Downtowner Motel

110 Shelden Ave, Houghton, Michigan, United States | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Houghton

Rest and Relaxation in the land of the YOOPERS

A travel blog entry by oregonnscaler

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... why. It was a breathtaking view. OF course, this time of year you need to be cautious of taking deep breaths due to the large swarms of bugs (mosquitoes, gnats and black bugs of some kind) that would surround your head.

Well, tomorrow we're going to head further east and then turn south into mainland Michigan. More antique stores to find, more lakes to see, and several train rides that I'm hoping to find open this time of year. More later.
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In the U.P. At Last!

A travel blog entry by louandpam

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... 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 ...

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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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 ...

Photos and update from Michgan

A travel blog entry by redtoaster

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... Park Service has stepped in to facilitate tours and save the historical communities - very cool. Then we went to Fort Wilkins State Park which was a wooden fort build in the mid 1800s ... and then we did see very wonderful lakes (notice a pattern here) and trees and vistas and beautiful countryside.

Will be in Canada either tomorrow or Tuesday - enroute to Niagra Falls.

Stay tuned for more adventures.

Laurie and Pete

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Location

This motel, located on 110 Shelden Ave, Houghton, is near Quincy Mine, The trail to Copper Harbor, Keweenaw Star Excursions, and Mount Bohemia.
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