Destination guide

Friendly Houghton will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Houghton with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers especially like the hiking, restaurants and snowmobile riding in this welcoming and scenic city. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


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 holiday home and experience everything that makes Houghton a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

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

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 centre:

  • Nara Nature Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Keweenaw National Historical Park Headquarters (10 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Houghton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 100 holiday lettings around Houghton. From 54 Houses to 30 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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: 95 holiday lettings
  • Houghton–Hancock Bridge: 96 holiday lettings
  • A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum: 94 holiday lettings
  • Michigan Technological University: 99 holiday lettings
  • Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts: 95 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 54 Houses in Houghton. Our other popular types of Houghton holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 30 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Houghton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Houghton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.