Discover Houghton’s Top Attractions near Our Hotel
Whether you want to ski on the top of a mountain or explore a subterranean mine, you can find a variety of family-friendly things to do in the Houghton area. Located off Highway 26, the Country Inn & Suites puts you less than two miles from the Mont Ripley Ski Area and the Quincy Mine, where you can venture down an abandoned copper mine shaft. You won’t want to miss the sporting events, museums and performing arts venues at Michigan Technological University. Outdoors enthusiasts can surround themselves in Michigan’s natural beauty by planning a visit to Isle Royale National Park at the Houghton-based visitor center, just minutes from the hotel.
- Mont Ripley Ski Area (6 miles)
Rent some skis and take a lesson, or bring your own and plunge down the slopes of this ski resort located on the Michigan Tech campus.
Phone: +1 (906) 487-2340
- Mount Bohemia (28 miles)
Carve up the fresh powder on a skiing adventure at this local winter-sport resort.
Phone: +1 (906) 360-7240
- Isle Royale National Park (46 miles)
Boating, fishing and even scuba diving are among the many ways you can interact with Michigan’s natural beauty at Isle Royale National Park. Stop by the Isle Royale Houghton Visitor Center located only minutes from our hotel to embark on your journey.
Phone: +1 (906) 482-0984
- Portage Lake (3.5 miles)
Boating, fishing and hiking opportunities abound at Portage Lake. Catch a glimpse of the lighthouse, and learn more about the lake’s historic shipwrecks.
- Portage Lake Golf Course (3.5 miles)
Tee off at this scenic golf course and test your skills on 18 challenging holes stretched across 160 acres.
Phone: +1 (906) 487-2641
- Keweenaw National Historical Park (13.2 miles)
This park offers the chance to explore more than 7,000 years of the Houghton area’s copper-mining history. As an added perk, the drive from our hotel to the park provides scenic views.
Phone: +1 (906) 337-3168
- Quincy Mine (1.9 miles)
Where else can you ride a cog-rail tram car before descending seven stories into an abandoned copper mine? Don’t miss your chance to see the shaft house, steam hoist and on-site museum.
Phone: +1 (906) 482-3101
- Finlandia University (3.1 miles)
Originally founded by Finnish immigrants in 1896, this private university now boasts successful liberal arts degree programs, an NCAA athletic program and a student body of more than 500 students.
Phone: +1 (906) 482-5300