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Things to Do In Michigan's Upper PeninsulaThe Copper Country: Houghton, Hancock, Calumet, Copper Harbor  

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All Things Food


o   Downtown Houghton

Roys Bakery: Dine-in/takeout/delivery


Copper Range Depot: Dine-in/takeout 

(906) 481-1400 /

Keweenaw Brewery Company – Food is not served but can be carried in

(906) 482-5596 /

Library Brew Pub and Brewery: Dine-in/takeout

(906) 481-2665 /

Ambassador Restaurant: Dine-in/takeout 

(906) 482-5054 /

Sky Sushi: Dine-in/takeout

 (906) 275-2088 

Hunan Garden: Dine-in/takeout

(906) 482-8588 

Joey’s Seafood: Dine-in/curbside pickup

 (906) 483-0500 /

Downtowner Bar and Grill: Dine-in/takeout

(906) 482-7305 

The Den: Dine-in/takeout/delivery 

(906) 523-7065  

Continental Fire Company Restaurant: Dine-in/takeout

(906) 523-5428 

o  Suomi Restaurant: Dine-in/takeout

(906) 482-3220 

Victoria’s Kitchen: Dine-in/takeout

(906) 482-8650 

o   Downtown Hancock

La Cantina: Dine-in/curbside pickup

(906) 523-7474 /

Milly’s: Dine-in/takeout

(906) 523-7373 /

Studio Pizza: Dine-in/curbside pickup/delivery

 (906) 483-2294 /

Gino’s: Dine-in/curbside pickup

(906) 482-3020 /

o  M26 Corridor (right on M26 South)

Fast foods – McDonald's, Burger King, Taco Bell,  Dairy Queen

o  Applebee’s, Pizza Hut, Rock House (Indoor games/bowling, food, drinks) located behind Walmart.

o 1902 Tap and Grill: Dine-in


Ginos Resturaunt

Gino's in Hancock is known for their Patio Pail, their outdoor seating accompanies it perfectly!

Roys Bakery

Enjoy a freshly baked pasty at Roys Bakery- located near Chutes and Ladders!


Treat yourself to a Finnish style breakfast at the Soumi in Houghton!

All Things Outdoors


o  Bill Nicholls Trails are multiuse trails for ATVs, snowmobiles, and off-road vehicles 

o   Trail 3 is the main trail that all trails can be accessed from Chutes and Ladders

o   In the summer the trail becomes a walking and bike path.  It is accessed by going west and crossing the road.  It runs directly along the waterfront through downtown and is paved all the way to Nara Nature Park.

o Michigan Tech Trails are accessible on the Michigan Tech campus, near the baseball fields

o During the winter these trails are used for snowshoeing and skate/cross-country skiing

o During the summer these trails are used for walking, running, or biking 

o Nara Trail is a 4,500-foot-long elevated wood boardwalk running along both banks of the Pilgrim River. This boardwalk has fishing sites, benches, and access to launching kayaks and canoes.

Portage Lake Golf Course

A birds-eye-veiw of Michigan Tech's, Portage Lake Golf Course


o   Mount Ripley 

     o (906) 487-2340 / 49051 Ski Hill, Ripley, MI 49930

o   Mount Bohemia

     o (906) 360-7240 / 6532 Gay Lac La Belle Rd, Mohawk, MI 49950

o   MTU ski trails


o   Swedetown Nordic Ski Trails

     o (906) 337-1170 / 56641 Osceola Rd, Swedetown, MI 49913

o   Maasto Hiihto Ski Trails

     o  (906) 482-2720 / 1601 Tomasi Dr, Hancock, MI 49930

o   Porcupine Mountains

     o (906) 885-5209 / Michigan 107, Ontonagon, MI 49953


o   Houghton City Park (Kestner Park -Chutes and Ladders) is directly across the canal.  Live music and events are ongoing in the summer months.  Kayak and bike rentals are available there.

       o 1100 W Lakeshore Dr, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Keweenaw Historical Park is to the North. There are mine tours of the Quincy and Delaware mines.  Several historical sites are located in Calumet.

