Ontonagon, Michigan

Ontonagon, Michigan - Gateway to the Porcupine Mountains


lake of the cloudsOntonagon, Michigan is perhaps the best kept secret in the western upper peninsula of Michigan. Steeped in the history of the copper country of Michigan, Ontonagon maintains traditional values while embracing the future. Take time to visit and enjoy a town you can walk through at night, stroll a beach just blocks from downtown and delight to some stunning views of Lake Superior.


A four season destination with plenty to do for every interest. There are the shops like Nonesuch and U.P. Candle at the Gitchee Goomie Landing Company. The beach is one of the most beautiful in the western U.P.  Ontonagon, Michigan is full of historic buildings, museums and art . Within a few blocks of downtown  is a collection of murals painted on the walls of old buildings along the river front that is served by a boardwalk. The Ontonagon Theater offers world class live entertainment throughout the year. A visit in any season will invite a drive through the surrounding area and the reward will be some of the most beautiful scenery anywhere in Michigan.