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Local Events & Attractions


The Motor Inn is ideally located to be your home base while you explore the natural beauty, the wildlife and the rich historical heritage that make this area unique.  Our staff is a mixed bag of locals who can provide excellent area information - complete with directions and recommendations.  We even know all the hidden gems and best secret spots.  If not, we know who to contact in the area to find out!  Come on - small towns rule!  You might need a mechanic during your travels.  Check.  How about the best place to watch the sunset or see the Northern Lights.  Check.  Where to find copper trinkets.  Check.  How about the most excellent locally brewed beer, favorite pizza, or preferred place to get a pasty?  Check, Check, Check!  And if that's not enough we have plenty of the freshest air and scenic beauty for the perfect relaxing getaway vacation.  They don't call this "God's Country" for nothing!

Links to Local Information

Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau

Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce

Houghton Hancock Bridgefest

Canoeing and Kayaking

Copper Dog 150 Race

Fat Tire Trails Festival - Copper Harbor

Keweenaw Adventure Company


MTU - Winter Carnival


Scuba Diving



Bird Watching

Links to Local Attractions

Calumet Theatre

Carnegie Museum

Coppertown USA Mining Museum

Finlandia University and the Finnish American Heritage Center

Keweenaw National Historical Park

Keweenaw Snowmobile Trails

Keweenaw ATV Trails

Michigan Technological University

Inn "Pop" and PGA Pro Mark Maroste invites you to a round at MTU's Portage Lake Golf Course!       


Portage Lake Golf Course


Mont Ripley Ski Hill

MTU - A.E.Seaman Mineral Museum

Mine Shaft Mini Golf - Go Karts

Mount Bohemia

Pine Mountain Music Festival

Quincy Mine Hoist

Rosza Center for Performing Arts

Vertin Gallery

Fort Wilkins State Park

Isle Royale National Park Headquarters

McLain State Park


Links to Local Restaurants/Brew Pubs

Ambassador Restaurant


Bear Belly Bar & Grill


Eagle Harbor Inn

The Gay Bar

Houghton Pizza Works

The Hut Inn

Jim's FOODmart - DELI

Joey's Seafood and Grill

Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

Keweenaw Brewing Company

The Lunch Bag

The Mariner North

Michigan House Cafe & Brew Pub

Mine Shaft and Rock House

Portage Lake Golf Course Par & Grill

Armando's / Douglass House Saloon

Bambu Asian Cuisine

Bonfire Grill 

Cyberia Cafe

Downtowner Lounge

Fitzgerald's Restaurant

5th & Elm Coffeehouse

Four Sons Fish & Chips

Gemignani's Italian Restaurant

Gino's Restaurant

The Harbor Haus


Hunan Garden

Jim's Foodmart - Deli 

The Kaleva

Keweenaw Coop & Deli

Library Restaurant & Brew Pub


Ming's Asian Bistro

Pilgrim River Steakhouse

Quincy's Restaurant

Roy's Bakery


Suomi Home Bakery