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.

Fourth Of July Celebrations

Written by ironcountylodging on July 1, 2014

As the village of Alpha celebrates its centennial, there will also be Fourth of July celebrations going on this Friday in the city of Iron River and the village of Amasa.
IRON RIVER events get started at 10 a.m. with a parade that follows a different route from usual. Due to construction on Genesee Street, the parade route has been changed to avoid the construction zone. It will still start at West Iron County High School and proceed north on Washington

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Annual Free Fishing Weekend

Written by ironcountylodging on June 4, 2014

For many, the annual Free Fishing Weekend has become a tradition – a time to get together and have some fishing fun. This weekend offers the opportunity for new fishing enthusiasts to wet a line with friends and family. It’s also a perfect time for youth fishing derbies. In Iron County, two derbies are scheduled for Saturday, June 7. The long-established Lake Ottawa Kids Fishing Derby participants will keep the Ottawa National Forest rangers busy logging in their catches. At

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Yoopers Are Proud Of Being Yoopers

Written by ironcountylodging on April 25, 2014

 

Yoopers Are Proud Of Being Yoopers

Whether they were born and raised or were graciously accepted as a transplant, they’re Yoopers and proud of it. From their way of life to the recent addition of “Yooper” to the dictionary, there’s plenty to boast about. The rest of the nation can joke about the 906 not having internet or running water–Yoopers are proud of who they are and what they stand for.

1. Yoopers Could Survive The Next Ice Age No Problem. Yoopers

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First Camping Trip To Michigan

Written by ironcountylodging on April 19, 2014

DID YOU KNOW: In August of 1923, three of the most famous American entrepreneurs made their first camping trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The three men were Harvey Firestone, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and the trip would eventually spur much economic activity in the U.P.!


You’ve Probably Never Heard Of A Yooper

Written by ironcountylodging on March 29, 2014

You’ve Probably Never Heard Of A Yooper, But Here’s Why You’ll Wish You Were One

Yooper Definition Up Yoopers Yooper in the Dictionary Upper Peninsula Yooper Dialect Yooper Word Yooper Michigan Travel Michigan Upper Peninsula Travel Things to See Upper Peninsula Travel News There’s nothing quite like being a yooper, eh? The term “yooper,” a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, will be added to the upcoming edition of the Merriam-Webster dictionary, according to the Escanaba Daily Press,

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Michigan Waterfall Tours

Written by ironcountylodging on March 26, 2014

Michigan waterfall tours will be amazing this spring due to the plentiful snow season.

When relatives or friends come to visit, everyone wants to show them around to see why we live here.This area has many beautiful sights, although sometimes our waterfalls get over-looked. Tours with visitors are valuable for us because we sometimes take our area’s natural beauty and relatively low population density for granted.Iron County streams, and those near the county borders, have five beautiful waterfalls that are reasonably

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Spring Turkey Liscence On Sale

Written by ironcountylodging on March 17, 2014

March 17, 2017
Spring turkey application results available; leftover licenses go on sale March 17

Though the weather is decidedly wintry, spring is coming and with it the turkey hunting season. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters to check their spring turkey drawing results and the availability of leftover licenses, now online at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings.

Leftover spring turkey licenses go on sale to unsuccessful license applicants at 10 a.m. Monday, March 10. Licenses go on sale to all other hunters, including those who

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Nick Baumgartner Returns Home

Written by ironcountylodging on March 5, 2014

3/5/14

Nick Baumgartner is glad to be back home after taking part in the Winter Olympics at Sochi, Russia, last month.
IRON RIVER—On a dark, country highway, one of the world’s top athletes is driving home, alone. It’s after midnight and he’s been through a lot.
In the last two days Nick Baumgartner has seen his dream of an Olympic medal vanish, he’s felt the self-imposed burden of expectations crush down on his spirit. and he’s toiled through an exhausting 25-hour journey from

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Snow Snow Snow!! Iron County Winterwonder Land Continues!

Written by ironcountylodging on February 21, 2014

2/21/2014

Well as we move towards the end of February and into the beginning of March it sure seems like the weather man’s friend good ole’ Punxsatawney Phil was right on the 6 more weeks of winter! By the look of the weather forecast, winter looks to be staying around for awhile; not the best news for all the summer lovers out there, but if your one that is looking to get some time for winter activities than you are in

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Sled Dog Race This Weekend

Written by ironcountylodging on January 30, 2014

1/30/14

Iron County goes to the dogs this weekend.  Iron Line Sled Dog Race and events begin Friday.  Preparations for the second annual IronLine sled dog race are in full swing, so mark your calendars for this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. “A lot of the vision from last year’s race is coming to-gether this year,” said Josh Brindle, one of the race direc-tors. The event will kick off with the Mushers Village on Friday at 5 p.m.

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