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Sightseeing and landmarks in Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Art museums

Science Museum
“My grandchildren 3 to 5 years of age have so much fun and can spend hours playing. If they get hungry their is coffee and bakery next door, I highly recommend.”
  • 6 locals recommend

History museums

Historic Site
“Many informative and fun tours of this historic mine that will get you fired up about the local history of the area! ”
  • 14 locals recommend
History Museum
“Children and adults alike will love it here. If you are with kids, be sure to ask for their scavenger hunt at the front desk when you arrive.”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum has become one of Michigan’s most popular destinations in the cultural tourism industry, attracting over 75,000 visitors each season. The museum is open every day May 1 to October 31, from 10 am to 6 pm. Museum patrons learn about the perils of maritime transport on the Great Lakes at the Whitefish Point Light Station, an Historic Site on the National Register of Historic Places. See the Whitefish Point Light Tower, in continuous operation for 155 years, the oldest operating lighthouse on Lake Superior.”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“History buff? You’ll want to see this! Explore the Sault’s long history from natives to French to now!”
  • 1 local recommends
History Museum
“A great place to check out local history and grab some souvenirs to remember the great time you had up here in the 905!”
  • 2 locals recommend
History Museum
“This museum is small, but full of many artifacts and antiques. It is located on Little Lake.”
  • 1 local recommends
History Museum
“Lots to see and hosts several special events throughout the summer. Seasonal and closed Tuesdays.”
  • 1 local recommends
History Museum
  • 1 local recommends

Scenic lookouts

Lighthouse
“Come to the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula and explore the historic Lighthouse. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Mountain
“This 15-20 minute hike up Sugarloaf Mountain is worth the stair climbing! Once you get to the top you'll see great views of Marquette, Lake Superior and the surrounding terrain. This is especially beautiful in the fall. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Check out the iconic gateway to Pictured Rocks (and the adjacent Miners Beach, which is just a short hike away from the point). ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“See 1000 ft freighters pass through the locks. Viewing platform to get a good view.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Try and get to Sunset Park to watch at least one gorgeous sunset over Lake Michigan.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Found on Presque Isle, great place to take pictures or explore and even jump off the rocks in the summer!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Crisp Point lighthouse has been a perennial favorite for sightseers, rock hunters, and photographers for generations.”
  • 1 local recommends
Trail
“Trails that go in every direction, but all lead to a must see 3.1 mile loop feeding into Pincushion overlook. Also a great place to mountain bike and cross-country ski. If you are feeling adventurous, take the superior hiking trail down (behind) Pincushion. The long set of stairs leads you the Devil Track canyon- beautiful swimming holes abound (and two awesome campsites). ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Historic sites

Wedding Hall
“Northern Michigan's very own elegant castle. Cobblestone walkways and stunning gardens. You must see this magnificent wedding venue!!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Come to the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula and explore the historic Lighthouse. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Many informative and fun tours of this historic mine that will get you fired up about the local history of the area! ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site consists of the two oldest stone buildings northwest of Toronto. 200 years old, these buildings have witnessed the growth and transformation of a small Ojibwa encampment into a Northern Ontario hub.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Yeah, it’s ugly but it’s ours! The tower of history has the best views of everything from 300’ up.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“Local history of Charlevoix, beautiful photographs and located right downtown. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Fairly close, and very informative information area. Also close to the Bird Sanctuary.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Historic Site
  • 2 locals recommend

Libraries

Library
“The grounds and building are Beautiful! The easy walk from main street downtown Charlevoix through a quaint section of pretty older homes will have you looking left and right. On occasion there is free live music in the courtyard of the library. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
History Museum
“Children and adults alike will love it here. If you are with kids, be sure to ask for their scavenger hunt at the front desk when you arrive.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
“Beautiful, historic and full of books. Also have public computers, printers, fax, etc if needed. Children's library is located downstairs and has awesome programming for kids. The Marquette Area Arts and Culture Center is also located in the basement of the library with ongoing exhibits on display and class offerings.”
  • 3 locals recommend
University
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
“Very nice little library that has computers for a small fee. And air conditioning!”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Library
“Great new space and also at the a biking trail junction. Head west towards Manitowish Waters, south/east towards Sayner, or for a short ride North towards Presque Isle.”
  • 1 local recommends
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