Northwestern Upper Peninsula Region of Michigan

Enjoy Summertime in Northwestern Upper Peninsula Area

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

Region 15 Northwestern Upper Peninsula Area

Region 15 Northwestern Upper Peninsula Area

Explore hundreds of spectacular waterfalls in the Porcupine Mountains located in Region 15 Northwestern Upper Peninsula Area. Explore hundreds of miles of area trails for hiking and biking. Spend the day along Lake Superior fishing, boating or taking advantage of breathtaking beaches. Fish for trout and salmon on Lake Superior. Tour lighthouses and historic copper mines. Surrounded by the incredible beauty of mature trees and pristine shoreline you will find this the perfect location for a full relaxation vacation.

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

The fall color season in the Copper Harbor area rivals anywhere else in the country! Our mixed woodlands featuring a variety of deciduous trees blended with an abundance of coniferous species deliver a stunning color show in autumn. The “Tree Tunnel” US-41 coming into Copper Harbor is literally jaw dropping in the fall.

Brockway Mountain Drive is a secondary road that is an offshoot of Hwy M-26. The recommended “circle” is to take Hwy M-26 (Lakeshore Drive) west from Copper Harbor and enjoy lake views. Stop and take in Lake Superior at Hebard Park. The park also offers a nice picnic and grilling area.

Sand Point Charters offers fishing charters and sightseeing tours in the most pristine lake within the Great Lakes Region. Lake Superior is the World’s largest fresh-water lake and is home of the Lake Trout that can only be found in cold Northern waters.

Experience the beauty of fall in the Porcupine Mountains. When the leaves change, the Porcupine Mountains is where you want to be! Located on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Porcupine Mountains are home to the largest tract of old-growth hardwood forests west of the Adirondacks.

August 26- 29, 2021

Each summer ends with the Houghton County Fair in Hancock Michigan, the weekend before Labor Day weekend. It offers a great opportunity to come out and have a great time with friends and family with entertainment ranging from livestock shows, demolition and off road derby. Miss Houghton County Queen and youth talent show.

Bond Falls is one of the most popular upper peninsula waterfalls. There are six viewing locations on its accessible boardwalk. Although not part of the Ottawa National Forest, this beautiful waterfalls is surrounded by the Ottawa National Forest. Managed by the U.P.

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