tours and guided trips upper peninsula
Tours and Guided Trips in the
Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Let us take you on an unforgettable trip. We have fishing and hunting packages, overnight trips into the wilderness, mountain biking trips, an underground copper mine tour, canoeing trips on isolated rivers, scuba diving trips to the Lake Superior shipwrecks, dog sledding rides, horseback trail tours, hiking trips, sailing and boat rides on Lake Superior and much more.

Alpaca Farm: Rainbow's End Alpacas is located in Norway, MI in the south central Upper Peninsula. Stop by and take a tour of the Alpaca Farm and see these interesting animals. Fun for the whole family. Rainbow Gifts offers items created with alpaca fleece as well as a large selection of yarn, needles, and patterns. Supplies for knitting, crocheting, and spinning. A great spot for a special event. Alpacas for sale. Rainbow's End Alpacas, W6139 US 2, Norway, MI 49870 Phone: 906-563-7034

Bjorkman's Sleigh Rides, Saddle Horse Trail Rides, Stagecoach and Covered Wagon Trips. W5994 Chapman Rd., off Hwy 8, Niagara, Wl. Phone: 715-251-4408. Just a few miles south of Iron Mountain in the Central U.P.. Choice of scenic trips: 1 hour, 4 hours, overnight or several days. See the elk. Horseback riding and lessons. Ride in a real stage coach through the woods or take a group out in the covered wagon for a picnic down by the river. Open year round, available for special events. No limit on size of group. Fun trips for the entire family.

CHARTER FISHING, SCENIC TOURS, AND LIGHTHOUSE TOURS

Kimar's Charter Fishing and Resort in Shelter Bay . E3216 Highway M-28 at Shelter Bay, AuTrain, MI 49806. Phone: 906-892-8277. Located on the shores of Lake Superior, Kimar's Charters offers trolling, casting, and jigging trips on Lake Superior to the Shelter Bay Flats, the Big Reef, and Stannard Rock. Scenic tours of Lake Superior. Kimar's Resort features 2, 3, and 4 bedroom housekeeping cottages and a 3-bedroom mobile home. 300' sandy beach. Lots of room for your trailers. Boat ramp.

Lake Superior Sport Fishing Charter Fishing on Lake Superior with licensed Captain Reid DeRosie. Fish for a variety of fish or a trophy Lake Trout at Stannard Rock. We offer charter fishing from Munising and Manistique a few times during the summer. Quality fishing gear provided. Fish the inland lakes early spring and fall. Sightseeing Trips and Sunset Cruises from Marquette Lower Harbor. Lake Superior Sport Fishing, Marquette, MI. Phone 906-360-1090

Sand Point Charters, Keweenaw Peninsula, offers charter fishing, Lighthouse Cruises, and Scenic Tours on Lake Superior. Boats leave from Lac La Belle, 40 miles north of Houghton/Hancock for a wonderful day or ½ day on the water. Fish for Lake Trout, Salmon, and a variety of fish, view the offshore lighthouses, or take a relaxing cruise along the beautiful shoreline of the Keweenaw Peninsula.  Captain Brain Helminen has over 35 years of boating and fishing experience and the boats are DNR inspected and approved and equipped with essential fishing equipment and USCG approved safety gear. Phone 906-370-2257.

Cruises on Lake Superior leaving from the Keweenaw, Hessell, St. Ignace, Mackinac Island, Marquette, or Munising, Michigan

DeTour Reef Light Tours. The DeTour Reef Light is located at the mouth of the St. Mary's River in Lake Huron in the far eastern Upper Peninsula.

Dogsled Rides at Triple Creek Kennels, E5372 Highway M-94, Munising, MI. Phone: 906-439-5242. Two hour, 1 day, and 2 day guided sled dog trips tailored to groups from 2 to 6 people. We also offer packages that include a dogsled trip, lodging and meals. The ultimate wilderness experience.

FISHING on Inland Lakes, Rivers, and Streams

  • Fishing: Ice Fishing in the Upper Peninsula. Guided tours, outfitters, and general information for ice fishing in the Upper Peninsula.
  • Christmas, Munising, & AuTrain: Fish House Rentals and Guided Ice Fishing Trips on Lake Superior at Margo's Cove in Christmas, MI. Guided ice fishing trips include all equipment, bait, and guide service. Rentals of portable and permanent fish houses include Propane heater, auger, and chairs.
  • Ice Fishing Adventures with Uncle Ducky Outfitters. Guided ice fishing trips on the inland lakes of the Central Upper Peninsula.  434 E. Prospect, Marquette, MI 49855. Phone: 877-228-5447
  • LAKE GOGEBIC: Guided Fishing Trips with Professional Fishing Guide, Barry Drews at Bear's Nine Pines Resort on Lake Gogebic in the western Upper Peninsula. 9 comfortable cabins with one, two, or three bedrooms. Satellite TV and wireless internet access. Some cabins have a gas fireplace & hot tub. Nice swimming beach. Boat rentals. Year round fishing. Guided fishing and bear hunting trips. Bait & Tackle Shop with licenses and permits. Pets Welcome. Bear's Nine Pines Resort. Phone: 906-842-3361
  • Lake Gogebic: Rental equipment at Bear's Nine Pines Resort on the west shore of Lake Gogebic near Marenisco. "Bear" is a Michigan licensed fishing guide.

