Keweenaw Historical Park

Keweenaw Historical Park The Keweenaw Historical Park records the history of copper mining in the Keweenaw Peninsula and preserves the numerous historic structures, landscapes, and other resources throughout the area.  The park has been designated as an established National Park since 1992 and is composed of two primary units, the Calumet Unit and the Quincy Unit, and 21 cooperating heritage sites that …

Sable Falls

Sable Falls One of the many beautiful waterfalls within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Sable Falls is a must-visit when you are in the Munising area.  The falls drops over a series of ledges and falls a total of 75 feet.  Sable Falls is located along Highway H-58 just a few miles from Grand Marais, MI.  This makes a great spot …

Lake Gogebic State Park

Lake Gogebic State Park Lake Gogebic State Park is an ideal point from which to explore the western Upper Peninsula. The park is located on the edge of the Ottawa National Forest and has many exciting things to do and see nearby. Many points of interest are within easy reach of the park. Bond Falls and Agate Falls are to …

Grand Island Shipwrecks

Grand Island Shipwrecks Located off the coast of Lake Superior near Munising, Michigan, the Grand Island Shipwrecks make great spots for snorkeling, scuba diving, or glass bottom boat tours.  Lake Superior is infamous for its history of taking ships of varying sizes down to the depths.  The Pictured Rocks Lakeshore is no different.  30 different ships are known to have …

Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Bridge As the link between lower and upper Michigan, the Mackinac Bridge is traveled by thousands of people each day.  It is also a highlight of not only the Upper Peninsula but the whole country.  If you do not drive across it on your way to the UP, make sure to visit and get a photo of this metal giant. This …

Spray Falls

Spray Falls Located along the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Spray Falls is a magnificent waterfall that drops about 70 feet vertically into Lake Superior.  This falls is remote and best viewed from the water, however there is a hiking trail leading you to the top.  The cliffs are a sheer drop for miles surrounding Spray Falls so in order to …

Hungarian Falls

Hungarian Falls This is a unique waterfall in that a local community fundraising project in 2013 kept part of it open to the general public. Hungarian Falls is located in Hubbell, Michigan not far from Houghton/Hancock and is seperated into three different drops.  The upper falls and the surrounding 10 acres was put into a land trust that saved it from …

Montreal Falls

Montreal Falls Located where the Montreal River drops down to Lake Superior, Montreal Falls is a must visit when you are in the Keweenaw Peninsula.  The falls cascade down rugged rocks slides before finishing at the lake below.  The area is extremely beautiful and worth the visit.  One unique feature is the view looking out over Lake Superior from the …

Adventure Mining Company

Adventure Mining Company A tour through the Adventure Copper Mine is a definite highlight when you come up to the UP.  The Adventure Mining Company provides a variety of tours that let you experience the history of Upper Michigan firsthand. Located in Ontonagon County at the base of the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula, the Adventure Mine in Greenland, MI is …

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is located north of Paradise, Michigan along the coast of Lake Superior at the Whitefish Point Light Station.  This museum features the many famous shipwrecks that have happened across the Great Lakes.  The museum is currently maintained and operated by the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society. The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum opened its …