The Keweenaw's tourism industry plays a pivotal role in the region's economy supplying jobs and stimulating investment in Houghton & Keweenaw Counties. The pages provide estimates on monthly and annual visitation to the region as well as estimated economic impacts to Houghton & Keweenaw Counties. Visitor estimates are based on room nights sold from area hotels and short-term rentals (e.g. AirBnBs, VRBOs, etc.) and do not include day visitors or overnight visitors at private, local, or state campgrounds.
This project combines data from the Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau and third-party sources to estimate overnight visitors. Data from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau are used to produce economic impact estimates for activities such as lodging, food & beverage, transportation, etc.). Charts and figures will be updated as data becomes available which typically runs at a 2-3 month delay.
Last updated: January 31, 2022
*Disclaimer: The information has been compiled by the Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau and is an estimate. Actual visitor and spending totals will differ.