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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.

♦ View our Eastern Upper Peninsula Interactive Map.

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.

Learn more about Newberry's Soft Adventure.

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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Community Pancake Breakfast

Every Third Saturday from 21 Jan. 2017 to 18 Mar. 2017.

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church is hosting a community pancake breakfast once a month. Good food and good people, a great way to start the weekend.
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Song Writers Group

Every Last Monday from 30 Jan. 2017 to 29 May. 2017.

There will be a "Songwriter's Group" held the last Monday of every month through May 2017. Songwriters, musicians and music lovers alike will meet for an informal gathering at the ECA. All are welcome! Join in as guests of the group share song ideas, play guitar and other instruments, sing and just enjoy the company of other music enthusiasts. Free of charge. Meeting will be held in the lower level of the ECA building. There will be no meeting in December, next meeting is scheduled for January 30th. Contact Ruthette Mills for more information 906.586.6384.
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Erickson Center 3rd Annual Student Art Show

On Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 6 Feb. 2017 to 31 Mar. 2017.

This showcase contains a large variety of artwork provided by students of all ages from Tahquamenon Area Schools, Three Lakes Academy, Engadine Consolidated Schools, and local home-schooling programs. Patrons will be given a chance to vote for the "People's Choice Award" presented to one student from each of the schools at the end of the exhibit. Free to the public.
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Fish Decoy Competition

25 Feb. 2017

10:00am registration at Hiawatha Sportsman Recreation Building.
3 Classes: Realistic, folk-art, kids.
Cash & prizes.
For more information please contact Monte Simmons (906) 477-3033 or (906)420-4485
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Free Fishing Weekend Demonstration

25 Feb. 2017

Want to learn a little more about the fish in our lakes and how to enjoy our resources during all seasons? Come on out to learn about ice fishing and even try your hand at it.
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Millecoquins Lake Winter Carnival

25 Feb. 2017

Activities will be at the south end of the lake and in the Hiawatha Sportsmans Recreation Building. Enjoy an ice fishing tournament, the Big Mac & Cheese cook off, a decoy competition, photo contest, the Polar Eagle Plung and much more!
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Colorful Clay Plate Art Class

4 Mar. 2017

Make not one, but TWO of your own functional clay plates to decorate and take home. Artist Tina Doorn will show participants the “slump mold’ and “slip decorating” techniques while they create and paint two pieces of beautiful, usable art.
Tina is also offering the participants of her class to come into her studio and observe the final glazing and kiln loading procedure with their plates! Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to get a behind the scenes look into her studio.
$60/person all supplies included
**This class is limited to 8 students. Adults only please. Class will be held in the lower level of the Erickson Center. However, if no more than 4 people sign up, the class will be held in Tina’s studio. **
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Winter Break for Knowledge

11 Mar. 2017

A lot of fun workshops to enjoy!
Sponsored by the MSU Extension Office. Held at the Tahquamenon Area Schools.
Deadline to register is March 3rd. Cost is $15 for a full day and includes lunch. $10 for half a day. 12 and under are free.
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35th Woodhhoppers Ball

11 Mar. 2017

The 35th Woodchoppers Ball will be held at the American Legion Hall in Newberry. From 5pm-7pm (Dance following at 7:00pm) there will be a Roast Beef & Pork Dinner with hot veggies, salad, dessert & beverage. Dinner and dance tickets are $12.00 and must be purchased by March 10th. For the dance only: $5 and pay at the door. Tickets available from: Pete & Rose Anderson 293-5777, Linda Grant 293-8788, Diane Lutz 293-8869 or Mike & Irma McElhaney (906)322-6023.
There will be Live Music by "Key Change" a local musicians 3 piece variety band.
There will be raffle tickets available for a number of great items.
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