Freshcoast

Three Waterfalls You Need To See in The Fall

Looking to chase some waterfalls? You've come to the right place—Marquette County is home to 77—more than any other county in Michigan. Between the crisp breeze and colorful trees, our waterfalls are even more magical in the fall, and while we recommend seeing them all, here are three must-see falls…

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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 dogs as they eagerly prepare for winters' anticipated UP200 races, get into the Halloween spirit with a paranormal lighthouse tour or binge-watch inspirational flicks…

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The Best Autumn Adventures in Marquette

Fall in Marquette County is full of colorful adventure. From scenic drives to #ReMARQable hikes and bike rides, there are so many fun ways to take in the fall color. SCENIC DRIVES Marquette to Munising It’s just a 45-minute drive from Marquette to Munising and it’s almost all parallel to the…

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Hidden Gems of the West End

If you've never been to Negaunee or Ishpeming, MI, you're missing out on a slew of hidden gems. Here's where to eat, shop, and adventure in Marquette County's West End. 📍NEGAUNEE FOOD IRON TOWN PASTIES // Feeling UP for a pasty? Iron Town in Negaunee bakes a wide and tasty variety of…

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Hiker's Guide to Marquette

Discover hikes of all types in Marquette County—all ranging in difficulty, none lacking in scenery. From ‘easy’ and ‘intermediate’ to ‘difficult’ there’s sure to be a trail for whatever pace you’re U.P. for. Factors that helped us assess the difficulty level include distance, accessibility, the…

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The Superior Side of Marquette

Marquette is full of adventure. Biking, paddling, hiking, great food and so much more. This time, we decided to take in the Superior side of Marquette which meant paddling on Lake Superior to take in the views of Marquette from a different perspective. We started out by heading to McCarty's Cove…

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First Timer's Guide to Marquette

Welcome to Marquette. Also known as The Fresh Coast, Queen City, 906, or Midwest’s Best Kept Secret. Nestled on the southern shore of Lake Superior, Marquette is the largest city in Michigan’s picturesque Upper Peninsula. From fine food and brews to wallet-friendly shops and stays — Marquette County…

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The Marquette Pet-friendly Itinerary

A Four Paw Adventure There is nothing quite like spending the entire day with your best four-legged friend. Just you and your furry pal, out on the trails, strolling along the beach, then stopping somewhere for a bite to eat—somewhere your fuzzy buddy doesn’t have to wait in the car. Lucky for you…

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Marquette Art Week Lineup

The City of Marquette Art Week (June 21-27) brings together local artists, arts organizations, and businesses to put on a week-long series of special events, concerts, workshops, performances, and demonstrations that will immerse visitors and locals alike. Check out the schedule below to start…

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