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Jul 28 2021

These 5 new food trucks add to Munising dining options

2021-07-28T13:19:25+00:00July 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+00:00July 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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

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

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