. Learn to make fresh apple cider, visit a farmers market, or pick out the perfect pumpkin from our local pumpkin patches. Here are…

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Houghton Rainy Day Guide: Bucket List Indoor Activities

Spring showers bring the flowers, but don’t let the weather ruin your plans in the Houghton area this spring. Houghton is the fastest growing city in the Upper Peninsula, home of Michigan Technological University, and the Gateway to the Keweenaw. Whether you are on vacation or a local looking for…

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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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