Local Attractions

  • Polaris Razor Rentals and Slingshot Rentals

    10642 N Merriville Rd, Irons, MI 49644, USA .


    April 28, 2024 - November 1, 2024

     When you rent a new Polaris Razer XP 1000, get ready to explore nature in comfort. Memories start here!  

    Book Your Polaris Rental Now 


  • Experience God's Country in Lake County, Michigan an ORV and Snowmobilers Paradise!

    Irons, MI 49644, USA .

    Enjoy Direct Trail Access to Lincoln Hills from our resort. In Lake County Michigan, most County roads are open to ATV's to ride at 25 mph. ORV's, ATV's take advantage of over 230 miles of groomed trails. Snowmobiles enjoy over 800 mile of trails from our doorstep. For the best experience of lake county trail riding, start at Best Bear Lodge & RV Resort! For a great experience get familiar with the law. Here are some common laws; Lights have to be on when operating on open county roads.  Most forestry roads are now open to ORV's. While riding county roads, you must ride on RH side of paved portion. ( not the shoulder). Must purchase the proper trail permits $36.25 total. There is a list of common infractions printed on Lake County trail maps on sale at Best Bear Lodge for $2.00 each. Finally, please go easy on the dirt roads, do not tear them up by doing donuts or spinning your tires. Together let's keep the county roads open to ORV's for generations to come. Don't have an ORV? Don't worry we rent them here!




  • Rhinestone Event Center

    10642 North Merriville Road, Irons, MI, USA .

    Live music venue, Dinner shows, Weddings and Corporate events. Seating capacity over 210. For tickets or information, please contact us 231-266-5235.

    Karaoke and $10 all you can eat Pizza & Salad Bar every Thursday evening starting at 5:30. Karaoke Saturday evenings when we don't have a band scheduled. Schedule may vary around holidays please call 231-266-5235 for up to date schedule. Open to the public. BYOB coolers allowed        

  • Pine River

    Wellston, MI 49689, USA .

    The Pine River was voted #5 for most beautiful rivers in the United States and is a popular for stunning views and wildlife. Enjoyed by people kayaking, canoeing, tubing and fishing.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    9922 W Front St, Empire, MI 49630 .

    Welcome to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore!

    Sleeping Bear Dunes offers many excellent opportunities for adventure, exploration, wildlife viewing and just plain having fun. Make family memories for generations by climbing the dune and running down full speed ahead!

  • The Oak Grove Tavern - Family Friendly

    5482 W 10 1/2 Mile Rd, Irons, MI, United States .

    The Oak Grove is family friendly and will take you for a journey back in time. Old country band every Tuesday night with $1.00 coney dogs. Euchre with the retirees on Monday's.. I love to play, starts at 6pm sharp. DJ weekends & Karaoke. Finally, the Best Halloween party around. In 2015 I was the Mayor of Halloween and was almost arrested by the Bar Tender! Great Times, I love Baldwin area especially the little town of Irons. Tired of waiting at stop lights? You will not see one in Lake County Michigan!

    What I like most about the Oak Grove Tavern is the fact they are community oriented and help sponsor many events and charities including the Wertz Warriors Special Olympics. Like us, some money you spend here will go to help others.  

  • Shrine of the Pines

    8962 South M-37 Baldwin, MI 49304 .


    Acquired by a group of local patrons, the shrine remains open, with tours available May 15 through October 15.

    Reservations:(231) 745-7892

  • Horse Back Riding at The Rockin' L Ranch

    8805 13 Mile Rd. Bear Lake, Michigan 49614 .

    The Rockin' R Ranch offers gentle and responsive horses good for any ability so you can enjoy the magnificent scenery from horseback. Horse owners and inexperienced riders alike enjoy our well-trained horses and we can find a good match for any riding level.

    Our main focus is on trail riding and offering a special experience for you while making memories! Taking in the beautiful scenery from horseback will take you for a journey back in time that you'll remember forever. 

    (231) 429-7529

  • Pere Marquette River

    Baldwin, Michigan .

    The Pere Marquette National Scenic River is a 66 mile stretch from the junction of the Middle and Little South Branches east of Baldwin to the Old Highway 31 Bridge. The Pure Marquette is well known Trout Fishing and Kayaking! 

  • Caberfae Peaks Ski & Golf

    1 Caberfae Lane Cadillac, Michigan 49601 .

    Caberfae Peaks has the best skiing and snowboarding value in the state of Michigan and offers huge vertical drops with consistently great snow! Located only 12 miles from Best Bear Lodge, you'll be skiing in minutes. We have discount Coupons to make your adventure a little more affordable!! 

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