UPTRA – Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association



Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association (UPTRA) is an award winning, nonprofit organization established in 1911 for the sole purpose of marketing Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. UPTRA offers assistance planning group tours for the entire Upper Peninsula including Mackinac Island and Isle Royale. UPTRA also offers FAMS, liaisons with local CVB’s, color slides, digital images and a comprehensive travel planner and website. When you enter Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you enter a world of finest attractions and unique experiences unmatched anywhere in the Midwest. The rich and colorful history of the region, coupled with scenic splendor still unspoiled, provides something for everyone.

Business Hours: Mon – Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT

Member: ABA, NTA, Circle Michigan, SATW

Nearby Attractions that Influence Group Travel:

  • Mackinac Island – Home of the world’s largest summer hotel and place setting for the movie, “Somewhere in Time”
  • Mackinac Bridge – The largest suspension bridge in the Western Hemisphere
  • The world famous Soo Locks – The greatest lock system in the world
  • Upper Tahquamenon Falls – Second largest waterfall east of the Mississippi River
  • Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore – The first National Lakeshore in the United States
  • Brockway Mountain Drive – One of the longest mountain drives east of the Mississippi River
  • Lake of the Clouds in the Porcupine Mountains – Scenic overlook in Michigan’s largest state park
  • The Big Springs of Michigan – Known as “Kitch-iti-Kipi” or “The Mirror of Heaven”, this is the largest spring in the state of Michigan

Type: Regional
Tour Services:

  • Attractions
  • Lodging
  • Theater
  • Transportation
  • Dining/Banquet
  • Group Planner
  • Slides/Photos
  • Cruises
  • Shopping
  • Step-on-Guide
  • Itinerary Planning

UPTRA – Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association

PO Box 400
Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801
Phone: 906-774-5480
Phone: 800-562-7134
Fax: 906-774-5190
E-mail: groups@uptravel.com
Web: www.uptravel.com