Points of Interest

Travelers on the Tahquamenon Scenic Byway will find points of interest in every direction on this remote corner of Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula. Discover a multitude of natural outdoor attractions including the majesty of falling water at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. Row a boat to a river island surrounded by the rushing Lower Tahquamenon Falls. Follow a footpath through a silent stand of virgin pine and hemlock near Hamilton Lake. Venture to the end of the blacktop at Whitefish Point, climb the tower and gaze across the sweep of Lake Superior to Canada. Watch carefully for the thousands of birds that make their annual migrations across this crucial flyway. Bring the kids to the nation’s largest bear ranch to see clumsy cubs frolic in the spring. Discover the autumn abundance of Michigan’s oldest cranberry farm. Relax with a craft-brewed beer at a topnotch brewpub. Rediscover the quiet of small town life in the northern villages of Newberry and Paradise while exploring the Upper Peninsula’s finest destinations!