Written by ironcountylodging on November 8, 2016
Iron County, Michigan Snowmobiling Conditions and Iron County, Michigan Snowmobile NewsExciting, fun-filled snowmobiling is close at hand with a short trip to Iron County in south central Upper Michigan. This scenic region features more than 300 miles of well-groomed trails which enables the rider to experience the inherent beauty and wildlife that abounds in this area.
The Iron Range Trails cover Amasa, Crystal Falls, Iron River, and Sidnaw, providing hundreds of miles of excellent sledding. These trails also connect with
Written by ironcountylodging on November 4, 2016
Hunting Season is just around the corner. Hunters from the Midwest will be getting prepared for Michigan’s Rifle Season. Opening Day of November 15th and ending on November 30th. For many families in the Midwest hunting is a way to fill the freezer for the year, providing food for their families. Hunting, although a sport, is much more than that for many people. Getting to spend time with friends and family that they may not see often or maybe only
Written by ironcountylodging on November 1, 2016
November 1st already! Ski Brule has set their target opening date for November 11th. The resort is hoping to be ready for skiers and snowboarders in just over a week! Opening Day tickets are FREE! Typically Log Jam, which is an intermediate trail, Bunny and Bambi are open for opening day. Bambi will be covered with boxes and rails for skiers and snowboarders!
Daily Lift Operations are scheduled to start on November 21st but until then Ski Brule will be open
Written by ironcountylodging on October 28, 2016
Halloween In Iron County is fun for the entire family.
The leaves have fallen and we’ve already had our first taste of snow. If you’re already sour, enjoy some sweet treats this weekend! Happy (almost) Halloween! Remember to DRIVE SLOW and TRIPLE CHECK while driving Monday evening. Kids don’t always remember to check for traffic when crossing streets, so be safe and watch for the little goblins and ghouls making their hauls on Halloween night.
Written by ironcountylodging on October 27, 2016
Winter is coming in fast. Iron County will soon have a very different feel about it. The hotels will be filled with snowmobilers, skiers and hunters. We have so many great winter activities here. Some thing for everyone. Multiple lakes for great ice fishing, land for hunting and the perfect trails for snowmobiles. We also can’t forget about Ski Brule and all the winter activities they have to offer. 17 ski/snowboard trails and 11 lifts, allowing the skier of an
Written by ironcountylodging on October 20, 2016
Kids grow so fast, hardly wearing out clothing and toys. Buying new can get expensive but heading to a mom to mom sale can save you a lot of money! On Saturday, October 22nd from 9am – 1pm there will be a mom 2 mom sale at the Iron County Ice Arena in Caspian.
Shop for children’s clothing, toys, sporting equipment, baby items, shoes, outdoor clothing and more! There will be sizes from infants to teens! There will also be a
Written by ironcountylodging on October 17, 2016
Halloween is coming up fast and driving around town you can see many houses decorated for Halloween. Kids are starting to pick out their costumes and holiday events are starting to take place around town. Starting this Friday, in Alpha, their will be a Haunted House!
The haunted house will be at the Alpha Porter School on Main Street. On Friday, the 21st you can go from 6 pm to 10pm and Saturday, the 22nd from 5pm to 10pm. Groups of
Written by ironcountylodging on October 4, 2016
As the warmth of summer transitions into fall, many people may find themselves slowing down in sync with the changing of the seasons, daydreaming of their favorite jeans, buttoning up fall jackets, colorful foliage and warm comfort food.
However, many others are just gearing up for some cool fall camping to enjoy the colors, hiking, mountain biking, fall fishing or hunting, or just being outdoors with the sights, sounds and smells of autumn.
Since residents and visitors are never more than a
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
Written by ironcountylodging on September 25, 2016
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