Let us take you on an unforgettable trip. We have fishing, kayaking, and hunting packages, mountain biking trips, an underground copper mine tour, canoeing trips on isolated rivers, scuba diving trips to the Lake Superior shipwrecks, dog sledding rides, horseback trail tours, hiking trips, sailing and boat rides on Lake Superior and much more.
Adventure Vacation Packages All inclusve kayaking packages for fun in the Munising area. Guided paddling tour at the Pictured Rocks, stay at Paddlers Village, eat at the Duck Pond Eatery and Beer Garden, take a dinner cruise, plus much more. Two packages available. Phone: 906-228-5447.
Alpaca Farm: Rainbow's End Alpacas is located in Norway, MI in the south central Upper Peninsula. Stop by and take a tour of the Alpaca Farm and see these interesting animals. Fun for the whole family. Rainbow Gifts offers items created with alpaca fleece as well as a large selection of yarn, needles, and patterns. Supplies for knitting, crocheting, and spinning. A great spot for a special event. Alpacas for sale. Rainbow's End Alpacas, W6139 US 2, Norway, MI 49870 Phone: 906-563-7034
CHARTER FISHING, SCENIC, AND LIGHTHOUSE TOURS
Cruises on Lake Superior leaving from the Keweenaw, Hessell, St. Ignace, Mackinac Island, Marquette, or Munising, Michigan
DeTour Reef Light Tours. The DeTour Reef Light is located at the mouth of the St. Mary's River in Lake Huron in the far eastern Upper Peninsula.
FISHING on Inland Lakes, Rivers, and Streams
Guided Deer & Bear HuntingTrips with Professional Guide, Barry Drews. Nine Pines Resort on Lake Gogebic in the western Upper Peninsula offers 9 comfortable cabins with one, two, or three bedrooms. Satellite TV and wireless internet access. Some cabins have a gas fireplace & hot tub. Nice swimming beach. Boat rentals. Lake Gogebic is ideal for swimming, boating, and year round fishing. Guided fishing and bear hunting trips. Bait & Tackle Shop with licenses and permits. On the snowmobile and ATV trails. Pets Welcome. Bear's Nine Pines Resort, N9426 State Hwy M-64, Maremisco, MI 49947 Phone: 906-842-3361
Keweenaw Adventure Company in Copper Harbor has just what you need for a fun time in this outstanding area of the Keweenaw Peninsula. We offer Sea Kayak, Canoe, and Mountain Bike Rentals, Outfitting, Guided Biking, Hiking, and Kayak Tours, and Shuttle Service. Copper Harbor has a world class mountain bike trail system as well as the exciting waters of Lake Superior for sea kayaking, including trips to Isle Royale. Keweenaw Adventure Company, 155 Gratiot Street (U.S. 41), Copper Harbor, MI. 49918. Phone: 906-289-4303
Kimar's Charter Fishing on Lake Superior. E3216 Highway M-28, AuTrain, MI 49806. Phone: 906-892-8277 or toll free: 1-800-419-2242. Located on the shores of Lake Superior at Shelter Bay, Kimar's Charters offers trolling, casting, and jigging trips on Lake Superior to the Shelter Bay Flats, the Big Reef, and Stannard Rock. Kimar's Resort features 2, 3, and 4 bedroom housekeeping cottages and a 3-bedroom mobile home. 300' sandy beach. Lots of room for your trailers. Boat ramp.
Lake Superior Cruises leaving from Marquette or Munising, Michigan
Lighthouses in the Upper Peninsula Open for Tours including the following: Copper Harbor, Crisp Point, Detour Reef, Eagle Harbor, Marquette, Ontonagon, Peninsula Point, Point Iroquois, Sand Hills, Sand Point (Escanaba), Seul Choix, and Whitefish Point.
Lighthouse Tour of the DeTour Reef Light. This light is located at the mouth of the St. Mary's River in Lake Huron in the far eastern Upper Peninsula.
Old Victoria Restoration, Victoria Dam Road, 4 miles southwest of Rockland. Take a guided tour through the restored hand-hewn log cabins that were built about 1899 to house the miners at the Victoria Copper Mine. Open Memorial Day through October 10th from 10:30 to 5:30 daily. Small admission charge. Coffee and cinnamon rolls cooked on the old wood stove will be served on Log Cabin Day, the last Sunday in June and at the Arts and Crafts show, the third Sunday in August. Phone: 906-884-4941.
