St. Ignace Blog

Where Do You Find Something to Eat Around Here? – An Introduction to St. Ignace Eats

We were on a mission. Our task? To delve into the St. Ignace foodie scene - to discover the exciting, to experience the iconic, and to unbox the culinary secrets that help make St. Ignace so very appealing. Visitors flock to the area for the amazing natural wonders; for the land and the lake, and also for the fascinating history

48 Hours Up North This Winter

  Welcoming on average 200 inches of snow yearly, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula turns into the ultimate winter wonderland when winter is welcomed into the state. This top-notch winter destination offers thousands of miles of groomed trails for snowmobiling, fat tire biking, cross country skiing, and more. Here are 48-hours to spend up north this winter.   Day 1 – Pick

Best Places To See Fall Colors In The UP

St. Ignace is the perfect hub for fall foliage chasers traveling to the Upper Peninsula. If you stay in St. Ignace you’re just a day trip away to the best fall colors that Michigan has to offer. Keep reading to learn about the best places to see fall colors in the U.P.   Tahquamenon Falls State Park – Paradise. MI

Everything You Need To Know About St. Ignace’s 350th Birthday

For 350 years, St. Ignace has been the gateway to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Located just over the famous Mackinac Bridge, the city boasts a rich history, gorgeous views of Mackinac Island, and some of the top spots in northern Michigan. The heritage of the area reaches back to the earliest inhabitant of the Great Lakes. This year, we celebrate the

10 Reasons to Visit St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

If you’ve never been to the hub of the Upper Peninsula, St. Ignace, then now is the perfect time to plan a trip. The area boasts plenty of activities from history buffs to bird lovers, scuba divers to sunset lovers, sledheads to campers, outdoorsmen to families looking for fun – all will find new events and adventures to embark upon.

7 Must-See Hiking Trails Near St. Ignace, MI

The home port for exploring Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula begins in St. Ignace. As soon as you cross over the Mackinac Bridge, you will be surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Hiawatha National Forest. Here you will find some of the most scenic hiking trails in the area. On your next trip to the Upper Peninsula check out these

How to Plan the Perfect UP North Getaway

  Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is the perfect friends, family, or solo getaways! Nestled just over the famous Mackinac Bridge is your gateway to the glorious wonders of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. St. Ignace is the best place for your Upper Peninsula getaway because it is centrally located to the top spots to travel to within the Upper Peninsula. Here is how

5 Spots to Discover the Rich History of St. Ignace

The city over the bridge is much more than just a gateway to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Mackinac Island. St. Ignace was established by Father Marquette in 1671, named for St. Ignatius of Loyola, which makes it the second-oldest city in Michigan founded by Europeans. Of course, Native Americans have resided in the area for thousands of years and their

Your Guide to Fat Tire Biking in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

When the winter nears, the cold weather takes over, and the snow starts to cover the landscape. Even though winter in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula brings heaps of snowfall, that doesn’t have to hinder your outdoor recreation fun. If you've never tried fat tire biking, all you need is a bike with 3.8"+ tires to get started. St. Ignace is the

7 Ways to Find Serenity in the Nature of St. Ignace, MI

Nestled between both Lake Michigan and Huron and bustling with scenic views – St. Ignace is your Upper Peninsula getaway to find serenity in nature. Fall is the time to take time out of your busy lifestyle to relax and unwind. With thousands of acres of forest including wildlife and glorious fall foliage, St. Ignace is the perfect getaway to