Houghton County

Houghton County

Mont Ripley welcomes all snow enthusiasts. The ski area is owned by Michigan Technological University and sits in the middle of the cities of Houghton and Hancock. Mont Ripley is amazingly convenient and just minutes from great lodging, restaurants, microbreweries, nightclubs, and shopping.

The Keweenaw is Michigan's Copper Country! Here is where the largest fresh waters on earth create a peninsula called the Keweenaw. Where adventure falls from the sky, grows from the ground and springs from Lake Superior

February 6–9, 2019

Organized by Blue Key National Honor Society since 1934, Winter Carnival started in 1922 and has grown into one of the biggest annual winter celebrations in the nation.

Santa Train in Lake Linden Michigan. Visit with Santa and ride the Steam engine with his elves. -
Santa arrives on the Santa Train
After his arrival, he and Mrs. Claus will be at the Leo Chaput Log Cabin to hear your Christmas wish list.
Take home a cookie and candy cane from Mrs. Claus

The City of Hancock, founded in the 1850's by early copper explorers, is a progressive and welcoming City of 4,600 residents on the North shore of Portage Lake, and is the northernmost City in Michigan.

AUGUST 22nd to AUGUST 25th 2019

Each summer ends with the Houghton County Fair in Hancock Michigan, the weekend before Labor Day weekend. It offers a great opportunity to come out and have a great time with friends and family with entertainment ranging from livestock shows, demolition and off road derby. Miss Houghton County Queen and youth talent show.

Sand Point Charters offers fishing charters and sightseeing tours in the most pristine lake within the Great Lakes Region. Lake Superior is the World’s largest fresh-water lake and is home of the Lake Trout that can only be found in cold Northern waters.