Super 8 Houghton
Travel Blogs from Houghton
... ever as the campground did not have showers. It worked surprisingly well.
On Friday, we took a day trip up the peninsula to Copper Harbor, the easternmost city on this section of the peninsula, and drove along a long section of the Lake Superior shoreline. Felt like we were driving along the Oregon coast. Lots of beautiful wooded areas, nice waterfalls, interesting wildlife.
On Saturday, we traveled west to the Porcupine ...
... course was closed they offered their kids an experience of a lifetime. As they traveled they incorporated the places, cultures, and history of the places they visited into their kids' curriculum. What a wonderful experience for a child. We told them about geo-caching and how great it was for kids and the math and problem solving skills that could be learned from it and they thought it was a great addition to what they were ...
... 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.
... 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 ...
Pete posted photos and I went to read what he wrote, and found out he didn't - so I'll add my written blog update to go with his photos.
After Duluth we headed east (of course) to Keweenaw Peninsula in Upper Peninsula, Michigan which is why we are "yoopers" for the moment
Last night stayed in Twin Lakes State Park (yes there are lakes) and woke to a major downpour. Decided to not make pancakes and packed up and went out for ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking