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So many waterfalls and great places to visit

The Keweenaw Peninsula is full of waterfalls, small shops, lava flow landscapes with wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
M2552VCmelissad
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Westland, United States
Green, beautiful and historic

My ancestors came from the Keweenaw .... Boston Station, Houghton, Hancock, Mohawk, Linden... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Jmuhn
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Detroit, Michigan
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Surrounded by Lake Superior this northern Michigan area was the first site of the United States' copper boom.
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“head north” (2 reviews)
“eagle river” (2 reviews)
“copper harbor” (7 reviews)
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near Houghton, MI 49931

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Keweenaw Peninsula is full of waterfalls, small shops, lava flow landscapes with wonderful beaches to explore. Stop at Copper World in Calumet, take the Quincy Mine tour and pretend to be a miner from the Copper boom. It's a great place for rock hounds...More

Thank M2552VCmelissad
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My ancestors came from the Keweenaw .... Boston Station, Houghton, Hancock, Mohawk, Linden ... driving here is green, lush, low traffic and scenic. There are many historic places to see - tour an old mine, visit historical museums/collections, eat PASTIES!!! The people are warm, friendly...More

Thank Jmuhn
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Beautiful and remote. Lovely drive, probably best in the fall. If you're looking to buy fantastic jams and baked goods, be sure to visit JamPot, run by a local monastery. It is located along the coastal drive.

1  Thank clp816
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Born and raised in a neighboring county of the Keweenaw Peninsula I always encourage visitors to head North on US 41 to Copper Harbor and surrounding area to experience the tranquility and beauty of the entire area. They are never disappointed.

Thank jamesAtlanticMine_Mi
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We have family here, so we visit quite a few times a year. The beauty here is undeniable. Visiting any season, it is beautiful.

1  Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The ultimate in getting away from it all. Camping, kayaking and hiking. To top it off the freshest air you can find. Coming from the south you will go over the bridge from Houghton to Hancock and head north. You can stop for breakfast in...More

1  Thank MarilynnKS
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It is like a whole different country.....beauty and so much to explore. Bring your camera and plan on staying for a while....nothing will dis appoint you!!!! So much history and sights to behold!!!!!

1  Thank Don M
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went all the way up to Copper Harbor and back .... take one road up, the other back. Both are very scenic. Lakes, forest, colors, and quiet. Saw eagles. Stopped at Fort Wilkins but it was closed for the season ... darn. Nice area for...More

1  Thank Jmuhn
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We spend a week every September in the Keweenaw. We bring our dogs who enjoy the dog friendly parks. Their coats are silky soft after swimming in Lake Superior. Every year we find new adventures! It's absolute beauty and tranquility is mesmerizing. A must trip...More

Thank MrsLing
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I have been going to the UP with family since I was very young. I swear something gets in your blood and keeps calling one back. I miss it if too much time has past since my last visit. This trip was a first for...More

Thank Tammy B
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