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Recent Michigan reviews

  • Quiet and quaint

    "Very nice. Next to beach. Quiet area. Nice neighbors. Big enjoyable front porch. My family and I enjoyed it very much. Has everything you need"
    Guest: Happy Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 6, 2014
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  • Private Island with all the comforts

    "We were a group of six for two nights. The house was really well equipped, including a good sound system and wi-fi. We rented the pontoon boat and made a day of going over to the beach on Sapelo. Great fresh crab feast on our return, all pulled from the traps off the dock.. Brought dogs, they had at least as good a time as we did. The house can manage as many as 12 (room for six in the basement) but may work best for 3-4 couples. There's a semi-resident (4') alligator who visits the pond out back and good fishing from the dock. A unique and fun place to spend a few days."
    Guest: hyde p. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 20, 2014
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  • A Gem in the Dunes

    "We have been vacationing in LBI for many years, and would rate this property as our favorite. The home is very clean and the kitchen well equipped. Amazing views from the decks. We saw the sunrise and set every day from the house. Would recommend this property to family and friends. Josephine and Ofer July 5th thru 12th, 2014"
    Guest: Ofer Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 21, 2014
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  • wonderful house, wunderful holiday

    "we had one week in that wonderful house and enjoyed it very much. We were 7 persons and had a lot of space. The beds were wonderful, the kitchen well equipped. Eastham had a very good positions to reach the other interesting places and the wonderful beaches."
    Guest: Doris D. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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Michigan Travel Tips

Lake Michigan Vacation Rentals Along the Michigan Coastline

Lake Michigan has the distinction of holding two titles. The first title is that Lake Michigan is the second largest of the Great Lakes by water volume but the third largest by surface area. If you want a northern vacation in summertime, Lake Michigan vacation rentals will place you in the perfect area. You have it all with Lake Michigan cottages, including great views and plenty of outdoor fun. Your proximity to the beach, wineries, and historical sites is one reason to choose VRBO rentals. You also gain the option of using the fully equipped kitchens instead of eating out, if budget is a concern.

Lake Michigan Cottages are Rich in Past Accounts

Any town, state, or country you visit is going to have history, culture, and heritage to share with you. In the Lake Michigan region, you may want to spend some time learning about the early ancestors and trade movements. The first inhabitants of Lake Michigan were thought to be the Hopewell Indians before 800 AD. It then became a place for the Late Woodland Indians, with the first European explorers reaching Lake Michigan in the early 17th century. A number of tribes such as the Chippewa, Menominee, Sauk, Fox, and Ottawa spent time on the lake. Jean Nicolet was considered the first European explorer to the region followed by Louis Jolliet, Jacques Marquette, and Robert de LaSalle who all put their mark along Lake Michigan.

Lake Michigan Cabins Provide Local fun in the Sun

The Lake Michigan area is rather large, covering over more than 150 miles of coast land. Depending on your location on Lake Michigan, you can expect numerous towns like South Haven, St. Joes, or Lakeside to have Lake Michigan cabins for rent. People travel to Lake Michigan to enjoy the Michigan Coast in the summer. In winter, the temperatures are dramatically cooler, making it almost unpleasant to take a walk on the beach. However, in summer the temperatures can reach the cool 80s Fahrenheit. Swimming, diving, boating, waterskiing, and long walks on the beach are possible each day. From your Lake Michigan vacation rentals, you can watch the sunsets over the water or walk your dogs along the soft sand.

Grand Haven is one place to mention for historical attractions. In Grand Haven, there are two lighthouses which are connected by a catwalk. You may also choose to use a charter fishing company, bike along the paths, or golf at one of the six local courses. Muskegon attractions provide a different type of adventure with the WW II submarine and Prohibition Era Coast Guard Cutter. If that is not enough, there are the Frauenthal Theater or Funnel of Fear at Michigan’s Adventure Park to visit.

Family Meals at Lake Michigan Vacation Rentals

Part of the appeal of Michigan vacation rentals are the kitchens designed for cooking great meals every day of your vacation. If you fish in Lake Michigan, you can arrive back at the rental to prepare your freshly caught meal. There are also plenty of markets, whether you are in South Haven, Grand Haven, or Saugatuck.

Vacations are often about getting away from everyday life, so you might want to take some of the savings the rentals provide and try a meal or two out at local restaurants. Family restaurants are spread throughout the Lake Michigan region. The Idler, Mermaid, Curragh, Kirby’s, Clementines, or Bil-Mar are a few that can be named. All you need to do is a take a stroll down Main Street in any of these towns to find these restaurants and more.

Did you eat a little much at dinner? It is not a problem because the summer hours of the numerous stores provide entertainment after a meal. You can walk along the streets of these towns, window shopping or picking up souvenirs for your friends back at home. Many of the buildings will have an architectural value to add to the experience.

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