Most people have the wrong impression about winter in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, Julie Sprenger insists. Read more


Quincy Smelter, Last of Its Kind

Scott See

Frequent visitors to the Keweenaw Peninsula all seem to know the Quincy Mine with its towering Shaft House. Lesser known, but also historically significant, is the Quincy Smelter off M-26 on the shore of the Keweenaw Waterway in Hancock. Read more


Calumet Art Center

Mark Gregg / Mark P. Gregg Photography

This small town boasts the oldest artists’ cooperative in the Copper Country, an art center with weekly classes, fine art galleries, retailers and restaurants with rotating local art displays, plus its own Calumet Arts District business association. Read more


A Freighter View for Two

Cyndi Perkins

Like many, Greg and Denise Maronen wanted to live by the Lake. They stuck to the dream over the years and finally made a home on the Keweenaw Peninsula into a reality. They named it Freighter View. Read more


"Superior" Movie

Courtesy Beyond the Porch Productions

Friends Bike Around the Lake in Keweenaw-Filmed "Superior" [Q&A + trailer]

Los Angeles-based Beyond the Porch Productions set up shop in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula last summer to film “Superior,” a coming-of-age story about friends who bike around Lake Superior in 1969. The team released a trailer in December. Read more

Jan 23, 2015 10:30 AM Superior Notes

Mount Bohemia

Courtesy Mount Bohemia

Near the Keweenaw Peninsula's tip, Mount Bohemia offers skiers and snowboarders ungroomed pitches, cliffs and frozen waterfalls, heaps of dry powder and uncompromising difficulty without the crowds or glitz of big resorts. Read more


New Boom in the Keweenaw

Adam Johnson / Brockit Inc.

There's an economic boom on the rise in the Keweenaw Peninsula, fueled by the next generation of business families and new entrepreneurs. Read more


A Gem of a Museum

Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

It’s not often you expect to find diamonds, rubies, emeralds, agates and copper nestled alongside each other – especially in the Keweenaw Peninsula. But every one of these minerals can be found at the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum in Houghton. Read more


Nordic Walkers

Courtesy FinnFest USA 2013

An annual celebration of Finland, Finnish American and Finnish culture, FinnFest USA moves to a different city each year. This will be the third year for Hancock as it joins with Houghton as the base for FinnFest 2013, June 19-23. Read more



Mark Upton

Featured Photo, 12/4/12 – Light Show

Mark Upton sent in this photo of the Northern Lights, taken in late September as a freighter passed by on the horizon. Read more

Dec 4, 2012 1:44 PM My Lake Superior

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By John McCormick / Michigan Nut Photography

Photo of the Day, 10/18/12 – September Gale

John McCormick writes: "My wife and I were in the Keweenaw Peninsula for a color tour when a storm blew in. We made it to Eagle Harbor and managed to get some photos. Taken during 60-mph gusts." Read more

Oct 18, 2012 12:01 AM My Lake Superior

We asked regional brewmasters about their favorite brews and their best tips for picking a good beer. Read more


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