Horseback Riding at Heritage Hills Horseback Riding. Enjoy a peaceful trail ride on a gentle horse through a variety of terrain: open fields, forests, and hills, that was once the old Wawonowin Golf Course! Located in the wilderness area between Ishpeming and Negaunee, just 15 miles west of Marquette. Open year round, weather permitting, for guided trail rides and hand-held horse or pony rides. Sleigh rides on various weekends; please call ahead for space and weather conditions! Riders must be 7 years old to ride alone. Maximum of 250 pounds. Call 906-361-8768 for reservations.

Horseback riding at Wildridge Riding Stables near Paradise, MI. Guided trail rides on beautiful wooded trails throughout the year. All trail rides are led by one of our experienced trail guides. We have 6 beautiful horses gentle enough for the whole family to enjoy. Please call to schedule a guided trail ride for riders 7 years and older. No double riding. Fun for the entire family all year round, but winter riding depends on the weather. Phone: 906-492-3213.

Guided Deer & Bear HuntingTrips with Professional Guide, Barry Drews. Nine Pines Resort on Lake Gogebic in the western Upper Peninsula offers 9 comfortable cabins with one, two, or three bedrooms. Satellite TV and wireless internet access. Some cabins have a gas fireplace & hot tub. Nice swimming beach. Boat rentals. Lake Gogebic is ideal for swimming, boating, and year round fishing. Guided fishing and bear hunting trips. Bait & Tackle Shop with licenses and permits. On the snowmobile and ATV trails. Pets Welcome. Bear's Nine Pines Resort, N9426 State Hwy M-64, Maremisco, MI 49947 Phone: 906-842-3361

Keweenaw Adventure Company in Copper Harbor has just what you need for a fun time in this outstanding area of the Keweenaw Peninsula. We offer Sea Kayak, Canoe, and Mountain Bike Rentals, Outfitting, Guided Biking, Hiking, and Kayak Tours, and Shuttle Service. Copper Harbor has a world class mountain bike trail system as well as the exciting waters of Lake Superior for sea kayaking, including trips to Isle Royale. Keweenaw Adventure Company, 155 Gratiot Street (U.S. 41), Copper Harbor, MI. 49918. Phone: 906-289-4303

Kimar's Charter Fishing on Lake Superior. E3216 Highway M-28, AuTrain, MI 49806. Phone: 906-892-8277 or toll free: 1-800-419-2242. Located on the shores of Lake Superior at Shelter Bay, Kimar's Charters offers trolling, casting, and jigging trips on Lake Superior to the Shelter Bay Flats, the Big Reef, and Stannard Rock. Kimar's Resort features 2, 3, and 4 bedroom housekeeping cottages and a 3-bedroom mobile home. 300' sandy beach. Lots of room for your trailers. Boat ramp.

Lake Superior Cruises leaving from Marquette or Munising, Michigan

Lighthouses in the Upper Peninsula Open for Tours including the following: Copper Harbor, Crisp Point, Detour Reef, Eagle Harbor, Marquette, Ontonagon, Peninsula Point, Point Iroquois, Sand Hills, Sand Point (Escanaba), Seul Choix, and Whitefish Point.

Lighthouse Tour of the DeTour Reef Light. This light is located at the mouth of the St. Mary's River in Lake Huron in the far eastern Upper Peninsula.

Mountain Biking

Northwood Wilderness Outfitters Store and River Trips. Your Outfitting Headquarters for Outdoor Adventures in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin, Menominee River Country. Guided and self-guided river trips and fishing adventures.  Canoes & kayaks (sales & rentals), traditional archery supplies, fly fishing equipment, snowshoes, and other outdoor gear available in the Outfitters Store. Shuttle service available. Two-bedroom rental cabin.  N-4088 Pine Mountain Road, (Corner US-2 and Pine Mountain Road), Iron Mountain, MI 40801. Phone: 906-774-9009 or 800-530-8859.

Old Victoria Restoration, Victoria Dam Road, 4 miles southwest of Rockland. Take a guided tour through the restored hand-hewn log cabins that were built about 1899 to house the miners at the Victoria Copper Mine. Open Memorial Day through October 10th from 10:30 to 5:30 daily. Small admission charge. Coffee and cinnamon rolls cooked on the old wood stove will be served on Log Cabin Day, the last Sunday in June and at the Arts and Crafts show, the third Sunday in August. Phone: 906-884-4941.

