Things To Do…
Boat Tours Out Of Munising Bay
Pictured Rocks Cruises takes you to America’s first national shoreline. It is one of mother natures treasures. It is one of the most popular destination on the Great Lakes. It takeover s about three hours for the cruise picturedrocks.com
The Glass Bottom Shipwreck Tour discovers turn of the century shipwrecks in Lake Superior. It is about a two hour long trip shipwrecktours.com
Riptide Ride will entertain you from the moment you step aboard until the moment you return to shore. Between sights you will have a blast with spins, turns and amazing speeds. Alot of locals enjoy this boat ride. This is about an hour and a half ride. riptideride.com
Grand Island Dive Charter 906-387-4477 and also Shipwreck Tours are two places that you can go to rent or get more info on places to dive. The Alger Underwater Diving Preserve is one of the most popular scuba diving areas in the Great Lakes. For more info call the chamber of commerce at 906-387-2138
There are some fishing charters within sixteen miles in the town of Shelter Bay. Shelter Bay Charters shelterbaycharterfishing.com and Kimar’s Charters kimarcharters.com Stannard Rock is the most popular trip and has the most remote lighthouse in North America. The reefs are located ten feet below surface and you can find sixty pound Lake Trout there.
One of the best ways to enjoy the lake is by pontoon boat. There are a couple choices in the bay Seaberg Pontoon Rentals seabergpontoonrentals.com and Superior Pontoon Rentals superiorpontoonrentals.com Also a few miles out of town is Renze Power Sports renzepowersports.com
ATV trails are another popular thing to do. To rent a side by side or four wheeler check out Munising Motors munisingmotors.com or Renze Power Sports
The area is well known for snowmobiling and you can rent a sled at Munising Snowmobile Rental munisingsnowmobilerentals.com also Munising Motors and Renze Power Sports.
Cross country skis, snowshoes and outdoor gear can be rented at Northern Waters also about an hour away is Grand Marais Outfitters grandmaraisoutfitters.com and Down Wind Sports downwindsports.com Down Wind also hosts an ice climbing event in Munising.
Grand Island is part of Hiawatha Forest. It protects our bay and is a beautiful place to adventure by bike or hiking. You can get there by boat or there is a ferry service during the summer to get across. Call 906-387-2600 for rates and schedule.
The city of Munising offers an ice arena, tennis courts, ball diamond, boat launch, marina 906-387-3445, city park, bike path, tot lots, skate boarding park, and a downtown area that has a lot to offer
Just outside of the city limits is a beautiful 18 hole golf course with a bar and restaurant, picturedrocksgolfcourse.com
There is a motorbike track five miles away, xmasfamilymotorsportspark.com They also have a paintball course. Downtown we have a laser tag place – munisinglasertag.com There is a bowling alley, High Fives
There are some nice beaches in the area. Sand Point is just down the road and was named one of the top five summer beaches by the weather channel.
There are 17 waterfalls and 10 lighthouses in the nearby area that you can see.
We have many hiking, biking, cross country ski, and snowshoe trails in the surrounding area.
Ice climbing is a popular thing to do in the winter and there are some excellent places in the parks, falls and the Eben Ice Caves is twenty miles away.
Downhill ski areas, in Chatham they have a small hill (16 miles) and Marquette has a very nice place (45 miles) Marquette Mountain.
American Legion has a post in town. There is a historical museum. The local high school has competitive sports teams that are fun to watch. A casino is five miles away and a couple more around an hours drive. Munising has a small airport for individuals planes Hanley Airport, Sawyer International is 35 miles away. Escanaba and Iron Mountain also have an airport and are an hour and two hour drive.
There are many day trips to plan in Upper Michigan, thegreatwaters.com is a good place to get info.
Another good source for information about the Upper Michigan and motorcycle routes is www.upcruising.com