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Highlights Michigan

  • Lakes
  • Lighthouses
  • Beaches
  • Family-friendly
  • Outdoor activities
  • Golf

Best Vacation Rentals in Michigan

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South Haven, Lake Michigan
Vacation Rental • 441 ft² • 1 Bedroom
4.9
(24 reviews)
This Cottage Is Located Behind the House On North Shore Drive. The One Bedroom Cottage Is Great For A couple or a couple and a child. The Cottage Is Located On 'The Golden Mile' Which Gets It's Meaning From a Beautiful Beach That You Can Walk For Miles and Sunsets That Are Unbelievable. South Haven Beaches Were Rated As One of the Top 10 Beaches In the Midwest By the Chicago Tribune. The Cottage Is Located Across the Street From Lake Michigan,and Between Two Public Beaches That Are Approximately a Half a Block Away. The Cottage Was Recently Remodeled For Summer or Winter. The Cottage has He...
from $148 / night
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Lake Michigan, Torch Lake
Vacation Rental • 3993 ft² • 9 Bedrooms
5.0
(9 reviews)
Please read this for stays less than full week, short stays are quoted separately and prices listed in section named House Rules. Rates shown by site as Avg/night are weekly for 7 night stays only. We are weekly only July through August 15. We quote for stays that are 2-5 nights that are not during our full week requirement period. Further explanation of these short stay quotes can be found by scrolling to the House rules section. Please click contact host before attempting to reserve this home to be sure you understand our rates as provided on the site. Location! Location! Location! We are...
from $2,478 / night
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Lake Huron, Michigan
Vacation Rental • 495 ft² • 6 Bedrooms
5.0
(20 reviews)
About Covid-19 and our cabin. Our cabin is secluded and nestled in the woods on 3 acres. The nearest neighbors are more than 150 feet thru the woods. We have ALWAYS been completely disinfecting our cabin, bedding, linens, etc.. with a powerful germicide that is effective against virtually every type of virus and bacteria including the human coronavirus. In times like these it's nice to be able to get away to a safe place and enjoy nature and our cabin offers just that-- a safe and secluded place to chill for a while.For added protection for our guests we have a 2-day block period before and...
from $103 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Michigan

$357for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$390 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Michigan

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Michigan Vacation Rentals

Villas and apartments with lake views

There are numerous, modern apartments along the lakefront areas of Michigan and in popular Charlevoix. Vacation rentals range from neat, compact apartments, to spacious homes with views of Lake Michigan and Detroit City. Your vacation home in the Lake Michigan area can range from rustic, country homes to impressive villas, log cabins, cottages, cosy inns and vibrant casino accommodation. There are beautiful homes in the Torch Lake area, Ann Arbor and Detroit. If you prefer to holiday closer to retail outlets and infrastructure -for a touch of city or night life, you can stay closer to the centre of town in Detroit or Michigan City just one hour away from Lake Michigan.

A country cabin on the lakefront

Lake Michigan is a pristine, natural, wilderness area which provides opportunities for rest, relaxation and time to commune with nature. When it comes to selecting a vacation home, there are a number of large family-sized cabins set in the wild areas on Lake Michigan. You can also find more modern houses or a smaller rental home close to this country setting. Lake views are easy to come by in almost any vacation rental on offer in the area, as there are literally thousands of lakes in Michigan. This means that a holiday combines lake living with numerous opportunities for watersports and relaxation.

Orientation

Forested peninsula on the great lakes

Michigan is situated in the Midwest of the US, and is made up of two peninsulas divided by the Straits of Mackinac, and a few islands. Michigan is bordered by four of the great lakes and drained by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence watershed. The area is truly a water lover's paradise and is a mosaic of lush, green land, lakes and numerous inland waters. Thousands of mountains, rivers, lakes and marshes dot the area. It is the largest state east of the Mississippi River at 97,990 square miles (253,793 km²). Approximately 52% of the state of Michigan is covered by forestland and the areas contains a staggering 11000 lakes.

Fall in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Fall in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Activities

Michigan for families

Since much of Michigan is natural and forested, it is the ideal holiday location for nature lovers, adventurers, children and families. The area is made up of numerous water activity areas, trails, paths, picnic areas, camping sites and areas to explore by means of guided tours or self guided tours. It is also ideal for adventure and adrenalin lovers as the extreme winter adventure or adrenalin sports like ice climbing, ice luge, ice diving or snowmobiling, make it a great destination. There are natural play areas for children of all ages and boating and swimming are popular in the area.

Michigan for golfers

Michigan often finds its way onto the best golfing regions listings and boasts several popular golf courses including The Tribute Golf Course, Betsie Valley Golf Course at Crystal Valley mountain and the CurrieMunicipal Golf Course in a pristine wilderness setting. Whether you want to do some semi-professional golf touring or just want to get together with friends or business associates, the golf courses in the area do not disappoint.

Top 3 things to do in Michigan

1. Day trips or camping at Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is the region's most popular attraction and the reason most people visit the area. The area features beaches, lighthouses, opportunities for boating and swimming. On Lake Michigan you will find plenty of fishing sites where you can catch bass, lake trout, yellow perch and bowfin, making it a popular spot for fishermen. Lake Michigan is home to Beaver Island, St Joseph River, Green Bay and many sandy lake beaches such as South Haven, Silver Lake Sand Dunes and Saugatuck. Areas are managed wildlife preserves where hunting is allowed under certain conditions.

2. Visit the Mackinac Island and Mackinac Bridge

The Mackinac Bridge is one of the most well known landmarks in Michigan. This suspension bridge spans the Straits of Mackinac and connects the upper and lower peninsulas. It is the ideal location for a scenic walk or tour of the peninsulas. The nearby Mackinac Island is a romantic resort area which spans 3.8 square miles. You will find it in Lake Huron at the eastern end of the Mackinac Straits. The island was once the home of the Odawa people, one of many Native American tribes that lived in the area. The island is well protected and preserved and is listed as a National Historic Landmark.

3. The Henry Ford Museum

Located in Detroit, Michigan, The Henry Ford Museum is devoted to the preservation of all things American, including the JFK limousine and the Rosa Parks bus. The learning potential of the museum is incredible for all ages and the museum also boasts an on-site restaurant. You can opt to tour the museum yourself or choose a guided tour around the exhibit. The museum also offers a good selection of special and informative events. The museum is a sprawling mixture of indoor and outdoor exhibits where you can learn about the history of the US.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Michigan

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Michigan?

Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $359 per night.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

After analyzing our data from last year, the months that are the cheapest in Michigan are April, March and May, with average prices of $325, $327, and $333, respectively.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Michigan?

At the time of booking a vacation rental in Michigan, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of July (with an average of $382 per night), followed by January ($377), and then August ($377).

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Michigan well in advance?

We recommend you to book in advance in Michigan as only 25% of the accommodations are available throughout the year, according to last year's data.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

October, December and November are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations available, with an average availability of 38%, 36%, and 35%. However, even during these months, when rental availability is the highest, the average is just 36%. So we highly recommend you always book your vacation early Michigan.

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Michigan?

The months with the lowest properties available in Michigan are, in order, August, July, and June with respective average availability figures of 2%, 4%, and 9%, based on the previous year. During these three months, the availability is only 5%. It is therefore preferable to reserve far in advance.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Michigan?

In Michigan we work with 8 different providers to give you a choice of 11,000 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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