Connect to nature without leaving civilization. Mountaintop vistas, rushing waterfalls and scenic coves are all within minutes of lodging, shopping and attractions. Enjoy artisan food, craft brews and quaint shops throughout Marquette County. Explore our miles of trails and beaches, learn of our iron ore mining heritage and discover what makes Marquette a Superior place in the Upper Peninsula. Open year round. Business Hours: M-F 9-5:00pm
Nearby Attractions that Influence Group Travel:
- Marquette Harbor Lighthouse was constructed in 1866 and the second story in 1909. The lighthouse is the oldest significant structure in the city and more importantly, the lighthouse is one of the most historic navigation beacons on Lake Superior and critical to the development of the Great Lakes iron ore trade.
- Sugarloaf Mountain is one of the most popular scenic overlooks on the central Upper Peninsula coastline The Sugarloaf Mountain Natural Area consists of a 3,200 foot trail of pathway and stairway segments that lead to the mountain’s summit 470 feet above Lake Superior. Trails are easy or difficult, at the hiker’s choice. A 20-minute trip to the top.
- Iron from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula built the rails westward and the skyscrapers upward. Visit the Michigan Iron Industry Museum to find out what it was like to work underground and follow the trail to the Carp River Forge.
- Up for an adventure? Marquette can help you find your human nature. We can offer you a Sea Kayaking trip, Presque Isle & Marquette Harbors. This is an excellent paddling trip for the novice sea kayaker because of an almost always calm area around the Marquette Harbors.
- Over 77 Waterfalls – Marquette County claims the most waterfalls of any county in Michigan. Enjoy hiking along the Yellow Dog, Little Garlic, Dead River, Turkey Neck and Mulligan Falls in the Big Bay to Silver Lake areas. Contact us for your free Waterfall Map.
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