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 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 center:

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

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 property listings offer a large selection of 96 vacation rentals near Houghton. From 51 Houses to 29 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Houghton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Houghton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Houghton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Houghton–Hancock Bridge: 92 vacation rentals
  • Michigan Technological University: 92 vacation rentals
  • Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts: 92 vacation rentals
  • Nara Nature Park: 92 vacation rentals
  • Mine Shaft: 91 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Houghton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 51 Houses in Houghton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Houghton include:

  • Cabins: 29 rentals available
  • Cottages: 29 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 29 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Houghton?

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