Make Your Home Base near Michigan Tech
From exploring a mine seven stories under the earth to ascending to the top of a ski slope, the Houghton, MI area is packed with fun things the whole family can do. Located just 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 tour an abandoned copper mineshaft. You won’t want to miss the sporting events, museums and performing arts venues at Michigan Technological University. Winter visitors can take advantage of Mount Bohemia’s challenging ski slopes.
Don’t miss Houghton’s best things to do, including:
- Keweenaw National Historical Park (13.2 miles)
This park is the place to explore 7,000 years of copper mining history. The drive from our hotel to Keweenaw is full of scenic views.
Phone: +1 (906) 337-3168
- Michigan Technological University (1.7 miles)
The Country Inn & Suites makes an ideal home base for fans of Blizzard T. Husky and his teams. Situated on a beautiful campus, MTU educates more than 7,000 students.
Phone: +1 (906) 487-1885
- Mont Ripley Ski Area (1.6 miles)
Take a lesson or just rent skis and plunge down the slopes of this ski resort on the Michigan Tech campus.
Phone: +1 (906) 487-2340
- Mount Bohemia (28 miles)
Glide across ungroomed snow on your skiing adventure at this local winter-sport resort.
Phone: +1 (906) 360-7240
- Portage Lake (3.5 miles)
Boating, fishing and hiking opportunities abound at Portage Lake. You can get a glimpse of the lighthouse and study up on the lake’s historic shipwrecks.
- Portage Lake Golf Course (3.5 miles)
Tee up at one of the Upper Peninsula’s scenic golf courses.
Phone: +1 (906) 487-2641
- Quincy Mine (1.9 miles)
Where else can you ride a cog-rail tram car before descending seven levels into an abandoned copper mine? See the shaft house, steam hoist and on-site museum.
Phone: +1 (906) 482-3101