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Quartzite Falls

#81 Go Waterfalling in L’anse

L’anse is not really a destination for most travelers (I don’t know why, it’s a cute little picturesque town!). It is usually simply a town on the way to the Porcupine Mountains or to the Keweenaw. But if you have the time, I really suggest taking some time to explore the outdoors surround this lake […]

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kayaking copper harbor

#60 – Kayak Copper Harbor

Kayaking Copper Harbor with the Keweenaw Adventure Company is a great way for beginner paddlers to learn the ropes. It’s also a great way for experienced kayakers to get out for an easy paddle if you should find yourself in the Keweenaw wishing you’d brought your kayak. Kayaking with the Keweenaw Adventure Company Sam Raymond […]

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eagle river inn

#57 – Eat, Drink and Stay at Fitzgerald’s Eagle River Inn

The Fitz – A Must Stop in the Keweenaw The Fitz (aka The Eagle River Inn and Fitzgerald’s Restaurant) is the sort of place I’m surprised isn’t famous across the Upper Peninsula. But if the current owners keep doing what they’ve been doing, it will be before long. In fact, I’ve already witnessed “word” spreading. […]

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Keweenaw coffee works

Announcing Keweenaw Coffee Works

Contact:        Valerie Baciak Telephone:   906-337-6220 Email:            val@keweenawcoffeeworks.com Website:        www.keweenawcoffeeworks.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2013 WANTED: LOCAL COFFEE ROASTER SEEKS NORTH WOODS COFFEE ENTHUSIASTS Keweenaw Coffee Works Launches Roastery and Tasting Room in Calumet, MI Calumet, MI, (July 15, 2013) – Wanted: Coffee […]

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fort wilkins state park41 Canon

#45 – Camp at Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

The Basics If you want to camp in Copper Harbor, you’ve got two options, the state owned Fort Wilkins State Park, or the privately owned Lake Fanny Hooe Resort & Campground. Both campgrounds offer modern camping with electricity, showers and more. I’ll focus on Fort Wilkins State Park for this post and will cover the […]

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the michigan house cafe and brewery

#32 – Excellent Food and a Peek Into the Past at the Michigan House Cafe & Brewery

A step into the Michigan House Café & Brewery in Calumet is a step back in time. A gorgeous 19th century mural covers the ceiling above the bar, the bar itself looks as though it’s been there for over a century (and in fact, it has) and just about every other detail has kept its […]

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