Pictured Rocks Cruises, P.O. Box 355, Munising, Michigan 49862, Phone 906/387-2379. Take a 2 1/2-3 hour cruise along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Discover the wonders of the Pictured Rocks from your cruise boat on Lake Superior. Cruises from Memorial Day to Oct. 10, leave from Munising City Pier. (Central Upper Peninsula)

Quincy Mine: Guided Underground and Surface Tours of the Historic Quincy Copper Mine, part of the Keweenaw National Historic Park. Tours of the Quincy Mine Site include a Surface Only Tour, Surface Tour with Tram Ride, and the Full tour that includes a trip into the 7th level of the mine. Our knowledgeable guides will take you back to the time when Copper was King. The Gift Shop is filled with books, rocks & minerals, shirts, and a wide variety of interesting items. The grounds are open to the public free of charge so stop by and visit this historic mine site. Quincy Mine Hoist Association, 49750 US Highway 41, Hancock MI 49930. Phone: 906-482-3101

Rafting the Sturgeon River with Northwoods Adventures in Iron Mountain, Michigan. Located at the corner of M-95 & US-2 on the north side of Iron Mountain, Northwoods Adventures offers several rafting trips daily. Experienced rafting guides. All equipment provided. Call to schedule a thrilling ride down these exciting rapids. Northwoods Adventures Rafting Outfitter, N4017 US Highway 2, Iron Mountain, MI 40901. Phone: 906-563-5450

Rafting at Piers Gorge on the Menominee River near Iron Mountain and Norway MI in the Central Upper Peninsula. Kosirs Rafts, Thorntons Rafting & Cabins, and Wildman Whitewater Ranch offer exciting trips down these rapids.

Rock and copper ore collecting trips into the Caledonia Native Copper Mine. (Western Upper Peninsula)

Sailing on Lake Superior: Superior Odyssey Sailing Cruise on Lake Superior, Marquette, MI. Superior Odyssey offers a variety of sailing adventures from a 2 hour local sail around Marquette to a two-day trip to the Pictured Rocks or the Huron Islands. Sail on the Historic 6 passenger Schooner Coaster II on majestic Lake Superior. The 58' Coaster II has sailed the oceans and offers a safe sail with a competent crew. Custom trips available for special events. Located at the Lower Harbor in Marquette. Phone: 906-361-3668

Scuba diving the Shipwrecks of Munisig in the Alger Underwater Preserve with Shipwreck Diving Tours, Capt. Peter Lindquist (Central Upper Peninsula)

Shipwreck Tours, take a glass bottom boat tour to see the shipwrecks off of Munising and the Pictured Rocks (Central Upper Peninsula)

Silent Sports Tours at Little Tree Family Guide Service, Big Bay, MI (near Marquette)

Snowmobile Tours at Lake Gogebic Sport Center in Bergland. Guided Trail Tours with experienced guides. Rentals of new 2014 Polaris Indy 600/ES and 550/LXT/ES snowmobiles. Helmets with full shields included. Rental clothing available. Experienced Service Department. Snowmobile the Lake Gogebic area and Big Snow Country. Located just outside of Bergland on Highway M-28 with direct trail access. Lake Gogebic Sport Center, 36852 W Hwy 28, Bergland, MI 49910. NOTE: Before Dec 15, please call 906-869-0837 for Reservatons and Information. After Dec 15, please phone 906-575-3466 or 800-424-2990.

The Toonerville Trolley, Soo Junction, MI. Phone 1-888-77TRAIN or the Depot at 906-876-2311. Take the train and boat tour to Tahquamenon Falls or the Wilderness Train Ride. Just 50 miles from the Mackinac Bridge. Ride 5 1/2 miles to the Tahquamenon River. The Riverboat takes you on a 21 mile narrated cruise along the river to the rapids 1/2 mile above the Upper Tahquamenon Falls. (Eastern Upper Peninsula)

WINERY: Threefold Vine Winery has relocated to Menominee County in the southern Upper Peninsula. Wine made from grapes grown in the Upper Peninsula? Yes, right at the Threefold Vine Winery in Stephenson, Michigan. Our Tasting Room at the Winery offers grape (from our vineyard) apple, honey, and various fruit wines. The Green family invites you to visit our winery, see how the wine is produced, and sample our exciting new wines. The Winery and Tasting Room is located in the historic bank building at S232 Menominee Street, Stephenson, MI 49887, one block west of Highway US-41. Phone: 906-753-6000

Whitewater Rafting on the Menominee River at Piers Gorge near Iron Mountain and Norway, MI (South Central U.P.) Wildman Whitewater Ranch, N12080 Allison Lane, Athelstane, WI, 54104. Phone: 715-757-2938. Camping by the Peshtigo River and Rental Cabins. Cottage rentals. On the snowmobile trails.

 

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