If you’ve dreamed of sailing forbidden seas or navigating vast lakes, the waterways of Port Huron, Michigan, await. Known as the Maritime Capital of the Great Lakes, Port Huron lies at the junction of Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. Whether you're a seafarer or a sun worshiper, your stay in one of the Port Huron hotels is bound to leave you staring at the horizon and wondering what adventure lies beyond.
Spindly sailboat masts and a striking bridge will draw your eye once you've checked into your choice of motels in Port Huron, MI and start exploring around town. The aforementioned bridge, Blue Water Bridge, is the city’s most recognizable and beloved landmark. This majestic structure spans the St. Clair River and marks the border between the United States and Canada. (Indeed— just a short drive in one of the rental cars in Port Huron, MI could transform your vacation into an international expedition.) Before your curiosity takes you out of the country, climb the stairs of the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse. Ascending Michigan's oldest lighthouse offers magnificent views of Lake Huron from the perspective of the puffy clouds that keep vigil over this quaint town. And what is a journey for, but to give you new perspectives?
If a lightbulb just appeared above your head, there’s good reason. You’re standing in Thomas Edison's childhood hometown, so pay tribute to this great inventor with a visit to his museum. Just leave time to lounge in the sun on Lighthouse Beach before you get cleaned up for dinner. Pick one of the restaurants along Military Street and stroll down to the waterfront afterward to watch ships go by at Vantage Point outside the Maritime Center.
Time to head toward open water, sailor. Travelocity will find you unbeatable prices on hotels in Port Huron, MI, and even affordable deals on a hotel in Detroit. Wherever the wind takes you, we’ll be there, too.