Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Houghton, MI
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton , MI 49931
Choose the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Houghton, MI to enjoy comfortable hotel rooms in the Upper Peninsula. Our property offers newly renovated guest rooms and public areas. We are less than two miles from the Michigan Tech campus, where you can visit students and cheer on the Huskies. In winter months, get a pass to ski and snowboard at Mont Ripley Ski Area, less than eight minutes away. Portage Lake, located 10 minutes away, is an ideal summer destination for boating and fishing. We put you conveniently near shopping venues so it's easy to replenish your supplies.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Make yourself at home at the Country Inn & Suites, where you can enjoy cookies and coffee 24 hours a day. The kids can unleash energy in the children’s pool while the adults soak in the whirlpool spa. And just like home, you can enjoy the company of your pet. Amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Offering Serta 5000® pillowtop mattresses, our hotel rooms and suites help you relax. After a busy day, you can put your feet up and watch your favorite shows on the 32-inch TV before drifting off to sleep on our plush bedding. Standard room highlights include:
If you need additional rooms for the kids, reserve one of our King Executive Suites and enjoy these extras:
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Each morning of your stay, you can treat yourself to the complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. Served in our dining room, this meal features golden Belgian waffles, fresh fruit, bagels, pastries, eggs and a selection of hot items. For lunch and dinner, order delicious entrees at nearby restaurants like Rockhouse Grill, conveniently located beside the hotel, or the Library Restaurant in downtown Houghton.
Things to Do in Houghton
Learn more about the area’s rich mining history by touring the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum and Quincy Mine, both less than two miles from the hotel. For some outdoor recreation, book a tee time at Portage Lake Golf Course. Don’t miss these other favorites during your stay:
Michigan Technological University – Founded to train engineers for the copper mines, Michigan Tech is now home to more than 7,000 students. You can drive five minutes to the university to watch Huskies games or tour the 925-acre campus.
Keweenaw National Historical Park – Drive 30 minutes to the Keweenaw National Historical Park, which features 21 unique heritage sites. Stop by the Calumet Visitor Center to pick up trail maps and to arrange guided ranger tours.
Mont Ripley Ski Area – Spend the day skiing on 24 trails and six glade runs at this popular ski destination less than 10 minutes from the hotel. In summer, hike to the hilltop for stunning views of Lake Superior and the Huron Mountains.
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Groups & Meetings
When hosting events of up to 40 people, choose the meeting room at the Country Inn & Suites. You can rent audiovisual equipment to give slideshows and presentations and use the DVD player to show training videos.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
Feel at Home Minutes from Michigan Tech
The Country Inn & Suites, Houghton puts you only 1.7 miles from Michigan Technological University, just off US-41. This charming, intimate campus is easy to cross in about 10 minutes.
Michigan Tech Facilities:
The John J. MacInnes Student Ice Arena is home to Michigan Tech's NCAA Division I hockey team. Seating 4,200 visitors and including 14 rentable luxury suites/skyboxes, the arena was voted the #2 best hockey arena experience in Michigan in 2012 by Stadium Journey magazine. In addition to varsity hockey, the arena hosts kinesiology and integrative physiology classes, intramural hockey, recreational skating, youth and adult hockey, figure skating programs, private rentals and special events.
Mont Ripley welcomes snow enthusiasts. Owned by Michigan Technological University, this ski area sits between the cities of Houghton and Hancock, just minutes from the Country Inn & Suites. After skiing at Mont Ripley, you are only a short drive from restaurants, microbreweries, nightclubs and shopping. Mont Ripley is a star attraction of the scenic Keweenaw Peninsula and is home to the most snow in the Midwest.
The A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, situated on the campus of Michigan Technological University, is the official mineral museum of the State of Michigan. It is the largest mineral collection of the Great Lakes region on public display and is considered one of North America’s great mineral museums.
Portage Lake is a top-quality 18-hole golf course affiliated with Michigan Tech University. It overlooks Portage Lake, part of the body of water connected to Lake Superior and bisecting the Keweenaw Peninsula.
The Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts fosters a welcoming atmosphere to challenge minds, celebrate ideas, explore possibilities, and create a memorable experience through the arts. It’s the place to experience concerts, plays, Broadway shows and student-authored productions.
State-of-the-art facilities, modern equipment and enough variety to keep the whole family active and motivated—Michigan Tech’s Student Development Complex (SDC) provides four seasons of recreation and fitness activities for students, faculty, staff, and the whole community.
“Go Huskies!” is the chant at Michigan Tech’s Sherman Field, home field for the GLIAC award-winning men's varsity football and women's varsity soccer teams.
Michigan Tech's trail system is located right across the street from the Student Development Complex, or the south end of the Michigan Tech campus on MacInnes Drive. The 35 kilometers of trails are nationally recognized for quality, variety of terrain and maintenance.
At the Country Inn & Suites, Houghton, we offer our guests a complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, free Wi-Fi and abundant parking. There's also a coin-operated laundry facility to help keep your MTU sweatshirt in good shape.