in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Iron Mountain, Michigan is located at the northeastern Michigan and Wisconsin borders in Dickinson County. It is the gateway to the Upper Peninsula for Green Bay, Milwaukee, Chicago and much of the Midwest.
Artist Sharon O'Kane Schmeltzer from Kingsford, MI. Surrealistic - Abstract - Realistic - and Whimsical Art. She primarily works in Oil but also Pastels, Water Colors, Pen and Ink, Colored Pencils, Graphite, and Mixed Media. Sharon is an award-winning artist represented in galleries throughout the midwest.
BADWATER SKI-TERS Water Ski Show, Vagabond Park, Menominee River, Spread Eagle, Wisconsin, 5 miles from Iron Mountain, Michigan. Shows from mid-June through Labor Day Weekend. Night show on Saturday night. Watch awesome skiing and daring jumping. The Badwater Ski-Ters are the 2009 and 2015 National Show Jumping Champions. Enjoy amazing barefooting, the ballet line, swivel skiing, strap doubles, pyramids, trick skiing, jumping acts, plus much more. Our Park Ranger, Homer, is back taking care of the park and is as goofy as ever. Concession stand. Always Fun! Always Free!
CAMPING IN CLOVERLAND WITH HENRY FORD by Guy Forstrom. Travel with Henry Ford on his 1923 camping trip in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone, Edward Kingsford and their wives.
EXPLORING THE NORTH: The Upper Peninsula Traveler and the Northern Wisconsin Traveler. Advertising Information. P.O. Box 165, Iron Mountain, MI. Phone: 906-774-2825
George Potvin Knife Maker and Blacksmith, located at Ten Mile Creek Forge, Pottery, Lighting, and Irish/Celtic Gift Shop in Bark River, Michigan, offers completely handmade hunting knives with sheaths. George creates several patterns of Damascus, also utilizing titanium and other high carbon steel for blades. Classes, custom work, hand-scrimshaw, repairs and sharpening available. The Gift Shop offers a surprising array of creative and beautiful gifts, many created by 30 juried local artists and some from around the world. Choose from pottery, paintings, photography, stone lampshades, jewelry, glass items, local jams and maple syrup, plus much MORE. You will be pleasantly surprised visiting this very unique and beautiful Upper Peninsula Gallery and Shop! Ten Mile Creek Forge and Gift Shop, 1691 17th Road, Bark River, MI 49807. Phone: 906 466-2276
IRON MOUNTAIN POWERSPORTS is a full service dealer offering sales, certified service, parts, and rental machines in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Sales of boats, pontoons, motors, ATV's, UTV's, snowmobiles, and motorcycles. Large rental fleet of boats, ATV's, and snowmobiles. Delivery available. Iron Mountain Powersports, 1804 N Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, MI.49801. Phone: 906-779-1771.
KEMPS ROD AND RESTORATION, INC., 636 Industrial Park Drive, Iron Mountain, MI 49801. Phone: (906) 776-1929, Fax: (906) 776-9046. Street Rods, Concours Quality Restorations and Concept Cars. See our just completed streetrod project, a 1935 Plymouth, runner up for the Riddler Award. Kemps can build your car from a concept or start with an original car. We can meet all your fabrication and paint needs.
LIBRARY: Dickinson County Library. 1 block east of US-2 on Iron Mountain Street. Turn east on A Street or Hughitt Streets. Computer Room with Public Internet Access. Wireless access in the main reading room. Local History & Genealogy Room. Special Events. Phone: 906-774-1218.
The MARKELL COMPANY: Roofing: Commercial & Residential; Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication; Commercial Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning; Commercial Kitchen Hoods; Dust and Fume Exhaust Systems; and Brick Restoration & Waterproofing for the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin at The Markell Company, 1227 S. Milwaukee Avenue, Iron Mountain, MI. Phone (906) 774-0240 or Toll Free: 1-888-799-0240.
