The Fall Color Blog – Fall Color Tours In Michigan

Western U.P.

 
Breathtaking vistas, country roads and walks on the lakeshore are some of the many ways you can enjoy the colors in the Western Upper Peninsula. Kermit Holt of the Chicago Tribune wrote of the fall colors: “Nowhere in North America, not even New England are the colors of autumn more vivid and memorable than in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula.”

Experience a fall vacation of reds, oranges, golds, and greens that tint the maple forests in the Western Upper Peninsula from mid-September to early October. Ninety percent of the area is forest covered, so your eyes will have plenty to take in.

The colors outlined by the mountains, bluffs, and lakes form postcards around every corner. There is nothing that can match one of our lakes or waterfalls wrapped in the brilliant colors of Autumn. Come see the burst of color for yourself or take a friend along for the company.

Fall Color Report
Click here for updated reports on the progress of the color in the Western Upper Peninsula. Color changes earliest in the inland regions. The season is a little bit later along the coast of Lake Superior.

Western U.P. Fall Color Lodging & Services

Porcupine Mountains – Fall Color Update – October 12, 2016
Fall Color Update – October 12, 2016 – Now is the time to view the fall color show in the Porcupine Mountains. Fall color is generally at peak with some past peak areas in the interior and still some early season color near the Lake Superior shoreline. Enough peak color should hold through the week to [...] more...

Western U.P. Fall Color Update – October 12, 2016
Fall Color Update – October 12, 2016 Now is the time to view the fall color show in the Western U.P. Fall color is generally at peak with some past peak areas in the interior and still some early season color near the Lake Superior shoreline. Enough peak color should hold through the week to make this [...] more...

Black River National Forest Scenic Byway – October 4, 2016
Fall colors are currently stunning on the Black River National Forest Scenic Byway. Take in the fall colors as you drive from Bessemer to Lake Superior. Enjoy stops at Copper Peak and the scenic waterfalls along the way. Black River National Forest Scenic Byway – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)   More Photos [...] more...

Ontonagon – Fall Color Update – October 12, 2016
Fall Color Update – October 12, 2016 – Now is the time to view the fall color show in the Porcupine Mountains. Fall color is generally at peak with some past peak areas in the interior and still some early season color near the Lake Superior shoreline. Enough peak color should hold through the week to [...] more...

Fall Color Photo Tour – Upper Peninsula – October 1 – 4, 2015
The Fall Color Season is off to a slow start for the year 2015. The record warm weather during September has moved the Fall Color Season by 10 to 14 days (that’s two weeks) in the Upper Peninsula. Nevertheless, we toured some of our favorite spots in the U.P. to see the early fall color [...] more...

Copper Peak Ski Jump and Adventure Ride – Western U.P.
The Copper Peak Adventure Ride lets visitors rise to the same heights as the athletes who have flown down the hill in years past. After an 800-foot chair lift ride to the crest of the hill (a 360 foot copper-bearing volcanic outcrop), visitors take a thrilling 18-story elevator to the main observation deck. From there, [...] more...

Fall Color Chair Lift Rides – Porcupine Mountain Ski Area
GOOD NEWS! Fall color chairlift rides to kick off autumn activities THIS WEEKEND – September 17 & 18 – at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park Beginning this weekend, chairlift rides showcasing the wondrous fall color of the western Upper Peninsula will mark the start of autumn activities scheduled at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. The roughly 59,000-acre [...] more...

Bessemer Pumpkin Festival – September 22 – 25, 2016
[ September 22, 2016 to September 25, 2016. ] Welcome to the 38th Annual Bessemer Pumpkin Festival. Please note that all events are tentative as we are still in the process of finalizing this year's schedle. The Bessemer Chamber of Commerce and Bessemer Pumpkinfest Committee are once again proud to sponsor this year's event where you'll find activities for the entire family. Festivities begin [...] more...

Porcupine Mountains Photos – 2016
Lake of the Clouds – Fall Color – October 9, 2016 – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view) A spectacular October day at Lake of the Clouds with fall color near its peak from the overlook view.   More Lake of the Clouds – Fall Color – October 9, 2016 Photos on Facebook [...] more...

Western U.P. Fall Color Photos – 2016
Black River National Forest Scenic Byway – October 4, 2016 – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)   More Black River Scenic Byway Photos on Facebook >>> Fall Color Update – October 12, 2016 Now is the time to view the fall color show in the Western U.P. Fall color is generally at peak [...] more...

Western U.P. Fall Color – Updated October 10, 2012
Porcupine Mountains Color – October 10, 2012 Lake of the Clouds – October 10, 2012 via Mountain View Lodges Overcast, many leaves down and, still gorgeous! Western U.P. Fall Color – September 30, 2012 Western U.P., Michigan – September 30, 2012 – Enjoying a sunday morning coffee & fresh baked cinnamon rolls on the deck with this as a [...] more...

