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
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
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
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
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
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
Written by ironcountylodging on August 6, 2016
Looking for something fun to do in Iron County?!?! Look no further, here are some upcoming events that are happening in Iron County.
Iron County Fair
125th Iron County Fair
Events will take place on August 11th – August 14th
In late August, local talk turns to the dwindling days of summer, the daily hunting season countdown, predictions about the upcoming winter and the Iron County Fair. This four-day event invites Iron County residents and visitors alike to explore a wide variety of activities
Written by ironcountylodging on August 2, 2016
Mount Arvon – A Must See
Part of the Huron Mountains, Mount Arvon is Michigan’s highest point. Rising 1,979 feet above sea level and fairly accessible by many vehicles, the summit of Mount Arvon is definitely worth checking out.
A Brief Summary of Mount Arvon
You drive through L’Anse, take a trip down Skanee Road, then turn onto what shortly becomes a gravel road. Eleven curvy miles later you reach the top of Mount Arvon.
There’s a sign noting that you are in fact
Written by ironcountylodging on July 25, 2016
Can you believe it’s almost August?! We are getting closer and closer to snow! Looking for a nice weekend getaway? The weather has been great and we have yet to see any snow in the forecast. Come and enjoy 314 lakes and over 900 miles of river, take a day trip on the river or spend the day out on the lake, there’s plenty to do. Come out to Ski Brule for some clay shooting, or enjoy some time with
Written by ironcountylodging on July 22, 2016
Hiking In Iron County
Hiking & Biking
Unofficially, the first sign of spring may not be the robin but rather the first hiker or biker on the Apple Blossom Trail, which runs from Iron River through Caspian. It’s time you were hiking in Iron County.
Located in Iron County of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Iron County Heritage Trail is composed of a 36 mile loop connecting 14 premier sites that provide visitors the opportunity to discover the historic and recreation resources of Iron County.