Author Archives: Rob

Northwinds Adventures announces late winter / early spring rates!

As I type this on February 20th, it’s snowing outside and there is more in the forecast.  The area has received anywhere 180″ to well over 210″ depending on where it’s measured and the conditions for winter sports has been and remains excellent. But like any business, we always need to be looking a little

Northwinds Adventures is Canoecopia bound!

Canoecopia, billed as the largest consumer paddlesport show in the world, is held in Madison, Wisconsin each year in March and signals the start of the paddlesport buying and trip planning season in upper Midwest. This year, we are hitting the road to promote the Keweenaw Peninsula as a “can’t miss” paddling and outdoor adventure

Consider Northwinds Adventures for your next big family get away!

Family vacations are becoming more and more popular these days.  I’m not talking about your garden variety, “Mom, Dad and the kids go camping” family vacation.  I’m talking about the ENTIRE family:  Grandma, Grandpa, Mom, Dad, Aunt, Uncle, Cousins…EVERYONE!  It’s common to see groups of extended family all heading to the same destination at the

Northwinds Adventures, low-season rates October 15th- December 1st!

Summer is officially behind us and despite the recent Indian Summer, fall is certainly just around the corner.  The Keweenaw Peninsula still offers plenty to offer the outdoor enthusiast!  If you are making the trip up for some late season hiking, waterfall chasing, Agate hunting or to visit your college student at Finlandia or Michigan

Where the highway ends: Northwinds Adventures offers guided UTV tours

Are you making the trip to the Houghton area and looking for something fun to do that takes you off the beaten path? Copper Harbor lies about 45 miles northeast of Northwinds Adventures and marks the northern most point of Highway 41. If you choose, you can turn right around and head 1990 miles south,  ending

Northwinds Adventures hosts St Peter and Paul 150th Anniversary Celebration

Word is starting to get out about the property at Northwinds Adventures and how perfect it is to host a large gathering in the Houghton, MI area.  On July 23rd, Northwinds Adventures hosted the 150th Anniversary celebration of local church, St. Peter and Paul.  About 300 people turned out to help celebrate the event and

Walleye and Brook Trout Cabins, now open!!

Northwinds Adventures has officially added 2 beautiful new vacation homes to the property.  The Walleye and Brook Trout Cabins officially opened up at the end of June.  Both cabins are newly constructed and feature all the comforts of home!  2 bedrooms, a full bathroom, central air, gas forced air furnace, wood stove, brand new kitchen

Winter Fat Biking in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Fat Bikes have been steadily gaining in popularity over the last few years and we decided to rent a couple last weekend for some fun on the Northwinds Adventures property. Although we have not been grooming trails specifically for winter riding, we discovered that our snow track clad Jeep makes excellent bike tracks! It didn’t

Northwinds Adventures is a great destination for all your winter pursuits!

Winter is an amazing season to visit the Keweenaw Peninsula and Northwinds Adventures is a terrific place to call home while you’re here!  We have two beautiful vacation rentals ( VRBO #772672 for the 3 bedroom and VRBO #633382 for the one bedroom ) and 220 acres to explore via snowshoe or cross country skis.  We are conveniently

Wall Tent Villages ready to host campers

Our wall tent villages are up and ready to host campers!  We have 5 person and 7 person wall tents currently available and 4 additional 8 person wall tents that will be up in about a week.  If you have a group interested in coming to the Keweenaw area for kayaking, mountain biking, or hiking,