PAINTING CONTRACTOR Randy Duval Painting & Decorating. Over 35 years of service in the area. See Randy for all your painting and decorating needs. Wallpaper, Refurbrishing Paneling, Woodgraining on Metal Doors, Deck Maintanence, Window Trim and Sills, Cabinets, Staining, Color Varnishing, & Power Washing. Licensed & Insured. Duval Painting, N-4849 Harding Park Drive, Iron Mountain, MI 49801. Phone: 906-774-2812
PEMBINE SPORT and LAWN in Pembine, WI (18 miles south of Iron Mountain) offers Husqvarna and Simplicity lawn tractors, snow blowers, chainsaws, splitters, and generators. Boats include Sweetwater Pontoon boats and Polar Kraft fishing boats, trailers, and accessories. Visit our new showroom and check out our inventory of new and pre-owned equipment. Parts and Service Department. ATV and Snowmobile Rentals. Pembine Sport and Lawn, N 18524 US Hwy 141, Pembine, WI, 54156. Phone: 715-324-5590
RAINBOW'S END ALPACA FARM and YARN SHOP is located in Norway, MI in the south central Upper Peninsula. Stop by and take a tour of the Alpaca Farm and see these interesting animals. Fun for the whole family. Rainbow Gifts offers items created with alpaca fleece as well as a large selection of yarn, needles, and patterns. Supplies for knitting, crocheting, and spinning. A great spot for a special event. Alpacas for sale. Rainbow's End Alpacas, W6139 US 2, Norway, MI 49870 Phone: 906-563-7034
ANNIE'S TRADING POST: Restaurant on Keyes Lake south of Florence, WI. Enjoy dining and your favorite beverage. Serving sandwiches, specialty soups, & salads for lunch, and a full menu for dinner including Pasta, Pizza, Steaks, Chicken, Pork, Seafood, plus Saturday night specials. Summer: Open daily 11am to 9pm. Labor Day to Spring: Tuesday and Wednesday: (Closed for lunch) Open 4 pm to 9 pm. Thursday through Sunday: 11am to 9 pm. 5203 Keyes Lake Drive, Florence, WI. Phone: (715) 528-2170.
CHUCKWAGON Bar & Grill in Spread Eagle Wisconsin for food & beverages. Open daily at 11 am serving a wide variety of appetizers, sandwiches, homemade soup, chili, your favorite beverages, and a delicious Fish Fry on Friday. Bring the family. Take out available. On the north side of Highway US-2 at the intersection of Carpenter Road in Spread Eagle, WI. Phone: 715-696-6220. Snowmobile & ATV trail across the road with easy access.
PASTY OVEN Pasty Shop is located at W-7270 Highway U.S.2, near the stoplight in Quinnesec Michigan, just 4 miles east of Iron Mountain, MI. Phone: 906-776-0990 or toll free 800-753-5257. Eat in our dining area or pick up some delicious pasties for lunch or dinner. We also serve soup, delicious sandwiches, and a Friday Fish Fry. The Pasty Oven offers mail order so you can enjoy a taste of the Upper Peninsula in your own home. Baked fresh every day at our USDA inspected plant in Florence, we offer a variety of pasties including the traditional pasty, breakfast pasty, chicken pasty, vegetable pasty, and mini pastys &endash; great for appetizers or a party. Pasties can be purchased hot and fresh, half-baked, frozen or by mail order. Gift Certificates available.
Threefold Vine Winery has relocated to Menominee County in the southern Upper Peninsula. Wine made from grapes grown in the Upper Peninsula? Yes, right at the Threefold Vine Winery in Stephenson, Michigan. Our Tasting Room at the Winery offers grape (from our vineyard) apple, honey, and various fruit wines. The Green family invites you to visit our winery, see how the wine is produced, and sample our exciting new wines. The Winery and Tasting Room is located in the historic bank building at S232 Menominee Street, Stephenson, MI 49887, one block west of Highway US-41. Phone: 906-753-6000
GRETA MICHAUD, Superior Realty, 100 East H Street, Iron Mountain, MI 49801. Phone: 906-774-6137, cell: 1-906-396-2139, or Toll Free:1-800-236-6137. Experienced Real Estate Professionals for the South Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northeastern Wisconsin. Residential, Commercial, Vacant Land, and Waterfront Property in the Iron Mountain, Quinnesec, Norway, Vulcan, Crystal Falls, and Iron River area in the Upper Peninsula and the Spread Eagle, Florence, and Niagara areas in Northern Wisconsin. We are a Buyer - Seller Agency. Greta C Michaud ABR CRS GRI RECS RAM, Owner/Broker. E-mail: email@example.com web site: www.gretamichaud.com
BEARS DEN, MINI-GOLF and GO-KARTS, Highway US 2, Spread Eagle, Wisconsin 54121. (715) 696-6166. Just 4 miles north west of Iron Mountain, MI, 1/2 miles north of the bridge over the Menominee River (State Line).
