Super 8 of Houghton
In the Beautiful Upper
Peninsula of Michigan
Free wireless internet access throughout the Super 8 Motel.
This 85 room motel has everything you
need for your stay in the Houghton area.
The Super 8 Motel of Houghton is located just off Highway US-41 on the Portage Waterway in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and within walking distance of Michigan Tech University, restaurants, and shopping.
The Super 8 of Houghton offers a variety of guest rooms with remote cable TV, a hair dryer, and coffee maker. Many rooms have a nice view of Portage Lake. There is a guest laundry, copy machine and a meeting room. If you need to plug in your vehicle during the winter, outside outlets are available. Free local phone calls.
The Super 8 also has large patios on the lakeside for sitting and relaxing, plus fishing piers complete with picnic tables and barbeque grills. Lake Superior Trout and Whitefish, caught daily, may be purchased at Petersons Fish Market across from the Quincy Mine.
Relax in our indoor heated swimming pool, soak in the hot tub, or sit on one of the benches overlooking Portage Lake.
If you are traveling the Keweenaw Waterway (Map) by boat, you can tie up at the boat docks, have a good nights sleep at the Super 8 and enjoy the sights and recreational attractions of the area.
The Super 8 of Houghton is 2 blocks from Michigan Technological University and just across the bridge from Finlandia University. A convenient location for all the events hosted by the Universities with restaurants and shopping nearby.
Be sure to Visit the Quincy Mine with the deepest shaft in the Copper Country and the world's largest steam driven mine hoist.
The Super 8 Motel of Houghton is conveniently located near an abundance of winter fun. The Houghton and Hancock area gets an abundance of snow so this is a perfect place for your winter get-a-way. The Super 8 motel is only 2 miles from Mt. Ripley which has outstanding downhill skiing. Mt Ripley is directly across the waterway from the motel. During the winter it is possible to see skiers coming down the steep hills.
The Super 8 is located on the snowmobile trail that connects to the main trails so you can ride right from the motel on hundreds of miles of scenic groomed trails. Snowmobile rental available in Houghton and Hancock. There is a very large parking area for trailers.
Snowmobile to any part of the Upper Peninsula from here. You might want to go north to the deep snows of the Keweenaw Peninsula, south on the Bill Nicholls trail to Ontonagon, or east to Sault Ste. Marie or St. Ignace.
Cross country skiers will enjoy the Maasto Hiihto Ski Trails and the Michigan Tech Trails offering groomed trails from easy to expert.
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Super 8 of Houghton
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