Recreation and Attractions in the Upper Peninsula

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Tours and Guided Trips in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Fishing, kayaking, and hunting packages, overnight trips into the wilderness, mountain biking trips, an underground copper mine tour, canoeing trips on isolated rivers, scuba diving trips to the Lake Superior shipwrecks, Mountain Biking tours, Sea Kayak trips, cruises, horseback trail rides and more.

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Adventure Vacation Packages.  All inclusive packages for fun in the Munising area. Paddle and hike the Pictured Rocks, stay in a yurt at Paddlers Village, take the Shipwreck Tour, enjoy food at the Duck Pond Eatery and Beer Garden, plus much more.  Two packages available. Phone: 877-387-1695.

Alger County Snowmobiling (Munising, Christmas, Grand Marais, AuTrain)

Alger Underwater Diving Preserve, Dive the shipwrecks. Munising, Michigan

Alger Underwater Preserve, tour the shipwrecks in a glass bottom boat or scuba dive on the wrecks.

Al Quaal Recreation Area (map) for year round family fun. Al Quaal features hiking, mountain biking, trail running, and cross country ski trails as well as a picnic area, playground, tennis courts, and fishing in Teal Lake. There are 20K of groomed cross country ski trails ranging in difficulty from beginner to advanced skiers.

Antique Snowmobile Show, Naubinway, MI

Annual Wild Blueberry Festival, Paradise, MI. Festival visitors will know that they are in "Paradise" when they taste the homemade blueberry pies and treats offered. Third full weekend in August with a Blueberry Brunch served Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Whitefish Township Community Center. Arts & Crafts Show and fun for the whole family.

"Art For All," Iron Mountain, MI Last Saturday in June. Annual Juried Art Show.

AuTrain Beach Resort and Campground offers modern camping in Yurts, Platform Tents, Native American Tip, and rustic campsites for your tent. Wi-Fi, Shower house, and solar powered lighting. Located on Highway M-28 about 1 mile west of the blinking light on M-28 in AuTrain and across the road from a sandy beach on Lake Superior. Easy to reach: only 12 miles west of Munising and 20 miles east of Marquette on Highway M-28. Phone: 906-250-1786

ATV Rentals in the Upper Peninsula:

Badwater Ski-Ters Water Ski Show, Vagabond Park, Menominee River, Spread Eagle, Wisconsin, 5 miles from Iron Mountain, Michigan. Shows from mid-June to Labor Day weekend. Watch our ladies ballet and swivel lines, strap doubles, amazing barefoot acts, trick skis, the all girls pyramid, and the jump team perform their amazing acts. Junior and Homer, our park rangers will entertain you with their antics and you will be thrilled with our amazing trick jumping. We are the 2009 and 2015 National Show Team Jump Champions! Concession stand with fresh pop corn. Always Fun! Always

Baraga & L'Anse, MI Attractions and Recreation. Things to see and do in Baraga County. Enjoy the beauty of Keweenaw Bay and the Huron Mountains.

Bears Den Mini-Golf and Go Karts - MINI-GOLF - Enjoy the fun and excitement of Mini-Golf. This fully landscaped challenging course will satisfy every member of the family.

Bears Den Mini-Golf and Go Karts - GO KARTS - Feel the excitement of our Formula 1 style Go-Karts as you drive through our twisting and challenging course. Our straight-a-ways, along with the hairpin turns and banked corners will surely send you back in line for another try. Don't run the traffic light !

Big Spring or Kitch-iti-Kipi, Michigan's largest spring. Named the "Mirror of Heaven" by the early Indians.

Birding at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, watch the massive spring and fall migrations of thousands of raptors, waterfowl, owls and songbirds to and from Canada. Many of the birds rest up and eat before they fly north over Lake Superior. Perfect time to catch the great photograph or add to your life list.

Bishop Fredrick Baraga Shrine between Baraga and L'Anse, The Snowshoe Priest and Apostle of the Great Lakes. First Bishop of Upper Michigan.

Black River Harbor Recreation Area by Lake Superior, Ottawa National Forest, Western Upper Peninsula.

