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Discover Michigan’s Hidden Treasures on a Weekend Getaway

Michigan is located in the Great Lakes region of the USA. This state features a diverse range of attractions, including snow-packed slopes and maritime museums on the lakesides. Cities such as Grand Rapids and Detroit are cultural and historical hubs that exemplify Michigan's rich heritage.

City Breaks in Michigan: Top Accommodations

House Coloma
Feb 24 - Mar 2
$570 per night
House ∙ 15 guests ∙ 7 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Coloma with Pool, Patio & Yard

4.7
Excellent (111 ratings)
Coloma, Berrien County, Michigan
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Cabin Curran
Mar 9 - Mar 16
$158 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Beautiful Cabin in Curran with Patio, Yard & Grill + Ever-Changing View

4.8
Outstanding (80 ratings)
Curran, Mitchell Township, Michigan
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Cabin Comins
Nov 16 - Nov 23
$294 per night
Cabin ∙ 19 guests ∙ 6 bedrooms

Cabin in Comins with Grill, Patio & Yard + Amazing Views

5.0
Outstanding (205 ratings)
Comins, Clinton Township, Michigan
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The Best Weekend Getaway Destinations in Michigan

The Best Weekend Getaway Destinations in Michigan

A weekend in Michigan is pure bliss. Its geography provides a variety of options for some great adventures with your family or partner. No matter what the season is, there's always something to discover here. Take a look here at some of the top weekend getaways in Michigan.

  • 1. Traverse City

    Spend your weekend wandering the back roads of this serene farming locale. Climb the dunes at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore before visiting the Old Mission Peninsula. The vibrantly colored trees in the fall are irresistably alluring.

  • 2. Petoskey

    Enjoy the thrills of downhill skiing at Petoskey. The area boasts a number of snowboarding and ski runs guaranteed to give you a good winter's day out. After your excursion, retreat to one of the nearby resorts for fine dining and a variety of other relaxing amenities.

  • 3. Grand Rapids

    Satisfy your artsy side in culture-rich Grand Rapids. Public art displays, great food, and a host of galleries and museums set a vibrant, relaxing tone here. Experience the best of a diverse music scene at some of the numerous venues in town.

  • 4. Jackson

    Visit this town for a history-themed weekend and delve into Michigan’s rich past. At the corner of Franklin and Second Streets is the birthplace of the Republican Party. There's many historical buildings, monuments, and green spaces such as Washington Park, dedicated to historical events like the Civil War.

  • 5. Ann Arbor

    To experience the best of sports and culture, look no further than the college town of Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan plays a large part in the local community in offering athletic events, theatre, musical events, and museums. The many restaurants, cafes, and shops evoke the youthful spirit of the area.

Best Places to Stay for City Breaks in Michigan

House Farwell
Feb 24 - Mar 2
$461 per night
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 5 bedrooms

House in Farwell with Patio, Grill & Yard + Great View

5.0
Outstanding (20 ratings)
Farwell, Surrey Township, Michigan
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House Filer Charter Township
May 4 - May 11
-35%
$520
$337 per night
House ∙ 15 guests ∙ 6 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Filer Charter Township with Patio & Grill + Michigan Views

4.8
Outstanding (65 ratings)
Filer Charter Township, Manistee County, Michigan
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House Whitehall
Feb 24 - Mar 2
-42%
$785
$457 per night
House ∙ 16 guests ∙ 7 bedrooms

Nice Vacation Home in Whitehall with Yard, Grill & Patio + Lake Views

5.0
Outstanding (29 ratings)
Whitehall, Fruitland Township, Michigan
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Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in Michigan

Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in Michigan

Whether you're gearing up for rock climbing or a close encounter with wildlife, Michigan is the place to make these activities happen. There's lots of adventures for every skill level and interest. Here's our top recommendations.

  • 1. Bird Spotting

    Whitefish Point is a hotbed for some of the nation’s largest gatherings of hawks and eagles. Join other vacationers in the migration count and watch as the birds follow the peninsula’s curving shoreline. The nightly owl banding sessions in the spring, summer, and fall are a sight to behold.

  • 2. Peak Climbing

    On a clear day, the Instagram-worthy views at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park seem to last forever. Marvel at the sweeping views of Lake Superior, with the stunning sunsets here crowning it all.

  • 3. Island Hopping

    If you want to experience natural beauty, history, and a bit of romance, check out Mackinac Island. Grand Island offers outdoor experiences like camping and mountain bike rides, while rustic Drummond Island features four-wheeling trails and a mix of local wildlife.

