About Us

Welcome to Michigan's Trailhead and Big Snow Country

The Bluffs Inn offers four season motel lodging in Bessemer, MI... 4 miles east of Ironwood, MI and 5 miles west of Wakefield, MI.

Centrally located near 4 ski resorts, snowmobile trail 2, Copper Peak, the Ottawa National Forest, Lake Superior and the Porcupine Mountains, Bessemer was founded on the success of iron ore mining in the 1800's and is now the county seat of Gogebic County.

The Bluffs Inn offers all nonsmoking rooms. All rooms provide wireless internet, in-room coffee, over 75 cable TV channels and free local calls.

The maximum occupancy of most rooms is 4 people, including children. We cannot accommodate groups of 5 or more in 1 room. Pets are not permitted. Cancellation policies and minimum stay requirements are dependent on the season.

Four Fantastic Seasons...

  • Winter

    Ski, snowboard, snowmobile, snowshoe or just build a snowman. In this Lake Superior snowbelt, we are the happy recipients of 200+ inches of snow a year. That's over 16 feet!

  • Spring

    Spring thaws of our incredibly deep snow cover bring area waterfalls to life and turn gentle creeks into raging rivers. Trillium blossums carpet the forest floor. Songbirds return and fill the air with the sounds of spring after a quiet winter.

  • Summer

    Miles of pristine Lake Superior beaches are destinations for swimming, agate hunting, sailing, kayaking and simple relaxation. There is no shortage of hiking trails or secluded fishing spots.

  • Fall

    In mid to late September, dense forest canopies begin to transform into red, orange and yellow beacons. Salmon and trout begin their run to spawn while resident bald eagles perch in trees along the rivers.

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