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Adventure, any way you choose.

From exploring the striking blues of Lake Superior and an abundance of breathtaking hikes to chasing the elusive northern lights, Marquette is an outdoor lover's paradise. 


In between your outdoor pursuits, take a leisurely stroll through town and discover the local charm. Grab a bite of fresh and delicious local food, sip on craft brews, and uncover unique finds.


Start planning your adventure today to #MakeYourMarq in Marquette County, Michigan

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Discover Marquette

Located in Michigan’s forested Upper Peninsula on the shores of Lake Superior, Marquette harbors a community distinguished by its natural surroundings—from rushing waterfalls and rock formations to scenic vistas and dense hardwoods.

Boasting a long list of hiking and biking trails, expansive waterways for kayaking & boating, and much more – Marquette County offers no shortage of outdoor adventure. After a day immersed in nature, Marquette’s charming and historic downtown, filled with local breweries, restaurants, and shops lends the perfect spot to unwind and trade stories of adventure.

The Iron Ore Heritage Trail has received designation and is identified as a Pure Michigan Trail.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What things are there to do in Marquette?

Marquette is located in the Upper Peninsula and borders Lake Superior. This area offers a number of activities such as hiking Hogback Mountain peak, visiting historic lighthouses and museums, and seeing the Black Rocks at Presque Isle Park.

How many inches of snow does Marquette get?

Average yearly snowfall in Marquette is between 100 - 150 inches.

Where is there to go camping near Marquette?

There are a variety of places to camp near Marquette. Some popular spots include Marquette Tourist Park, Van Riper State Park, and Rippling River Resort.

What time zone is Marquette in?

Marquette is located in the Eastern Standard Time zone.

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