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The City of Hancock, platted in 1859, is a progressive community, located on the north shore of the Portage Lake Canal in northern Houghton County.  Hancock is the northernmost city in Michigan named for John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of Independence.  With a population of approximately 4,900, Hancock provides a superior location to live, work and play.  The City's proximity to majestic Lake Superior gives it beautiful mild summers and wonder snowy winters. Tour the Quincy Hoist during your visit

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ATTRACTIONS:  Amusement Parks, Casinos, Farms & Mills, Historic Sites, Lighthouses, Museums, Planetariums, Tours, Waterfalls, Wineries, and Zoos

Copper Country Community Arts Center, 126 Quincy Street, Hancock, MI 49930. We have an exhibit gallery that has month long exhibits, a large sales gallery that has month long exhibits, a large sales gallery featuring the work of over 80 local and regional artist, a youth art gallery and classrooms and studios where art classes are held.

Finnish American Heritage Center Finlandia University, 601 Quincy Street, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 487-7347. We house a theater, art gallery, museum, and historical archives, along with performing and visual arts, historical research pertaining to Finnish Americans. A Heritage Site of the Keweenaw National Historical Park.

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Quincy Mine Properties, 49750 US Hwy 41, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-3101. The Quincy Mine is located in the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Mining operations have been closed for many years, but the site is preserved as a cooperating site of the Keweenaw National Historical Park. We offer two options for touring the Quincy Mine Site. On both our Surface Tour and our Full Tour, you will tour the Museum(located in the 1894 No. 2 Hoist Building), the inside of the No. 2 Shaft House (which was built in 1908 to streamline processing of material brought up from the deep mine shaft), the Norderg Steam Hoist building (built in 1918, it houses the Nordberg Steam Hoist, the world's largest steam-powered hoist engine which made it possible to extend the No. 2 Mine Shaft 92 levels underground!), and you'll ride the Cog Rail Tram, which takes you down the steep hill that overlooks the Portage Lake Lift Bridge to the East Adit (mine entrance). On our full tour, you'll get off the tram car and ride by tractor-pulled wagon seven levels underground into the mine. You can wrap up your Quincy Mine Tour by stopping by our Gift Shop where you'll find items such as mining-related books, videos, copper gift items & jewelry, clothing, artwork by local artisans, plus many other mine-related souvenirs! We sometimes have limited hours in the winter holiday season, so call ahead for exact times.

DINING 0UT:  Breweries, Dinner Trains & Cruises, Restaurants, and Wineries

The Daily Grind Cafe [Art & Craft Galleries], 200 Michigan St., Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 487-7455

Gemingnani's Italian Restaurant [Italian Cuisine Restaurants], 512 Quincy Street, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-2920

Peterson's Fish Market [Seafood], 49813 US Highway 41, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: 906) 482-2343

The Studio Pizza [Pizzerias, Ice Cream Parlors, Art & Craft Galleries], 426 W. Quincy Street, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-5100

PLACES TO STAY:  Apartments, Bed & Breakfasts, Cabins & Cottages, Condominiums, Historic Inns, Hotels & Motels, Resorts and Vacation Homes

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Bridgeview Cabins, 100 Navy Street, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-1730

Grand View Chalet, 26906 Franklin Tram Ex, Quincy Hill, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (248) 634-6036

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COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:  Business, Civic, Clubs, Colleges, Fraternal, Independent Schools, Political, Public Schools, Religious, Social,  Universities, Veteran, etc.

Upper Peninsula Online [Internet Business Directory], 3980 Curtisville Rd., South Branch, MI 48761, Phone: (989) 726-4416

INDOOR & OUTDOOR RECREATION:  Beaches, Biking, Boating, Bowling, Camping, Dog-sledding, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking, Hunting, Kayaking, ORVing, Nature & Parks, Scuba Diving & Snorkling, Skating & Hockey, Skiing, Sports Rentals, Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing.

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Evert's Snowmobile Rentals [Snowmobile Rentals], 315 Dakota Street, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-2811

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Mc Lain State Park, 18350 Highway M-203, Hancock, MI 49930. Approximate Size: 443 (Acres). Phone Number: (906) 482-0278. McLain State Park offers two miles of sand beach on Lake Superior. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of activities in the park: fishing, windsurfing, berry picking, beachcombing, sight-seeing and hunting. The sunsets at McLain State Park are spectacular and the view of the lighthouse is magnificent. 98 campsites.

MI-TRALE Upper Peninsula Trails [ATV, ORV & Equestrian Trails], P.O. Box 43, Ontonagon, MI 49953, Phone: N/A. MI-TRALE offers over 520 miles of ATV, ORV and Horse trails in the Western Upper Peninsula all connected, signed and mapped. Our trails run through the towns of Atlantic Mine, Baraga, Bergland, Bruce Crossing, Ewen, Greenland, Hancock, Houghton, Iron River, Kenton, Lanse, Marenisco, Mass City, Ontonagon, Paulding, Rockland, Sidnaw, South Range, Toivola, Trout Creek, Watersmeet and White Pine. They also go through the Ottawa National Forest and Copper Country State Forest. From our trails you can ride to several Waterfalls, Bond Falls being one of them, Historic Sites like Adventure Mine and Victoria Settlement, many beautiful lakes ideal for a picnic, streams full of Brook Trout, majestic forests and quaint little UP towns with all the amenities you'll need lodging, dinning, fuel and shopping Come see what we have to offer for your ORV or Equestrian Vacation. MI-TRALE (Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment) is an alliance of multiple trail and outdoor recreation enthusiasts.

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Northwoods Sporting Goods [Guns & Gunsmiths], 120 Quincy St., Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-5210

Snyders Custom Guns [Guns & Gunsmithing], 54256 Salo Rd., Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-8422

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Northwoods Sporting Goods [Gunsmith], 120 East Quincy Street, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-5210

Up North Arms [Guns & Gunsmiths], 532 Quincy St., Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 523-5678

SERVICES:  Building, Dental, Personal, Professional, Medical, Real Estate, Rental, Repair, etc.

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Hancock Community Based Outpatient Clinic [VA Medical Facilities], 787 Market Street, Hancock, MI 49930-1495, Phone: (906) 482-7762

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SHOPPING:  Antique Shops & Flea Markets, Art & Craft Galleries, Florists, Gift Shops, Outlet Malls, Shopping Centers, Shopping Districts, and Specialty Shops

Copper Country Community Arts Center [Art & Craft Galleries], 126 Quincy Street, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-2333

The Daily Grind Cafe [Art & Craft Galleries], 200 Michigan St., Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 487-7455

Freeman's Firearms [Guns & Gunsmiths], 120 Quincy St., Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-5210

Marilyn's Stained Glass [Art & Craft Galleries], 50390 Glass Road, Quincy Hill, Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-9139

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Snyders Custom Guns [Guns & Gunsmithing], 54256 Salo Rd., Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 482-8422

Up North Arms [Guns & Gunsmiths], 532 Quincy St., Hancock, MI 49930, Phone: (906) 523-5678

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