Set on the sublime shores of Lake Michigan, Manistee fully lives up to its nickname "Victorian Port City", continuing to attract vacationers for its tranquil pace of life, forest areas and scenic beaches. The culture traveler will have much to do at Manistee's many museums, local markets, and year-round events. Vacation rentals and house rentals are a splendid idea when exploring the town and its surroundings.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Manistee
Properties can be selected based on various criteria. Above, you will find the number of rentals that offer a specific amenity in Manistee. You can easily find a property matching your criteria in Manistee if you travel with your pet or you need a vacation home with air conditioning, as most accommodations provide "Pets allowed" or "Air conditioning." Three amenities that are not often provided are "Fenced," "Crib," and "No pets allowed."
The Weather in Manistee
The above is a climate diagram for Manistee. July is the warmest month in Manistee with average maximum temperatures of 79°. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Manistee, with temperatures going under 18° The rainiest month is October while the driest month is May.
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Local Attractions and Activities
Manistee is a convenient base to embark on the M-22 Scenic Drive Tour where you can cruise along the shores of Lake Michigan. Farm markets, cozy house rentals and the legendary Michigan hospitality are some of the surprises you'll encounter.
If white-water rafting isn't really your thing, you're in luck as Manistee's floating rivers will let you drift along peacefully. Pine River, Big Manistee River and the Little Manistee River and popular choices for paddling and floating.
With its numerous rivers and inland lakes, Manistee County is a four-season fishing destination so you'll always take home fish to cook at your house rental.
Festivals Amidst Nature
The town's most-awaited event is July's Manistee National Forest Festival. Revelers enjoy the carnival, flea markets, and a spectacular lakeside firework show on July 4. Book vacation rentals and house rentals in advance in summer.
Held every Friday and Saturday night through October, Ghost Ship is a ghoulish event where the S.S. City of Milwaukee ship transforms into a spine-chilling haunted attraction. Hop on board and try navigating the ship's precipitous stairways.
December kicks off with the Victorian Sleigh Bell Parade and Old Christmas Weekend. A throwback to the old days, the event's main draw are the Belgian draft horses hauling Christmas trees along River Street.
Riverside Walks, Museums and Arts
Manistee County Historical Museum
The museum makes for an excellent starting point thanks to its voluminous collection of Victorian artifacts. Tip: While here, you can also visit the WaterWorks Museum, home to compelling 19th century memorabilia, marine, logging and railroad exhibits.
Soak in downtown Manistee's myriad sights as you saunter down the 1.5 mile-long Riverwalk. There are stairs to access the riverside restaurants. En route, you'll encounter plenty of dockside activity.
The Kaleva Bottle House Museum
Included in Ripley's Believe It or Not, the house was constructed in 1941 from 60,000 glass bottles by John Makinen. The museum also holds artifacts from the Kaleva area.
Historic Ramsdell Theater
This Michigan Historical Building merits a visit for its architecture and locally produced plays. Music recitals, concerts, and even visual art events are held here. For a night of cinema, try the renovated Vogue Theatre.
Huron-Manistee National Forests
Recreational activities here are endless: swimming, fishing, mountain biking and even hunting. Winter brings in cross-country skiers and snowmobile enthusiasts. Once back, unwind at your Manistee house rental.
Information about vacation rentals in Manistee
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||261 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 69%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$75|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Air conditioning and Pool|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||31 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||100 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average price per night for a vacation home in Manistee?
The nightly price of accommodations in Manistee starts at $75. If you would like to stay in a house rental, the average price is $351 per night. A cabin Manistee will cost on average $455 per night.
How many vacation homes are available to book in Manistee?
Currently there are 261 vacation homes in Manistee to browse and rent for your upcoming trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals in Manistee?
Three most popular amenities for home rentals in Manistee include accommodations with: Air conditioning, Pets allowed, and Pool.
How many vacation homes with pools are there in Manistee?
Manistee has 100 Hotel room and Condo available for renting.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Manistee?
Sure, currently there are 31 rentals in Manistee that allow dogs , with an average rate of $309 per night.
What are the best months to travel to Manistee?
July and August are the warmest months in Manistee with temperatures around 79 °F. The coldest months in Manistee are January and February, with 18 °F on average.
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