Five Hidden Gem Activities in Marquette, Michigan! - Beth Millner Jewelry

Five Hidden Gem Activities in Marquette, Michigan!

Mountain photograph in Marquette Michigan by beth millner jewelry

There are plenty of guides to Marquette, Michigan with suggestions about where you should visit while you're here. But, as locals, we've noticed that a few key places are often left off the list! So here are our favorite, little known (or rarely recommended) locations to see while you're here! Plus, we've paired each with an actual gem for a little extra fun. 

5 - Mount Marquette

Although it is often left off travel guides, Mount Marquette offers incredible views of the city, and is one of the few mountains that offers a drive-to-the-top option. On snowy and muddy days you'll have to hike to the top, but if it's dry most cars can handle the steep incline.

Mixed metal mountain ring with recycled sterling silver and brass by Beth Millner Jewelry

Pictured: Sunrise Mountain Pines Ring

4 - Wetmore Landing

Wetmore Landing is across from the public access to Hogback Mountain. It's just a short walk through the woods to this gorgeous, crescent shaped beach. There are plenty of trails to occupy you for the day, and if it's warm enough, you can take a dip in Superior. It can also be a good place to wait for Northern Lights on clear nights. 

Recycled sterling silver wave and tree pendant by Beth Millner Jewelry

Pictured: Wetmore Landing Shoreline Pendant 

3 - Shiras Planetarium

Located in the high school, Shiras Planetarium puts on a variety of laser light shows, Night Sky Tours, and family friendly Campfire Under the Stars events. If you're interested in astronomy, this is a cool place to check out. 

Wave, moon, and star ring made with recycled sterling silver by Beth Millner Jewelry

Pictured: Moonlight on the Lake Ring

2 - Wright Street Falls

This gem might be so hidden that you'll need a local to take you there. Located off Wright Street, this scenic outlook features some small waterfalls, a bridge, and a graffiti tunnel. There are also hiking and biking trails through the woods.

Recycled sterling silver wave pendant and earrings by Beth Millner Jewelry

Pictured: Mini Superior Gales Pendant and Earrings

1 - Shiras Pond and Bog Walk

While visiting Marquette, you should stop by the Moosewood Nature Center at Presque Isle Park. They can navigate you to the Shiras Pond - an old pool that was taken over by wildlife and was repurposed into a pond. The path around it is both scenic and educational. Plus, it's just a short walk from Black Rocks and a lighthouse!

Recycled sterling silver butterfly pendant by Beth Millner Jewelry

Pictured: Monarch Migration Fundraiser Pendant






Also in Jewelry Business Blog

Scavenger Hunt Giveaway Beth Millner Jewelry
Fall Giveaway⁠—Scavenger Hunt Style!

It's time for a giveaway, but this time with a twist! Enter to win a Sunset on the Pictured Rocks Pendant by going on our digital scavenger hunt. Depicting the most spectacular natural wonder the Upper Peninsula has to offer, our Sunset on the Pictured Rocks Pendant valued at $405, has a gleaming sky made up of

View full article →

Ladies Night Sale at Beth Millner Jewelry, November 14th 2019
It's Ladies Night! Mark Your Calendars For November 14th!

It's that time of year again, Ladies Night here in Downtown Marquette! We invite you to this year's 23rd Annual Ladies Night Out event where you can enjoy a night of jewelry shopping, prizes, refreshments, giving back to our community, and of course, a whole lot of fun!

View full article →

New Great Lake Stone Earrings!
New Great Lake Stone Earrings!

We're excited to announce that we're releasing a limited line of stone earrings on November 8th! This is one of our most common customer requests, and has been a long time in the making. Because Great Lake Stones are so unique, it can be difficult to find a "pair" that are similar enough to set in earrings. But we've saved our matches, and we hope you love them as much as we do! 

View full article →