Ishpeming is a city in Marquette County in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with a population of 6,470. This historic mining town was founded in 1873 and iron ore is still mined to this day. Some points of interest for tourists doing the Lake Superior Circle Tour while in Ishpeming are; the Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum, Da Yoopers Tourist Trap, and “Old Ish” – a Native American Statue made of zinc that stands 14 feet high in the center of town. For those seeking outdoor adventure there is no shortage of great hiking trails. Try exploring the Al Quall Recreational Area.