Boat Rentals in the Upper Peninsula

Bond Falls, a Michigan Scenic Site, is located on the Middle Branch of the Ontonagon River and is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the Upper Peninsula. A delightful place to visit! The falls drops in two sections as the river rushes through the forestland. Boardwalk with viewing platforms, picnic area, and a small store. 10 miles north of Watersmeet and just east of Highway US-45.

Bowling at Black Bear Lanes at Konteka in White Pine, MI. 12 miles north of Bergland and 6 miles south of Silver City. Open and league bownlin. Bar & Grill serves your favorite beverages, homemade pizza & subs, appetisers, and a variety of sandwiches. Perfect for the late night munchies.

Campgrounds in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. State and National Forest Camogrounds, Private Campgrounds, and Township Parks.

Campgrounds in Northeastern Wisconsin, some are by the Wisconsin-Upper Peninsula border.

Campgro unds in the Ottawa National Forest in the Western Upper Peninsula. Beautiful spacious wooded rustic campsites.

Canoe, Kayak, & Boat Rentals in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Charter Fishing on Lake Superior, Lake Huron, or Lake Michigan in the Central Upper Peninsula
Charter Fishing on Lake Superior with Kimar's Charters. E3216 Highway M-28 at Shelter Bay, AuTrain, MI 49806. Phone: 906-892-8277. Located on the shores of Lake Superior, Kimar's Charters offers trolling, casting, and jigging trips on Lake Superior to the Shelter Bay Flats, the Big Reef, and Stannard Rock. Scenic tours of Lake Superior. Kimar's Resort features 1, 2, 3, and 4 bedroom housekeeping cottages. 300' sandy beach. Lots of room for your trailers. Boat ramp.
Sand Point Charters, Keweenaw Peninsula, offers Charter Fishing, Lighthouse Cruises, and Scenic Tours on Lake Superior. Boats leave from Lac La Belle, 40 miles north of Houghton/Hancock for a wonderful day or ½ day on the water. Fish for Lake Trout, Salmon, and a variety of fish, view the offshore lighthouses, or take a relaxing cruise along the beautiful shoreline of the Keweenaw Peninsula.  Captain Brain Helminen has over 35 years of boating and fishing experience and the boats are DNR inspected and approved and equipped with essential fishing equipment and USCG approved safety gear. Phone 906-370-2257.

Collecting rocks and minerals in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Upper Peninsula is a spectacular place for rockhounds. More than 150 collectible rocks and minerals draw rockhounds from across the nation. Take one of these tours for a great collection of rocks and minerals

Copper Country Snowmobile, ATV, & Boat Rentals is located 10 miles north of Houghton and Hancock. Snowmobile rentals include Castle brand jackets & bibs and HJC helmets with frost-free hot shields. Sled rental is for a 23-hour day so sleds can be kept overnight. Delivery available to Houghton/Hancock and surrounding area or ride from the door. Copper Country Rental, Calumet, MI 49913. Call 906-337-9905.

Cornish Pumping Engine at the Iron Mining Museum, Kent Street, Iron Mountain MI, 49801. Phone 906-774-1086. The Cornish Pump was used to dewater the Chapin Iron Mine, considered one of the greatest iron mines in the world. The Cornish Pump was featured in the History Channel's Modern Marvels Series on the World's Biggest Machines. This is the largest steam-driven pumping engine in the United States. The huge Cornish Pump is a National Historic Site, National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark, and a Michigan Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

Cross-Country Ski Trails in the Upper Peninsula Mountain biking in the summer.

Cruise the Pictured Rocks, 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. Special Lighthouse cruises to East Harbor Lighthouse and Grand Island North Lighthouse (Old North Light). Cruises from Memorial Day to mid-October. Cruises leave from Munising City Pier.

Cruises on Lake Superior leaving from Marquette or Munising, Michigan

Dive the 7 major shipwrecks in Munising Bay with Shipwreck Dive Tours, Capt. Peter Lindquist, 1204 Commercial St., Munising, MI 49862. Phone (906) 387-4477. Scuba dive the Bermuda, a 150 foot wooden schooner sunk in 1870, The Smith Moore, a wooden steam barge sunk in 1889, the Steven Selvick, a 70' tug intentionally sunk in 1996 and others.

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