  • 4. Mine Tour

    Visit the Keweenaw Peninsula and explore the storied history of the nation’s copper boom. Tour the underground depths, where miners once extracted the abundant deposits of iron and copper ore.

  • 5. Ship Spotting

    For a look at one of the Great Lakes' main industries, head to the locks in Sault Ste. Marie. Climb a spotting tower for panoramic views, or take a boat tour to get closer to the passing freighters that are a mainstay here.

Recommended Accommodations for City Breaks in Michigan

House Coloma
Feb 24 - Mar 2
$570 per night
House ∙ 15 guests ∙ 7 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Coloma with Pool, Patio & Yard

4.7
Excellent (111 ratings)
Coloma, Berrien County, Michigan
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Cabin Curran
Mar 9 - Mar 16
$158 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Beautiful Cabin in Curran with Patio, Yard & Grill + Ever-Changing View

4.8
Outstanding (80 ratings)
Curran, Mitchell Township, Michigan
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House Farwell
Mar 2 - Mar 9
-47%
$288
$152 per night
House ∙ 11 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Farwell with Patio & Yard

4.0
Very good (1 rating)
Farwell, Surrey Township, Michigan
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What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in Michigan

What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in Michigan

Michigan has an abundance of activities to enjoy throughout the seasons. What you'll need for your adventures depends on activity and climate. Consider the following suggestions as you pack your suitcase for your trip.

  • 1. Beach Wear

    Michigan’s numerous local beaches are a big draw, especially in the warmer months. Don't forget items like your swimsuits, beach towels, sunscreen, hats and sunglasses, and water bottles.

  • 2. Shoes

    Pack comfortable footwear for strolling the streets of the communities you visit. Bring along hiking shoes for the numerous scenic hiking trails.

  • 3. Comfortable Clothes

    Dress in relaxed attire for activities such as hiking, wine tours, and zip-lining. A few pairs of versatile jeans, shorts, and T-shirts will come in handy, especially in the summer. Remember to have warmer layers such as waterproof coats for the colder months.

  • 4. Biking Gear

    For a two-wheeled adventure, bring some helmets and other cycling apparel such as saddlebacks and frame bags.

  • 5. Tech Gear

    You'll want to capture the unforgettable sights and moments of your Michigan vacation. A camera with plenty of memory space for films and photos is key, plus a charger to keep things running.

Top Offers for City Breaks in Michigan

Cabin Comins
Nov 16 - Nov 23
$294 per night
Cabin ∙ 19 guests ∙ 6 bedrooms

Cabin in Comins with Grill, Patio & Yard + Amazing Views

5.0
Outstanding (205 ratings)
Comins, Clinton Township, Michigan
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Condo South Haven
Feb 24 - Mar 2
-52%
$227
$108 per night
Condo ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Condo in South Haven with Pool, Patio & Yard + Lake View

4.8
Outstanding (8 ratings)
South Haven, Van Buren County, Michigan
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Cabin Traverse City
Nov 9 - Nov 16
$350 per night
Cabin ∙ 11 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Cabin in Traverse City + Water Views

5.0
Outstanding (2 ratings)
Traverse City, Leelanau County, Michigan
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Information about Weekend Getaway in Michigan

📏 Average home size 196 m²
💳 Highest rates in August
🛏️ Popular home types Cabin and House rental
🌡️ Hottest months 79 °F in July and August
❄️ Coldest months February and January
🌧️ Rainiest months January and November

Frequently Asked Questions

How many vacation homes are available to rent for a weekend in Michigan?

There are more than 45,492 accommodations for rent in Michigan with prices starting at $49 per night.

What types of vacation homes can I find for Weekend Getaway in Michigan?

You can choose from 9,761 House rental and 3,747 Cabin for Weekend Getaway in Michigan right here on HomeToGo.

Weekend Getaway in Michigan: What is the nightly price for a stay?

You can get a great vacation rental from $286 and get discounts up to 52%!

Can I find a vacation rental for a group for Weekend Getaway in Michigan?

House rental in Michigan may fit 9 guests.

How much does it cost to take a weekend getaway in Michigan?

The cost of a rental in Michigan for the weekend can start from $49 and can go up to $416 per night.

Do many vacation rentals in Michigan include a pool?

Yes, over 37% accommodations in Michigan offer a pool.

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