Destination guide

Friendly Houghton will entice you

Experience the unique character of Houghton with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers like the hiking, restaurants and snowmobile riding in this welcoming and scenic city. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Houghton

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Houghton for its hiking and snowmobile riding. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Houghton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mont Ripley Ski Area (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Mine Shaft (1.3 mi / 2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Houghton

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Houghton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nara Nature Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Keweenaw National Historical Park Headquarters (10 mi / 16.2 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Houghton

Fly into Hancock, MI (CMX-Houghton County Memorial), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Houghton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 84 holiday lettings near Houghton. From 45 Houses to 29 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Houghton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Houghton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Houghton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mine Shaft: 81 holiday lettings
  • A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum: 81 holiday lettings
  • Michigan Technological University: 81 holiday lettings
  • Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts: 82 holiday lettings
  • Nara Nature Park: 82 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Houghton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Houghton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 45 Houses in Houghton. Our other popular types of Houghton holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Houghton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Houghton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.