Freshcoast

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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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 north…

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Haunted Places in The Upper Peninsula

Looking to get into the Halloween spirit? Marquette County's got you covered. There are plenty of festivities and frights to go around, but aside from the annual October events and activities that take place downtown, there are other more unearthly sites and phenomena to dig up for the…

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Leave No Trace for Autumn Adventures

Autumn is one of the best times of year to enjoy the beautiful outdoors in the Upper Peninsula. Expansive forests become a sea of vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows. The air is cooler and the mosquitoes are (mostly) gone. With the changing season comes a few things that are important to remember…

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Fun Fall Activities in Marquette MI for Families

Explore the Farmers Market Every Saturday from 9am-1pm, the Down Marquette Farmers Market is at the Marquette Commons. There's no better way to spend an autumn morning/afternoon than out in the fresh air, supporting farm-fresh local foods and goods. Take a Fall Color Hike Peak season is almost upon…

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Apr├ęs Adventure Cravings

A day of epic adventures can leave your stomach rumbling. From comfort food to local brews, and fine dining, check out these hot spots to satisfy your craving! FAST CASUAL PIZZA & PUBS Stucko’s Pub & Grill serves up hearty comfort food in a welcoming atmosphere. Juicy, half-pound burgers, fresh…

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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. Central Marquette County | 4 hours (193 miles) • Start at Travel Marquette, head east on W Washington St. and turn right onto S Front St. • At the…

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Three Waterfalls You Need To See in The Fall

Are you a fan of waterfalls? You are in the right spot because Marquette County boasts many breathtaking falls. With the crisp air and vibrant foliage, our waterfalls have an extra touch of magic during the autumn season. Although we suggest visiting all of them, here are three waterfalls in…

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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 winter's anticipated UP200 races, get into the Halloween spirit with a paranormal lighthouse tour or binge-watch inspirational flicks…

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Know Before You Go: Cultural Awareness

Being prepared to recreate outdoors extends well beyond acquiring the proper gear and navigation tools. It is equally important to be conscientious and knowledgeable of the land you intend to tread. Cultural awareness: Know before you go Remember that you are on Indigenous land no matter where you…

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