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Newberry, Michigan
Upper Michigan Attractions and Lodging

The Newberry Area Tourism Association welcomes you to Newberry, Michigan and the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Our pristine area, also known as Tahquamenon Country, offers a wide variety of Upper Michigan attractions and activities that are family friendly, affordable and adventurous. You will also find a great line-up of Upper Michigan events in our interactive calendar for you and your family to enjoy. There is so much to experience all within one hour of Newberry, Michigan.

"Where can I find great Newberry Michigan Attractions?"
We have an incredible line of of attractions all within an hour away from Newberry MI.  If you like wildlife, tours, waterfalls, historic sites, lighthouses, and outdoor adventure, this is the place to be.

Our featured Upper Peninsula attractions include the historic Lower Tahquamenon Falls and Upper Tahquamenon Falls, Oswald’s Bear Ranch, the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum and Lighthouse, Tahquamenon Falls Wilderness Excursion & Toonerville Trolley Wilderness Train Ride, Tahquamenon Logging Museum, and Crisp Point Lighthouse.

Upper Peninsula Attractions and Lodging

EUP Interactive Map
Our new Interactive Map can help you locate, learn and plan your next UP Vacation itinerary. Browse our Eastern Upper Peninsula region from Seney to Mackinac Island. The map offers some useful tools that allow you to zoom, pan, and select your icons of choice. The map icons highlight: EUP Featured Attractions, Waterfalls, Lighthouses, and Newberry MI Lodging.

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Newberry Active Adventure ATVing, ORVing, Snowmobiling

Active Adventure
Newberry, MI has the terrain, lakes, forests and four seasons to deliver Active Adventure like no one else. Newberry ranks #5 in the Nation for snowmobiling by America's Best Online and #3 by Lake Superior Magazine! We offer the superior setting for Upper Michigan snowmobiling, ATV / ORVing, hunting, boating, jet skiing, and dog sledding. Plan your active adventure with us and surround yourself with the beauty of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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Canoe and Kayaking in Newberry MI on the Tahquamenon River and Manistique River

Soft Adventure Activities
Newberry is surrounded by many great year-round activities. Soft adventure enthusiasts will enjoy our pristine forests that make up the “heart” of the U.P. Visitors enjoy fishing, Michigan morel mushroom picking, bird watching, hiking, biking, photography, snowshoeing, skiing, kayaking, canoeing, workshops, and golfing. We are located near Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, rivers, streams, and the Manistique Lakes – Upper Michigan’s largest lake complex.

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Oswald's Bear Ranch

Attractions with Special Events
The Tahquamenon Falls Logging Museum serves up a real lumberjack breakfasts on scheduled days, Oswald's Bear Ranch has spring and summer opportunities to have your picture taken with the cubs, and the Tahquamenon Falls Wilderness Excursion & Toonerville Trolley Wilderness Train Ride offers a very unique trip throughout the Tahquamenon area.

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The Tahquamenon Falls State Park has many year-round events to check out that all ages will enjoy: Hike Between Da Falls, bird watching, interpretive programs, and their seasonal boat rental, just to name a few. Nature lovers will enjoy the Seney Wildlife Refuge. They hold many special events that are both educational and exciting.
Where your vacation begins “Naturally”! 

Upcoming Events

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In the Heart of the beast Puppet and Mask Making Theatre

19 Aug. 2017

Artists from In the Heart of the Beast Theatre work in residence with local participants to research local stories and concerns about Water. Our special love of the beautiful bodies of water that surround our home makes for a perfect center of this wonderful puppet making workshop. Come and create a puppet or mask that will be paraded proudly in the WATER, WATER EVER WHERE Pageant. This FREE workshop featuring visiting instructors from the “In the Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre” will begin Saturday, August 19th at 10:00 AM, and will end Sunday afternoon, August 27th with a Puppet Pageant in the ECA Park.
***DAILY CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT THE ECA FROM 10:00 AM-3:00 PM WITH A LUNCH BREAK FROM NOON-1:00 PM. COME ANY DAY THAT YOU CHOOSE
 AS MANY DAYS AS YOU WOULD LIKE! *** THIS IS A FREE WORKSHOP, ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND! Call the ECA for more information
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Lumberjack Breakfast & Country/Polka Music Festival

26 Aug. 2017

Country Music/Polka Festival
Lumberjack Breakfast both days at the Tahquamenon Logging Museum. All you can eat. 7:00-noon.
Adults: $8.00 Children 6-12: $5 Children 5 & under are free
Orange juice $1 extra.
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Dick and Nancy Erickson Memorial Community Picnic

27 Aug. 2017

As we wind down a very busy and successful summer, we would like to invite you to join us in celebrating the memory of our beloved founders, Dick and Nancy Erickson. Enjoy live music with the Sam Van Wagoner Band and FREE picnic cuisine and non-alcoholic beverages with your community family. All are welcome to attend. Come to the “In the Heart of the Beast” Puppet Parade at 2:00 PM, and then head into the Park for music, food and friends! Donations will be accepted for the Erickson Center. Call the ECA office for more information 906.586.9974
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Evening of Piano at the Erickson Center

30 Aug. 2017

The Erickson Center for the Arts is pleased to bring you An Evening of Piano. See several local pianists perform their favorite pieces on the beautiful Steinway. This a free event, donations are appreciated.
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Art on the Lake

2 Sep. 2017

The Erickson Center for the Arts (ECA) is hosting its 18th annual Art on the Lake Art & Music Festival. The festival will be held in the Erickson Center Park in beautiful Curtis, Michigan. This event is fun for all ages and includes a variety of food vendors, live music acts, over 40 booths featuring unique, handcrafted art, a silent auction, a children’s parade and children’s art project. Vote for the People’s Choice Award in the 9th Annual Photo Contest. Enjoy musical performances by the Hozz and The Flying Latini Brothers. Admission for this event is just $1.00. No pets please. For more information please visit the Erickson Center for the Arts website or Facebook page or call 906.586.9974.
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Rock On!

9 Sep. 2017

Rock On! with Lake Superior agates at Muskallonge Lake State Park
Agate displays and collections
Agate/rock polishing & cutting
Children's Activities
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Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce Pictured Rocks Boat Cruise

10 Sep. 2017

The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce will be having a Pictured Rocks Boat Cruise. Enjoy the beauty of Pictured Rocks, fun with all those aboard, and all while supporting the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce. This is a fundraiser for the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce.
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