Delta County Airport is the gateway to amazing adventures! The County is home to Escanaba, Bark River, Gladstone, Rapid River, Nahma, and Garden Michigan. It’s 211 miles of shoreline is the most of any county in the continental U.S. and is filled with beautiful beaches, trails, stunning limestone cliffs, and spectacular sightseeing by foot, bike or kayak. Several of the sparkling streams, inland lakes, and the great waters offer excellent opportunities for fishermen, exploration of over 30 sunken ships in their offshore resting ground. Walk through history in some of the ghost towns and local museums. Sample locally crafted wines and beers at several of the local wineries and breweries (Delta County Airport is home to a local favorite Upper Hand Brewery). Delta County also has several favorite local shops and eateries.
For more information about Delta County attractions, visit uptravel.com
Escanaba, the largest downtown in the U.P., is only three miles from Delta County Airport and is home to several excellent small restaurants, shops, and tourist attractions. If you like homemade chocolate and candy, Sayklly’s is a regional favorite made from old-world recipes. Wonder on over to Delta County Historical Museum, Sand Point Light Station or Fayette Historic Townsite & State Park which features a restored industrial smelting village from the 1870s. Escanaba also schedules community events for all ages throughout the entire year.
UP State Fair
Since 1928 the Upper Peninsula State Fair has provided a place for folks from across the nation to experience and celebrate the unique culture and heritage of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The “fair” remains as unique and wonderful as the people and places found across this marvelous peninsula.
The Upper Peninsula State Fair is held annually during August. For future fair dates, venues, and fee schedules visit upstatefair.net