Things to Do and Know About Marquette

You must visit and get to know this city, with its sandstone buildings and cherry red lighthouse sitting so nicely on Lake Superior’s dramatic shore. There is no other place like it! Every season gives you a reason to visit.

Make Nestledown your home base while discovering everything that makes Marquette great:
We have secure bike storage and bike washing just like home.
Bike to all trails from Nestledown.
  • Cool city, warm people
  • Walkable town in the winter
  • Historic city
  • Theatre
  • Arts on the Rocks
  • Outback Art Fair
  • Blueberry Fest
  • Hiawatha Music Festival
  • Foodie Town
  • Downtown shopping
  • Best biking trails
  • IMBA Ride Center
  • Single track trails year-round
  • Fat Tire biking (Polar Roll)
  • Noquemanon Trail Network
  • Fresh air everywhere
  • Hiking
  • Surfing
  • Black Rocks
  • Presque Isle
  • Swimming
  • HOGS
  • Music
  • Cliff jumping
  • Waterfalls
  • Lighthouses
  • Sunbathing
  • Kite flying
  • Kayaking
  • SUP
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • 4th of July fireworks
  • Rock hounding
  • Agates
  • Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Hogsback Mountain
  • Mount Marquette
  • Fall color tour
  • Off-roading
  • Fresh snow
  • Downhill skiing
  • Nastar
  • Playgrounds
  • UP Childrens Museum
  • Parks
  • Snowboard
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Marathons
  • Snowshoeing
  • UP200 dog sled race
  • 13+ Events and Festivals
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Hanging out with your college student
  • Lakeview Arena
  • Hockey
  • Museums
  • Mining
  • Freighter watching
  • Pasties
  • Iron Ore Heritage Trail
  • Northern Lights
  • Long summer nights
  • Picnics
  • Hunting
  • Greywalls Golf
  • Holidays
  • Shopping
  • Beaches