Located along Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Marquette County is a place where time stands still and life moves at a different pace. A world full of wonder and adventure. Journey north and find your human nature here.
Travel to Marquette County and find a place that puts everything into perspective. Set on the shimmering shores of Lake Superior in the heart of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Marquette County offers life at a different pace surrounded by nature's best at every turn. Enjoy fine dining, a buzzing microbrew scene, a variety of accommodations, recreational offerings and unique events, all surrounded by rugged landscapes and forests that stretch as far as the eye can see. Marquette is a place filled with serenity and natural beauty offering something for everyone to enjoy and experience. Journey north.
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The events in Marquette County range from concerts and art festivals to shows featuring classic cars or precious gems to bike and running races.
Marquette County history runs deep from mining and maritime attractions. Tour a lighthouse, catch a freighter at the ore docks, take an Anatomy of a Murder tour, come experience the rich historical and cultural offerings.
Find summer at its best, visit Marquette County and play like you were meant to in a place where wonder and adventure are always abundant.
Not sure what to do first or where to start? These itineraries outline a myriad of activities to enjoy and sights to see, take a look and start exploring. All suggest a three-day stay but can easily be adjusted to fit any schedule.
Come stay awhile where the deep blue of Lake Superior meets the shimmering Northern Lights. Come adventure beyond your own backyard and feel the sun and wind on your face. Come visit a place where humans and nature go together every minute, every day and all year, always.
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