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.

U.P. Fall Color Tour

Written by ironcountylodging on September 9, 2015

U.P. Fall Color Tour Season

The most picturesque time of year in Iron County is the Fall Season. As the daylight hours get shorter, the leaves of the forest begin to transition from the bright green of summer to autumn’s palette of reds, yellows and oranges. Historically, the Color Tour season starts mid-September and runs for almost three weeks. Be sure to give us a call at the chamber office for the latest on peak color recommendations.

Iron County boasts an abundance

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Labor Day Weekend In Iron County

Written by ironcountylodging on September 3, 2015

Labor Day Weekend in Iron County is FULL of fun!

Area Events:

September 5 – If you like craft shows, Crafts & More Bizzare Craft Show is the place to be is summer. In Iron River next to KFC. Visitors can meet the artists, learn about the works, browse and purchase works. There will be something for all ages. If you are interested in being a vendor e-mail at cmdcraftshows@yahoo.com. Or call Ginny LaFountain at 906-367-4251 or Sarah Hall at 906-367-1144. A

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Blues Fest

Written by ironcountylodging on August 27, 2015

As summer winds down, the music heats up in Alpha for the End-of-Summer Blues Fest set for Aug. 29. The music of motorcycles will be heard before the blues music starts with the annual Vets Freedom Ride.
The day begins with the Blessing of the Bikes & Bikers at 11 a.m. followed by the Veterans Freedom Ride and Memorial Poker Run. Motorcycles and cars travel from Alpha, through Iron County and return back to Alpha with stops at area memorials.­­­ Riders

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Cori Sieger Memorial Volleyball Fundraiser

Written by ironcountylodging on July 28, 2015

The eighth annual Cori Sieger Memorial Volleyball Fundraiser will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Chicaugon Lake Inn on County Road 424.
Pre-registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the double elimination tournament starting at 9. The entry fee is $50 for a four- to six-person team.
First-, second- and third-place teams will receive T-shirts.
A brat and hamburger cook-out will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All proceeds from the tournament go into the Cori Sieger Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Sieger

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4th Of July Celebrations

Written by ironcountylodging on July 1, 2015

Plan, play and stay 4th of July.
IRON COUNTY—The Fourth of July is being celebrated this Saturday. In Iron County, the nation’s birthday will be celebrated with special festivities in Iron River, Alpha and Amasa.
Iron River
The Fourth of July parade steps off at 10 a.m. from the West Iron County High School parking lot, featuring a flyover by World War II airplanes.
Registration starts at the high school at 8 a.m. The route is north on Washington Avenue to Genesee Street, then

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Iron County Historical Musuem

Written by ironcountylodging on June 22, 2015

Iron County Historical Museum is a must do on your next trip to Iron County Michigan.

People interested in history and families in Iron County will be particularly pleased that several books are available in the Iron County Museum gift shop. Among them is the best seller “Frames of the Future” that is being reprinted for the fourth time.
A new book edited by Dr. Hemalate Dandekar of Cal Poly State University is a follow up book of an earlier one and is entitled “Michigan Family Farms” and includes three chapters on Iron County. Highlighted are the

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Father’s Day Weekend In Iron County

Written by ironcountylodging on June 17, 2015

A $1,500 cash pull has been added to the prize list at the truck pull during the annual Father’s Day weekend this year.
The weekend’s events are held by the Iron County Pullers Association and include the truck pull (including the cash pull) on Saturday, June 20, and the 38th annual Auto Show on Sunday, June 21.
Also included in the weekend will be a free concert on June 18; city-wide garage sales in Iron River, Caspian and Gaastra and a flea

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Waterfall Tours

Written by ironcountylodging on June 15, 2015

Thirteen beautiful reasons to visit the Upper Peninsula this summer and stay in Iron County Michigan.  Iron County is the ‘Gateway to the UP’.  Centrally located, a stay in Iron County is idea because in just a short drive you’ll be at some of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world.

Michigan is said to have nearly 200 named waterfalls, all but one of which are located in the Upper Peninsula. However most of those falls are quite small. Many of

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Lee LeBlanc Art Gallery

Written by ironcountylodging on June 3, 2015

Tricia LeBlanc, daughter of the late wildlife artist Lee Leblanc will preside at the newly redecorated Lee LeBlanc Memorial Art Gallery located at the Iron County Historical Museum in Caspian on Saturday, June 6.
The Golden K group will serve a pancake breakfast from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the Museum Cultural Center, with grand opening ceremonies to follow shortly thereafter. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12. There is no museum

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Morel Mushroom Hunting

Written by ironcountylodging on May 26, 2015

Ishpeming resident Eric Bartle began morel mushroom hunting almost 20 years ago.

“I’ve got multiple patches, some produce every year, some don’t,” said Bartle. “I like finding new areas because some of them do dry up over time, the patches do.”

Though he’s allowing FOX UP to say we were in Marquette County on Wednesday, the exact location of his patches are confidential.

“It’s a security thing,” said Bartle. “It’s a lot of competition, everybody is looking for them.”

He said now’s the perfect

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