Chippewa County

Chippewa County

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Come join us for the Annual International I-500 Snowmobile Race and experience all the thrills of NASCAR on a one-mile oval ice track. The I-500 is the biggest event in the Upper Peninsula and in the entire snowmobile-racing world. When drivers accelerate to speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour on the straightaways, your heart will race.

February 13, 2021

Watch the excitement as award-winning sculptures use chainsaws, chisels, and blowtorches to create over 50 stacked ice sculptures in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Two days of ice will produce amazing carvings!

The annual event Light Up The Soo is not just for kids the entire family will enjoy this holiday tradition. To View the Soo Visit the Tower of History this holiday season and experience the lights of Sault Ste. Marie from 210 feet in the air.

Sailing into our 62nd season, Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours offers a variety of cruises aboard our iconic yellow and blue tour boats. Make your visit to the U.P. memorable with a 90-minute tour through the Soo Locks, the world’s largest parallel locking system that resolves the 21-foot variance between Lake Huron and Lake Superior.

“We say life here is about drinking in the atmosphere; of looking up at the sky to see that night sky with the stars and the beauty, or to walk a trail and to think of those a thousand years earlier who walked it before you.

Home to the Soo Locks that connects Lake Superior to the other Great Lakes. Boat or train tours give you a close-up and personal look at this engineering wonder. Experience the history of Maritime shipping Shipwreck Museum or aboard the ship S.S. Valley Camp. Experience Vegas gaming or the falls & forests, golf or fish.

Paradise, Michigan was founded in 1925 and is situated on the western shores of Lake Superior’s Whitefish Bay just north of the Tahquamenon River mouth. After a major fire stormed the Whitefish Point area in 1922, blueberries moved in and became a staple for locals and visitors alike.

August 20 - 22, 2021

Each year during the third weekend in August we celebrate a part of our local heritage, wild blueberries. An art fair, entertainment, and wonderful local food are part of the festivities. The celebration also showcases informative programs of music, nature, and lore all featuring local history.

Tahquamenon Falls State Park encompasses close to 50,000 acres stretching over 13 miles. Most of this is undeveloped woodland without roads, buildings or power lines. The centerpiece of the park, and the very reason for its existence, is the Tahquamenon River with its waterfalls.

Drummond Island Resort & Conference Center encompasses 2000 beautiful acres of woods, water and wildlife. The Resort is located on the north shore of Drummond Island – the largest freshwater island in the United States!