       o25970 Red Jacket Rd, Calumet, MI 49913

o   Twin Lakes state park.  Great inland lake for picnicking, swimming, and camping. Bill Nicholls Trail 3 runs right by the park.

       o6204 Poyhonen Rd, Toivola, MI 49965

o   McLain State Park.  Drive on M203 (Hancock Canal Road).  The park is situated at the North entrance of the canal

       o18350 M-203, Hancock, MI 49930

O Nara Nature Park is located two miles east of the Michigan Tech University campus at the east end of the Houghton Waterfront Trail. The Nara Nature Park is linked to the Michigan Tech University trails with a combination of over 50 miles of trails for hiking, running, biking, skiing, and snowshoeing. Kayak/canoe launch and river access are located on the Pilgrim River.

       o47375 US Hwy 41, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Portage Lake Golf Course (18 Holes) is located ~5 miles west of the MTU campus.

       o(906) 487-2641 / 46789 US Hwy 41, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Calumet Golf Course (9 Holes) ~ 7 miles North on US 41.

       o(906) 337-3911 / 54270 Golf Course Rd, Calumet, MI 49913

o   Omers Golf Course (9 Holes) – Twin Lakes close to State Park.

       o(906) 288-3720 / 5755 Poyhonen Rd, Toivola, MI 49965

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Mount Ripley's main trails from across the Portage Canal 

All Things Shopping

Grocery Shopping.

o   Tadyach’s Market Place 

     o (906) 487-9675 / 1000 W Sharon Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Walmart

     o (906) 482-0639 / 995 Razorback Dr, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Festival Foods

     o (906) 482-7500 / 47401 M-26, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Jim’s Foodmart 

     o (906) 482-4080 / 300 Pearl St, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Pat's Foods

     o (906) 482-4919 / 801 Market St, Hancock, MI 49930 

Personal Items and Pharmacy

o   Walgreens 

     o (906) 231-8007 / 1007 Memorial Rd, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Walmart 

     o *see above*

Hardware and Repair Goods

o   Festival Foods 

     o *see above*

o   Swift Hardware

     o (906) 482-0530 / 402 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

o   McGann Building Supply 

     o (906) 482-4340 / 612 Hancock St, Hancock, MI 49930

 Powersport Dealers

o   M&M Powersports 

     o (906) 482-9990 / 90 Navy St, Hancock, MI 49930

o   Keweenaw Powersports 

     o (906) 337-1310 / 110 Kearsarge St, Laurium, MI 49913

  Shopping and Gifts

o   Surplus Outlet

     (906) 482-2550 / 200 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Chickadees

     (906) 523-5363 / 514 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Grace & Gather

     (906) 523-5777 / 614 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Michigan Made

     (906) 523-7222 / 300 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Keweenaw Gem and Gifts 

     (906) 482-8447 / 912 Razorback Dr, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Maurices 

     (906) 483-0850 / 960 Razorback Dr Suite 5, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Urban Rustics

     (906) 370-2053 / 48345 M-26, Dakota Heights, MI 49931

o   Downwind Sports 

     (906) 482-2500 / 308 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Swift Hardware

     (906) 482-0530 / 402 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Center Ice Skate and Sport

     (906) 482-3438 / 401 E Lakeshore Dr, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Copper Country Running Company

     (906) 523-5433 / 318 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

o   Rhythm Bike and Board Company

     (906) 487-9500 / 418 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

Heaven on Earth 

Copper Harbor

o   North on 41 (take a right out of the parking lot)

o   Restaurants – Call for Reservations

       o  Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

             (906) 289-4403 / 

             14252 US Hwy 41, Copper Harbor, MI 49918

       o  Harbor Haus

             o (906) 289-4502 /

             o 77 Brockway Ave, Copper Harbor, MI 49918

       o  Fitzgerald’s (Eagle River)


           o 5033 Front St, Eagle River, MI 49950

o   Keweenaw Mountain Lodge has bike trails and a golf course 

o   Historical Fort Wilkins tours

          o 15223 US Hwy 41, Copper Harbor, MI 49918

o Brockway Mountain scenic drive 

brockway mountain

Enjoy a scenic overlook of Lake Superior  

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Brockway Mountain

A picture-perfect view from the top of Brockway Mountain

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