Winter in Marquette
Winter is on its way and we can’t wait! With over 200 inches of average annual snowfall and miles of trails just minutes from downtown, if you’re looking for a winter adventure like no other, Marquette County has you covered. You’ll find several winter activities in Marquette to keep you entertained throughout the season. So, Start planning your snowy escape today with Superior Stay Hotel.
Stay with Superior Stay Hotel to get special benefits and discounts at several Winter Sports activity places.
Plan your Winter Holidays and explore the unexplored-snowy Marquette with Superior Stay Hotel before the whites melt away.
SOME OF THE ACTIVITIES TO
Enjoy In Marquette’s Winter
2020 Winter Sports Events in Marquette
Marquette considers winter the most privileged season of all. There’s so much happening around us each winter, and it can be tricky deciding which Marquette Winter sports events and festivals to attend. Here are a few of our favorite winter sports celebrations and family-friendly events that occur near the Superior Stay Hotel.
Where to get Equipment for Winter sports activities?
For your trip to Marquette, the only thing you’ll need to carry is yourself and your adventurous soul, we’ll be happy to help you with the rest. Superior Stay Hotel is located minutes away from the Downwind Sports Shop that can help you with all the winter sports equipment and services. From Snowshoes, Fat tire bikes, Skis to Surfboard you can find everything that you’ll need to enjoy the winter activities in Marquette.
Down Wind Sports
From Snowshoes, Fat tire bikes, Skis to Surfboard, everything can be easily found here. Whenever you purchase at Down Wind Sports, you are investing in the highest quality, longest-lasting clothing, and equipment.
- Brands such as Tubbs and Crescent Moons for Snowshoes are available at the store at a rent of $20/day, and you can even try before buying to make sure you buy the correct size.
- Rent for the Skis is $30/day. Check out the latest equipment from brands like Rossignol, Volkl, K2, Blizzard, Tecnica, and Marker. Need some wax? They can help you out with that as well.
- You can find Surfing boards from Boardworks and Patagonia here for rental or buying as well. Don’t forget to grab a thick bodysuit for yourself before making it to the shore.
- Rental Fat bikes are also available, they are affiliated with Giant Bicycles and Borealis, the leading manufacturers in the outdoor industry. You can also get your bikes serviced here if you already own one before hitting the trails.
SportsRack store provides multitudes of choices for fat-tire bikes. It’s located on Washington Street, about a Mile from Superior Stay Hotel. Don’t want to buy it, then simply rent it at $50 for 24 hours. The fat tire bike rentals come with 45NRTH tires which are found to work extremely well in our terrain and in a variety of snow conditions. These rentals come with a helmet, a tube, patch kit, pump, and flat pedals. Call at least a week ahead to reserve your bike and to avoid disappointment.
Stay at Superior Stay Hotel in Marquette during the Winter Season
let us help you make it the best Winter Holiday
While you plan for all of your winter adventures, you can be assured that your stay at Super Stay Hotel will be comfortable, enjoyable and safe. Superior Stay Hotel is a new boutique hotel. You’ll love Superior Stay Hotel’s prime location, as it’s easier to explore every winter activity Marquette has to offer. Most of the fun spots for winter activities in Marquette are located within a short drive from the hotel. So, you’ll drive a little less and enjoy yourself a lot more 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 assure you a homely comfort and convenience throughout your stay. Best of all, as a small hotel, we take in pride in providing you personalized service – let us know ahead of time that you are visiting for some Winter activities and fun and we will get you connected with local resources you need.
Fall Colors Season
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
You can find several Biking trails in Marquette. It has a biking trail for every level, from a beginner to an expert.
Marquette is home to some of the best hiking in the nation. It actually feels great to get up there and see all trees blaze with colors, then the hiking trail looks more beautiful. You can experience picturesque views of Lake Superior, Downtown Marquette, and the acres of surrounding forests.
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 a homely comfort and convenience throughout your stay. Moreover, Superior Stay Hotel also offers Guided Fall colors Hike tours. So, Pack your binoculars & hiking boots for a Guided Fall Hike and Breakfast is on us!
About our Guided Fall colors Hike Tour
by Dan Wilson
What is better than a Fall colors Hiking tour? Guided Fall colors Hike Tour, Superior Stay Hotel offers a special Fall colors Hike tour exclusively for guests. You’ll be heading to some famous, must-visit Fall Spots with our partner, Dan Wilson, a lifelong Marquette resident, a nature enthusiast, to offer you one the best of a Hiking Experience. He loves to explore nature and capture wildlife photographs and possesses knowledge of trail history and geography about an impressive number of trails.
Plan your Fall getaway before it starts getting colder, and the fall colors fade away! Not that there’s anything wrong with that, as Marquette is a great place to explore in the Winter too.