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Things to do during "cabin time" in Irons
Manistee National Forest cabins, lodges and cottages in Irons, MI are peacefully surrounded by nature - among half a million acres of pristine wilderness. Just half an hour from the shores of Lake Michigan, Irons gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy everything Michigan has to offer. Discover diverse wildlife and endless adventures right outside your cabin door. If you want to explore the national forest further, countless nature hiking and biking trails that vary in length and difficulty can guide you. Take a self-guided driving tour and look for over 400 species of birds in the area. Nearby crystal clear lakes and rivers can make any day one to remember. No matter the time of year, vacation rentals in Irons are perfect for travelers looking for Michigan adventure and comfortable lodging.
Go for a picnic at the Sand Lake Recreation Area near Irons. The lake has great fishing, boating and a swimming beach with shallow waters. Less than an hour west is the Ludington State Park, a family favorite known for several miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and over 5,300 acres of sandy dunes. Hiking, boat rentals and the Big Sable Point Lighthouse are all highlights in this scenic area. Don’t forget your clubs because, the Lincoln Hill Golf Club sits just minutes away and boasts being one of Ludington’s “most prized possessions.” For something a little closer to your Irons cottage or lodge, the 9-hole Fawn Crest Golf Course is a local favorite. From great restaurants to Great Lakes, these Manistee National Forest cabins provide a comfortable base camp so you can explore the area and relax during your special cabin time.
Take a short drive to the historic town of Manistee, located right on the waters of Lake Michigan. Stroll the catwalk or take a historic trolley tour to see why Manistee is rightfully on the National Register of Historic Places. Grab a bite to eat or pick up something new on River Street before heading back to your Manistee area cottage. In mid-September, stop by Hops and Props, an annual festival where craft beer, live music and classic boats join for a fun day in Manistee, MI. A little later in the fall, Boos Brews and Brats, a spooky event in downtown Manistee has great food and activities for the whole family. Whatever you decide to do during your cabin time, Irons remains a top-notch vacation destination in the Manistee National Forest that is sure to delight.
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