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10 Reasons to Visit St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan in 2020

If you’ve never been the hub of the Upper Peninsula, St. Ignace, this year is the perfect time to plan a trip. From history buffs to birders, scuba divers to sunset lovers, sledheads to campers, outdoorsmen to families looking for fun – all will find new events and new adventures to embark upon. Learn about the top 10 reasons you

10 Reasons to Go Hunting in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Fall hunting in Michigan is a tradition that goes back for generations, especially in the Upper Peninsula. While St. Ignace, the first city across the Mackinac Bridge in the UP, is known for its adventures on the Great Lakes, very few know about its excellent hunting opportunities. Read on for 10 Reasons to Go Hunting in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula,

Fall Color Tours in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Discover the beautiful autumn hues visible from St. Ignace, Michigan on three extraordinary routes categorized by color: the Violet Tour, the Gold Tour, and the Crimson tour. You can also explore bonus tours that include a short loop around a Lake, a longer trip to Drummond Island, and a great way to explore autumn by train further north!   Violet

Totally Normal Ways to Cross the Mackinac Bridge

For the uninitiated, taking a car to cross the Mackinac Bridge is only natural and unquestionably the obvious way to make the journey. Yet, here in St. Ignace, cruising across on an antique snowmobile, steaming over with vintage tractors, or traveling with a caravan of Jeeps are practically commonplace methods of traversing Mighty Mac. Read on for all the Totally

Ways to Enjoy the Great Lake from Near the Mackinac Bridge

  St. Ignace’s unique location near 3 of Michigan’s Great Lakes, right at the gateway to the Upper Peninsula, the Mackinac Bridge, provides ample opportunity to revel in water. Explore shipwrecks, have countless days of fun with your family, try out a Great Lakes yoga class, and much more.   Boating One of the best ways to enjoy water is

Exploring Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes of Northern Michigan

St. Ignace is located on the Straits of Mackinac, an area of the Great Lakes that has seen large numbers of ships founder in the last 150 years due to a combination of fog, ice, rocky shoals, and powerful gales. Most wrecks are protected, making them some of the most fascinating to explore. Many lost ships have yet to be

Top 10 Outdoor Adventures in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a wonderful place to explore the great outdoors, and as the gateway to the UP, St. Ignace is the perfect first stop! No matter how you like to experience open skies, the Top 10 Outdoor Adventures in St. Ignace will have you covered. Swim As St. Ignace is located right on the Straits of Mackinac, it’s

A Guide to the Best Campgrounds in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

St. Ignace is the ideal place to go camping as it’s the perfect hub for a variety of day trips across the UP – from Mackinac Island to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Learn all you need to know about Best Campgrounds in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan and the fantastic experiences they provide! Beach Front Camping - Castle Rock

St. Ignace, MI Makes for a Perfect Family Getaway

Families looking for fun will love St. Ignace, with its beaches, ranches, museums, central location, and loads of other family-friendly attractions. Experience the perfect family getaway in the Upper Peninsula city of St. Ignace, Michigan!   Animals If your kids love animals, they’ll love visiting Oswald's Bear Ranch! Home to the only place where you can pet a bear cub

Ten Reasons Why It Is Better Above The Bridge

1. Leave The City Behind   Take a ride across the Mackinac Bridge and experience genuine peace and quiet. Say goodbye to traffic gridlock, long line ups and crowds. In St. Ignace, our prescription for relaxation includes long walks on beaches, local cuisine on an outdoor patio overlooking Lake Huron's Moran Bay and best of all, letting the sound of