Iron County Lodging Association

Fall Activities

Don’t let the change of weather fool you, Fall is a great time to take a vacation or even day trip to Iron County Michigan. Fun for families, couples, and singles alike, why wait when you can explore and stay in the same spot! Most of our lodging options are easy access to ATV, hiking and biking trails. Or if slowing down is your jam, take a tour of our 10 different waterfalls or take in the Northern Light and stargaze along our many inland lakes!

Fall Colors

Catch Iron County Michigan Fall Colors, they won’t disappoint. The best part, there’s more than one way to access them! We have 100s of miles of ATV trails, hiking and biking trails, not to mention many overlooks if you choose a car drive and picnic.


Looking for a complete Upper Michigan waterfall guide?  Look no further! Curious about handpicked local hotspots and must see waterfalls?  Check out our list of Top Spots / Must See Places from Waterfalls and Lighthouses to Best Overlooks and Scenic Drives.  (Trust us, there are so many more!) Other MUST SEE places!


Let’s rev up our off road vehicle engines and venture out on more than 3,100 miles of the best ORV trails in Michigan. Michigan ORV trails host two-track, twisty single-track, rocky hill climbs and soggy mud bogs and welcome dune buggies, dirt bikes, quads and four-wheelers inviting us to enjoy the muddy side of Pure Michigan. 


Embark on an exhilarating kayaking adventure in the picturesque waterways of Iron County, Upper Michigan. This pristine region offers kayakers a unique opportunity to explore its serene lakes, winding rivers, and secluded streams.


Cast your line and embark on a memorable fishing expedition in the pristine waters of Iron County, Upper Michigan. This enchanting destination is a haven for anglers, offering a diverse range of fishing experiences throughout the year.


Prepare for an unforgettable hunting experience in the rugged terrain of Iron County, Upper Michigan. This pristine wilderness offers avid hunters a unique opportunity to connect with nature and pursue their passion. With an abundance of game species, from white-tailed deer to wild turkey, Iron County provides diverse hunting opportunities throughout the year.


With a diverse range of hiking trails that wind through lush forests, meander alongside crystal-clear lakes, and offer stunning vistas of the surrounding landscape, this hidden gem of the Midwest is a hiker's paradise.  Discover scenic beauty, rich wildlife, and a deep connection with nature as you navigate the rugged terrain of Iron County. 

Mushroom Picking

Embark on a foraging adventure into the heart of nature as you delve into the art of wild mushroom picking. This ancient practice connects you with the bounties of the forest floor, offering a chance to discover an array of edible treasures, from earthy chanterelles to savory morels.

Northern Lights

Discover the enchanting world of the Northern Lights, a celestial spectacle that paints the night sky with vibrant shades of green, pink, and purple.   

Rewarding Places to Stay in Michigan

by Wyndham

40 E Adams St
Iron River, MI 49935

Lake Inn

1700 County Road 424
Gaastra, MI 49917

Lakeshore Motel
Ice Lake

1257 W Ice Lake Rd
Iron River, MI 49935


373 Brule Mountain Rd
Iron River, MI 49935

Ski Brule

397 Brule Mountain Rd
Iron River, MI 49935


1968 US 141 Highway
Amasa, MI 49903


Iron County Michigan Visitors Guide

Iron County is one of the Upper Peninsula’s best kept secrets. From camping to fishing, hunting to canoeing, mountain biking to forest bathing – no matter your interests, the great outdoors and clear crisp air await you here.