Lodging: Motels, Cabins, Cottages,
The Empire mine annually produces 8 million tons of iron ore pellets. These pellets travel by rail to Marquette and Escanaba where they are shipped by Great Lakes ore carriers to steel mills in the United States and Canada. The Empire mine has produced more iron ore pellets than any other iron mine in the history of Michigan and is among the leaders in North America. While you are here, take a tour of the Tilden Mine, the nation's only tour of a modern operating iron mine. Phone 1-888-578-6489 for information. Tours June through August, Reservations recommended
Cabin UP, 117 Parkwood Lane, Negaunee Township, MI. Phone: 708/445-0535. LAKE FRONT PROPERTY. About 10 miles west of Marquette and 3.5 miles north of US-41. 2 bedroom cottage with loft overlooking a private island in McClure Basin, part of the Dead River System. Fully equipped kitchen. Living room and dining area have panoramic views of the lake. Sleeps 8. Easy trail access.
LODGING in MARQUETTE, MI, east of Ishpeming on the shores of Lake
Al Quaal Recreation Area (map) for year round family fun. Al Quaal features hiking, mountain biking, trail running, and cross country ski trails as well as a picnic area, playground, tennis courts, and fishing in Teal Lake. There are 20K of groomed cross country ski trails ranging in difficulty from beginner to advanced skiers
Bell Memorial Hospital,101 South 4th Street, Ishpeming, Michigan 49849. Phone: 906-486-4431
Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum, Tour the historical grounds where iron miners walked for approximately 100 years, see mining artifacts, photographs, and equipment (9 buildings on grounds). View historical and unique obelisk head frames and the only Koeppe Hoist System in USA. Gift Shop and tunnel tours. See beautiful mineral displays of 50 Year Old Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club, Ishpeming Historical Society displays, and the Ishpeming Genealogical Society. Open May 27 thru Fall, Tuesday - Saturday 12-5 pm. Nominal fee. Call 906-485-1882. 501 W. Euclid St. Ishpeming, MI. 2 blocks south of US-41 on Lakeshore Drive. Volunteers welcome.
Cross Country Ski Trails for Marquette County.
Heritage Hills Horseback Riding Enjoy a peaceful trail ride on a gentle horse through a variety of terrain: open fields, forests, and hills, that was once the old Wawonowin Golf Course! Located in the wilderness area between Ishpeming and Negaunee, just 15 miles west of Marquette. Open year round, weather permitting, for guided trail rides and hand-held horse or pony rides. Walk-ins welcome during the summer months, reservations only during fall, winter and spring. Riders must be 7 years old to ride alone. Maximum of 250 pounds. Call 906-361-8768 for reservations.
Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library, 317 North Main Street, Ishpeming, Michigan 49849. Phone: (906)486-4381
Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club located at the Historic Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St. Ishpeming, MI 49849. The club is 50 years old! Call for information and meeting times. 906-475-6555 or 906-225-0408. Annual Upper Peninsula Summer Gem and Mineral Show at the Elks Lodge and the Ishpeming Renaissance Fair at Lake Bancroff Park, across from the Cliffs Shaft. Fun for the whole family. Call for information
Marquette PowerSports is a full service dealer offering sales, certified service,and parts in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Sales of boats, pontoons, motors, ATV's, UTV's, snowmobiles, and motorcycles. Snowmobile rental. Delivery available. Marquette Powersports, 241 U. S. 41 East, Negaunee, MI 49866. Phone: 906-228-4040
National Ski Hall of Fame, US 41, Ishpeming, MI. Phone: 906-485-6323
Pine Mountain Music Festival, Opera, Symphony, and Chamber Music. Performances in Marquette. Tickets and Information: 1-877-PINE-999
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
Superior Odyssey Sailing Cruise on Lake Superior, Marquette, MI. Superior Odyssey offers a variety of sailing adventures from a 2 hour local sail around Marquette to a two-day trip to the Pictured Rocks or the Huron Islands. Sail on the Historic 6 passenger Schooner Coaster II on majestic Lake Superior. The 58' Coaster II has sailed the oceans and offers a safe sail with a competent crew. Custom trips available for special events. Located at the Lower Harbor in Marquette. Phone: 906-361-3668
Superior Odyssey Ship's Store features mugs, T-Shirts, Hoodies, Knot Work, and Bear Pond Woodscraft created by Captain Niko Economides. Custom Woodwork includes Hand Carved Dove Tail Chests, Wall Cabinets, Sculptures, Furniture, plus much more. Stop by the Coaster II docked the Lower Harbor in Marquette, Michigan or Phone 906-361-366
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Powersports of Marquette is a full service dealer offering sales, certified service, and parts in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Sales of boats, pontoons, motors, ATV's, UTV's, snowmobiles, and motorcycles. Large rental fleet of snowmobiles. Open Tuesday through Saturday. Marquette Powersports, 241 US 41 East, Negaunee, MI 49866 Phone: 906-228-4040
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