BJORKMAN'S Sleigh Rides, Saddle Horse Trail Rides, Stagecoach and Covered Wagon Trips. W5994 Chapman Rd., off Hwy 8, Niagara, Wl. Phone: 715-251-4408. Just a few miles south of Iron Mountain. Choice of scenic trips: 1 hour, 4 hours, overnight or several days. See the elk. Horseback riding and lessons. Ride in a real stage coach through the woods or take a group out in the covered wagon for a picnic down by the river. Open year round, available for special events. No limit on size of group. Fun trips for the entire family.
Kayak and Mountain Bike Rentals at WILD RIVERS ADVENTURE COMPANY in Florence, WI. Rentals of Hurricane Kayaks, River Tubes, Stand-up Paddleboards, and Trek Mountain bikes for enjoying the back roads, trails, lakes, and rivers in northeastern Wisconsin with delivery available. Half day to weekly rentals. Located on Highway US-2 at the Subway on the west side of Florence. Subway, US-2, Florence, WI 54121 Phone: 715-952-8027
RAFTING at PIERS GORGE and the STURGEON RIVER with Northwoods Adventures in Iron Mountain, Michigan. Located at the corner of M-95 & US-2 on the north side of Iron Mountain, Northwoods Adventures offers several rafting trips daily. Experienced rafting guides. All equipment provided. Call to schedule a thrilling ride down these exciting rapids. Northwoods Adventures Rafting Outfitter, N4017 US Highway 2, Iron Mountain, MI 40901. Phone: 906-563-5450
RECREATION AND ATTRACTIONS (Things to see and do in the Iron Mountain Area)
Ski Jumping Continental Cup at Giant Pine Mountain on February 2012. A fun event for the whole family.
Spread Eagle Art Show, "Art in the Woods", 37th Annual Show, Spread Eagle, WI, 7 miles from Iron Mountain, MI. Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 9 am to 3 pm, at the Chuckwagon on US-2 in Spread Eagle, Wisconsin.
Water Ski Show: BADWATER SKI-TERS Water Ski Show, Vagabond Park, Menominee River, Spread Eagle, Wisconsin, 5 miles from Iron Mountain, Michigan. Watch awesome skiing and daring jumping. Enjoy amazing barefooting, the ballet line, swivel skiing, strap doubles, pyramids, trick skiing, jumping acts, plus much more. Concession stand. The Badwater Ski-Ters are the 2015 Division 2 State of Wisconsin Water Ski Show Champions and the 2015 National Show Ski Champions in Team Jump! Always Fun! Always Free!
WHISPERING PINES OUTPOST N-4200 M-95, Iron Mountain, MI 49801, (1-906 774-1277)
Whitewater Rafting at Kosirs, Thorntons, and Wildman Ranch south of Iron Mountain in Athelstane, WI. Raft the Roaring Rapids on the Peshtigo River near Crivitz, WI and Piers Gorge on the Menominee River near Norway, MI. Canoe and kayak trips. Campground and cabins.
Wild Rivers Adventure Company in Florence, WI rents Hurricane Kayaks, River Tubes, and Treck Mountain bikes for enjoying the back roads, trails, lakes, and rivers in northeastern Wisconsin with delivery available. Half day to weekly rentals. Car carriers available. Located at the Subway Restaurant on Highway US-2 in Florence. Phone: 715-952-8027
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