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Au-Train is located in Alger County in the heart of the Hiawatha National Forest, along the shores of Lake Superior on Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This pristine, forested region is known for its' excellent fishing, camping, canoeing and snowmobiling. The Au Train River, near the town of Au Train, is known as one of the safest and most scenic waterways in the state for canoeing, and many inland lakes in the region, as well as Lake Superior, offer fantastic fishing and boating opportunities. In wintertime, Alger County has over 300 miles of marked and well-groomed snowmobile trails that travel through beautiful wilderness areas, past streams, lakes, waterfalls and woodlands. This area has consistently led other parts of the nation in snowmobile trail renovations and upkeep. Other recreational opportunities in the Au Train area include ice fishing, cross country skiing, ice skating, swimming, boating, water skiing, hiking and biking. Both Au Train Lake and Lake Superior have beautiful beaches for visitors to enjoy. The town of Au Train is easily reached via Michigan Highway 28 or U.S. Highway 2, and is located between the towns of Munising and Christmas.

Surrounding areas: Munising, Michigan (9.1 mi), Marquette, Michigan (28.1 mi), Gwinn, Michigan (30.4 mi), Rapid River, Michigan (36.0 mi)

Au Train Vacation Rentals

Au Train Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Village Inn MotelChatham, MI7.2 mi.(906) 439-5800
Super 8 MotelM-28 & Fed HwyMunsing, MI7.3 mi.(906) 387-2466
Comfort Inn - MunisingM-28 EastMunising, MI9.1 mi.(906) 387-5292
Americinn Lodge & SuitesE9926 M-28 EWetmore, MI10.9 mi.(906) 387-2000
Best Western Of MunisingE10160 Hwy M-28 EWetmore, MI10.9 mi.(906) 387-4864
Brentwood Motor Inn2603 US 41 WMarquette, MI27.7 mi.(906) 228-7494
Comfort Suites2463 US 41 WMarquette, MI27.7 mi.(906) 228-0028
Days Inn2403 US 41 WMarquette, MI27.7 mi.(906) 225-1393
Econolodge - Lakeside2050 S US 41-M28Marquette, MI27.7 mi.(906) 225-1305
Knight's Inn Of Marquette5057 US 41 SMarquette, MI27.7 mi.(888) 682-7693
Marquette Super 8 Motel1275 US 41 W 5Marquette, MI27.7 mi.(906) 228-8100
Travelodge1010 M-28 EMarquette, MI27.7 mi.(906) 249-1712
Value Host Motor Inn1101 US Hwy 41 WMarquette, MI27.7 mi.(906) 225-5000
Village Inn Of Marquette1301 N Third StMarquette, MI27.7 mi.(906) 226-9400
Marquette Super 8210 Northland DrMarquette, MI28.5 mi.(906) 228-8100

Au Train Weather & Climate

The Northwestern Region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula is a wilderness area with four seasons. The climate is greatly influenced by Lake Superior, as well as cold, dry air coming from the Arctic region. The Lake acts as a giant humidifier, increasing the moisture content of the air throughout the year. In the winter, this moisture condenses as snow when it reaches the land, creating heavy snowfall, known as "snow squalls." The shores of Lake Superior are prone to this "lake effect" snow and have recorded up to 350 inches of snow in a single year. However, average snowfall for this area is 177 days per year. In summer, the cooling lake breezes have a positive effect on the climate, keeping it from becoming too hot and uncomfortable. This area has an average of only one-day per year when the temperature reaches 90 degrees F.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 24°F 6°F 1.61 in. -
February 28°F 7°F 1.08 in. -
March 38°F 15°F 1.70 in. -
April 51°F 26°F 1.52 in. -
May 66°F 37°F 2.54 in. -
June 74°F 47°F 2.93 in. -
July 79°F 51°F 3.47 in. -
August 76°F 52°F 3.30 in. -
September 68°F 44°F 4.02 in. -
October 56°F 35°F 3.72 in. -
November 41°F 24°F 2.92 in. -
December 29°F 12°F 2.01 in. -

Au Train Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Sawyer International airport (SAW) located about 27 miles west of Au Train in Marquette, Michigan, the Schoolcraft County airport (ISQ) located approximately 44 miles southeast of Au Train in Manistique, Michigan, the Delta County airport (ESC) located roughly 50 miles south of Au Train in Escanaba, Michigan, and finally the Ford airport (IMT) located around 74 miles southwest of Au Train in Iron Mountain Kingsford, Michigan.

Au Train Attractions

Golf Courses
RidgeBreckenridgeMI4.5 mi.
Pictured Rocks Golf & Country ClubMunisingMI9.1 mi.
Chocolay Downs Golf CourseMarquetteMI28.1 mi.
Marquette Golf & Country ClubMarquetteMI28.1 mi.
Ski Areas
Marquette MountainMarquetteMI27.7 mi.
Pine MountainIron MountainMI72.4 mi.
Ski BruleIron RiverMI89.3 mi.
Nubs NobHarbor SpringsMI112.3 mi.
The Homestead ResortGlen ArborMI113.6 mi.
State Parks
Palms Book State ParkMI37.5 mi. 

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