AuTrain Island View Lodge On Lake Superior
N7869 Sunset Drive, Au Train, MI 49806
Phone: 800-546-7188
Log Cabin
Lakeview Retreat
Vacation Rental on Lake Superior

The Au Train Island View Lodge is located on the shores of Lake Superior, just off Highway M-28 on the east side of AuTrain in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is only a short drive to the magnificent Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Grand Island Recreation Area, and cascading waterfalls.

The AuTrain Island View Lodge is a newly remodeled 3-bedroom ranch style vacation home with a loft, 3 & 1/2 bathrooms, two wood-burning fireplaces, satellite TV, wireless internet access, a complete kitchen with a dishwasher, and comfortable furnishings.

There are two lodging options at the AuTrain Island View Lodge. Guests can rent the entire 3-bedroom lodge or just the Lakeview Retreat side.

Lakeview Retreat Side

The Lakeview Retreat side of the AuTrain Island View Lodge offers two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The living room is confortably furnished and has a wood-burning fireplace. The Lakeview Retreat offers cable TV and wireless internet access. The complete kitchen has full size appliances, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and a dishwasher.

The Master bedroom is furnished with two queen beds and the attached bathroom has a tub and shower combination and the second bedroom has two full- size beds. Linens, towels, and paper products are provided for our guests.

Master Bathroom

The AuTrain Island View Lodge Log Cabin Side

The entire lodge can be rented for a larger group or those who would like additional room. The Log Cabin side of the Lodge has a family room with a wood-burning fireplace and a futon that opens into a double bed. There is a table with chairs and a kitchenette with a small refrigerator and a sink. There is one bedroom on the main level with a queen-size bed. A stairway leads to the loft that is furnished with two twin cots. There is a full bathroom on the main floor and a half-bath in the loft.

Family Room
Bedroom in the Log Cabin Side

The AuTrain Island View Lodge has a large 97' deck on the front of the house overlooking Lake Superior and AuTrain Island. Relax in the lawn furniture and enjoy fantastic sunsets and the many faces of Lake Superior.

Enjoy the view of Lake Superior or relax in our garden.

The Lodge has a gas grill for outdoor cooking and a picnic table for enjoying your morning beverage or a meal overlooking Lake Superior. There is a phone in the lodge for local calls.

This delightful little stream with a waterfall meanders through the propery.

The 200' of shoreline is rocky, but a good spot for collecting unusual rocks. There is a gentle slope from the house to the shoreline of Lake Superior, a delightful place for relaxing in the lawn chairs by the lake. For those who enjoy swimming, the AuTrain Sand Beach is just west of the Lodge and there is a nice swimming beach at the campground on Au Train Lake.  

Vacation home on Lake Superior
Shoreline on Lake Superior at AuTrain Island View Lodge

Have a wonderful vacation at the comfortable AuTrain Island View Lodge while you enjoy all the exciting outdoor recreation that the area has to offer or visit interesting local attractions. The Pictured Rocks offers trails for hiking or you can drive to some of the scenic spots and see Miners Castle and Munising Falls, only a short walk from your car. The Pictured Rocks can be viewed from the water on the Pictured Rocks Cruise or the Shipwreck Tour. You can tour Grand Island by hiking, biking, or on a bus ride . . . Bikes can be rented at the Ferry dock. There are a variety of trails for mountain biking and the ATV trails are only a short distance from the Lodge.

Take a canoe trip down the AuTrain River, rent a pontoon boat for a boat ride or fishing on AuTrain Lake, go Charter Fishing, or take a waterfall tour. Some waterfalls can be seen from your car, while the others range from an easy walk to a more vigorous hike.

Scott Falls, Highway M-28, AuTrain
Miners Castle

Fall and spring around AuTrain is beautiful as the wildflowers come to life and birds return or visit in the fall as spectacular fall colors cover the area. Don't forget your camera.

Winter at the AuTrain Island View Lodge

Alger County gets amazing lake effect snow that starts early and stays late. There are hundreds of miles of groomed trails leading throughout the county and all over the Upper Peninsula. Cross Country Skiers will find groomed trails for novice to expert skiers, including the trails at Christmas, only 5 miles east of the Lodge. Try your luck ice fishing or there is ice climbing for the very adventurous. Easy trail access from the AuTrain Island Lodge.

Au Train Island View Lodge Nightly Rates


3-Night Stay

Lakeview Retreat (8)

$1000.00 - Each additional night: $300.000

Entire Lodge (14)

$1,300.00 - Each additional night: $400.00

APRIL through MAY (except Memorial Day Weekend) & NOVEMBER

3-Night Stay

Lakeview Retreat (8)

$750.00 - Each additional night: $200.00

Entire Lodge (14)

$1,000.00 - Each Additional Night: $300.00

  3-Night Stay
Lakeview Retreat (8) $1,200.00 - Each additional night: $350.00
Entire Lodge (14) $1,500.00 - Each additional night: $450.00


6-Night Stay

Entire Lodge (14)

$2,800.00 - Each additional night: $450.00

* 3 Night Minimum stay
* Rates subject to change without notice

The entire Autrain Island View lodge can be rented or you can rent the Lakeview Retreat side of the Lodge
The Lodge will sleep up to 14 guests and the Lakeview Retreat will sleep up to 8 guests.

50% of rental fee is required to hold your reservation by Visa or MasterCard.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Balance due is charged to the card on file on the day of check in.
$150 Retreat/ $175 Entire Lodge non-refundable cleaning deposit and
Refundable Damage deposit of $400 will also be charged at this time.
Damage deposit will be refunded within seven days of departure following inspection of premises
There are no refunds after check-in.
Check-in is 3:00 pm; Check-out 11:00 a.m.
No pets permitted
No smoking


For information, and reservations
Please e-mail: or Phone: 800-546-7188

Visit our web site at

Click Here for Availability Calendar for the AuTrain Island View Lodge


Attractions and Recreation in the AuTrain area


Exploring AuTrain. MI
Exploring Munising
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Upper Peninsula Traveler Home Page


Photos: Au Train Island View Lodge

Copyright 2009 by Char Simons, webmaster. All Rights Reserved. Except as permitted under the Copyright Act of 1976, as amended, this web site may not be reproduced in whole or in part in any manner. Unless authorized by the webmaster, reproduction of any picture, web page or pages on this website,, for placement on the internet is a copyright infringement. All right, title and interest in and to the material on these web pages, the web site, in whole or in part, and in and to this url and the urls contained within, is the property of the webmaster. All website design, text, graphics, selection and arrangement thereof are the copyrighted works of Char Simons. Web site created on an Apple G-4. 4/09