Quality Inn of Newberry

2017-10-19 - 2019-10-31 Community Dinner

2017-11-28 - 2017-12-15 Home-made Cinnamon Buns

2017-12-01 - 2018-03-17 Dog Sledding Winter Packages

2017-12-15 - 2018-01-04 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Tahqua-Land Theater

2017-12-25 Free Christmas Dinner

2018-01-05 - 2018-01-06 Tahquamenon Sled Dog Race

2018-01-10 - 2018-01-13 MSU Alumni Dog Sled Tours

2018-01-15 CNA Training Course

2018-02-24 - 2018-02-27 Winter Dogsled Photography Tour

2018-03-07 - 2018-03-10 MSU Alumni Dog Sled Tours

The Official Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce
Your Tahquamenon Gateway

Welcome to Newberry, Michigan the "Official Moose Capital of the Michigan".  Newberry offers a wide variety of attractions, lodging, restaurants, business opportunities, along with incredible year-round activities and events.  Make your plans here to visit one of the best places to hike, explore, golf, snowmobile, get your picture taken with the cubs, take a tour by rail and river, along with many other wonderful attractions and activities.  We invite you to experience "Your Tahquamenon Gateway".  

"The mission of the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce is to enhance and contribute to the economic well-being of the community by supporting and promoting a diversity of tourism, business and industry."

Tahquamenon Falls, Upper Tahquamenon Falls, Lower Tahquamenon Falls

We Are "Your Tahquamenon Gateway"
We welcome you to Tahquamenon Country and the Tahquamenon Falls, attracting more than 750,000 visitors per year. The Legendary Tahquamenon Falls was made famous in the Longfellow poem Hiawatha. According to Indian lore, the origin of the name Tahquamenon is attributed to the water's amber color, which is the result of leaching of tanic acid from the cedar and hemlock swamps that feed the river. The Tahquamenon Falls is special in many ways. One little known fact is that it is the second largest waterfall east of the Mississippi, with Niagara being the largest. The Tahquamenon Falls are open year-round.

Newberry, Michigan "Things to See"
The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to experience Tahquamenon.  Located within the heart of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, we have large array of spectacular Things to See.  Family friendly and fun for all ages, our attractions itinerary includes Oswald's Bear Ranch, The Tahquamenon River Logging Museum, Luce County Historical Museum, Upper Tahquamenon Falls, Lower Tahquamenon Falls, Tahquamenon Falls Wilderness Excursion / Toonerville Trolley, The Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum and Whitefish Point Light Station, Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, Garlyn Zoo, along many other points of interest.  Newberry also has the incredibly ornate, mural rich, Tahqualand Theatre located in downtown Newberry, something you'll definitely want to see during your visit.

Newberry, MI "Things to Do"
When it comes to Things to Do, we surely have you covered.  Being situated in one of America's most pristine areas, with forests, rivers and lakes all around us, you are sure to have an adventurous and memorable time.  Every direction of our Tahquamenon Country can deliver great activities for all who seek adventure.   Here's a Quick Glance for those who need info fast:

Warm Season Activities Winter Activities
  • Luce Country ATV / ORVing
  • Fishing - Our many river, streams and Lakes
  • Hunting - Prime State Land
  • Golfing - At the all NEW Newberry Country Club
  • Rock Collecting - Along Lake Superior
  • Mushroom Picking
  • Farmer's Market - Every Thursday (Please check the Community Calendar)
  • Birding
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Snowmobiling
  • Dog Sledding - Nature's Kennel
  • Down Hill Skiing
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice-Skating - At the Barn in Newberry
    • The Tahquamenon Outdoor Recreation Complex has plans for a new rink which will be the first recreation complex with NHL-sized synthetic ice rink in the United States, visit their site for more information and fundraising: www.torcitup.com
  • Sledding
  • Fat Bike Riding
  • Visit the Upper Tahquamenon Falls - Park is Open Year-round
  • Shopping
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The Newberry Michigan Area offers a great amount of Things to See.  Visit Tahquamenon Country and plan your visit to Michigan's Upper Peninsula with us.

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We have a long list of Things to Do here in and around Newberry.  Many of these include our incredible natural surroundings.  Great family fun awaits!

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Business Exposure and Growth
If you are thinking of moving your existing or new business to Newberry or perhaps you are a current business seeking expansion, we can help.  Membership with the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce is very affordable and brings many benefits: Website Exposure, Web Advertising Opportunities, Brochure Distribution, Newsletter, Yearly Chamber Dinner, Insurance Discounts & Helping to Create Economic Growth in Our Area.

Along with membership with our Chamber, the Luce County EDC has many services that can help with your business expansion.   Location is key to success and assistance is available for researching an investment in industrial, commercial, retail properties.  Our Industrial Park has sites available and offers 298 acres of property, close to the airport and rail way.  For more information on how to begin moving forward with your business, please their website:  www.edclucecountymi.webs.com

 

 


Upcoming Events

Community Dinner

Every Third Thursday from 19 Oct. 2017 to 31 Oct. 2019.

First Presbyterian Church 113 W John Street Newberry MI
For More Information Call 293 5631.
Click here for complete information.

Home-made Cinnamon Buns

28 Nov. 2017

Golden Leaves Living Center inside Helen Newberry Hospital is holding a cinnamon bun sale. See below and/or attached for pricing and ordering information.
$5.00 for a pan of 6 large Cinnamon Buns
Deadline for Ordering is December 15. Pick up will be Dec. 22.
Call 906.293.9253 or email vfall@hnjh.org to order.
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Dog Sledding Winter Packages

1 Dec. 2017

Ongoing through the winter: Eat, Sleep and Dog Sledding packages with Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn.  These packages include lodging and fine dining at Chamberlin's packaged with dog sledding at Nature's Kennel.  These packages also make great Christmas gifts!
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The Star - Tahqua-Land Theater

8 Dec. 2017

The Star begins Friday December 8-Thursday December 14 at 7 & 9pm daily.
A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.
 
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Tahqua-Land Theater

15 Dec. 2017

Star Wars: the Last Jedi begins Friday Dec.15-Thursday Jan 4 at 7 pm ONLY.
Description: Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past.
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Free Christmas Dinner

25 Dec. 2017

St. Gregory's Church is holding a free Community Christmas Dinner Monday December 25th, 2017 from 1 pm to 3 pm.
It will be a Turkey Dinner with all the fixings and St. Gregory's is handicap accessible.
Click here for complete information.

Tahquamenon Sled Dog Race

5 Jan. 2018

The Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race race takes place Saturday morning January 6, 2018 at Muskellonge Lake State Park, about 20 miles north of Nature’s Kennel.  It is a spectator friendly race and begins and ends at the State Park.  The race has many classes, with the 4-dog and 6-dog classes being suitable for beginners or first time racers.  You will be racing with many other dog teams/kennels and there will be several of our guides racing on the course with you as well. 
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MSU Alumni Dog Sled Tours

10 Jan. 2018

You don't have to be a Michigan State Alumni to join in the fun on these great tours of the Upper Peninsula.  Our alumni trips include lodging and dining at Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn, guided dog sledding at Nature's Kennel, snowshoeing at Tahquamenon Falls, hiking to the Eben Ice Caves and much more.  Space is limited. 
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