Pictured Rocks Cruises, P.O. Box 355, Munising, Michigan 49862, Phone 906/387-2379. Take a 2 1/2-3 hour cruise along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Discover the wonders of the Pictured Rocks from your cruise boat on Lake Superior. Cruises from Memorial Day to Oct. 10, leave from Munising City Pier. (Central Upper Peninsula)
Pictured Rocks Guided Sea Kayak Tours, Munising, Michigan. Enjoy the stunning beauty of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore from the water. We offer a variety of guided sea kayak tours for all ages and experience levels. All kayaking gear included. Uncle Ducky Paddling Michigan Shop, 1331 West M-28, Munising MI 49855. Phone: 906-387-1695
Quincy Mine: Guided Underground and Surface Tours of the Historic Quincy Copper Mine, part of the Keweenaw National Historic Park. Tours of the Quincy Mine Site include a Surface Only Tour, Surface Tour with Tram Ride, and the Full tour that includes a trip into the 7th level of the mine. Our knowledgeable guides will take you back to the time when Copper was King. The Gift Shop is filled with books, rocks & minerals, shirts, and a wide variety of interesting items. The grounds are open to the public free of charge so stop by and visit this historic mine site. Quincy Mine Hoist Association, 49750 US Highway 41, Hancock MI 49930. Phone: 906-482-3101
Rafting Piers Gorge with Northwoods Adventures in Iron Mountain, Michigan. Located at the corner of M-95 & US-2 on the north side of Iron Mountain, Northwoods Adventures offers several rafting trips daily. Experienced rafting guides. All equipment provided. Call to schedule a thrilling ride down these exciting rapids. Northwoods Adventures Rafting Outfitter, N4017 US Highway 2, Iron Mountain, MI 40901. Phone: 906-563-5450
Rafting at Piers Gorge on the Menominee River near Iron Mountain and Norway MI (Central Upper Peninsula) and the Peshtigo River in Crivitz, Wisconsin. Thorntons Rafting & Cabins and Wildman Whitewater Ranch offer exciting trips down these exciting rapids.
Rock and copper ore collecting trips into the Caledonia Native Copper Mine. (Western Upper Peninsula)
Sailing on Lake Superior: Superior Odyssey Sailing Cruise on Lake Superior, Marquette, MI. Superior Odyssey offers a 2 or 4 hour local sail on the Historic 6 passenger Schooner Coaster II on majestic Lake Superior. The 58' Coaster II has sailed the oceans and offers a safe sail with a competent crew. Custom trips available for special events. Located at the Lower Harbor in Marquette. Phone: 906-361-3668
Scuba diving the Shipwrecks of Munisig in the Alger Underwater Preserve with Shipwreck Diving Tours, Capt. Peter Lindquist (Central Upper Peninsula)
Shipwreck Tours, take a glass bottom boat tour to see the shipwrecks off of Munising and the Pictured Rocks (Central Upper Peninsula)
The Toonerville Trolley, Soo Junction, MI. Phone 1-888-77TRAIN or the Depot at 906-876-2311. Take the train and boat tour to Tahquamenon Falls or the Wilderness Train Ride. Just 50 miles from the Mackinac Bridge. Ride 5 1/2 miles to the Tahquamenon River. The Riverboat takes you on a 21 mile narrated cruise along the river to the rapids 1/2 mile above the Upper Tahquamenon Falls. (Eastern Upper
WINERY: Threefold Vine Winery has relocated to Menominee County in the southern Upper Peninsula. Wine made from grapes grown in the Upper Peninsula? Yes, right at the Threefold Vine Winery in Stephenson, Michigan. Our Tasting Room at the Winery offers grape (from our vineyard) apple, honey, and various fruit wines. The Green family invites you to visit our winery, see how the wine is produced, and sample our exciting new wines. The Winery and Tasting Room is located in the historic bank building at S232 Menominee Street, Stephenson, MI 49887, one block west of Highway US-41. Phone: 906-753-6000
Whitewater Rafting on the Menominee River at Piers Gorge near Iron Mountain and Norway, MI (South Central U.P.) Wildman Adventure Resort, N12080 Allison Lane, Athelstane, WI, 54104. Phone: 715-757-2938.Snowmobile Trail Tours, High Ropes Courses, Golfing, Paintball, Zipline, Rock Climbing & Rappelling, StandUp Paddle Board Trips, and a Kayak Lake Tour. Camping by the Peshtigo River and Rental Cabins. On the snowmobile trails.
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