Indianhead Mountain – Western U.P. – September 25, 2010
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Western U.P. Fall Photos – September 25, 2010
  Wakefield – Western U.P. – September 25, 2010 – The rain has stopped and the sun is shining through the clouds. Looks like a great weekend for a fall color tour in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. This is the fall view of the hill behind the Regal Country Inn in Wakefield – www.regalcountryinn.com Visit [...] more...

Early Fall Color – Western U.P. – September 23, 2010
Fall color is emerging in the interior portions of the Western U.P.. There should be a good color tour color for this weekend and the peak color for the season should be late this weekend or early next week. Click here for latest Fall Color Report. . For More Photos Click Here >>>> more...

Big Powderhorn Lodging Association – “Fall” In Love with Savings at BPLA
The WOW of Fall, it’s the most colorful time of year at Big Powderhorn. Take your family on a Western UP tour and allow the quilt of color to take your breath away! Hike the many trails or take an afternoon drive down a country road and let your senses hit their ‘peak!’ Right outside your door [...] more...

Western U.P. Color Tours – (via Pure Michigan)
Ironwood – Silver City – Wakefield Color Tour This Western Upper Peninsula fall driving tour includes breathtaking vistas, country roads, waterfalls and a chance to walk on the Lake Superior shore. With ninety percent of the area forest covered, you are sure to be engulfed by a sea of reds, oranges, golds, and greens that tint [...] more...

Western U.P. Fall Color Progression
Here is a handy collection of photos showing how the fall color progresses in the Western Upper Peninsula. (Click On Photo To Enlarge) more...

Gas Prices in Ironwood
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Bond Falls – Western U.P.
Bond Falls is one of those “best kept secret” spots on the Western Upper Peninsula that you want to make sure you do not miss. This beautiful water fall is [...] more...

Superior Falls – Western U.P.
Superior Falls – Extremely beautiful gorge. Access is moderately easy. Directions: From Hwy US 2 in Ironwood. Go North on Lake Rd. This is approximately 25 mile drive. You will see a marker on the road that says Superior Falls. Turn north (right) on that gravel road. Continue down the small hill to the parking [...] more...

Agate Falls – Western U.P.
Large beautiful waterfall that is visited by many people. Located just off of M-28 The short hiking trail is well-marked and easy to find. Directions: Go 6.5 miles East of Bruce Crossing on Hwy M-28. You will see a sign on the Hwy at [...] more...

Black River Waterfalls – Western U.P.
The National Black River Scenic Byway includes Great Conglomerate Falls, Potawatomi, Gorge, Sandstone, and Rainbow Falls. — Video of Conglomerate Falls The National Black River Scenic Byway includes, Great Conglomerate Falls, Potawatomi, Gorge, Sandstone, [...] more...

Presque Isle Waterfalls – Western U.P.
At the Presque Isle Park you will find Manido, Nawadaha, and Manabezho Falls. At the parking areas, you will find signs showing you the way to the waterfalls. Guests are able to walk both sides of the River on a well developed walkway with a suspension bridge over the river. Presque [...] more...

Jay’s Resort – Watersmeet
Jay’s Resort is right on beautiful Thousand Island Lake in the Western U.P. Since 1950, we have been offering a great place to “get away from it all,” to fish, boat, swim, snowmobile, ski, and just enjoy. Snowmobilers have access to the Western U.P. trail system directly from their door while cross-country skiers can enjoy [...] more...

Regal Country Inn – Wakefield
Wake to the smell of freshly brewed coffee and delight your taste buds with our delicious home-baked cinnamon rolls. We have Delightful Historical Rooms, Charming Victorian Rooms, Cheerful Country Rooms & our newest Study/Bedroom — and all have inside access to our cozy fireside room. All rooms have private bathrooms and color cable TV. Saunas are [...] more...

Montreal Haus Rental – Montreal, WI
Rent your very own vacation ‘haus’ in Montreal’s Historic District and you’ll be based in one of Iron County’s most scenic and unique attractions. Two bedroom, 1 bath, sauna, sleeps up to 8. Close to hiking, snowmobiling and cross-country ski trails, and within easy reach of all four major ski resorts. We have discount ski [...] more...

The Bluffs Inn – Bessemer
Located on US Hwy 2 in the heart of Big Snow Country. Near gas, groceries, dining, and 4 miles from Ironwood. Lounge next door. Snowmobile to your motel room from scenic trail #2. Drive a few minutes to major ski hills or 30 minutes to breathtaking waterfalls and Lake Superior. Treat yourself to comfortable rooms [...] more...

