Country Inns & Suites Houghton
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We have spent the last 4 days in Houghton, Michigan. This area is known for copper mines and there are several that you can tour. We had to cross the Mackinaw Bridge to get here. When you are in a car going over a bridge, the railing is at eye level. When you are in a motorhome, you never see the railing! As we were approaching the bridge the warning sign was flashing for trucks and motorhomes. We could only go 20 ...
... section of Lake Superior to another, presumably so that ore ships could get access to the interior copper mines, of which there were several. Houghton sits on one side of the canal, and the City of Hancock sits on the other, connected by a really neat, old drawbridge, the kind with the counterweight on one end.
Hancock contains Finnlandia College, an older school that has a really neat campus area in the center of town, lots of red ...
... It really is a great way to break from up driving if you have the time.
Baraga State Park Campground is across the street from the water and although nice for families, since it had a good playground and hiking trail right from the campground, it is on the main road and can be loud due to traffic and not a place I would recommend except for a stopover or if you were exploring this area specifically. It did not ...
We enjoed the drive through the cities of Houghton and Hancock MI, both university towns, on our way along northeastern side of the river to the Maclean State Park where we spent the night. Once we set up, we went to see the town of Calumet, a former mining town, and then helped Rita & John hunt ...
... from the mine owners exploitation instead. Driving up we passed a monastery, eastern Catholic, complete with Onion dome. They had a fantastic bakery and made jams and jellies from local berries and fruit. We indulged... Copper Harbor is at the end of the road, a former mining down, now a tourist destination and terminus for a boat trip to Isle Royale 48 ...