Keweenaw Peninsula

The northern most part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the Keweenaw Peninsula, is as close as reality gets to those who dream of a winter wonderland.
Experience a destination where the wonder of winter is celebrated! Where restless spirits seek the purest of air and thousands of acres of unblemished wilderness. Where the sounds of nature are disturbed only by crunching snow underfoot. The Keweenaw is calling...will you embrace it?

Travel Safely in the Keweenaw Peninsula. 
With abundant Lake Superior-effect snow and a diverse terrain, the Keweenaw offers exciting experiences for all winter outdoors enthusiasts from backcountry downhill skiing and snowshoeing to Nordic skiing and snowmobiling. Small-town charm meets the greatest of the great outdoors. So grab your sled or skis and find yourself UP north.
Copper Dog 150 - Feb 26 - 28
Be sure to mark your calendars for the 12th Annual running of the CopperDog 150 sled dog races in historic Calumet, MI! 

Craft Breweries
Like snowflakes, no two beers are the same. Our hometown breweries are born from the minds of Michigan Tech chemists and passionate brewologists (yeah, it’s a thing).  
A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum
Witness the raw beauty of the earth’s minerals and discover how they were formed with a visit to the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum located in downtown Houghton. You’ll see the blue of azurite, the pink faces of calcite, and discover a rainbow of minerals fluorescing under black light, all selected from among our holdings of 40,000 specimens gathered beginning over 200 years ago by collectors and now preserved at the museum.
MTU Winter Carnival - 2/3 - 6
Michigan Technological University's Winter Carnival is an annual celebration that takes place every winter in Houghton, Michigan. It is a time to celebrate the large amounts of snowfall Michigan's Upper Peninsula receives each winter. Winter Carnival is characterized by snow statues, outdoor games, and many student activities.  
Enjoy a Keweenaw Workcation
One of the best perks of remote work is that it allows you to work from anywhere with a solid internet connection. Some workers take advantage of this flexibility by working from — and traveling to — different destinations around the globe.
City of Houghton
The City of Houghton has been designated as a Pure Michigan Trail Town.