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Dec 6 2019

Top 5 Family-Friendly Winter Activities in Munising

2019-12-06T14:06:28+00:00December 6th, 2019|

Nearby frozen waterfalls. Hundreds of miles of snowmobile, snowshoe and ski trails in the Hiawatha National Forest and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Numerous indoor activities and events. While the Munising area is a popular destination in the summertime, the little city along pristine Lake Superior shoreline has plenty of family-friendly recreational options for anyone visiting the

Sep 4 2019

What are the best ways to see Fall colors?

2019-09-04T16:27:37+00:00September 4th, 2019|

There are so many fantastic ways to see the fall colors in the Munising area. Travel along a well groomed ORV/ATV trails, take a hike on our 100 miles of trails along 42 miles of Lake Superior’s Shore, mountain bike on our 4 diverse trail systems (all within minutes of Downtown Munising), or take a Pictured

Mar 17 2019

17 places you have to see at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

2019-04-01T13:24:31+00:00March 17th, 2019|

Wild, wildly scenic, and uniquely Michigan, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is unlike anywhere else in the Great Lakes State. Established in 1966, the park -- one of five National Parks in Michigan, and the nation's first national lakeshore -- encompasses more than 70,000 acres and 40 miles of shoreline along the southern edge of Lake Superior. There's

Feb 18 2019

Adventure Awaits Just North of the Bridge

2019-04-03T12:18:21+00:00February 18th, 2019|

Derrick Larr and Madison Gardner head to the Upper Peninsula for a winter adventure! Sometimes we forget how lucky we are to call ourselves Michiganders – especially during the long, winter months. Chief Photojournalist Derrick Larr and I were quickly reminded how lucky we truly are when we went to the Upper Peninsula on assignment to

Jan 4 2019

4 Tips for Exploring the Eben Ice Caves in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

2019-04-03T12:20:49+00:00January 4th, 2019|

Jesse Land of Things To Do in the U.P. tells us how to have a fantastic Pure Michigan winter adventure at the Eben Ice Caves in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  Just outside of Marquette, the Eben Ice Caves are one of Michigan’s prime winter attractions. Each winter, once the ice caves start to freeze up (usually sometime in December), visitor's flock

Jan 3 2019

Photos show winter surfing on Lake Superior, incredible kayaking over Tahquamenon Falls

2019-04-03T12:11:45+00:00January 3rd, 2019|

For years, Traverse City photographer Gary R. Ennis has been capturing Michigan in all its four-season glory. His vibrant collections overflow with forests flashing their autumn color, vast fields of sunflowers, and beach town scenes where we wring every last, sweet drop out of summer. But it's his pictures of winter surfers during a recent storm

Dec 20 2018

These are the top 5 new Michigan beers of 2018

2019-04-03T12:15:49+00:00December 20th, 2018|

Speedball Tucker IPA (5.7% ABV) by East Channel Brewing Co. in Munising Fresh-tasting and smooth with earthy, grapefruit-like hop notes, this IPA looked hazy and ended with a pleasantly bitter, dry finish. On a camping trip last summer across the Upper Peninsula, I happened upon this small brewery and tiny taproom in Munising with a little help

Dec 19 2018

Ice Climbing Experience

2019-04-03T12:03:16+00:00December 19th, 2018|

Conquer frozen fortresses. Those looking to take a path less traveled won’t want to miss the chance to climb frozen waterfalls and ice formations in one of Michigan’s most unique winter sports. Read the article here  

Nov 11 2018

A look inside the stunning Eben Ice Caves in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

2019-04-03T12:40:04+00:00November 11th, 2018|

The Rock River Canyon Ice Caves, commonly known as the Eben Ice Caves, are a popular place to visit in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Located in Eben Junction in the center of the U.P., the caves form when melting snow runs over the edge of the small cliff and freezes.  Read full article here  

Sep 23 2018

9 reasons to be grateful for the U.P.

2019-04-03T12:10:11+00:00September 23rd, 2018|

Any day is a great day to be grateful for the wonders of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, but September 6th is a particularly good day for doing so, because 906 (close enough to the date 9/6) is the area code for the entire U.P. Thanks to the folks at Yooper Steez, "906 Day" is now a thing, and in