This U.P. Town Ranked Best in the Midwest for a Winter Vacation Home
With it finally starting to look a lot like Christmas, there's a town in Michigan's Upper Peninsula getting recognized for its wintery appeal.
According to the the Keeweenaw Report, RewardExpert has named Houghton the best location in the Midwest to invest in a winter vacation home.
To determine its ranking, RewardExpert analyzed 2,291 counties based on fourteen metrics broken down into four categories: real estate & economy, attractions & amenities, transportation infrastructure, and hazards to property and person.
RewardExpert found Houghton County and City to be the best place in the Midwest for a vacation home:
One of the snowiest cities in the United States, Houghton is known for its embrace of outdoor activities such as cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing, and every February, the city holds a Winter Carnival. While home prices here have gone up about 10% over the last year, the median asking price in Houghton County is still only $120,000."
You can check out the rest of RewardExperts' ranking here.