DescriptionHoughton shares its multinational origins, copper mining heritage and guardianship of the Keweenaw Waterway with nearby Hancock. The Portage Lake Vertical Lift Bridge links the two cities. Mineralogical interests are served at Michigan Technological University.
The city is the mainland headquarters of Isle Royale National Park. Boat service is available between Houghton and the park early May to early October. Float plane service is available mid-May to late September.
Visitor InfoKeweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce 902 College Ave. HOUGHTON, MI 49931. Phone:(906)482-5240
Things to SeeA.E. Seaman Mineral Museum