Classic Motor Inn – Ironwood
Located on the east end of Ironwood, on US Highway #2, formerly the Sandpiper Motel, offers 25 Comfortable/Clean Rooms with Remote Color Cable TV, A/C, and Phones. Five Downhill Ski Areas Nearby (Indianhead, Blackjack, Powderhorn,Whitecap and the Porkies!). Direct Access to Snowmobile Trail #2 and Hundreds of Miles of Trails! Fireside Spa / Hot Tub [...] more...

Mountain View Lodges – Silver City
Mountain View Lodges offers contemporary, luxurious, two bedroom cabins with fully equipped kitchens, wood burning fireplaces and screened in porches. Scenically located on the shores of Lake Superior at the foothills of the Porcupine Mountains, Mountain View Lodges provides close proximity to down-hill and cross country skiing, snow mobile trails, miles of hiking trails, charter [...] more...

Scott’s Superior Inn – Ontonagon
Scott’s Superior Inn & Cabins is situated on the shores of Lake Superior near the Porcupine Mountains in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula. Our property features an inviting lobby, with a large fireplace, a spacious fire-placed recreation room that allows lively competition at foosball, pool and other games. Rooms are attractively furnished and beautifully carpeted for quiet and [...] more...

Superior Shores – Ontonagon
Superior Shores Resort is located on a beautiful sandy beach on Lake Superior. The resort is 5 miles west of Ontonagon, MI, located on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and is the perfect choice for your next Michigan vacation. Our resort’s beach is the ideal spot for swimming and agate hunting. We have motel rooms and cottages. [...] more...

Peterson’s Chalet Cottages – Ontonagon
Peterson’s Cottages is located in a quiet, wooded setting on the sandy shores of magnificent Lake Superior, just 15 minutes from the world-class Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park, and offers fully-equipped housekeeping cottages for the discriminating traveler. Each lodging unit is fully equipped with a kitchen, color cable TV, phones, 1 and 2 bedrooms, fireplaces in [...] more...

AmericInn of Silver City
AmericInn of Silver City Michigan is located on Lake Superior (also know as Gitchee Gumee) at the junction of HWY-64 and HWY M-107. We are a short 13 miles west of Ontonagon, Michigan and 3 miles east from the entrance to the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. The “Porkies” offer visitors year round outdoor fun [...] more...

Porcupine Lodge – White Pine
Porcupine Lodge, LLC offers a home away from home with 6 fully furnished condos. Each condo sleeps 1 to 8 people and comes with two spacious bedrooms, one with a king bed, and the other two full-sized beds. Two of the condos are non-smoking. Our living rooms feature a queen-size sofa sleeper and two recliners [...] more...

The Timbers Resort – Bergland
A Great Family Resort open year round for hunters, fishermen, hikers, skiers, sightseers, snowmobilers and more. We are located on the North end of Lake Gogebic on Hwy 28 in Bergland, Michigan. The Timbers is open year round with nine comfortable housekeeping cottages that can accommodate from one to ten guests and are fully furnished.Full [...] more...

Sunshine Motel & Cabins & Rustic Campground – Ontonagon
The Sunshine Motel & Cabins & Rustic Campground is located on many acres of wooded land, has access to beautiful Lake Superior and provides you with a Superior place to stay as you enjoy all the activities that Ontonagon, Michigan provides. We’ve got your ultimate snowmobiling getaway! You have access to over 1500 miles of [...] more...

A Cabin & A Cottage Up North – Silver City
Two year-round rental homes in Silver City, Michigan, 1 mile and 5 miles the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. The Cabin Up North is a log home nestled on 3.5 acres on the pristine shoreline of Lake Superior with 1000 feet of private beach. This beautiful log cabin has 3 bedrooms and two baths [...] more...

Windsong Lodging – Bessemer
Our WINDSONG lodging rental has 4 one-bedroom units. Each unit accommodates 4 to 5 persons at one low price. Units adjoin for larger groups. Come out and enjoy all the winter activities and then come back and enjoy our hot tub. Each Unit Includes: Efficiency kitchen * Microwave, coffee pot, toaster * Double or queen [...] more...

Red Birch Haus – Iron Belt, WI
Red Birch Haus puts you right where you want to be – centrally located among all the attractions the Lake Superior northwoods has to offer! Located just minutes from the nightlife of Hurley and WhiteCap Mountain Ski/Golf Resort, and situated directly on the snowmobile/ATV trail route in the historic snow belt mining town of Iron [...] more...

Konteka Resort – White Pine
The motel features 16 units, with handicap accessible facilities. Each spacious room has such amenities as two queen size beds, or one queen size bed, cable TV, telephone, air-conditioning, blow dryer, and separate bathroom/vanity areas and wireless internet. A continental breakfast is available in the breezeway that was added to connects the Motel to the [...] more...

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