3 Day Getaway Iron County, Michigan

3 Day Iron County Getaway - sponsored by the Hardwood Hotel, Amasa, MI.

 

hardwood hotel tall pines groceryIron County, Michigan is known as the Bald Eagle Capital of Michigan with more than a dozen nesting pairs.  When you pull into the parking lot at the Hardwood Hotel in Amasa, you will see a tall bald eagle totem pole.  The Hardwood Hotel is a perfect headquarters for exploring this gorgeous region.  Access to miles snowmobile trails is offered from the parking area for winter enthusiasts or those headed to the Amasa Pike Festival.  Yet, you are just a few miles from waterfalls, hiking and the shops and museums of nearby Crystal Falls.  The Hardwood Hotel is also home to the Pine Cone Cafe and the Tall Pines Grocery.

Day 1 - Historic Sites - There are dozens in the area including the Amasa Museum, Crystal Falls Courthouse, Harbour House Museum, Mansfield Disaster Site, the Iron County Museum, Alpha Historic District

Day 2 - Waterfalls - There are several very accessible water falls including Chicaugon Falls, Duppy Falls and the famous Horserace Rapids that is a challenge for even expert white-water canoeists.

Day 3 - Hiking Trails - Lake Mary Plains Pathway - Bewabic State Park - Ge-Che Cross Country Trail - The River Walk in Crystal Falls - Apple Blossom Trail