Make your Marq


46.5436° N, 87.3954° W

Sure, autumn is the shortest season, but it’s also—arguably–the sweetest. From breathtaking hikes, long scenic drives, and blood-pumping bike rides, to local food, seasonal brews, and fall festivities—make the most of it with a trip to Marquette County, MI.

Start planning your autumn adventure today. #MakeYourMarq.


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Marquette County Color Tour Cruises

From tunnels of color to historic attractions, these four fall foliage cruises are full of sights loved by locals and visitors alike....

"Best Small Town for Adventure"

USA Today 10 Best

Aurora Q&A With Shawn Malone of Lake Superior Photo

In this quick Q&A, we're asking all of our Aurora-based questions and Marquette-based visual artist & owner of Lake Superior...

Voted 1 of 50 Best U.S. Winter Vacations

Men's Journal

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Marquette County is a playground year-round. There is always something new to do and places to explore in every season. Bike by Harlow Lake in the spring, swim Superior in the summer, take in a color tour in the fall, and ski Marquette Mountain in the winter. Brave the elements and you will be rewarded.

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Haunted Hayride

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October is bursting with autumn color and events

Looking to make your autumn more eventful? Race through tunnels of colorful trees and crunching leaves, cheer on a pack of sled... Read More

Drink like a Local

Find the right beer and atmosphere for you and your crew with our Q&A guide to these popular Marquette breweries. Cheers, eh?... Read More

Making your

Marq ...

Whether you’ve been here before or plan to visit for the first time, our digital adventure guide and e-newsletter are a sustainable way to stay in the know. 

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Plan Your Trip

Before heading our way, you can surely wing it and let your future unfold, or check out our thoughtfully curated suggestions on where to play, where to eat, and where to stay.

Explore Responsibly

For those who harbor the soul of an explorer, Marquette County represents a quest more than a vacation. We hope you will enjoy an immersive experience in a community where respect of nature rewards you with magnificent outdoor adventures, today, and for years to come. As you 'make your Marq' we hope that you will explore responsibly and remember to leave no trace.