Magnuson Hotel Copper Crown
Travel Blogs from Hancock
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 ...
The Keweenaw peninsula juts out from Upper Michigan into Lake Superior. On the way we passed through Hancock-Houghton which looked really interesting, worthy of much more than a pass through. There was a Finnish College there and a big river/canal going from one side of the peninsula (island?) to the other. It seemed to be old, with some history to it. Tonight ...
... 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. ...
Had Tahquamenon Falls to ourselves since we arrived early after breaking camp before 6am to avoid rain. It was a fun hike, the kids were jazzed up. Drove on to see several sights within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Hiked to another falls and to some dunes. Further on we hiked through ...
Today there was yet more driving involved, down to Cyndi and Michael's house in Wisconsin. This was another 7 hours, but this time it was in Judi’s car and Mandi drove which changed things up a bit! Judi couldn’t come down with us as she had to work. I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed