With two days of racing, a benefit dinner and live music, plan on spending the weekend in Copper Harbor. Camping can be dicey in the U.P. come mid-October. Fortunately, there are plenty of accommodations available in town. Listed below are just a few of the options:
Mariner North Resort
Motel rooms, large cabins, fireplaces, whirlpools.
Phone# 888.MANORTH, 906.289.4637 | US-41 between 2nd & 3rd Streets
Also: special thanks to the Mariner as well for hosting the post race feed Saturday night of the Cup!
The Brockway Inn
Comfortable, clean and cozy, non-smoking rooms in a quiet setting. Friendly service, refrigerator and microwave, color/cable TV, pet friendly. Some rooms feature private whirlpools.Guests receive complimentary fresh brewed coffee in Boreal Beans, Michigan’s Northernmost Coffeehouse in a motel. And even if you aren’t staying here, be sure to stop by for a cup of pre-race joe! (and muffin!)
Keweenaw Adventure Company Apartment
Fully furnished apartment with 2 bedrooms (each with a single/twin bed) and a futon, fully equiped kitchen, living room with satelite tv; $65/night although folks need to provide their own bedding/sleeping bag and towels. Located across the street from Saturday’s race venue. Contact Sam at 906.289.4303 for more details.
Motel rooms on the water with great harbor views.
Phone# 906.289.4214 | Brockway & 6th Street – on the water
North Port Motel
Motel rooms, reasonable rates, 2 blocks from Isle Royale dock, quiet location, family operated for 50 years, harbor access across the street, open Memorial Day through October.
Phone# 906.289.4267 | Brockway & 3rd Street
For an overview of what’s available in Copper Harbor, check out the official <a href=”http://www.copperharbor.org/”>Copper Harbor web site</a>.