Keweenaw Peninsula

Keweenaw Peninsula

Welcome to Michigan's Copper Country. On Michigan's Superior Coast, the Keweenaw Peninsula, is your personal lookout to Pure Michigan.
Located along the pristine shores of Lake Superior, it's rugged beauty and breathtaking vistas create a uniquely serene biosphere. A popular destination in the Upper Peninsula, Keweenaw offers exciting outdoor summer activities.
An outdoor winter wonderland, this area is known for its skiing, dog-sledding and snowmobiling adventures. Keweenaw has plenty of attractions for the whole family. From parks and museums to lighthouses and waterfalls, there's something for everyone to discover.
City of Houghton
The City of Houghton has been designated as a Pure Michigan Trail Town.
Michigan's Copper Country
Outdoor Recreation
Remote and breathtaking. Epic views and endless trails. The Keweenaw is calling.  Experience Isle Royale National Park, in the heart of Lake Superior, where wilderness reigns supreme. Or explore the ruins of mining ghost towns that rest among evergreens.  The Keweenaw isn’t for everyone, but for those who make the journey—adventure and discovery awaits! 


 
Lakes & Beaches
No wait lines, just shorelines. Discover miles of pristine Lake Superior coastal shores and numerous secluded inland lakes. Perfect for those seeking solitude and the restorative power of nature.   
Historic Keweenaw
The Copper County’s mining legacy helped build our nation and generated incredible amounts of wealth. But once the mines closed, life changed dramatically.  Today, many of their stories are waiting to be rediscovered.  
Watersports
Grab your paddle and­­ explore the Keweenaw’s secluded river systems, breathtaking Lake Superior shorelines and serene in-land lakes. 
Handcrafted
After an exnihilating day on the trails, drop in one of our local breweries and grab a pint made by a Copper Country brew master.  Seasonal varieties abound, but don’t miss pass on the long-time favorites. Just ask a local for their recommendation.  
Family Fun
How far are you willing to go hear the words: “Dad, remember that vacation when you and I…?”  Don’t sell those memories short. Embrace your journey to the Keweenaw.
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