Upper Peninsula

A Michigan back roads day trip to the upper peninsula can easily turn into Michigan back roads getaway. Unusual and interesting destinations are all around. The upper peninsula of Michigan comprises 33% of the land mass of the state, but is home to only 3% of the population. Miles and miles of Great Lakes shoreline surround hundreds of square miles of pristine forest, forests that are dotted with lakes and crossed by endless miles of rivers and streams.  Here and there across the beautiful landscape, a few towns and communities are home to the hardy citizens, yoopers.

Many more trails and nature destinations are found at www.upnorthmichigan.com

Beaver Pond Trail

Black River Waterfalls Drive

Bond Falls
Bond Falls Video

Brockway Mountain Drive

Burnt Bluff Pictographs
Burnt Bluffs Video

Captured Spirits

Castle Rock

Cedar Hill Lodge

Colonial House Inn

Copper Country Mystery
Copper Harbor

Cornish Pump

Crisp Point Lighthouse

Drummond Island
Drummond Is.Mysterious Lines

Eben Ice Caves


Estivant Pines

Fiborn Karst Ruins

Fifty Miles of Heaven

Fossil Ledges

Halfway Lake Cabins

Haywire Grade Trail

Hemlock Cathedral Trail

Hermit of Beaton Cave

Hunters Point Trail

Huron Jewel Tall Ship
Video Huron Jewel Knot

IXL Museum

Keweenaw Wall

Kitch iti Kipi

Konteka Getaway
Konteka Resort


Les Cheneaux

Lignum Vitae

Mariner North Resort

MacIntosh Stone

Manistique Lodging

Maxton Plains Alvar


Michigan's Boot Hill

Monarch Butterfly Migration

Nahma Inn
Nahma Marsh Trail


Newberry Tablets
Off The Grid Getaway

Old Victoria

Ontonagon Scenic Drive
Ontonagon Water Trail

Piers Gorge

Pines Resort

Point Abbaye'
Video Pointe Abbaye'

Prairie Smoke Video

Running Bear Resort

Sault Ste. Marie

Scott's Point Beach


Seul Choix Video

Spirit Houses

Superior Hotel

St. Ignace

Sturgeon River Gorge
Sturgeon River Gorge Video

Top of the Lake

Union Mine Trail

Voyageur Island Park

Whitefish Scenic Byway

Yooper Creation Story