Winter in HoughtonHoughton is one of the premiere “Winter Cities” and one of “The 100 Best Small Town in America” and is home to Michigan Technological University. It was the birthplace of professional ice hockey in the United States with the formation of the Portage Lakes in 1903 and in the winter of 2001 became the site of the first lumitalos – a Finish temporary show dwelling – in the United States.

Although Houghton is known for its winters it’s also a great summer destination, offering numerous biking, hiking, and kayaking experiences around the area.
Isle Royal National Park is a ferry ride away and the Keweenaw Underwater Preserve offers excellent diving.

Houghton Links

City of Houghton

Wikipedia – Houghton

Houghton County

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