In the News

Backpacker Magazine

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan,  09/01/2017

Thank you to author Michael A. Neiger for the feature in the September 2017 issue of Backpacker magazine! We were mentioned in the Apres section for our coffee, smoked whitefish and “super selection” of ice-cream to replenish lost calories. 🙂

Lifelong Michigander

Five of Michigan’s Great Independent Bookstores,  04/27/2017

We are delighted to be featured this month as one of five Great Independent Bookstores in Michigan in the Lifelong Michigander, a local blog written and run by native Michigander Jeff Burtka that spotlights Michiganders who are making a difference and everything that makes Michigan uniquely wonderful. Thank you, Jeff!

Interlochen Public Radio

Radio Diaries: Live Music,  11/07/2016

Here’s a segment on Interlochen Public Radio from Interlochen Center for the Arts near Traverse City. It’s about a small group of travelers to Munising who happened upon the Falling Rock CafĂ© and Bookstore after a 3-day camping trip. It was exactly what they needed!

Pure Michigan

Five of the Coolest Coffee Shops in Michigan,  06/22/2016

You may have heard of Michigan’s amazing craft beer scene, or its abundant wineries, but did you know that Michigan can also brew an amazing cup of coffee? More than that, the great coffee shops and roasters can be found in the most unexpected of places, all over the state — with the Falling Rock Cafe on Michigan’s official travel and tourism blog’s list of the state’s coolest craft coffee shops where you can relax, sip and caffeinate.

Travel & Leisure Magazine

11 Unexpected Beach Destinations: Northern Michigan,  06/01/2016

This feature originally appeared in Jet Setter Magazine. Their advice to readers visiting Munising and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore? Pack the hiking boots with the bathing suits… And when hunger strikes, head to Falling Rock, a charming bookstore and cafe that serves smoothies and sandwiches!


Falling Rock Café Live Segment with TV6,  07/06/2015

Shortly after our highest grossing day of sales in our history, reporter Ashley Kirklen and her crew spent some time with us discussing the ins and outs of our operation. It was so much fun to have them and yes, live TV is quite the exciting experience!



Falling Rock Cafe Brewing Up Success,  05/22/2015

It’s a sound that’s gets your nostrils flaring and mouth watering, freshly brewed java. When in Munising, locals and visitors love falling into this hot spot, The Falling Rock Cafe.


The Star Tribune

Midwest Traveler: U.P.’s Pictured Rocks Brighten Winter,  03/06/2015

It seems like every Munising resident has a coffee mug hanging from a labeled hook at Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore. Besides serving a wide variety of coffee drinks and tea, the cafe offers breakfast dishes plus soup, salads and sandwiches, including a smoked whitefish bagel and quinoa salad. Check out the attached bookstore with handcrafted gifts for sale before you go.


More Than Just Coffee,  04/11/2014

The Upper Peninsula is made up almost entirely of small cities, many of which depend on big businesses for employment opportunities. But small towns are also some of the best places to find small businesses that often times offer more to the community.


Abundant Community

Cup Mail,  07/14/2011

By simply creating space and providing basic hospitality, the Cafe has created  a spot for many groups and asset based networks to meet and plan activities and projects.  This has created connections across groups that otherwise would never have discovered their mutual interests.