9 Destinations Way Up North In Michigan That Are So Worth The Drive

For those of us who live in the Lower Peninsula, traveling to the upper reaches of Michigan’s U.P. can feel like an impossible task. Sure, it’s easy to make an annual jaunt to Mackinac Island, but anything north of the bridge often seems out of reach. Well, we’re here to tell you that the Upper Peninsula is worth an extra few hours in the car — and these nine stunning destinations waaay up north will prove it!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

These are just a few of the “way up north” destinations that make Michigan’s Upper Peninsula so fascinating. Did we leave any of your favorite spots off our list? We’re always eager to hear from you, so leave your suggestions and thoughts in the comment section below!