13 Magical Places You MUST Visit in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

1

Marvel at the Engineering of the Soo Locks

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Sault Sainte Marie is home to the amazing Soo Locks. For 160 years, these locks have helped ships pass between Lake Superior and Lake Huron, a 21 foot drop! 
2

Head up to Brockway Mountain

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One of the highest scenic drives this side of the Rockies, Brockway Mountain Drive is a stunning spot to get a bird's eye view of the U.P. 
3

Marvel at Kitch-iti-kipi Springs

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Michigan's largest freshwater spring is so pretty! Kitch-iti-kipi means "Mirror of Heaven", you'll see why when you ride the raft across! 
4

Tour the Quincy Mine

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Go underground! You'll be taken on a tour of the entire facility above ground. Then you'll ride on a cog rail tram with spectaular views!  After all of that excitement, you get to ride into the underground mine--nearly a half mile into the side of a hill! 

Quincy Mine began operating in 1846. 
5

Visit Agate Falls

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The Upper Peninsula has more than 200 named waterfalls, and Agate Falls is one of the more amazing falls! Make it a two-for-one waterfall adventure with Bond Falls very closeby! 
6

You'd be crazy to miss Pictured Rocks.

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This amazing destination in Michigan is Heavenly. A "must see" for anyone that wishes to really discover Michigan. Pictured Rocks is a spectacle of natural beauty. 
7

Say Hello to Tigers, Wolves, Bears and More at Garlyn Zoo.

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Garlyn Zoo is the largest zoo in the Upper Peninsula, and it is home to a variety of cool animals! 
8

Michigan Has a Strong Maritime History, Check Out the Shipwreck Museum

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Explore centuries of shipwrecks from the vikings through to modern day. You'll gain an appreciation for our state's history! The Shipwreck Museum is at Whitefish Point.
9

Get a Giant Cinnamon Roll at Hilltop Restaurant

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These gooey rolls fill an entire plate, be sure to bring a few people to help you eat it! A legendary spot that anyone passing through has to try! Hilltop Restaurant is a legendary stop! 
10

Test Your Fear of Heights at Castle Rock

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Take the long, steep staircase up to the top of Castle Rock. You'll see everything from 200 feet in the air! 
11

National Ski Hall of Fame

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The birthplace of organized Skiing is Ipsheming. Even if you don't enjoy riding amazing powder, you'll appreciate the U.P.'s history in the sport! The National Ski Hall of Fame is sure to make all skiiers smile. 
12

Be Amazed by the Lake of the Clouds

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Enjoy all that the Porcupine Mountains has to offer, and take a nice hike to the Lake of the Clouds!
13

You Haven't Officially Visited the U.P. Until You Have A Pasty!

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Be sure to check this place off your list, Muldoon's has a reputation for being one of the best!