Au Train Island View Lodge Au Train

AU TRAIN ISLAND VIEW LODGE (Au Train--20 minutes to Pictured Rocks):  4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11-15 






SLEEPS: 11-15 
*LAKEFRONT (Great Lake: Superior)



There is nothing like waking up on a relaxing morning, grabbing a cup of coffee and looking out onto Lake Superior from your 97 ft. deck. The view is, without hesitation, refreshing and tranquil. Come and enjoy this 4- bedroom, 4-bathroom, entertaining home, which sleeps up to 15 guests comfortably. With a spacious loft area for the kids to play in and 2 acres for the teens to explore, you can sit back and enjoy the bald eagles flying overhead and the sounds of the water splashing about. The home is n
icely wooded with towering pine and mixed hardwood trees, a beautiful view. A smooth 1300 sq. ft. rock ledge beach with varying heights grace the property. Au Train Island View Lodge faces west and looks over Au Train Island. The sunsets are gorgeous!

Want a sandy beach or want to throw your boat into the water? No worries, Au Train Public Beach and Boat launch is just a couple miles away. This duplex-style home is ideal for small family reunions, yoga retreats, or just a group of friends who want to get away!

Winter Warriors---this place is fantastic! With multiple snowmobile trails less than half a mile up the road, you are sure to have some winter fun! Bring your own snowmobile or ATV and enjoy Michigan’s beauty! Don’t need that much space? Give us a call, and we will rent out only half of the Lodge to accommodate your intimate group.     



Air Conditioning: With great windows and Lake Superior’s breeze, why would you want any? No air conditioning in this home; however, ceiling and box fans are found throughout the home in great rooms/lofts/bedrooms.

Alger County Chamber website: Take a look at this site to see interactive map for the falls, restaurants, and boat cruise information. 

ATV's: YES! There is plenty of parking on-site and trails right across the street off of Highway M-28


Animals: Squirrels, deer, ground hog, birds-variety, bald eagles.


Master Bathroom: Double sink, Roman Tub, Shower

Bathroom #2: Full Bath with shower only

Bathroom #3: Full Bath with shower only

Bathroom #4 In Loft: Half Bath

Beach/Swimming: Sand-stone shoreline, which could be slippery at times (when wet). Private beach is approximately 50 ft. long. The Au Train Public Beach is about a mile up the shoreline.   


Bedroom Configuration:

Master Bedroom: 2 Queen beds

Bedroom #2: 2 Full beds

Bedroom #3: 1 Queen bed

Loft Area: 1 Full, 2 twin-sized cots, Blow-up mattress available

Boats:  Boat launches can be found in Au Train less than 5 miles away from the home or in Munising, which is only 8 miles away!

Bugs: Typical flies, mosquitos and ants.

Cable/Satellite TVs: 2 TVs, one in each great room, both equipped with a satellite receiver.

Cell phone service: Depending on carrier. Verizon=great and AT&T=zero. There is a land-line on the property for guests to use. The strong wi-fi presence should help in making phone calls from your mobile.

              * Pictured Rocks: 20 minutes ( 15 miles)
              * Marquette: 35 minutes ( 31 miles)
              * Ishpeming: 53 minutes ( 44 miles)
              * Iron Mountain: 2 hours (109 miles)               
              * Tahquamenon Falls State Park: 1 hour and 46 minutes (99 miles) 
              * Mackinac Bridge: 2 hours and 30 minutes away (136 miles)

2 Fire-places: 1 propane and 1 wood burning. Please bring your own firewood, which could be bought in Au Train (3 miles away)

Fishing: You are able to fish off the shore right on the property.

Fishing License: You can purchase your fishing license online at

Fishing poles: Please bring your own

Grill: 1 propane. Propane is provided for guests to use

Grocery Store: Au Train Grocery (convenient store) is 3 miles away and a full-grocery store is in Munising which is about 11 miles away.

Handicap Friendly: Yes. There are just a few small steps upon entry into Lodge.

Hot Water: Being conservative with water and conscientious of its use lays the groundwork for a great experience at the Au Train Island View Lodge.  Although the Lodge sleeps up to 15 people comfortably, there is only ONE standard, 40 gallon hot water tank.  Ideally, you will need to spread out your showers. This is not a hotel.  It is an older home.  In our experience, some groups have found the amount of hot water needed ideal.  Other groups have felt like they are always running out of hot water and waiting for the tank to reheat, especially when running the dishwasher and all 3 showers at the same time.  

Internet:  Free Wi-Fi for guests to use. It works quite well!

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I’ll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillow cases and bath towels.

Parking: Plenty of parking for cars, trucks and trailers.

Pets: Pets are not allowed. Enjoy this allergen-free Lodge.

Picnic Tables: Enjoy eating outside on the 2 picnic tables 

Privacy:You can see 2 other homes; however, they are pretty distant. Trees line the property to help enhance privacy.  

Snowmobiles: YES! Please bring them and enjoy nearby trails.  

Space:  1 Floor with a loft space

Towels: Yes, we provide towels.  Please bring your own beach towels to take to the water.

Washer and dryer:  Not on-site. There is a laundry-mat in Munising about 11 miles away.

Wood: Guests need to purchase their own wood for the indoor fire-place.


Property/indoor Amenities
  • Acreage
  • Fireplace-wood-burning
  • Fireplace- gas
  • Basic paper products included.
  • Cable- Satellite TV
  • Ceiling fans
  • Linens & towels included
  • Handicap accessible
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Internet/ WI FI
  • Telephone/Landline
  • Heat type: furnace
  • Box Fans
  • Board Games
  • Blow Dryer
  • Books
Kitchen Amenities
  • Blender
  • Coffee maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Standard kitchenware & utensils
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Ice maker
Outdoor Amenities
  • Sandy Beach
  • Snowmobile from property
  • Swimming on property
  • Patio chairs
  • Deck/patio
  • Picnic table
  • grill-propane
Local Amenities
  • Winery
Special Features
  • ATV allowed
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06/14/2019 - 09/05/20192$700.00
Sept-after Labor Day--Oct.09/06/2019 - 10/31/20192$600.00
11/01/2019 - 12/31/20202$500.00


Great spot!
We loved our stay at the Island View Lodge, a beautiful, spacious house with more than enough room for all of us (six adults and one baby). The rental company was very communicative in advance about how to pay, check-in and checkout instructions, amenities, etc. The location, directly on the shore of Lake Superior, couldn't have been better.

Miranda,  Au Train Island View Lodge is a pretty special property.  Looking out over Lake Superior is a great way to start the day, plus having 2 acres to explore is great.  We gope to see you again soon.
Jun 2019
House layout was great to accommodate all guests.
Everything was great. Kitchen had everything need to prepare meals. Very clean. The beds and pillows need to be updated. Overall a great place to stay for snowmobiling

Bryan, we are happy to hear that Au Train Island View Lodge worked out so well for your snowmobiling trip.  We hope to work with you again soon!
Mar 2019

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