Make your Marq


46.5436° N, 87.3954° W

Adventure, any way you choose. From exploring the striking blues of Lake Superior and an abundance of breathtaking hikes to chasing the elusive northern lights, Marquette County is an outdoor lover's paradise.

Bike, run or hike over 150 miles of scenic trails. Paddle, swim or fish inland lakes big or small or—the Greatest Lake of all.

Between adventures, hit the town for fresh & delicious local food and brews, and unique summertime finds. 

Start planning your summer adventure today to #MakeYourMarq

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Things To Do On The Water In Marquette County

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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.

Signature Events

Harbor Fest

Mattson Lower Harbor Park Details

Marquette Area Blues Fest

Mattson Lower Harbor Park Details

U.P. Fall Beer Fest

Mattson Lower Harbor Park Details



Summer Events in Marquette

Art Tours. Trail Running. Mountain Biking. Fireworks & Blueberry Beer. Summer is almost here, and so are our favorite... Read More

Five Must-Try Food Trucks

Whether you find yourself on-the-go or on one of our breweries' patios, we recommend a quick pit stop at a tasty, local food... Read More

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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.