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Located in Frankfort a few blocks from Lake Michigan, Betsie Bay House offers four-season lodging.
Betsie Bay House is located on a beautiful, tree-lined street in downtown Frankfort; a beach town that is known for its restaurants, ice cream shops and colorful surfing culture. Stroll the beach for hours, take a walk on the piers, visit some of our quaint shops; Enter a world that reflects a simpler time, where children chase fireflies and parents remember how good it feels to dig their toes in the sand.
Betsie Bay House is especially well-suited for family reunions, wedding parties, or sharing vacations with friends; and we offer special prices when you book off-season after Labor Day and into early June.
A home with natural surroundings will put every guest at ease. . . We invite you to explore all the activities that Frankfort offers you!
3 Queen size bedrooms with Ceiling fans and walk in closets
1 Bedroom with 2 Twin beds with walk in closet
Room for extra guests:
Queen-Sized Sofa Bed
Queen -Sized Air Mattress...moreless
One bathroom on first floor
One bathroom on second floor
We provide a queen sofa bed for 1-2 additional guests @ $50/night each. Rates are based on occupancy of 9 guests are are subject to change without notice. The house provides bed sheets and linens. ...moreless
Betsie Bay House is two blocks from the Boat launch in Betsie Lake that leads into Lake Michigan. We are near three lakes: Lake Michigan, Crystal Lake and Lake Betsie. All have pristine beaches....moreless
You can enjoy dining, shopping, and antiquing in the Victorian business district. A grocery store is walking distance from this home and as a matter of fact it is within walking distance....moreless
Betsie Bay house is walking distance to three lakes: Crystal Lake, Lake Betsie and Lake Michigan. Each have crystal clear water and pristine beaches. A vacation you are sure to remember . . ....moreless
If you are into skiing, Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is only 15 miles away. Skiing for the whole family whether an expert or someone who is learning to ski. Ski lessons are offered....moreless
The Upper Platt River flows around the town of Honor. The upper portion of the river is better suited for more experienced canoeists; the lower portion is slower-paced for family-style canoeing....moreless
Frankfort Michigan is a small town that is only 1.6 miles long. Everything is within walking distance. This friendly community welcomes you as you enter their Gateway....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Large Dining room with enough seating for up to nine guests...moreless
Memorial Day Weekend May 21 - May 26, 2015 3 night min stay
Pre-Summer May 27 - Jun 21, 2015 2 night min stay
$275 Fri, Sat
Special I Jun 22 - Jun 26, 2015 5 night min stay
Summer I Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Summer Special II Jul 11 - Jul 13, 2015 3 night min stay
Summer II Jul 14 - Sep 3, 2015 7 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015 3 night min stay
Autumn Sep 7 - Nov 1, 2015 2 night min stay
$275 Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
$275 Fri, Sat
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Sleeping Bear Dunes is one of the most famous activities of Northwestern Michigan. This is one activity that you won't want to skip.
If you are into biking you will want to try out Frankfort-Elberta beach-to-beach trail. 4.2 mile trail connecting the beaches of Elberta and Frankfort. The trail also connects to the Betsie Valley Trail which goes from Frankfort-Elberta through Beulah to Thompsonville (22 miles).
If golfing is what you are after you will want to try out Champion Hills--Beulah, Frankfort Public Golf Course, Pinecroft Golf Course--Beualh or Crystal Mountain--Thompsonville. All of them are excellent courses.
If you are into the arts you will have to visit Interlochen Center for the Arts a home to the Interlochen Arts Festival, an annual presentation of more than 750 student, faculty and guest artist events. Corsen Auditorium, Interlochen's premier indoor venue, accommodates up to 1,000 people for music, theater and dance productions. Interlochen Center for the Arts is located 16 miles southwest of Traverse City.
For a local artist you will want to visit Gwen Frostic's well-known original block prints are featured at this wildlife sanctuary and printing shop. Open May-November, Monday-Saturday. No admission Charge.
If canoeing is your scene then you will want to try out the Upper Platt River that flows around the town of Honor. The upper portion of the river is better suited for more experienced canoeists; the lower portion is slower-paced for family-style canoeing and flows through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake shore to Lake Michigan.
Don't forget the wineries. If you travel around the Leelanau Peninsula there are several wineries within the area.
Year Purchased: 1973
Why Frankfort: Betsie Bay House is a one-of-a-kind house for vacationers who see their accommodations as part of their vacation experience.
Situated a couple blocks from Main Street and Lake Michigan and adjacent to Frankfort's downtown district. Our home recalls earlier times when residents would exchange gossip from their front porches. Betsie Bay House has that porch, as well as updated living space, with the amenities for vacationers who enjoy something special.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Betsie Bay House offers many unique attributes. An older home with spacious living room and air conditioning, Direct TV and secured WiFi ; large dining room with table for nine; main floor bedroom with queen size bed, fully furnished kitchen with all your basic cooking supplies; full size bathroom on each floor; upstairs features large master bedroom with queen size bed, ceiling fan and walk-in closet; third bedroom with queen size and twin size bed, ceiling fan and walk in-closet. The fourth bedroom has two twin bed, ceiling fan and walk-in closet.
Downtown Frankfort is just a couple blocks away, where you can enjoy dining, and historic sightseeing, a show at The Garden Theater or a beer at the local brewery.
Betsie Lake is just down the street and there are two marinas within walking distance for charter fishing. The Betsie River is close by for all your fishing and kayaking desires. The Little River Casino is only a short 25 minute drive from Frankfort!