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 …

Grand Sable Dunes

Grand Sable Dunes The Grand Sable Dunes are located north of Munising, Michigan off of scenic Highway 58.  They cover a 5 mile stretch of coast along Lake Superior in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.  The massive dunes rise 300 feet above the water below.  These beautiful sand dunes are more than just a great spot for a photo opportunity. …

Copper Peak

Copper Peak Adventure Ride The Copper Peak Adventure Ride is one of the top highlights to visit in the Ironwood area and all of Upper Michigan. There is a chairlift that takes you 810 feet up onto the top of the hill (a 360 foot copper-bearing volcanic outcrop).  Then visitors take an exciting 18-story elevator ride to the main observation deck. If you …

Lake of the Clouds

Lake of the Clouds Description: Lake of the Clouds is one of the premier hiking spots in not only the Porcupine Mountains State Park, but in all of Michigan. Walk only a short distance over a beautiful trail that winds through the woods or take the ADA access trail to the escarpment and view the majesty of the Lake of the Clouds …

Pine Mountain Jump

Pine Mountain Jump The Pine Mountain Jump is one of the highest man-made ski jumps in the world.  It is located in Iron Mountain, Michigan and is one of the highlights to see in the area. It is part of the Kiwanis Ski Club and still hosts annual FIS Ski Jumping Continental Cup competitions.  Pine Mountain Jump has been open since 1937 …

Kitchitikipi – Big Spring

Kitchitikipi – Big Spring Kitchitikipi (Big Spring) is the largest freshwater spring in Michigan.  The original name of the spring was the “Mirror of Heaven” given to it by the early Native Americans. It is an oval pool about 300 by 175 feet, and 40 feet deep.  Over 10,000 gallons a minute of water rush up from cracks in the limestone floor …