The Best Upper Michigan Golf Courses and Clubs

The Best Upper Michigan Golf Courses and Clubs

Come and experience all three of our exciting courses.

Michigan Fall Color Tours

Michigan Fall Color Tours

It's when autumn arrives in Michigan. And there's no better place to see the dynamic colors of a trillion trees.

Iron County Fishing

Iron County Fishing

There are 314 lakes and approximately 900 miles of rivers in Iron County that have numerous species of fish.

Fishing Is Family Fun

Fishing Is Family Fun

Fishing is one of the top family fun activities in Iron County, and its lakes and streams provide excellent sport fishing.

Iron County Snowmobiling

Iron County Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is the greatest and most exciting sport there is in the the Great Lakes Region!

Iron County Michigan Lakes

Iron County Michigan Lakes

There are 314 lakes and approximately 900 miles of rivers in Iron County.

Relax, Rest & Rejuvenate

Relax, Rest & Rejuvenate

Campfire, long walks, reading under the shade of a giant maple, paddling on a quiet lake ... it's time to unwind.

Nature Surrounds In Iron County Michigan

Nature Surrounds In Iron County Michigan

Welcome to a corner of the world that’s like nothing else in this world. You’ll find a wonderland of unspoiled natural beauty in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Swim, Fish, Kayak & Play

Swim, Fish, Kayak & Play

A variety of locations provide summer activities. With 314 lakes and 900 miles of rivers, there is something for everyone. The UP of Michigan is relaxing as well as offers an opportunity for groups to gather.

ATV Iron County

Written by ironcountylodging on September 27, 2016

 

ATVing Iron County, Michigan

ATV travelers enjoy Iron County, Michigan, because it has so many wide-open spaces. The premier trail is from Iron River west to Marenisco, about 67 miles, but there are access trails all through the county that can get travelers to shops, convenience stores, fueling stations and dining locations. And for that overnight traveler, there are convenient places to stay in the urban areas of Iron River and Crystal Falls, the county’s larger cities.

Once out of the urban settings, ATV

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Geocaching In Iron County

Written by ironcountylodging on September 25, 2016

The Game

What is geocaching?

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.

How is the game played?

At its simplest level, geocaching requires these 8 steps:

Register for a free Basic Membership.
Visit the “Hide & Seek a Cache” page.
Enter your postal code and click “search.”
Choose any geocache from the list and click on its name.
Enter the coordinates of

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Hunting Wild Turkeys In Upper Peninsula

Written by ironcountylodging on September 22, 2016

Hunting Wild Turkeys in the Upper Peninsula

A wild turkey is an exciting bird to hunt. For a long time, turkey experts said that wild turkeys could never survive a winter in the north. In spite of the experts, a few years ago Michigan introduced turkeys into Menominee County, and they are happily surviving and propogating to this day. Some of the turkeys flew across the River into Marinette County, Wisconsin. There they proceeded to thrive and multiply, moving north in

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HARVEST FESTIVAL

Written by ironcountylodging on September 16, 2016

HARVEST FESTIVAL SET AT BEWABIC STATE PARK

CRYSTAL FALLS—Campsites will begin filing up at Bewabic State Park for the annual Harvest Festival on Sept. 16-17.
Spooky sounds will be heard across Fortune Lake as campers and visitors begin the fall weekend event on Friday at 5 p.m. at the campground host’s site. Storytelling, crafts and campfire cooking will be offered as part of the Harvest Festival.
On Saturday at Harvest Festival Bewabic , park rangers will continue the fall fun at the pavilion area

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Musky Fishing In Iron County

Written by ironcountylodging on September 15, 2016

Musky Fishing In Iron County Is The Best!

Have you ever gone down to the basement, stared at the rafters and said to nobody, “What in God’s name am I doing down here?”

 

Yesterday I did just that. Then I saw some muskie lures lined up on a clothes line and remembered, “Oh yeah, I need to start looking at some favorite fall baits in all types: blade baits and spinnerbaits, plastic crankbaits, wooden jerkbaits, and some rubber “Bulldog” type baits, that

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Michigan Grouse Season

Written by ironcountylodging on September 12, 2016

Michigan’s great outdoors are home to many outstanding hunting opportunities. The state’s ruffed grouse get scores of resident and nonresident hunters afield each fall, and with good reason.

Hunting Great Lakes grouse can be one of the best ways to spend a fall day. You don’t need a ton of gear—yourself, a trusty shotgun, a pocketful of shells, some hunter’s orange, and perhaps a good dog will do. A grouse hunt is never a waste of time, even when you

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Mushroom Hunting In Upper Michigan

Written by ironcountylodging on September 10, 2016

While all of these mushrooms are considered edible, this does not mean that you don’t have to use caution in your identification. Learn your Keys to identifying mushrooms by studying Field guides and learning from other hunters.

Bricktops: Naematoloma sublateritium – photo by Steo

Edible with caution.

A late fall shroom, found in clustered growth on deciduous (oak,maple,etc) logs. Usually a brick red color cap, with purplish-gray gills. Very good to eat, but caution needs to be given on identification.
A purple-brown sporeprint is

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11% Lodging Rebate

Written by ironcountylodging on September 7, 2016

Save 11% On Your Stay September 1 – October 31, 2016. How?
1. Book your stay between September 1 & October 31.
2. Enjoy your Upper Peninsula get-a-way.
3. Go to www.ironcountylodging.com and print out rebate form.
4. Complete rebate form, attach your lodging receipt to it and mail to Iron County Lodging Association … and your 11% is on it’s way back to you.
Plan, Play, Stay & SAVE 11%!

Why visit Iron County this fall?  For starters .. FALL COLORS!  You will not find

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Did you know that there are many health benefits to Cross Country Skiing?!

Written by ironcountylodging on August 22, 2016

Cross Country Skiing

Did you know that we have 33K of cross country trails here at Ski Brule?! Cross Country skiing can not only be an amazing work out but it is a good way for the entire family to do something together because just like downhill skiing, it is a sport for every age!

Here are the Top 10 Health Benefits of Cross-Country Skiing:

You get a full-body workout. Nordic skiing combines both a lower body and upper body workout, while

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Special Olympics Fundraiser

Written by ironcountylodging on August 9, 2016

The Special Olympics Fundraiser /  Iron County Community Walk/Run and Bike Ride  for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 11th. This event will take place at The Chicaugon Lake Inn. Registration will take place from 8:00 a.m. The walkers and bikers will go off at 8:30 a.m. and the runners will leave at 9:00 a.m. The bike ride is 18 miles and the walk/run will be a 5K

Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt.

The Law Enforcement

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