Region 15 -Northwestern Upper Peninsula

Region 15 -Northwestern Upper Peninsula

Michigan Life's Region 15 Northwestern Upper Peninsula Area including Gogebic County, Houghton County, Keweenaw County and Ontonagon County Michigan.

Snowshoeing opportunities are abound in Ontonagon County with thousands of acres of snow covered back country wilderness to explore. Long a popular winter activity in the Upper Peninsula, visitors are finding snowshoeing an excellent way to enjoy winter's splendor in Ontonagon County.

Weekend to be Announced - Ontonagon Michigan host a Hometown Christmas. It starts on Friday Night with a tree trimming on River Street, Saturday hosts breakfast with the Grinch, the Gingerbread House Contest, Pouring of the Lead (fortune telling) Craft Sales, etc., Sunday is the annual evening Parade and the home and business contests

Mount Bohemia in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has the longest runs with the highest vertical and deepest powder in the Midwest. This hidden secret is a true treasure for backcountry skiers and riders. The average snowfall in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula is 273 inches.

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. Mont Ripley is amazingly convenient and just minutes from great lodging, restaurants, microbreweries, nightclubs, and shopping.

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,

Indianhead Mountain Resort is a four-season resort offering 29 downhill skiing slopes, snowboarding and an average of 17 feet of snow per year. The village and resort facilities are located on top of the mountain overlooking the Ottawa National Forest.

The best snow in the Midwest awaits you at Blackjack Resort. Our 200 average inches of snowfall, our state of the art snowmaking system and the exceptional attention to grooming will give you the superior skiing and boarding experience you're looking for.

Winter Carnival is February 7–10, 2018. Organized by Blue Key National Honor Society since 1934, Winter Carnival started in 1922 and has grown to become one of the largest annual winter festivals in the nation.

Santa Train in Lake Linden Michigan on Saturday Dec 3, 2016. Visit with Santa and ride the Steam engine with his elves. -
Santa arrives on the Santa Train at 1PM.
After his arrival, he and Mrs. Claus will be at the Leo Chaput Log Cabin to hear your Christmas wish list.
Take home a cookie and candy cane from Mrs. Claus

This year's Pumpkinfest is September 24-27th. We'll have a variety of activities for all. Favorites will be back – Dave and Skippy, craft fair, pie eating contest, treasure hunt, seed spitting contest, bingo, pumpkin bowling, face painting, carnival, pony rides, tractor pull, and more.

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