Michigan Tech Facilities:
The John J. MacInnes Student Ice Arena is home to Michigan Tech's NCAA Division I hockey team. Seating 4,200 visitors and including 14 rentable luxury suites/skyboxes, the arena was voted the #2 best hockey arena experience in Michigan in 2012 by Stadium Journey magazine. In addition to varsity hockey, the arena hosts kinesiology and integrative physiology classes, intramural hockey, recreational skating, youth and adult hockey, figure skating programs, private rentals and special events.
Mont Ripley welcomes snow enthusiasts. Owned by Michigan Technological University, this ski area sits between the cities of Houghton and Hancock, just minutes from the Country Inn & Suites. After skiing at Mont Ripley, you are only a short drive from restaurants, microbreweries, nightclubs and shopping. Mont Ripley is a star attraction of the scenic Keweenaw Peninsula and is home to the most snow in the Midwest.
The A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, situated on the campus of Michigan Technological University, is the official mineral museum of the State of Michigan. It is the largest mineral collection of the Great Lakes region on public display and is considered one of North America’s great mineral museums.
Portage Lake is a top-quality 18-hole golf course affiliated with Michigan Tech University. It overlooks Portage Lake, part of the body of water connected to Lake Superior and bisecting the Keweenaw Peninsula.
The Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts fosters a welcoming atmosphere to challenge minds, celebrate ideas, explore possibilities, and create a memorable experience through the arts. It’s the place to experience concerts, plays, Broadway shows and student-authored productions.
State-of-the-art facilities, modern equipment and enough variety to keep the whole family active and motivated—Michigan Tech’s Student Development Complex (SDC) provides four seasons of recreation and fitness activities for students, faculty, staff, and the whole community.
“Go Huskies!” is the chant at Michigan Tech’s Sherman Field, home field for the GLIAC award-winning men's varsity football and women's varsity soccer teams.
Michigan Tech's trail system is located right across the street from the Student Development Complex, or the south end of the Michigan Tech campus on MacInnes Drive. The 35 kilometers of trails are nationally recognized for quality, variety of terrain and maintenance.
At the Country Inn & Suites, Houghton, we offer our guests a complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, free Wi-Fi and abundant parking. There's also a coin-operated laundry facility to help keep your MTU sweatshirt in good shape.