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Irish Hills, Michigan

Irish HillsThe Irish Hills were first named by the Irish immigrants who settled in the green, rolling hills after escaping the Potato Famine of 1846. The area was predominately farms and orchards until the 1920s when it became a popular tourist destination. The Irish Hills has more lakes than can be named on two hands. Devils and Round Lake, Loch Erin and Sand Lake are local favorites, and on a hot summer day are filled to the brim with all sorts of activity.

Irish Hill's Restaurants

Cherry Creek Winery in the Irish HillsStop by on the weekends during the summer for fresh produce at the farmers’ market, catch lunch at Randy's Roadside BBQ down the road on US-12 or visit the Cherry Creek Winery for a palate pleasing destination.

Entertainment in the Irish Hills

Visitors come from all over the country to hear the roar of engines on the fastest track in NASCAR. With wide turns and long straightaways, cars can reach speeds in excess of 200 miles per hour. Michigan International Speedway (MIS) prides itself in offering fans a “Great Escape” — an entire getaway experience. Come out and experience a weekend of cars, camping, and camaraderie every June and August in the Irish Hills.

The Irish Hill's Ancient History

The area that runs through the heart of the Irish Hills, now used as US-12, was once used as a path by prehistoric mammals and early Native Americans. Hotels began to pop up along the road in the 1920s. It’s now designated the US-12 Heritage Trail, a historically significant road that runs from Detroit to Chicago.

Lake Homes

If a lake front home has always been your dream, the Irish Hills are well known for beautiful natural spaces. Wamplers Lake, Devils Lake, Sand Lake and Round Lake are just a few of over 50 lakes within Lenawee. State parks, such as Walter J. Hayes State Park, offer swimming, boating, hiking, biking, and many more recreational opportunities.

Irish Hills News

Map of Irish Hills