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Fort Wilkins Historic Complex - A well-preserved example of mid-19th century army life on the northern frontier. Attractions include 19 restored buildings, costumed interpreters, copper mining sites, evening slide programs, camping and picnicking.

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum - The only one of its kind dedicated to the perils of maritime transport on the Great Lakes. It is fittingly located at Whitefish Point, site of the oldest active lighthouse on Lake Superior. Artifacts and exhibits tell stories of sailors and ships who braved the waters of Superior and those who were lost to her menacing waves.

Devos Art Museum - The museum is comprised of two galleries. One gallery is designed for rotating exhibits, including student, national, and community exhibits. The other showcases the university's permanent collection, ranging from Japanese art to early 20th-century illustration.

Upper Peninsula Children's Museum - Located in historic Marquette along the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula, the Museum is a hands-on exploratory learning environment designed by kids for FUN!

Uncommon Adventures - Specializing in guided coastal kayaking trips, sea kayak instruction, back country fly fishing and corporate retreats in Michigan / Great Lakes area, and more.Known for professional certified instructors, outstanding food, and quality equipment that help create an enjoyable learning environment for all experience levels.

Blue Heron Fishing Charters - Come fish the St. Mary's River and her 42 miles of beauty from the Soo Locks down around the many islands along the way including Sugar, Neebish and Drummond Island. The waters of the St. Mary's River are protected from the windy weather because of the islands.

Horshoe Falls - This beautiful Upper Michigan Waterfall is privately managed with the utmost care. Enjoy gardens, picnic area, gift shop, and amazing Trout Pond, where you can feed the fish!

Red Jacket Trolley Tours - A historical tour of the Keweenaw with the trolley will take you behind the scenes at places you won't find on your own or with other tours. Your guide is a professional historian; he is also a local.

Rock Harbor Lighthouse - The tower was constructed in 1855, this light is made of brick / stone and has a white with black lantern. It was deactivated in 1879. Self guided tours and the tower is open daily during the summer months.

Iron County Historical Museum - Upper Michigan's largest outdoor museum Twenty-two buildings including a cultural Center and The Lee LeBlanc Wildlife Art Gallery.

Upper Peninsula Firefighters Memorial Museum - Construction of the Red Jacket Fire Station was completed in 1900. Today, the historic Jacobsville sandstone structure is home to the Upper Peninsula Firefighters Memorial Museum, a Keweenaw Heritage Site. The museum features exhibits related to a century of firefighting history.

Marquette Maritime Museum - The museum exists to protect and preserve the maritime history of Marquette and interpret it against Lake Superior and the Great Lakes and also to remember Submarine Veterans.

Marquette Regional History Center - The Museum features a collection that includes artifacts from the prehistoric copper culture through contemporary times. Each year, visitors come from all over the world to use the Research Library and view the Museum's exhibition galleries.

Woods & Water Ecotours - Offers authentic, natural and cultural experiences for the worldly explorer. Hiking, biking, sea kayaking, arts and cultural excursions. Day trips, custom trips, specialized packages, organize recreational business retreats.

Coppertown USA Mining Museum - Traces the evolution of miners and mining people with a series of tasteful exhibits designed for the family.

Keweenaw Peninsula - Visit the underwater preserve, paddle down the water trail, or ski and snowmobile in the winter.

Mackinac Seaplane Tours - Boarding a seaplane,you will get a unique perspective with a spectacular eagle's view of the Straits of Mackinac, Mackinac Island, St.Ignace, Mackinac Bridge, Mackinaw City, Cedarville, Drummond Island, Sault Ste. Maire, Soo Locks, St. Mary's River, Shore Line of Lake Superior, and Tahquamenon Falls.

Soo Locks Boat Tours - The Soo Locks have been referred to as one of the great wonders of the world and it is still the largest waterway traffic system on earth. Your boat will travel along the international shoreline of the lower harbor letting you experience all the sights, sounds, and excitement of Michigan's oldest city, Sault Ste Marie.

Mackinac Island Butterfly House - At the Butterfly House you can walk through the garden while 500 - 700 butterflies from all over the world are in flight.

Garlyn Zoo - Featuring black bear, wolves, wallaby, camel, reindeer, whitetail deer, sika deer & more. Natural park-like setting. Gift Shop filled with wildlife related items.