Franklin Square Inn

820 Shelden Ave., Houghton, Michigan, 49931, United States | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $86.00
 

Travel Blogs from Houghton

Rest and Relaxation in the land of the YOOPERS

A travel blog entry by oregonnscaler

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Well, we've been in the Upper Peninsula, in a city called Houghton (Ho-ton) for the past three nights (including tonight). We arrived from Wausau on Thursday. The trip up was really pleasant. The scenery changed more than we expected it to, with farm fields all around for awhile, then pine forests, the rolling hills. Lot's of nice rivers and lakes.

We stopped for lunch in Eagle River, WI, a nice quaint city about half way to Houghton and ...

In the U.P. At Last!

A travel blog entry by louandpam

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by Pam Riehl Szakal

We finally had an 'all clear' day for crossing the Mackinac Bridge and took advantage of it. To maximize our time and hit places we had never visited before in the U.P., we decided to head straight for the Keewanau Peninsula. After a drive through Marquette we made it as far as Baraga before pulling over for the night. Along the drive we stopped for some geo-caches to stretch the legs and get ...

Rock hunting at abandoned copper mine

A travel blog entry by connieandjimmer

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... beaqring rocks in the refuse heap of an abandoned copper mine. A pretty unique experience and we can't wait to see what they find when they cut the rocks open in their studio. The sunset and the final rays of golden sunshine made some of the pine branches glow like burnished copper - truly magical.
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Yoopers Are Us

A travel blog entry by danbren

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... at McLain State CG. MI CGs are rather pricy, as is their gas. But, it's nice. Quite like being on the ocean, windy with a noisy surf. Tomorrow we'll go out to the end and visit Fort Wilkins built in1840 to protect the copper miners that flooded into the region. However, there was never any problems with the native Ojibwa Indians. It seems that the miners really ...

Photos and update from Michgan

A travel blog entry by redtoaster

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4

... a hole in the wall cafe in Hancock. Food was delicious and lines of locals kept showing up. We saw that they had pasties coming out of the oven so we went back for a pre-dinner snack - took them to go - and found a city park (along a lake) - now have experienced real local fare.

Today was a history adventure in copper mining at the turn of the century. This area of the country has all these mine shafts that they dug out the copper. ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on 820 Shelden Ave., Houghton, is near Quincy Mine, Keweenaw Star Excursions, The trail to Copper Harbor, and Mount Bohemia.
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