Destination guide

The friendly area of Iron River awaits your stay

The lake, riverfront and parks display a scene truly unique to Iron River. Well-liked for its skiing, snowmobile riding and hiking, this city is both welcoming and scenic. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Iron River

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Iron River a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ski Brule (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • George Young Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Keyes Peak Ski Hill (21.2 mi / 34.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Iron River

Travelers enjoy Iron River for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in February, January, December or November, when snowfall averages 11.38 inches and temperatures average 1°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Iron River

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Iron River. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ice Lake Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Pentoga Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Bewabic State Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Iron River

The nearest airport is in Iron Mountain, MI (IMT-Ford), located 31.6 mi (50.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Iron River?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 88 vacation rentals near Iron River. From 26 Cabins to 29 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Iron River for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Iron River?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Iron River. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ski Brule: 53 vacation rentals
  • Ice Lake Park: 39 vacation rentals
  • Eagle River Stadium: 494 vacation rentals
  • Bond Falls: 34 vacation rentals
  • Northwoods Petroleum Museum: 468 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Iron River listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Iron River?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 26 Cabins in Iron River. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Iron River include:

  • Houses: 29 rentals available
  • Cottages: 26 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 26 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Iron River?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 67 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Iron River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.