Celebrate the Winter Season in the Northwestern Upper Peninsula Region of Michigan

Wintertime in Northwestern Upper Peninsula of Michigan

The Porcupine Mountains offer excellent downhill skiing. The Porcupine Mountains Ski Area is one of the top downhill skiing destinations in the Midwest. You’ll find 42 ski runs, offering a variety of challenges for all skill levels. The area gets 200 inches of snow each year, making it one of the most reliable downhill ski destinations in the region. Winter in the Northwestern Upper Peninsula Area of Michigan means snowmobile and ATV trails, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing and fat bike riding. When you feel the need to relax enjoy a warm mug of hot chocolate by a raging fire. The contrast of the weather makes you feel alive and welcoming each day like you are a kid again. Michigan Life's Region 15 Northwestern Upper Peninsula Area including Gogebic County, Houghton County, Keweenaw County and Ontonagon County Michigan.

Winter in Michigan's Region 15 Northwestern Upper Peninsula Area

Enjoy the Winter Season Northwestern Upper Peninsula of Michigan

When the weather turns colder the outdoor sports heat up and Michigan offers the best in wintertime fun and you can find it all right here. Let's start with a little Skiing do you prefer Cross Country Skiing or Downhill Skiing and don't forget the exciting action of Snowboarding! Maybe a little hockey or figure Ice Skating is more your style. Rated number 1 for Family Fun in the wintertime includes Sledding, Tobogganing, and Snow Tubing! Looking for high energy adventure to cross of your bucket list? Here are Dog Sledding Adventures and Snowmobiling Trails. Finally there are all kinds of Winter Events to enjoy in Michigan.

What to See and Do in Region 15 -Northwestern Upper Peninsula

The best snow in the Midwest awaits you at Blackjack Resort.

Indianhead Mountain Resort is a four-season resort offering 29 downhill skiing slopes, snowboarding and an average of 17 feet of snow per year.

Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort is ranked one of the Top 5 Midwest Resorts, Big Powderhorn Ski Area is located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and offers 33 downhill trails,

Mont Ripley welcomes all snow enthusiasts. The ski area is owned by Michigan Technological University and sits in the middle of the cities of Houghton and Hancock.

Mount Bohemia in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has the longest runs with the highest vertical and deepest powder in the Midwest.

Snowshoeing opportunities are abound in Ontonagon County with thousands of acres of snow covered back country wilderness to explore.

Sand Point Charters offers fishing charters and sightseeing tours in the most pristine lake within the Great Lakes Region.

Experience the beauty of fall in the Porcupine Mountains. When the leaves change, the Porcupine Mountains is where you want to be!

Winter Carnival is February 7–10, 2018.