Ice skating in Houghton with Bridge in Background

Local Winter Guide to Visiting Houghton

Posted on December 14th, 2021
Houghton serves as the Gateway to the Keweenaw Peninsula. Located on the southern shore of the Keweenaw Waterway, Houghton’s collection of outdoor snow adventures, history, dining, and culture make the city a destination for winter enthusiasts.  Here are our top recommendations for en…

A Taste of Houghton: Unique Dining Experiences in Downtown Houghton

Posted on November 12th, 2021
  There are some nights in downtown Houghton where your dinner plans call for something a little… more. Perhaps a sunset stroll along the waterfront has inspired a little romance… you’re celebrating a personal best after a day on the Tech Trails… or you’re just looking to break brea…

Top 9 Summer Activities to Explore in Houghton

Posted on May 28th, 2021
Houghton is often referred to as the Gateway to the Keweenaw seamlessly blending the great outdoors, history, and smalltown charm. Home to Michigan Tech University, a vibrant downtown, ample dining options, and easy access to the Keweenaw Waterway, you’ll find plenty of things to do̷

Portage Lake Named Best Inland Lake in Upper Peninsula

Posted on May 27th, 2021
According to MLive readers, the Keweenaw is home to the Upper Peninsula’s best inland lake.  Here’s a snippet from the announcement: It’s known for spectacular fishing with easy access to some of the state’s most notable landmarks and natural beauty. It’s Portage Lake in Hou
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