Northwoods Resort on Portage Lake
Vacation Apartments
45190 US Highway 41, Chassell, MI 49916
Phone: 906-487-6191, E-Mail:
Hosts: Tricia and Chris

Northwoods Resort is located 3 miles south of Houghton on the shores of Portage Lake in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and is conveniently located near Michigan Tech University, Finlandia University, the Rozsa Center, and the scenic Ke weenaw Peninsula. (map)

SUMMER: The perfect time for that vacation at the lake.
Swimming in Portage Lake . . . Water Sports. . . Great Fishing. . . Wading in the shallow waters, perfect for the kids. . .
  Canoeing & Kayaking . . . Relaxing on the wonderful sun deck by the water. 
Northwoods Resort offers apartment style units by Portage Lake with easy access to the docks and the waterfront.

Summer Weekly Rentals on Portage Lake
One Unit (#7) available Year Round
Cable TV
Wireless Internet
Pets Welcome

The wonderful large deck by the lakeside is ideal for relaxing, catching a little sun, reading, or having a meal. There are charcoal and gas grills for guests to use. Sit around the campfire and enjoy the night sky over the lake. We hav e two long docks, one for fishing boats and the other for sunning and swimming. The water has a sand bottom and is nice and shallow for the children. There is a badminton net in a sandy area and a basketball hoop for practicing those long shots. The Lakeside biking-walking trail goes right by the resort for your stroll along the water’s edge.

Norhwoods Resort offers 10 vacation apartments for your summer vacation on the lake. Each vacation apartment offers comfortable furnishings with Cable TV. The kitchen contains a coffee maker, microwave, full-size appliances, pots & p ans, dishes, and silverware.  Northwoods Resort provides a limited supply of linens, but please bring your towels.

NORTHWOODS VACATION APARTMENTS. All Rates are plus 6% Michigan State Tax

UNIT #1: One-bedroom unit with a queen bed and a sleeper sofa.
Rates: $395 per week. (4 people Maximum)

UNIT #2 :  1-Bedroom Efficiency. Full size bed & sleeper sofa.
 $395/wk (Maximum 4 people)

UNIT #3:   1-Bedroom Efficiency. Full size bed and sleeper sofa.
$395/wk (Maximum 4 people


UNIT #4:  1-Bedroom Efficiency. Full size bed and sleeper sofa.
$395/wk (Maximum 4 people)

UNIT #5 :   1-Bedroom Efficiency. Queen bed and sleeper sofa.   
$395 /wk (Maximum 4 people)

UNIT #7: 2-Bedroom, Full size beds in both bedrooms with a sleeper sofa. This is  a mobile home overlooking the lake with a wonderful view. This unit is available year round and is newly remodeled..
$575/wk (1- 4 people) 

UNITS #8 and #9 can be rented together with a door that opens in between them for larger groups.  The total would be a 4 Bedroom, 3 bath apartment with a Sauna.

UNIT #8:  Large 2-Bedroom, two story with a full size bed, a 3/4 size bed, 2 twin beds, and a sleeper sofa. 
$675/wk (up to 5 people)   $700/wk (6 or more call)

UNIT #9: 2 Bedrooms (Queen bed in each bedroom), 2 Baths, 1 Sauna. Pull-out couch in living room. The Kitchen, Dining Room, and Living Room are all one great room for great entertaining. There is an entire wall with pati o windows facing the lake. Wonderful view facing the lake with a large deck.
$875/wk (up to 6 people)

UNIT #10: BLUE HOUSE Two bedrooms,  Completely remodeled with a queen bed in each bedroom, 1 bathroom, pull-out sleeper in the living room.
$625/wk (up to 6 people)

UNIT #11: BLUE HOUSE:  One Bedroom. This Upstairs unit has been completely remodeled with a deck facing the water. The bedroom has a full size bed, 1 bathroom, with a pull-out sleeper in living room. The entry to this unit is at the back at the top of the stairs.
$475/wk (up to 4 people)

WINTER: Unit #7 is available for year round rentals.Northwoods Resort is located directly across from the Chassell-Houghton Rail Trail. Enjoy fall, winter, and spring in the beautiful Keweenaw. Check out the stunning fal l color, go snowmobiling from the door, down hill skiing and snowboarding at Mount Ripley, and miles and miles of groomed cross-country ski trails for all abilities.

The Northwoods Resort is centrally located for enjoying all this area has to offer. Take a tour of the Quincy Mine, visit the waterfalls, tour the lighthouses in Copper Harbor and Eagle Harbor, or just enjoy the beaut iful scenery.

Northwoods Resort is located on Highway US-41, 3 miles north of Chassell and 5 miles south of Houghton, Michigan.

Pets Welcome with a small additional charge

Enjoy summer by the lake with great fishing, boating, canoeing, swimming, water sports, or relax on the sundeck.

Phone 906-487-6191 Or e-mail:
for reservations or additional information about each vacation apartment.

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**Prices subject to change without notice

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