Iron Mountain, MI Hotel near Skiing, Hiking and More
Adventure awaits any time of the year in Iron Mountain, MI, and this hotel on Highway 2 makes it easy to access the best the area has to offer. Tackle the ski slopes at Pine Mountain Resort or raft the rushing whitewater at Piers Gorge. Explore acres of forest at Lake Antoine Park, improve your golf swing at one of several award-winning courses, or watch thousands of bats take flight from the Millie Mine Bat Cave. You also have the opportunity to learn about the area’s fascinating mining heritage at the nearby mining museum and the 400-foot-deep Iron Mountain Iron Mine. Select your favorite adventure in Iron Mountain:
- Cornish Pumping Engine and Mining Museum (2 miles)
Mining is a major part of Iron Mountain’s heritage. Learn about the challenges and technological advancements that made it possible and see America’s largest steam-powered pump engine. The World War II Glider and Military Museum is just next door.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-1086
- Downtown Iron Mountain (3 miles)
Iron Mountain’s historic downtown has been named one of Michigan’s best downtown communities. For a perfect afternoon, attend one of the many area festivals, explore the organic market and gift stores, or get cozy in a local coffee shop.
- Fumee Falls (3 miles)
Pull over on Highway 2 and stretch your legs at the picnic area as you view this scenic waterfall.
- Fumee Lake (2.5 miles)
This lake features five miles of shoreline surrounded by 1,800 acres of forest. Enjoy a picnic by the shore, canoe across the lake, explore the 11 miles of trail by bicycle, and see if you can spot a bald eagle or one of the other threatened species that call Fumee home.
- Iron Mountain Iron Mine (10 miles)
Experience mining life first-hand and discover natural and man-made caverns as you ride an underground train through mining tunnels that descend 400 feet below the earth.
Phone: +1 (906) 563-8077
- Lake Antoine Park (1.5 miles)
Play a game of volleyball, enjoy a picnic, or spend the afternoon swimming, fishing or boating on this 748-acre lake fed by local springs.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-8875
- Millie Mine Bat Caves (1 mile)
Once an area mine, this 360-foot deep shaft is now a shelter for more than 50,000 bats consisting of seven different species—one of the largest colonies in North America. Come at dusk from September to April to see them take to the night sky.
Phone: +1 (800) 236-2447
- Northwoods Adventures Michigan Rafting
Trust the expert guides at Northwoods Adventures for the ultimate whitewater rafting experience in the Upper Peninsula. If you’re looking for a different kind of water sport, try “duckie” (inflatable) kayaking or a yoga session atop a stand up paddleboard (SUP).
Phone: +1 (906) 563-5450
- Oak Crest Golf Course (6 miles)
Improve your swing and enjoy the fresh air at this rolling 18-hole golf course surrounded by mature oak trees. After your game, order a drink or a light lunch at the Sand Trap restaurant on site.
Phone: +1 (906) 563-5891
- Piers Gorge (9 miles)
This state park features the Menominee River rushing through a deep canyon, providing some of the most challenging whitewater conditions in the area. Hike, bike or snowshoe along the river to the falls and watch for rare birds such as bald eagles and osprey.
- Pine Mountain Resort (3.5 miles)
Hit the slopes at this popular, family-friendly ski resort, with expert ski and snowboard instructors and courses for all experience levels.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-2747
- Timberstone Golf Course (3 miles)
This award-winning course, rated 5 stars by Golf Digest, is located at Pine Mountain Resort and offers beautiful views of streams and lakes.
Phone: +1 (906) 776-0111
- Tri City Cinema 8
Catch the most recent blockbuster at this eight-screen theater just off Highway 2.
Phone: +1 (906) 774 5808
- Wildman Resort (12.1 miles)
Whether your idea of an adventure involves whitewater rafting, zip lining, paintball or rock climbing, you can find it at Wildman Resort.
Phone: +1 (888) 813-8524
Iron Mountain is home to these family-friendly events:
- Dickinson County Council for the Arts: "Art for All"
- Iron Mountain Italian Fest
- Pine Mountain Music Festival
Learn about more area events.