Discover Exciting Skiing and Hiking near Our Hotel
Outdoor fun abounds in Iron Mountain, MI, and the Country Inn & Suites lets you stay close to all the excitement. Race down Piers Gorge rapids, or carve the ski slopes at Pine Mountain Resort. If a leisurely hike is more your speed, Lake Antoine Park features scenic trails that border the lake and wind through forests. For a glimpse of the area’s industrial history, explore the subterranean caverns of the Iron Mountain Iron Mine, which includes an educational museum and a 400-foot-deep mine. You can also treat yourself to a truly unique experience at Millie Mine Bat Cave, where you can witness the fascinating flight of thousands of bats residing in an abandoned mine shaft.
- Cornish Pumping Engine and Mining Museum (2 miles)
Gain an understanding of the hard work and technology that created America’s largest steam-powered pump engine, which helped shape the historic mining industry in Iron Mountain.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-1086
- Downtown Iron Mountain (3 miles)
Recognized as one of Michigan’s best downtown communities, downtown Iron Mountain is the perfect place to wander through annual festivals, browse charming stores and relax in the warmth of a local coffee shop.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-8534
- Iron Mountain Iron Mine (10 miles)
Get an up-close look at mining by riding an underground train through caverns that burrow more than 400 feet below ground.
Phone: +1 (906) 563-8077
- Millie Mine Bat Cave (1 mile)
If you’ve never witnessed more than 50,000 bats flying from a 360-foot-deep mine shaft, you can experience the unbelievable sight with an evening visit to the Millie Mine.
Phone: +1 (800) 236-2447
- Tri-City Cinemas 8 (1.3 miles)
When you’re ready to relax after a full day of adventure, kick back and enjoy the latest Hollywood blockbuster at this movie theater situated just off Highway 2.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-5808
Hiking, Biking and Water Activities
- Fumee Falls (3 miles)
Visible from the side of Highway 2, Fumee Falls is one of the region’s most popular natural attractions.
- Fumee Lake (2.5 miles)
With 11 miles of trails surrounding a lake that is nestled in the middle of an 1,800-acre forest, Fumee Lake invites visitors to walk, jog, hike or bike in the open-air beauty of Iron Mountain.
- Lake Antoine Park (1.5 miles)
This 748-acre, spring-fed lake provides a gorgeous setting for water-based activities such as swimming, boating and fishing. Land lovers can enjoy a rousing game of volleyball or a laid-back picnic in the park’s tranquil green space.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-8875
- Northwoods Adventures (5.4 miles)
Northwoods Adventures is the go-to destination for anyone looking for a white-water rafting experience. For a unique water-based fitness challenge, schedule a yoga session that lets you strike a pose while balancing on a stand-up paddleboard.
Phone: +1 (906) 563-5450
- Piers Gorge (9 miles)
When you visit this state park, you can spend the day braving the white-water rapids of the Menominee River, or stroll through nature trails to glimpse native wildlife that includes osprey and bald eagles.
- Wildman Adventure Resort (12.1 miles)
The Wildman Adventure Resort is home to zip lining, rock climbing, white-water rafting and paintball courses, making it an adventure lover’s dream!
Phone: +1 (715) 757-2938
Ski Resorts and Golf Courses
- Oak Crest Golf Course (6 miles)
With majestic oak trees lining the rolling fairways, this 18-hole course is the perfect place to test your golf skills.
Phone: +1 (906) 563-5891
- Pine Mountain Golf & Ski Resort (3.5 miles)
Whether you want to tackle the bunny slope or make your way down a black diamond route, Pine Mountain offers ideal conditions for skiers and snowboarders of all experience levels.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-2747
- Ski Brule (48 miles)
At Ski Brule, find something for everyone to enjoy from tubing and snowboarding to cross-country trails and sleigh rides. Ski Brule is the ideal day-trip destination.
Phone: +1 (906) 265-9346
- Timberstone Golf Course (3 miles)
When you want to unwind after business meetings, book a tee time at Timberstone Golf Course. Awarded a five-star rating from Golf Digest, this challenging course features stunning views and pristine conditions.
Phone: +1 (906) 776-0111