Visit Houghton, named one of the best 100 places to live by Normal Crampton, Houghton, Michigan, offers a multitude of opportunities for recreation and fun. Visit Houghton, MI in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in between shores of Lake Superior.
Summer months offer lakefront activities with boating and picnicing. The kids will love "Chutes & Ladders" playground area at Houghton Beach. Adults can take in a round of golf at several Houghton, Michigan courses. The whole family will enjoy a trip to the Isle Royale National Park and the Keweenaw National Historic Park.
Houghton visitors will not be disappointed during the winter months. Skiing, snowboarding, skating, snowmobiling and snowshoeing are just some of the wonderful winter activities in the Houghton, MI area.
Houghton is host to Michigan Tech University. Houghton is rated the 3rd safest college town in the nation. Students receive a top notch education while enjoying Upper Michigan's outdoor activities such as hunting, hiking, boating, swimming, golfing, skiing, and camping. The Keweenaw Trails is the place to start your Houghton outdoor adventure.