Lake Michigan Vacation Rentals

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Best Vacation Home Deals Lake Michigan

-20%
e.g. 12/29 - 1/5
Apartment ∙ 7 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Mid-North District, Chicago, Illinois, United States
from $383 $481
9flats.com
4.5
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-67%
e.g. 1/12 - 1/19
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Union Pier, New Buffalo Township, Michigan, United States
from $95 $289
RedAwning
4.5
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-53%
e.g. 5/11 - 5/18
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Manistique, Manistique Township, Michigan, United States
from $88 $188
RedAwning
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Search through the 10,846 accommodations listed in Lake Michigan and find a wonderful one for your vacation. HomeToGo instantaneously highlights the best offers by comparing all of the available properties in Lake Michigan from its various partners.

Recommended Vacation Rentals Lake Michigan

Rent a vacation accommodation Lake Michigan: from $33 per night

House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
South Haven, Van Buren County, Michigan, United States
from $34
VRBO
4.7
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House ∙ 12 guests ∙ 5 bedrooms
Riverside, Hagar Township, Michigan, United States
from $34
VRBO
5.0
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
South Haven, Van Buren County, Michigan, United States
from $136
VRBO
4.4
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Arcadia, Arcadia Township, Michigan, United States
from $122
VRBO
4.4
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Forest Lakes, East Bay Township, Michigan, United States
from $126
VRBO
4.4
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
South Pier, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States
from $121
VRBO
4.7
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Pentwater, Pentwater Township, Michigan, United States
from $114
VRBO
4.5
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Near North, Chicago, Illinois, United States
from $162
VRBO
4.9
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Michigan City, Michigan, Indiana, United States
from $125
VRBO
4.9
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Vacation Homes With Fishing Spots Nearby

Fishing
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Joseph, Berrien County, Michigan, United States
from $34
VRBO
4.5
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Fishing
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Elmwood Charter Township, Leelanau County, Michigan, United States
from $250
VRBO
4.2
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Fishing
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Williamsburg, Whitewater Township, Michigan, United States
from $256
VRBO
4.9
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Vacation Rentals With Fireplaces

Fireplace
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan, United States
from $34
VRBO
4.9
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Fireplace
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Charlevoix, Charlevoix County, Michigan, United States
from $100
VRBO
5.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Downtown, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States
from $125
VRBO
4.9
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Apartments With Balconies or Patios

Balcony/Patio
Private room ∙ 2 guests
Holland Historic District, Holland, Michigan, United States
from $36
Homestay.com
4.0
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan, United States
from $49
VRBO
4.9
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 4 guests
Williamsburg, Whitewater Township, Michigan, United States
from $69
VRBO
4.6
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Popular Rental Amenities Lake Michigan

  • Internet (9,220)
  • No smoking (9,128)
  • Kitchen (8,938)
  • TV (8,918)
  • Parking (8,407)
  • Microwave (8,405)
  • AC (7,867)
  • Washer (7,247)
  • Grill (6,490)
  • Dishwasher (5,875)
  • No pets (5,853)
  • Fishing (4,838)
Many users pay a closer look at the vacation rentals including a pool. More than a quarter of the accommodations have one there. Interestingly, our data shows that more hotel rooms provide a pool than house rentals. Additionally, they can host 4 people, on average, while house rentals with pools can accommodate an average of 11 vacationers. Among these accommodations, 20 of them are situated within 2 miles of water.

Price and Availability Index in Lake Michigan

Vacation Rental Price Information Lake Michigan

The price graph will give you the nightly price average for the upcoming months of the year. The most expensive week of the next 12 months is in June (6/22 - 6/29), where prices hit an average of $306 a night. Prices decrease in a week of January (1/26 - 2/2), where average prices are $282.

Rental Availability Information Lake Michigan

Find out the percentage of available rentals Lake Michigan with the graph above. It is harder to find an accommodation during a week of June (6/29 - 7/6), as 42% of the rentals are booked. On the contrary, you will find the highest number of available rentals in a week of May (5/25 - 6/1).

The Weather Lake Michigan

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Above are the weather conditions for Lake Michigan. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 75° Conversely, January is the coolest month Lake Michigan, with temperatures going under 17° The rainiest month is July while the driest month is August.

