Making the most of every season
We believe in making the most of every season in Marquette County. We offer opportunities to explore winter through snowmobiling, skiing, dog sledding, hiking, and so much more! Our miles of extensive trails and amazing winter views offer everyone the chance to experience the beautiful winter unique to the U.P. So what are you waiting for? This is your invitation to find your human nature in Marquette County, don’t let winter slip by without visiting your own winter wonderland in the Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Marquette has something for everyone no matter what time of year it is. While we don’t offer traffic jams, huge crowds or constant congestion, we can provide as much peace and quiet as you can ask for.
The winter is an eventful season in Marquette County. Even with the shorter days and longer nights Marquette continues to be a popular destination for vacationers who wish to enjoy the amenities of a big city and small town charm while enjoying awesome winter activities. Marquette County offers lovely shopping districts with enticing dining options and historic down towns. You can also enjoy snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snow biking, and downhill skiing on all of the magnificent trails throughout the County. Contact us at 906.228.7749 and ask for your very own copy of our snowmobile map or cross country skiing map.
There are many exciting events taking place in Marquette County this winter such as the Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade & Annual Tree Lighting, the New Years ball drop in downtown Marquette, the Noquemanon Ski Marathon, the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Race, the Downtown Showdown and many more. To help plan your next visit to Marquette County check out our calendar for upcoming events.
What's your human nature?Snowy Plains Sled Dog Adventures
Have you ever watched the U. P. 200 Sled Dog Races? Have you ever wondered what it was like race in the Iditarod? You can experience something similar at the Snow Plains Kennel. The Snowy Plains Kennel is located just minutes south of Marquette Michigan near the quaint town of Gwinn. They specialize in sled dog rides using mostly Alaskan huskies bred for running and pulling. The dogs may be hard working by day but are sweet, affectionate and gentle, sure to leave a lasting memory.