Explore The Wonders of Marquette County


Named a Top 25 Best Adventure Destination in the World, Marquette County is located in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The rugged Huron Mountain range and Lake Superior shoreline define the landscape, making it the perfect place to linger and enjoy outdoor activities and festivals.

Bring or rent a mountain bike to test the top-rated trail network. Hike to the Top of the World or Sugarloaf Mountain vistas, kayak Blackrocks Cove on Presque Isle, or charter a Lake Superior cruise on the historic Coaster II schooner.

A variety of events fill the calendar with fun activities, great food and treasured memories. Enjoy the Iron Range Roll, Marquette Trails Festival, International Food Fest, Independence Day Celebration, U.P. Shakespeare Festival, Art on the Rocks, Blueberry Festival, Ishpeming Renaissance Faire, Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic, Marquette Harborfest, Marquette Marathon and Half Marathon, and the U.P. Fall Beer Festival.

Adventures of the culinary kind are always easy to find in Marquette County. Choose fine dining as well as a variety of ethnic menus and locally sourced cuisine, including fresh whitefish. Be sure to try an authentic U.P. pasty during your visit!

Stay awhile where the deep blue of Lake Superior meets the shimmering Northern Lights. Embrace your natural identity in Marquette County, Michigan.

Plan your visit at TravelMarquetteMichigan.com.