Introduction to Escanaba, Michigan
Located on Little Bay de Noc at the northern edge of Lake Michigan, Escanaba was established as a port town in the mid-1800s. It gained importance as a shipping point for iron ore, lumber and copper during the Civil War. Escanaba continues to serve as a chief shipping point for iron ore to other Great Lakes ports, particularly south to Chicago and northern Indiana.
Escanaba and nearby Attractions
- Sandpoint Lighthouse
- Delta County Historical Society
- Ludington Park
- Gladstone Sports Park
- Iron Mountain Iron Mine
- Beaver Island
Things To Do In Escanaba
Delta Plaza Mall is a major retail center of the city where you can head for a shopping spree or just hang around with friends. There are also many popular restaurants in the city.
Air transportation in the city is provided by Delta County Airport.
Escanaba Higher Education
The colleges situated in the city are Bay De Noc Community College and the UP Academy of Hair Design.