The City of Big Bay, MI
Big Bay is a small town in the state of Michigan. The largest nearby city to Big Bay is Marquette, approximately 19 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Big Bay, including Country Village Bookstore & Coffee House, Blimpies Subs & Salads, Jasper Ridge Brewery, Country Kitchen and Beef-A-Roo Restaurant. For a larger selection of Big Bay restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Big Bay Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Chocolay Downs Golf Course, National Ski Hall of Fame, Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum and Marquette Harbor Light. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Big Bay please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Big Bay:
- Marquette Sawyer Intl. Airport (MQT)
Big Bay, Michigan Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Big Bay experiences an average high temperature of 29 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 15 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.02 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Big Bay with daytime temperatures averaging 74 degrees in the summer, and 27 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Big Bay to receive an average of 1.65 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.19 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as -32 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Big Bay should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 54 degrees, and nighttime lows of 33.
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Big Bay, Michigan Attractions
1Chocolay Downs Golf Course - Marquette,
The Chocolay Downs Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Marquette County Michigan. Built in 1993, this Marquette course designed by Matthews & Assoc. is open apr 15 to nov 1 - closed on mondays. For tee time information call the pro shop at 906-249-3111. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 125 Chocolay Downs Dr, Marquette, MI 49855
2Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum - Ishpeming,
The Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum is a former iron mine, now a heritage museum in Ishpeming, Marquette County, Michigan. It celebrates the history of the Marquette Iron Range. The museum is operated by "Marquette Range Iron Mining Heritage Theme Park Inc.", a nonprofit group. The mine was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
3Marquette Harbor Light - Marquette,
The Marquette Harbor Light is located on Lake Superior in Marquette, Michigan, a part of the Upper Peninsula. It is an active aid to navigation.
4National Ski Hall of Fame - Ishpeming,
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum is located in the City of Ishpeming in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the birthplace of organized skiing in the US. Along with housing the Hall of Fame and Museum, the building includes a theater, library, gift shop, offices and plenty of storage space for archive material and collections.
Big Bay, Michigan Hotels
4Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Marquette, Mi
2472 Us Highway 41 W
Marquette, MI 49855
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