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Car Hire at Houghton County Memorial Airport with Rhinocarhire

Houghton County Memorial Airport, often referred to as Houghton Airport, is situated in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, serving as the gateway to the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula. As a popular hub for both business and leisure travellers, CMX provides convenient access to the picturesque landscapes, historic sites, and recreational opportunities that the region offers.

Benefits of Car Hire at CMX Airport with Rhinocarhire:

  • Experience the Keweenaw: With your own vehicle, exploring the splendors of the Keweenaw Peninsula, from its scenic drives to its historic copper mining towns, becomes a breeze.
  • Wide Selection: Choose from a diverse range of vehicles suitable for all terrains and preferences, from compact cars for solo travellers to spacious SUVs for family excursions.
  • Transparent Pricing: Rhinocarhire believes in clear communication. Our transparent pricing ensures no unexpected surprises during your car rental process.
  • 24/7 Customer Support: Whenever you need assistance, our dedicated team is available to ensure your car hiring experience is seamless.

Driving Insights for Houghton and the Keweenaw:

  • Exit Routes: Exiting CMX, you'll quickly reach US-41, the main thoroughfare that connects the southern and northern ends of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
  • Toll Information: Michigan's Upper Peninsula is primarily toll-free, ensuring smooth drives without the need for frequent stops.
  • Road Conditions: The roads around Houghton are well-maintained. However, in winter, the area receives significant snowfall, so always drive with caution.
  • Traffic Updates: Houghton and its neighboring areas usually enjoy light traffic, but it's always wise to check traffic updates during peak seasons.
  • Refueling: Several fuel stations can be found around Houghton and along US-41. It's a straightforward process to top up your tank.
  • EV Charging: As green initiatives grow, a number of electric vehicle charging points are becoming available in and around Houghton.

Rental Vehicle Choices for Houghton's Climate:

Houghton, like much of the Upper Peninsula, has distinctive seasons:

  1. Winter (December to February): Given the heavy snowfall, consider vehicles equipped with snow tires or all-wheel drive for enhanced safety.
  2. Spring (March to May) and Fall (September to November): Mild weather makes standard vehicles, such as sedans, ideal for these periods.
  3. Summer (June to August): Opt for a vehicle with effective air conditioning to comfortably navigate the warm and sunny days.

Local Attractions to Explore:

Houghton is a gateway to the Keweenaw Peninsula's wonders. Key attractions include the Quincy Mine, Michigan Tech University, and the Isle Royale National Park. For those keen on nature, the Porcupine Mountains and the shores of Lake Superior offer mesmerizing views and outdoor activities. Every journey in this region promises unique experiences, and with Rhinocarhire, you're well-equipped to make the most of your visit.

Current Rental Rates in Houghton Airport

Mitsubishi Mirage

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 48.81 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 341.73 EUR from 12/12/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |

Nissan Versa

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 49.20 EUR/day
Nissan Versa

7 Days rental at 344.46 EUR from 12/12/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 49.59 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 347.19 EUR from 12/12/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Houghton Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Convenient Location: Pick up your Rhino rental car directly at Houghton Airport, allowing for a smooth and efficient start to your journey in Michigan.
  • Diverse Fleet: Choose from a wide selection of vehicles to suit your travel needs, whether you're in town for business, leisure, or outdoor adventures.
  • Flexible Rental Terms: Tailor your car hire to your travel plans with our range of rental options, from short-term hires to longer leases.
  • Transparent Pricing: Benefit from clear, upfront pricing with no hidden fees, ensuring a straightforward and cost-effective rental experience.
  • 24/7 Customer Support: Our dedicated team is available around the clock to assist you with any queries, offer local driving tips, and provide support throughout your rental period.


Houghton Airport - Popular Destinations

  • Houghton: This is the closest and most common destination, being about 8 miles (approximately 13 km) from the airport. 

  • Hancock: Just across the bridge from Houghton, Hancock is about 10 miles (approximately 16 km) from the airport. 

  • Copper Harbor: A popular destination for nature lovers, located about 47 miles (approximately 76 km) from the airport. 

  • Calumet: Approximately 14 miles (about 23 km) from the airport, Calumet is part of the Keweenaw National Historical Park.

Best car rental companies in Houghton Airport

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Houghton Airport car hire information

  • 8.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise US Corporate
  • € 341.67
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 48.81
    Best Price:
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  • 18
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  • 6
    Most popular model:
    Hyundai Elantra
  • 45
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Houghton Airport

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