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 Pierce 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, guests can explore the subterranean caverns of the Iron Mountain Iron Mine, which includes an educational museum and a 400-foot-deep mine. For a truly unique experience, be sure to visit the Millie Mine Bat Cave and watch the fascinating flight of thousands of bats that have taken up residence in an abandoned mine shaft.
Choose your own adventure by visiting these popular attractions:
- 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.
- Fumee Falls (3 miles)
Visible from the side of Highway 2, Fumee Falls offers easy access to one of the region’s most popular natural attractions.
- Fumee Lake (2.5 miles)
With 11 miles of trails surrounding a lake 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.
- Iron Mountain Iron Mine (10 miles)
Get an up-close look at the mining life by riding an underground train that transports visitors through caverns that burrow more than 400 feet below ground.
Phone: +1 (906) 563-8077
- 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
- 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, just minutes from the hotel.
Phone: +1 (800) 236-2447
- Northwoods Adventures Michigan Rafting
Northwoods Adventures is the go-to destination for anyone looking to experience the excitement of whitewater rafting. 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
- 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
- Piers Gorge (9 miles)
When you visit this state park, spend the day shooting the whitewater rapids of the Menominee River, or stroll through nature trails and keep your eyes peeled for native wildlife that includes osprey and bald eagles.
- Pine Mountain Resort (3.5 miles)
Whether you want to tackle the bunny slope or make your way down a black diamond route, Pine Mountain Resort offers ideal conditions for skiers and snowboarders of all experience levels.
Phone: +1 (906) 774-2747
- 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
- 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
- Wildman Resort (12.1 miles)
The Wildman Resort is home to zip lining, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and paintball courses; making it an adventure lover’s dream!
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.