near Iron River and Crystal Falls MI, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
AmericInn Lodge and Suites Iron River, MI is located on Highway US-2 in downtown Iron River, MI. The newest hotel in Iron River offers comfortable king & queen guest rooms & suites with one & two rooms, a fireplace suite, and a whirlpool suite. Elevator. Wireless Internet Access throughout the Lodge. Indoor heated swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, and fitness room. Complimentary AmericInn Perk Breakfast. Large parking lot with cold weather hook-ups. Pet friendly rooms. AmericInn Lodge and Suites Iron River, 40 E Adams Street, Iron River, MI 49935. Phone: 906-265-9100
Chicaugon Lake Inn, 1700 County Road 424, Gaastra, MI 49927. Motel has 24 first floor guest-rooms, color TV/VCR, free continental breakfast, AC, and game room. Located 8 miles SE of Iron River by Chicaugon Lake for swimming, boating, & fishing. Next door to George Young Golf and Recreation Complex and only 8 miles from Brule Mountain. On the snowmobile trail, ride from your door. Pets welcome.
Indian Lake Retreat is a cozy 2 room rental cabin on the shores of Indian Lake, 10 miles south of Iron River, MI. Only a few steps to the sand bottomed beach area with a dock for sitting or fishing. Paddle boat included. Bedroom contains queen bed with a set of bunks. Internet Access. Indian Lake is ideal for boating, fishing, & water sports. Pets Welcome. Easy trail access. Reasonable rates. Indian Lake Retreat, County Road 424, Iron River, MI 49935. Phone: 520-907-1176
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.
Northern Michigan Land Brokers offers property in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Our office is located in Marquette but we feature a wide variety of waterfront, recreational, preservation, hunting tracks, and commercial properties, as well as cabins, cottages, and residential homes throughout the Upper Peninsula. We are a buyer-seller agency. Contact one of our knowledgeable agents to find that property you have always desired. Northern Michigan Land Brokers, 2552 US 41 West, Suite 100, Marquette, MI 49855. Phone: 906-225-5263.
BLUES FEST: End of Summer Blues Fest August 29, 2015 at the Pavilion in Alpha, MI. Gates open at 12 noon, Music begins at 1 pm. Bring a chair and enjoy music, refreshments, and a Blues-berry Pie Eating Contest.
HIKING and BIKING
The Iron County Heritage Trail is a 36-mile trail connecting 14 historical sites in Iron County, some on the National Historic Register. The trail is a loop from Iron River to Crystal Falls with spurs for visiting some of the sites not included in the loop. You do not need to hike or bike to see these historical sites as many can also be seen by car.(brochure and map of sites)
Don't miss the Annual Upper Peninsula
Championship Rodeo in Iron River, MI.
Harbour House Heritage Center Museum, Crystal Falls, Michigan
The Amasa Museum is located on Pine Street in Amasa, MI, 12 miles north of US-2 and just off US-141 on Pine Street. Formerly a Township Hall, the building was built in the late 1800's with wooded siding and hardwood floors. See displays of mining and logging industries that were important in the building of Amasa, a major hub for logging and rail transportation. Old depot still stands. Several other historic buildings on Pine Street. Open Monday through Saturday, June to October. Phone: 906-822-7714.
Photo: Horserace Rapids by Mary
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