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Romantic Things to Do

From charming local coffee shops and restaurants to enchanting hikes and sights, there's no shortage of romantic things to do in Marquette, MI. Check out our Romantic Winter Adventure Itinerary for ideas of how to make any day special with your special someone. Fuel Up at a Cozy Coffee Shop Start…

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Winter Trail Talks

Winter is one of the most wonderful times of year to adventure in Marquette, MI. Frozen scenic landscapes and quieter trails offer peaceful explorations ideal for all skill levels. But before you hit the trails, let's talk trail etiquette, pets, tips & tricks, and how to best prepare for our cold…

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10 Reasons to Visit Marquette This Year

A new year calls for new adventures, and Marquette County has you covered in any season. Here are 10 reasons to start planning your 2023 visit to Marquette, MI. 1. There's Always More to Explore Adventure, any way you choose–from exploring the striking blues of Lake Superior to an abundance of…

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Powder Days

You’ve probably heard about Upper Peninsula winters ... and the rumors are true! We know snow, and nothing stops Yoopers from spending their days outdoors. While you’re here, don’t let the weather stop you. The best way to stay warm is to stay active. From the trails to the slopes, there are plenty…

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Marquette Winter Itinerary

Winter is a magical time for outdoor adventure in Marquette, if you know how to do it right. Experience the quiet solitude of snow-covered woods, or the exhilaration of the wind in your face as you race down the slopes. WARM UP FOR ADVENTURE Start your day at Trenary Toast Cafe, famous for the…

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The Marquette Holiday Gift Guide

This season, shop small and give big with our Marquette, MI holiday gift guide. Browse a list of places to shop and find handmade local goods, chocolate, coffee, craft beer, and more. For the Boutique Lover Our Marquette recs: Cozy winter-wear from Revival. House plants/air plants and locally…

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Must-Attend Winter Events in Marquette

As you probably already know, in the U.P., we don't just face winter—we embrace it. This is why so many of our favorite annual events take place from December through February. From holiday festivities to extreme outdoor activities, find your new wintertime tradition in Marquette, MI. DECEMBER…

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7 Ways to Winter Safely

If you harbor the soul of an explorer, a winter adventure in Marquette, MI rewards you with the quiet solitude of frozen landscapes and miles of exhilarating trails to discover. But before you brave the season like a local, familiarize yourself with these 7 ways to winter safely. Plan Ahead…

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Holiday Lasers on the Ore Dock

We're lighting up the Ore Dock for the holidays AGAIN! For the month of December, we wanted to bring something festive to downtown Marquette—something that would excite locals and visitors alike. So we decided to merge local history with modern technology and put on a laser light show on the iconic…

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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? Blackrocks Brewery What's the vibe at Blackrocks? “Our brewery is located in an old house, so we definitely lean toward the cozy/comfortable side,” says Steve, Blackrocks…

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