Comfortable lodging in this Victorian style rental house in Hancock Michigan, the gateway to the Copper Country in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Enjoy this turn-of-the-century two bedroom Victorian style vacation home with a beautiful view of the Portage Lake Canal and the Portage Lift Bridge. The first floor of this house can be rented weekly or with a three day minimum while you enjoy the many attractions and recreational opportunities the Houghton MI and Hancock MI area has to offer.
The first floor of Andrew's Victorian House has two bedrooms with a double bed in one room and twin beds in the other room and will sleep up to 4 guests. The home has a full sized kitchen including a microwave and coffee maker, a living room, and bath with a claw-footed bathtub.
This Victorian rental house is an ideal location for staying while you attend events at Finlandia University, Michigan Tech, the Rozsa Center, and the Calumet Theater just north of Hancock. Only one block from the main street in Hancock where you will find shopping, restaurants, and many old historic turn-of-the-century buildings. Many of these building were constructed with Jacobsville Sandstone. Information on a Guided Walking Tour of the Hancock Historic District is available at local businesses.
Enjoy visiting the Quincy Mine and the scenic overlook on top of the hill, the Houghton Historical Museum in nearby Lake Linden, the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, and the Finnish-American Cultural Center. Take a ride up to Calumet and the Keweenaw National Historical Park, or the Coppertown USA Museum. Visit the Lighthouses in Copper Harbor and Eagle Harbor and the old mining location at Central Mine. Keweenaw Excursions offers daily and evening cruises on the waterway.
The Portage Waterway offers excellent fishing and is the site of Championship Walleye Tournaments. The Keweenaw Water Trail (map) offers great canoeing and kayaking and you can start your paddle right in front of the house.
Bird watchers enjoy the DeVriendt Nature Trail south of Chassell, and the Sturgeon River Slough offers bird watching, fishing, and hunting.
Winter brings heavy snow and the Mt. Ripley downhill ski area is about 1 mile east of Andrew's Victorian Home. Snowmobile Trails run nearby and you can ride from the door. Don't have a sled? Snowmobile rental at M&M Power Sports, about 2 blocks down the street.
Cross country skiers can enjoy the Maasto Hiinto Ski Trails, Michigan Tech Trails, Chassell Trails, or the Swedetown Trails in Calumet.
Directions: Take US-41 across the Portage Lift Bridge and turn leftt 2 blocks. Turn south on Reservation Street for 1 block and the Victorian Home is on the corner of Reservation and Water Street.
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