Historic U.P. mining town on list of best off-the-beaten-path vacation spots

Located on the Keweenaw Peninsula, Houghton has a population of 8,386 and is known for its rich history as a hub of copper mining. But it’s also become a tourism destination for those looking for a quiet, northern escape away from U.P. hot spots like Marquette, Munising and the Straits of Mackinac.

10 best Christmas vacation destinations for 2023, per travel experts

“St. Barthelemy [St. Barts] in the Caribbean Islands is a consistent top choice for Christmas vacation, as the stunning French island is an oasis full of incredible beaches, nightlife, gastronomy and shopping that will check off every holiday wish list,” Mizrahi told The Post.