On other trips around the Lake SuperiorLater, we had an opportunity to reverse that route, entering the Soo from Canada and then going west across the UP. Downtown Winter Ice Festival Feb 15, The "Soo" is most popular for visiting the impressive Soo Locks, seeing the big ships come through up close, and seeing all the exhibits in the Soo Visitor Center. The shops along the main drag Portage Ave adjacent to the river are also fun to visit.
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Marie St. Contact Subscribe. Healing the U. When it comes to mining, the Upper Peninsula was practically built with it. From the copper mines that made the Keweenaw Peninsula boom in the s to the iron ore mining taking place in Marquette County today, mining has been a way of life for Yoopers for centuries. But what happens when those mines dry up and close down? Take a drive through the Upper Peninsula and you'll find closed mines dotting the landscape.
North America. Marquette Marquette is a city in Marquette County in the U. Photo: Wikimedia , Public domain.
We recently took one last trip to Lake Medora before we move to Minnesota and I am already dreaming up when we can make another Keweenaw family trip after our move. Sometimes, we even see the Northern Lights. Aside from natural wonders, another reason to live in and love the Upper Peninsula is the rich history in many of the buildings and structures still standing today. As with any historic town or city, there are older structures that slowly start to deteriorate.