Keweenaw Peninsula

  • Michigan's Elevator Bridge

    Michigan's Elevator Bridge

    The documentary film produced by the Michigan Department of Transportation, "Keweenaw Crossing: Michigan's Elevator Bridge," details the history and the engineering challenges of building one of the world's heaviest and widest double-deck vertical-lift spans -- the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock.

  • Getaway to Keweenaw Peninsula 

    Michigan's Superior Coast, Keweenaw Peninsula is your personal lookout to Pure Michigan. Located along the pristine shores of Lake Superior, its rugged beauty and breathtaking vistas create a uniquely serene biosphere. Stand in awe of the eagles, loons, wolves and moose of Isle Royale National Park. Look up and behold the kaleidoscopic Aurora Borealis. Bike and hike over hundreds of miles of world-class terrain. Get ready to pucker up as you pick the elusive thimbleberry. Relive the area's copper mining heritage by traveling underground through abandoned mines. Scuba dive the 103- square-mile preserve of historic shipwrecks. Visit a different beach every day. Experience the splendor of the Calumet Theater.

    Something here will bring you back--Keweenaw Peninsula is Pure Michigan.