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Fall Colors Season
in Marquette

The Fall colors season in Marquette and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan brings in countless tourists every year to look at the vibrant fall views Marquette has to offer. The trees in the area start turning by September end and reach the peak by the end of the 2nd week of October. Marquette is quite a popular place to see one of the best fall foliages. Tourists from across the Midwest, many from downstate Michigan, Chicago, and Northern Wisconsin, Minnesota, come to visit for fall explorations.

Some of the Best Places
to see Fall colors in Marquette

Other than the random stroll and roadside drives, the city is full of hiking and biking trails in the town with incredible fiery red and orange views:

Morgan Falls

Morgan Falls is an easy-rated trail located less than a 15-minute drive from Marquette which features waterfalls. It takes 20 minutes to reach Morgan Falls from the Superior Stay Hotel by car.

It is primarily used for hiking and biking. It’s about 2.8 miles long and is covered with yellow treetops throughout the trails making your trip worth it during the Fall season.
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Wetmore Landing Shore Trail

Wetmore Landing Shore trails is another easy trail that features the refreshing Lake Superior Shores views on one side and a rocky hiking trail with root formations. It takes 11 minutes to reach Wetmore Landing Shore from the Superior Stay Hotel by car. It’s about 3.6 miles long with picturesque views of red and yellow hues.
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Sugarloaf Mountain

Sugarloaf Mountain is the most famous summit in Marquette County, and because of its popularity, it always remains crowded. It is a short hike of 15 to 20 minutes and possibly the best spot to see the Fall Foliage when you reach up there as you can experience an incredible 360-degree view. It takes 11 minutes to reach Sugarloaf from the Superior Stay Hotel by car.
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Hogback Mountain

Many visitors visit Hogback Mountain to enjoy the magical fall leaves, as, after Sugarloaf, Hogback is the second most famous summit in Marquette. It takes 21 minutes to reach Hogback from the Superior Stay Hotel by car. This trail is a little confusing with the other trails around but still worth the effort.
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What to do in Marquette in Fall?

If you are a person who loves adventure and exploring, Marquette is made for you. Here are some options for what you can do in Marquette:

Where to stay in Marquette during the Fall season?

While you plan for all of your Fall Getaway, you can leave this part on us. Superior Stay Hotel is a new boutique hotel. You’ll love Superior Stay Hotel’s prime location, as it’s easier to explore everything Marquette has to offer. Most of the Fall Colors’ viewpoints are located within a short drive from the hotel. So, you’ll drive a little less and see a lot more fall colors in Marquette. Our hotel is situated within walking distance of several restaurants, Local Breweries, local food places. The Marquette Food Co-op is located a short drive away; it offers an inspiring shopping experience for quality local, healthy, and organic foods.

Our modern amenities would assure you of homely comfort and convenience throughout your stay. So, Pack your binoculars & hiking boots for a Fall Getaway and your Breakfast is on us!

Need a Bike?

Want to Paddle through the lovely Fall colors view and explore Marquette on two wheels? Get special bike rental rates from MQT Bikes when booked through Superior Stay Hotel. Free pickups and drop-offs are also available on-site.

Fall Events in


Explore all upcoming Local Fall events in Marquette. Some of the popular events that you can be a part of this Fall include-