Discover Iron Mountain From This Hotel’s Great Location
An exciting outdoor adventure awaits you, so pack your bags and head to the Country Inn & Suites in Iron Mountain. The hotel’s convenient location off Highway 2 makes it the perfect place to stay for skiing at Pine Mountain Resort in the winter or hiking at Fumee Lake in the summer. For a more relaxing afternoon, take a stroll downtown, where you can browse local shops and learn about Iron Mountain’s history at the Cornish Pumping Engine and Mining Museum.
Explore these fun outdoor and historical attractions:
- Cornish Pumping Engine and Mining Museum (2 miles)
View the largest steam pump in America, which is famous for removing water from the Chapin Mine, and learn about Iron Mountain’s mining history. Afterward, you can go next door to tour the World War II Glider and Military Museum.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-1086
- Downtown Iron Mountain (3 miles)
Named one of Michigan’s best downtown communities, Iron Mountain invites guests to enjoy the historic architecture, beautiful parks, local shops, year-round festivals and delicious eateries the area has to offer.
- Fumee Falls (3 miles)
Visible from Highway 2, Fumee Falls is an ideal place to stop for a picnic and a stretch while traveling through the Upper Peninsula. In addition to scenic views, the rest stop has restrooms, picnic tables and a viewing platform over the falls.
- Fumee Lake (2.5 miles)
You’ll definitely want to bring your camera to this picturesque five-mile stretch of shoreline. Whether you hike the 1,800 acres of woodland, bike the 11 miles of trail or take a walk along the lake, this area is a great place to explore nature.
- Iron Mountain Iron Mine (10 miles)
Take the underground train and tour 2,600 feet of mining tunnels for an authentic mining experience. After the tour, stop by the gift shop and take a picture with Big John, the world’s largest miner.
Phone: +1 (906) 563-8077
- Lake Antoine Park (1.5 miles)
Spend the day fishing and swimming at this spring-fed, 748-acre lake. In addition, Lake Antoine Park has a picnic area, a playground and concessions.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-8875
- Millie Mine Bat Caves (1 mile)
From September to April, visit the Millie Mine Bat Cave, an abandoned mine shaft that is now home to seven species of bats that form the largest known colony of hibernating bats in North America.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-8530
- Oak Crest Golf Course (6 miles)
The mature oaks and rolling greens are a beautiful setting for this 18-hole golf course. You can enjoy a post-game dinner and drinks at the clubhouse or update your gear at the pro shop.
Phone: +1 (906) 563-5891
- Piers Gorge (9 miles)
Take a hike along this stunning rushing river, which features four waterfalls, and you just might see an eagle. The trails are suited for mountain biking, ATVs and snowshoeing.
- Pine Mountain Resort (3.5 miles)
Known for its slopes, Pine Mountain Resort is a favorite Upper Peninsula ski area with year-round activities like hunting and hiking. Try the Farmers at Pine Mountain for lunch or dinner.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-2747
- Timberstone Golf Course (3 miles)
Located at Pine Mountain Resort, the greens of this award-winning 18-hole course are accentuated with many beautiful streams and lakes.
Phone: +1 (906) 776-0111
- Tri City Cinema 8
Watch the latest films at this theater located a short drive from the hotel.
Phone: +1 (906) 774 5808
- Wildman Resort (12.1 miles)
Experience the wild side of Iron Mountain with rock climbing and repelling, a sea kayak tour, a snowmobile excursion, a ropes course and a paintball course.
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