Let Griswold be your guide.

Find Your Adventure in Michigan’s Porcupine Mountains.

Griswold’s Lodge is a family owned, dog-friendly lodge, and when you stay with us you become a part of our family. Located within walking distance of Lake Superior, access to trail 12, as well as in-town shops and restaurants, we invite you to come experience the beauty of Ontonagon, Michigan.



Hi, I’m Griswold! My owners named our lodge after me, and I can't wait for you to visit so I can show you around. Griswold’s lodge combines the coziness of staying in your own home with the amenities and convenience you want. Conveniently located in downtown Ontonagon, but only 2 blocks from Lake Superior, you can choose whether to spend your time outdoors, or explore local shops and restaurants.


Adventure is Calling

From our convenient location in downtown Ontonagon, you can walk to Lake Superior, visit the Ontonagon River, or explore the Porcupine Mountains on foot, boat, ATV, snowmobile, or horseback. In any season, there are new adventures to be found. Book your stay and see what the Upper Peninsula has to offer. 



There’s so much to explore in Ontonagon and the surrounding areas. Whether you’re traveling solo or bringing the whole family, we’d love to help you find fun activities to fill your day. Explore the natural beauty of the Upper Peninsula in any season, hiking to waterfalls, seeing the northern lights, or renting a boat for a day on the water. Our visitors also love to experience the rich copper history of the Upper Peninsula by exploring local mines—you may even have the chance to find some rocks of your own! Plus, there are plenty of local shops, restaurants, and bars, located walking distance from the lodge.

Ellipse -5

“I love going to the beach—it’s only a few blocks away!”



We are excited to build on the legacy of what is now Griswold's Lodge — updating the aesthetics while remaining cozy and comfortable. Each room is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, high-speed internet, and flat-screen television with cable. 


New ownership recently, and they are awesome. Carly helped us out and went out of her way when we were in a bind and needed a place to stay. Very friendly. The place is dog friendly so that is also a bonus. Rooms were very clean, and fresh. Awesome location just a 3 minute walk to the beach/Lake Superior as well as Syl’s restaurant which was very good for lunch and dinner. Highly recommend the stay here if you’re in town.

Angela DiMartino

My dog Lola and I enjoyed our stay at this motel. My room was very clean and the owners were super nice and made me feel at home. The location is great; close to lake Superior beaches and the restaurants in town. The only downside was that there was no air conditioner, however there was a fan in the window which did a good job cooling my room off so I was able to get a good night's sleep. I'd stay there again if I am ever in the area again.

Jennifer Newville

So friendly, took us last minute, exhausted from camping. Clean cozy rooms with all the comforts of home! Cozy beds, clean and fresh smelling sheets and pillows, as well as extras; plenty of towels, microwave and mini-fridge. Super cute and we slept amazing! Thank you fit the wonderful service, we will be back! ❤️

Nicole F.


Find Your Upper Peninsula Adventure

From finding waterfalls, to exploring on snowmobiles, there is no shortage of exciting experiences in every season when you stay with us in Ontonagon. We are proud to be your guide and offer a cozy place to rest and connect after a day spent among the natural beauty of the Upper Peninsula. Come visit us and create your own adventure.