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Keweenaw Peninsula is part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, jutting out into Lake Superior. During the fall, the color of trees in the area is spectacular. There is a superb downhill ski resort on the east side of the peninsula.


Map of Keweenaw Peninsula
  • 1 Copper Harbor
  • 2 Laurium and Calumet Calumet, Michigan on Wikipedia — Center of the historic copper mining district.
  • 3 Eagle Harbor Eagle Harbor, Michigan on Wikipedia
  • 4 Eagle River Eagle River, Michigan on Wikipedia
  • 5 Gay Gay, Michigan on Wikipedia
  • 6 Houghton-Hancock Houghton, Michigan on Wikipedia — twin cities and home to Michigan Tech University
  • 7 Mohawk

Other destinations[edit]

  • Munising
  • Escanaba


Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

Given the long distance between destinations and the lack of any mass transit, traveling by car is likely the best option. Cars can be rented at the airport between Calumet and Houghton-Hancock.



Stay safe[edit]

It's not hard to stay safe in the "urban" areas of the Keweenaw. Exercising basic common sense will likely guarantee your safe passage. Most are not afraid to walk around alone at night because crime rates are so low.

When out and about in the woods during hunting season, wear bright colors.

Go next[edit]

Houghton and Copper Harbor are two of the main gateways to Isle Royale National Park, providing ferry service to the wilderness preserve.

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