Written by ironcountylodging on March 5, 2014
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
Written by ironcountylodging on February 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
Written by ironcountylodging on January 30, 2014
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.
Written by ironcountylodging on January 23, 2014
Yoopers are kind of an odd mixture of people, and watching them in an objective sort of way (and let’s not forget, I’m one of them), they remind me of what you would get if you put “The Red Green Show,” “Northern Exposure,” and a strange and bewildering twist of world cultures in a blender and hit “Puree,” but they are some of the nicest people you’d ever like to meet, and they are unlike any other people anywhere else
Written by ironcountylodging on January 18, 2014
The continued winter weather has been a blessing for some area businesses in Iron County! With ski resorts firing on all cylinders, cross-country and snowshoe trails groomed to perfection and snowmobile trails in great shape for this time of the year! Winter activities are a big draw to for the area and allow visitors to Iron County to enjoy the great outdoors like you and I do each day!
This week is the World Championship Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River,
Written by ironcountylodging on January 9, 2014
There’s nothing like living in the U.P. Doesn’t matter if it’s 30 below outside, Yoopers just add another layer and go out to play. There’s always something to do. Ice fish, snowmobile, ice skate, snowshoe, ski, snowboard, tubing or snuggle in a sunbeam with a good book.
Snowmobile Trail Report: Date of Report: 1/2/2014
Trail Conditions: Fair to Good
Snow Cover: 10 to 12 inches of snow or more
Our trails are “OPEN” and groomed. Northern & Western trails are in “Fair to Good
Written by ironcountylodging on December 25, 2013
Cross country skiing in Iron County offers tranquility and peace throughout its miles of snow trails. Distance yourself from the noisy crowds and enjoy the quiet beauty of a glistening white winter. The hush of snow-covered scenery sets the stage for an invigorating wintertime adventure. So click in our bindings and hit the trails, because cross country skiing on a brilliant winter day is in Iron County.
The Ge-Che Cross-Country Trail weaves around three lakes, Hagerman, Brule and Ottawa, in the
Written by ironcountylodging on December 12, 2013
It sure seems as though old man winter has grabbed hold of Iron County these days! But with the arrival of winter, some of us are excited to see the freshly falling snow and the change in seasons! Area ski resorts and in full swing, snowmobile trails and open and now being groomed, area cross-country trails will open soon, lakes in Iron County are starting to freeze over well enough for ice fisherman to hit the lakes and enjoy some
Written by ironcountylodging on November 24, 2013
Hello visitors, with the end of the month just around the corner, that means Thanksgiving is just a few days away. In the Iron County area we have tons of activities for you and your family or friends to be part of! On Thanksgiving Day, the Iron County Area has options for people to choose from if they are looking to have a nice meal without the cooking part.
The 12th Annual Crystal Falls Community Thanksgiving Dinner takes place at Guardian
Written by ironcountylodging on October 22, 2013
October 22, 2013
Wondering what to do this Halloween in Crystal Falls Michigan or Iron River Michigan? There’s so much to choose from, deciding is going to be a challenge!
The Crystal Falls District Community Library will be hosting a kids’Halloween costume party on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.There will be costume judging, games and prizes for the winners of each event. The party will end with a Halloween treat.
The West Iron District Library will be having ts annual