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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 in 2021

If you’ve never been to the hub of the Upper Peninsula, St. Ignace, then 2021 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 Mackinac Island. St. Ignace offers hundreds of years of history: visiting it offers a look into how the city was shaped, those who once inhabited it, and more. Since next August is the city’s 350th birthday, with a celebration being planned, now is the time to

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

Your Guide To The Ultimate Birding Experience in St. Ignace Michigan

Located at the southernmost tip of the Straits of Mackinac, St. Ignace is a hot spot for a large variety of unique birds. Over 275 different species either call St. Ignace home or use it as a rest stop during migration – making fall with its beautiful colors the perfect time to spot these rare birds. The best way to

10 Most Instagrammable Spots in St. Ignace, MI

Just north of the Mackinac Bridge lies a place where you’ll be able to create the most “like-worthy” Instagram photos in the Upper Peninsula. St. Ignace is home to some of the best and most Instagrammable spots that Northern Michigan has to offer. From glorious views of the Mackinac Bridge and the Island, to the premier scenery of the Hiawatha