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Hotel Details Local Guide

Location

  • This hotel is in a suburban location
  • Closest City: Marquette
  • Distance from the Hotel: 0.05 MILES
  • Local Time Zone : GMT-5

Airport

Sawyer International Airport (MQT)

Attractions

MIchigan Iron Industry Museum

What's New

Lifepoint Health's new, $350 million regional medical center is adjacent to the hotel. The Noquemanon Trail Network has become an International Mountain Biking Association Copper Level Ride Center, one of 8 in the USA and is steps from the hotel. Snow biking and snowshoeing trails have been added to the Noquemanon Trail. Marquette's Smartzone, an entrepreneurial business incubator, is nearby.

Tips

The Vierling, Elizabeth's Chophouse, Ore Dock Brewing Company, and Aubree's Pizza are a few of the local eating establishments within walking distance of the hotel. The Planetarium is within a half mile, and the historical museum and children's museums are both within walking distance. Check out the winter surfing that happens near Presque Isle, a local sightseeing favorite.

Don't Go Home Without

Lake Superior's miles of public beaches are just a mile away and must be explored. The award winning Peter White Public Library is within a mile of the hotel, as is the Superior Dome, the nation's largest wooden dome, which hosts the NMU football program. Northern Michigan University's health center is nearby and offers indoor activities for any season: swimming, basketball, and rock climbing.

Must See

Presque Isles park offers beautiful shorelines with an abundant hiking trails, and access to black rocks sightseeing and cliff jumping hot spot. The Dead River falls also offer a beautiful hike, waterfalls, and photographic wonderland. Sugarloaf Mountain offers a great family hiking trail, with rewards of spectacular panoramic views for those who finish the walk.

Must Do

Marquette Mountain Ski Area offers the best downhill skiing in the region. For outdoor enthusiasts, cross country skiing, lake and fly fishing, and hiking and walking opportunities are endless. Be sure to check out a hockey, football, or basketball game at NMU's Berry Events Center. Walk to the water front for one of Marquette's many summer festivals, such as the food fest or Art on the Rocks.

Race Tracks

Sands Speedway

Distance from hotel: 12 MI/ 19.31 KM

Sports Venue

Lakeview Arena

Distance from hotel: 2 MI/ 3.22 KM

Museum or Gallery

Distance from hotel: 1.1 MI/ 1.77 KM

Movie Theaters

Thomas Theater Group

Distance from hotel: 2.9 MI/ 4.67 KM West

Park Details

Ellwood A. Mattson Lower Harbor Park

Distance from hotel: 1.6 MI/ 2.57 KM South East