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Jan 20 2022

Everything You Need to Know About Pictured Rocks Kayaking

2022-01-20T09:40:48-05:00January 20th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Though hiking trails run throughout the park, the national shoreline is best seen by water. Kayaking the scenic area has made quite the splash lately among people of all ages. Located in the small city of Munising, Pictured Rocks Kayaking is the only company that launches paddlers from a boat, guaranteeing an exciting but safe experience. Read full article

Jan 20 2022

How to Have a Perfect Romantic Weekend in Pictured Rocks

2022-01-20T09:31:29-05:00January 20th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

If you’re looking for a beautiful place to unwind with your significant other, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore near Munising, Michigan is the place to go. Colorful sandstone cliffs, majestic beaches with pink sand, deep forests, sand dunes, and waterfalls make this park a must stop for any adventurous couple yearning to kick back, relax, and have

Oct 5 2021

U.P. breweries: Munising’s craft beer scene has never been better

2021-10-05T09:34:55-05:00October 5th, 2021|

It’s easy to get lost in the shuffle of Michigan craft breweries when there are more than 400 currently operating in a space that the biggest players – Bell’s, Founders and Shorts – tend to dominate the conversation. Even among U.P. breweries, the shadows cast by Blackrocks, Keweenaw and Ore Dock seem to blot out both

Jul 28 2021

These 5 new food trucks add to Munising dining options

2021-07-28T13:19:25-05:00July 28th, 2021|

Munising is lucky to have downtown streets lined with long-time community restaurants to refuel Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore visitors and local residents with creative fresh farm-to-table fresh fare, traditional burger-and-sandwich options, pizza and authentic ethnic cuisine. It’s apparent that 2021 is becoming the year of the food truck, adding to the great places to grab a

Jul 7 2021

Summer 2021 vacation: Get outside and stay safe in Munising

2021-07-07T10:00:22-05:00July 7th, 2021|

After more than a year spent largely inside because of the COVID-19 outbreak, travelers have a thirst for the outdoors. They want adventures. They want experiences. They want a chance for discoveries. They are drawn to open spaces where the pace of life slows. Munising checks every box. There are amazing encounters with Lake Superior. There

Mar 10 2020

Best Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Trails in Munising

2020-03-10T10:16:44-05:00March 10th, 2020|

Piles of snow blankets Michigan’s Upper Peninsula every year, providing countless outdoor opportunities in a wintry wonderland. Although Munising is considered “the snowmobile capital of the Midwest,” the area also offers pristine cross-country ski and snowshoe trails that people of all skill levels can enjoy. Don’t have gear? Down Wind Sports and South Bay Outfitters, both

Feb 25 2020

Top 3 Ice Formations to Explore Near Munising

2020-02-25T09:55:57-05:00February 25th, 2020|

With captivating geographical features including high cliffs and ice formations descended from streams and rivers, it’s easy to see why a small city in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to the largest ice climbing festival in the Midwest. Munising stretches along Lake Superior shoreline and is the western gateway community to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore,

Feb 5 2020

Top 5 Spectacular Munising Waterfalls to Visit in the Winter

2020-02-05T13:22:45-05:00February 5th, 2020|

There are over 200 divine waterfalls in Michigan, but it’s the state’s scenic Upper Peninsula that’s home to all but one of them. Ranging in size from under 5 to 50 feet vertical drops, the waterfalls are heavenly places often nestled among nature and trees. While Munising is a gateway community to the majestic Pictured Rocks

Jan 7 2020

Top Snowmobile Stops in the Munising Area

2020-01-07T15:49:10-05:00January 7th, 2020|

“The Snowmobile Capital of the Midwest” All photos are courtesy of the Munising Visitors Bureau unless otherwise noted With a 13-year average showing nearly 235 inches of snow, hundreds of miles of groomed trails, and plenty of restaurants, lodging and gas stations along the way, it’s no wonder the Munising area is considered the “Snowmobile Capital