Accommodations Lake Michigan

In Lake Michigan, house rentals are the most prevalent type of accommodation. In addition, these properties have an average size of 2,040 ft² as well as a median price of $497 per night. Moreover, house rentals are great for large groups, as most can accommodate 9 vacationers. Hotel rooms are the other most available type of accommodation Lake Michigan. Our data reveals that the median price of hotel rooms is $157 per night for an area of 450 ft².

Choose your ideal vacation rental at scenic Lake Michigan

Head to scenic Lake Michigan for your next break and choose from the many different types of vacation homes in the area. From city apartments in Chicago to picturesque lakeshore homes in the countryside, there is something to suit any visitor.

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Art & Culture

Cultural attractions on Lake Michigan

Chicago, located on the southern shores of Lake Michigan, is home to some of the most famous art galleries and museums in the world. The Art Institute of Chicago houses works of art from Ancient Greece and Rome, examples of American art and modern artworks by famous names such as Picasso and Matisse, along with Grant Wood's iconic painting, American Gothic.

Fayette State Park on the Michigan side of the lake is a fascinating ghost town, full of historic buildings dating from the 1800s, when the area was famous for its iron smelting industry. Step back in time as you explore the 19th-century settlement. Afterward, head to its pleasant beach, where you can take a dip in the waters of Lake Michigan.

Family Activities

Lake Michigan family fun

Lake Michigan is a great destination for family vacations; the lake has several beaches where you can swim or try watersports, or just enjoy hiking through the beautiful natural scenery. Chicago has plenty of attractions for kids of all ages. Navy Pier, with its fast food restaurants, fairground rides, and live entertainment, makes for a fun family night out.

Green Bay also has its own amusement park, Bay Beach, where many of the attractions still charge less than a dollar for a ticket. Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin, is also home to one of America's best-loved zoos, the Milwaukee County Zoo, which is home to over 3,000 birds and animals, including tigers, lions, elephants, and giraffes.

Nature-loving families should make the most of the beautiful scenery in the quieter parts of Lake Michigan, away from the towns and cities. Door County is famous for its stunning fall colors, while Illinois Beach State Park is an ideal destination for active families, with six miles of beaches, swimming areas, and hiking trails to suit all abilities.

Local Attractions

Enjoy city and country life

Lake Michigan's location allows visitors to choose their most suitable vacation. Chicago, the biggest city on the shores of Lake Michigan, is a fantastically vibrant city. Visit museums, take a stroll along Lakeshore Drive and the Chicago Riverwalk, or visit United Center to see the National Basketball Association's world-famous Chicago Bulls play.

Head to the smaller town of Manitowoc, just south of Green Bay, where you can enjoy the attractions of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, including a tour of a real submarine. From here, you can also take the four-hour ferry journey across Lake Michigan to the town of Ludington. Sports fans will want to visit Green Bay itself, home to the Green Bay Packers and their Hall of Fame museum.

If you're an aficionado of classic motorcycles, there's only one place to go on Lake Michigan: the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. Learn about the history of this classic American company, and get up close to some of the amazing machines they have built over the decades.

Local Events

Annual events on Lake Michigan

Chicago hosts dozens of annual festivals, showcasing live music, local produce, and, of course, the beautiful scenery of Lake Michigan. Each July, spectators gather on Lakeshore Drive to watch the start of the annual Chicago Yacht Club race across the waters of Lake Michigan to Mackinac, 333 miles to the north. If you prefer to take part in sporting activities, sign up for the Chicago Triathlon, which sees competitors swim in Lake Michigan before cycling and running through the city's streets.

The annual Milwaukee Air and Water Show, held every July, sees a range of vessels arrive in Lake Michigan to take part in demonstrations and displays, while aircraft perform spectacular stunts over the open water. Head to Mackinaw City in the far north of Lake Michigan for the popular Hopps of Fun beer and wine festival, held every fall. Sample local products while enjoying the colorful autumnal scenery.

Picturesque Mackinac Island holds its annual Lilac Festival every June. Held on the island for over 70 years, it includes the coronation of the Lilac Festival Queen and a Grand Parade with prizes for the best floats. Meanwhile. the village of Baldwin, just inland from Lake Michigan in the Huron-Manistee National Forest, holds its Troutarama celebration of fishing every July, with angling competitions and the chance to taste locally caught fish.

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