In Marquette County we are meant to be outdoors. Winter means bottomless lake effect snow. Journey north, go outside and live like it will melt tomorrow.
Welcome to Marquette, a place that puts everything into perspective. Found on the shimmering shore of Lake Superior in the heart of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Marquette offers life at a different pace surrounded by nature’s best at every turn. Enjoy fine dining, modern accommodations and a myriad of events, set along the Lake Superior shoreline, surrounded by rugged landscapes and forests that stretch as far as the eye can see. Marquette is a city of serenity and natural beauty with something for everyone to enjoy.
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Check our calendar of events here to see a list of events taking place all year long. Popular Annual Events include:
Marquette County history runs deep from mining and maritime attractions. Catch a freighter at the docks, enjoy a harbor cruise, or take an Anatomy of a Murder tour to experience the myriad of the area’s rich history and culture.
Within five minutes of stepping out the door, recreation can be found and enjoyed. Marquette County is here to satisfy your human nature.
Let's Go Downtown
Make the most of every season and explore downtown Marquette. Enjoy the sights as you dine on some of the best food you've ever had. Stay in the lower harbor on Lake Superior alongside the iconic ore docks.
Located along Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Marquette County features the best that nature has to offer, from proud waters and rugged landscapes to forests as far as the eye can see. No matter the season, we encourage you to find your human nature in Marquette County.
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