Your Midwest travel guide.

Miss Northerner is an Upper Midwest travel & lifestyle blog, personally curated by me, Kristen.

My travel guides, adventure stories, and seasonal photography are here to help inspire and plan your next trip. 

Currently focused on Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota travel.

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Two Days in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Two Days in the Keweenaw Peninsula

In mid-September, we traveled to the Keweenaw Peninsula to see the fall colors. I've always wanted to visit this area of the UP and I'm so happy we did! It's beautiful up there with lots of places to sightsee, hike, and explore. If you're not familiar, the Keweenaw...

Brockway Mountain

Brockway Mountain

Brockway Mountain is definitely a must-see when visiting the Keweenaw Peninsula. It's a beautiful spot to view the Michigan landscape, especially in the fall. And don't let the name fool you - there's no hiking or climbing involved to get to this viewpoint. You simply...

The Most Beautiful Fall Drive in the Keweenaw Peninsula

The Most Beautiful Fall Drive in the Keweenaw Peninsula

The Keweenaw Peninsula has so many beautiful backroads to explore and photograph. But there's one road in particular that needs its own separate mention - Highway 41 (specifically, the 11-mile section between Copper Harbor and Delaware.) With the colorful trees...

Two Days in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Two Days in the Keweenaw Peninsula

In mid-September, we traveled to the Keweenaw Peninsula to see the fall colors. I've always wanted to visit this area of the UP and I'm so happy we did! It's beautiful up there with lots of places to sightsee, hike, and explore. If you're not familiar, the Keweenaw...

Brockway Mountain

Brockway Mountain

Brockway Mountain is definitely a must-see when visiting the Keweenaw Peninsula. It's a beautiful spot to view the Michigan landscape, especially in the fall. And don't let the name fool you - there's no hiking or climbing involved to get to this viewpoint. You simply...

The Most Beautiful Fall Drive in the Keweenaw Peninsula

The Most Beautiful Fall Drive in the Keweenaw Peninsula

The Keweenaw Peninsula has so many beautiful backroads to explore and photograph. But there's one road in particular that needs its own separate mention - Highway 41 (specifically, the 11-mile section between Copper Harbor and Delaware.) With the colorful trees...

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Discover beautiful places and hidden gems in these three Upper Midwest states.

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discover a new town

Explore a new Wisconsin town with these guides.

Mineral Point, WI

A quaint English-style town in southern Wisconsin with beautiful architecture and charming streets.

Sister Bay, WI

One of my absolute favorite Door County towns. Known for its beautiful sunsets and the goats on the roof.

girl paddling canoe on wisconsin lake
Sayner-Star Lake, WI

A lovely area in the Northwoods with many lakes, beautiful hiking spots, and an impressive biking trail.

Wausau, WI

The biggest city in central Wisconsin has plenty to offer! Here are 10 must-sees in Wausau.

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