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Old Victoria Restoration
Fall Foliage Color Tour & Scenic Drives
South Shore of the Lake Superior Circle Tour

A worthwhile colorful side trip is taking Victoria Dam Road from the town of Rockland through the Ontonagon River valley to Old Victoria. Once a mining village for those who worked the Victoria Copper Mine, the site now includes several restored buildings from that era.

keweenaw Sunrise
Victoria Dam Road, Rockland, Michigan Upper Peninsula

Ontonagon River ValleyOntonagon River Valley

Near Right. We descend into the Ontonagon River Valley. Far right. Crossing the bridge over the Ontonaton River.

Old Victoria RestorationOld Victoria

Fall color embraces the Old Victoria restoration, sponsored by the Old Victoria Society. Tours are offerd daily (11 am to 5 pm) from Memorial Day weekend through the Fall Color Season. We arrived a little too late to catch the tour in 2006, but we have taken it in past years. A very interesting peak into life in these parts 100 years ago.


Keweenaw Heritage Website

Old Victoria Web Site

Color Tour Scenic Drive Directory

Porcupine Mountains - Fall Foliage Color

Keweenaw Copper Harbor - Fall Foliage Color

Keweenaw - Fall Foliage Color, part 2

Old Victoria Restoration - Fall Color Tour

Michigan UP Copper Harbor & Keweenaw Peninsula

arrowGoing east towards Munising and Pictured Rocks . . . More waterfalls and hiking pages from the Keweenaw Peninsula through Tahquemenon Falls to Sault Ste. Marie.


Wisconsin Outdoor Treasures
Hiking Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Eric Hansen's guide to UP hiking is well respected in hiking circles. this guide includes profiles on some terrific off-the-beaten path hiking trails. [More info] - Reinhold Development - 2015

Lake Superior Circle Tour Travel Planner

bay furnace campground
Lake Superior Camping
& Campground Directory

Lake Superior Circle Tour Route

Piorcupine Mountains Lake of the Clouds
Porcupine Mountains State Park was voted #2 Best State Park in the U.S.


Upper Tahquamenon Falls
Michigan Upper Peninsula Waterfalls

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Hotel, Motel Lodging
Ironwood, Marquette,
Houghton-Hancock, Michigan Upper Peninsula

lake superior circle tour map
Lake Superior Circle Tour Road Map & Guide to Travel Attractions around Lake Superior

grand marais beach and grand sable dunes
Best Rock Picking and Agate Hunting Beaches in the Upper Peninsula

upper peninsula camping and campgrounds
Upper Peninsula Campgrounds

Lake Superior Golf Course Reviews

Reviews of Michigan Upper Peninsula Golf Courses around Lake Superior