Plan your porcupine mountains visit

The Porcupine Mountains and Ontonagon area is the best place to relax on freshwater beaches, hike through stunning forests, witness waterfalls, and unplug in nature. Use the itineraries below to help plan your visit!
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Porcupine Mountains Spring Itinerary

Photo by: David Braithwaite As winter melts away and spring fills the air, Ontonagon County, Michigan, blooms with new life. From wildflowers to rushing waterfalls, the spring season offers a variety of experiences for nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone seeking relaxation. Here’s your ultimate spring itinerary to make the

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9 Spring Activities Near The Porcupine Mountains

The Porcupine Mountains and Ontonagon area are a paradise for those looking to relax, enjoy nature, and adventure. Head to the western side of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to find wonderful wilderness that offers a variety of activities for all ages and abilities. From the thrill of rockhounding to

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Romantic Winter Getaway in the Porcupine Mountains & Ontonagon Area

As winter’s embrace transforms the landscape into a glistening wonderland, Ontonagon, Michigan, beckons couples to embark on a romantic getaway that captures the magic of the season. Within the pristine beauty of the Upper Peninsula, this hidden gem becomes a haven for love, offering couples a perfect blend of snowy

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10 Reasons to Visit the Porcupine Mountains and Ontonagon Area

Located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Porcupine Mountains and Ontonagon area beckon with a mesmerizing blend of natural wonders, rich history, and boundless adventures. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, history buff, or adventure seeker, here are ten compelling reasons why this enchanting destination deserves a spot on your travel bucket

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Top Winter Events – Porcupine Mountains Area

From snowshoeing through the silent woods to the thrill of snowmobiling along well-groomed trails, Ontonagon County offers a playground for winter enthusiasts. The frozen shores of Lake Superior stand as a testament to the season’s beauty, with ice formations and snow-covered beaches enhancing the tranquility of the surroundings. As the

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Winter Wonderland Adventures in Ontonagon, MI

As the first snowflakes gently blanket the Ontonagon area, it transforms into a winter wonderland, offering a plethora of activities that celebrate the beauty of the season. Let’s explore the diverse and enchanting winter activities that make the Porcupine Mountains and Ontonagon area a destination for cold-weather enthusiasts.   Snowshoeing

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Soaking UP Summer in Ontonagon, MI

By: Allison Derouin Any seasoned Yooper is well aware that the summer months are fleeting. We implore you to take advantage of the warm temps while we have them when you visit the Western UP this summer! (Trust us, they don’t last long) One of the best ways to get the most

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A Day in Ontonagon’s Fall Splendor

Autumn in Ontonagon, Michigan, is a symphony of color and a celebration of nature’s transition. As the leaves turn vibrant shades of red, orange, and gold, this picturesque town in the Upper Peninsula beckons visitors to immerse themselves in its autumnal charm. Join us on a journey as we explore

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Western UP Frosty Fun at the Porcupine Mountains

By: Allison Derouin   Pop quiz! But this one will be fun, pinky swear. What northern area in the U.S. gets at least 200 inches of snow every winter, presents a plethora of exhilarating icy adventures, and is way cheaper than braving the crowded, chaotic, and crazy expensive “snow season”

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In Awe of the Thaw – Springtime Fun in Ontonagon!

By: Allison Derouin We’ve all heard the saying “There’s light at the end of the tunnel.” That’s what most Yoopers think of when referring to the end of a long winter. Of course, we love frolicking in the snow and buzzing around on our snowmobiles. But there’s something about the

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