The best way to enjoy summer in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is paddling one of our kayaks or paddle boards in Hancock/Houghton area along the Portage Canal. Portage Paddle Sports offers all of your favorite water toys including kayaks, float tubes and stand-up paddle boards in Houghton/Hancock. Use our Online Reservation System to check availability and reserve your paddle boards and kayaks in Hancock at the beach. While you are there you can also enjoy some hand dipped ice cream from their ice cream shop. A hot summer’s day isn’t complete without a couple of scoops of your favorite ice cream in Hancock. We pride ourselves in serving over 16 Jilbert’s Dairy Ice Cream Flavors. If you are looking for ice cream in Houghton, we are located nearby. Portage Paddle Sports hand scoops Mackinac Island Fudge in Houghton/Hancock area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.