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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Pictured: Monarch Migration Fundraiser Pendant
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The butterfly pendant is so pretty. It is very nicely made. It can be worn for dress up or for casual. Love it!!
Perfect match for the pendant of the same shape and design! They go great together and we’re made for each other!
Superior Gales Pendant
I love the pendant so much! The details are perfect.
I love the prints on all of these. I have bought many for Christmas gifts, nieces in H.S. and MIL. They like them all, very beautiful prints
Walking through the woods when it's "raining" autumn is one of my favorite things to do and this pendant captures that experience beautifully!! Thank you!!
This pendant is beautiful. It inspires so many wonderful memories of the loons on our lake. It is a true keepsake!
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The Woodland Conifer pendant in silver is my very favorite necklace. It’s a perfect size, goes with anything I wear (I actually never take it off) and it reflects my love of the northwoods. I couldn’t be happier with my purchase.
I purchased this pendant as a gift for an NMU alumni as a reminder of their time at NMU, in Marquette near our beautiful Lake Superior! The stunning landscape on this pendant is sure to provide lifetime memories of treasured times in Marquette!
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