Hotels in Houghton, Michigan

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Houghton overview

Houghton is a budget-friendly place distinct for its riverfront and known for its spas and college atmosphere. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar choices, along with winter fun such as skiing and snowmobile riding. Visitors can explore the campus and neighborhood around Michigan Technological University and Finlandia University. Head to Houghton–Hancock Bridge and Mont Ripley Ski Area to make some memories. Houghton is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Houghton

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Houghton can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 9 hotels in the Houghton area, some with discounts of up to 20%.
  • • 5 2-star hotels with an average price of $80 per night
  • • 4 3-star hotels with an average price of $69 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 723 user reviews of Houghton hotels:
  • • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Houghton, MI (Houghton)
  • • Holiday Inn Express Houghton-Keweenaw (Houghton)
  • • Magnuson Hotel Franklin Square (Houghton)
  • • Super 8 Houghton (Houghton)
  • • Travelodge Houghton (Houghton)

How to get to Houghton

Fly in to Hancock, MI (CMX-Houghton County Memorial), 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from downtown Houghton.

What to see around Houghton

Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Michigan Technological University
  • • Finlandia University
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Houghton–Hancock Bridge
  • • Mont Ripley Ski Area
  • • A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum
  • • Quincy Mine
  • • Mine Shaft

When to visit Houghton

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 39°F day, 8°F night
  • • April-June: 74°F day, 23°F night
  • • July-September: 76°F day, 41°F night
  • • October-December: 58°F day, 11°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 5.6 inches
  • • April-June: 6.9 inches
  • • July-September: 8.3 inches
  • • October-December: 7.0 inches