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Recent East Central reviews

  • Another great stay at this property.

    "What can I say that hasn't already been said? It's an immaculate property in a beautiful setting. I look forward to my next stay (which will be my 3rd)."
    Guest: Justin Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 6, 2014
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  • Third Year In A Row

    "We had the BEST time!! My daughter and I's 3rd year in a row renting. Every year tops the last. The Stone House feels like coming home with all of it's amenities and comforts. So Unique of a place to stay. Worth every penny!!"
    Guest: Jeff Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 21, 2014
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  • Awesome Vacation!

    "This was a wonderful vacation. The house is very comfortable and well stocked, the location is beyond gorgeous. Fishing from around the house was alot of fun. We caught perch, large, small mouth bass, rock bass, large mouth bass, large pike and some very healthy sunfish. The owners are so nice and you need not worry about seeing them to much, I think they work to be invisible! Their 2 dogs, Bugsy and Rascal are very sweet. We used the pedal boat and had a blast, caught some good fish out of that. The boat wells are very safe, we had very high winds one day and our boat was very protected. We chose to have all our meals at the house, just didn't want to leave. Very easy to take ferry and run to Krogers which was very close. Great donuts at Weavers Market. We are already planning our next trip there. This was one of those vacations that you just didn't want to leave. Can't leave out the amazing sunsets!"
    Guest: pat c. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 22, 2014
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  • Love this place

    "The last review here was a negative one, do not let that be your decision maker. My family had a wonderful week here. Josh was very accommodating to us. The beach is clean and sandy. The master bedroom is on the lakeside. While laying in the most comfortable mattress I have ever been on, I had a clear view of the lake. Honestly this place is wonderful and am already planning next years vacation."
    Guest: Sandy M. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 19, 2014
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East Central Travel Tips

Warm Summers and Snowy Winters Make for Perfect Vacations at East Central Michigan Vacation Rentals

To arrive in the East Central Michigan vacation area, fly to either Detroit or one of the smaller regional airports, or drive. The area is easily accessible with several major interstate and state highways running through it. The region attracts visitors to East Central Michigan cottages all year with its warm summers and excellent snow conditions in winter.

It’s Not All About the Great Outdoors at East Central Michigan Lake Houses

The area is well known as a favorite destination for its lakes. The region is a paradise for the outdoors life with great facilities for sailing, boating, fishing, scuba diving, waterskiing, or just swimming. For those seeking hiking, biking, golfing, horseback riding and other ways to explore the natural environment, there are a huge variety of areas around the region providing excellent places to enjoy these pursuits, all close to East Central Michigan vacation rentals. Some of the more unique experiences available around the area are wreck diving in Lake Huron where divers can explore the Regina that sank in 1913, or the wreck of a 57-foot tugboat, the Sport, which went down in 1920. There is also the 1906 wreck of the schooner, The Checotah, among the dives available.

Wherever vacationers choose to base their East Central Michigan cottages, there will also be a variety of places of interest. For example, visitors close to Harbor Beach will find the Frank Murphy Museum, dedicated to the former Michigan Governor and U.S. Supreme Court Justice, an interesting trip. Here, visitors can also explore the past of the local area at the Grice House Museum. In Lexington, visitors will be delighted with the Sanilac County Historic Village & Museum, a fascinating opportunity to explore the 10-acre site with its vintage buildings and gardens. Children might even enjoy school here, where they can experience lessons from the 1800s at the functioning schoolhouse.

Explore the Region’s Abolitionist History

East Central Michigan lake houses around the region offer a variety of locations to choose as a home base. Sanford Lake may not be a renowned location with visitors but it is popular place for local people to swim, fish and sail. The park, on the west side of the lake, has a great beach, volleyball courts, playgrounds, picnic areas and launch areas for boats and jet skis. Located just six miles to the northeast of Detroit and within easy reach of Ontario, Canada, is Lake St. Clair. This 26-mile lake connects to both Lake Huron and Lake Erie. Its shallow waters, fed by the St. Clair River, provide anglers with species such as bass, catfish, perch, salmon, sturgeon and trout. Here, the enthusiastic fisherman can enjoy year-round sport with ice fishing becoming increasingly popular here.

On the Saginaw River sits Bay City, where there are a variety of fascinating things to do. Of particular interest is the city’s connection to the Underground Railroad used by runaway slaves. The city was founded by one of America’s renowned abolitionists, James G Birney. Here, visitors will enjoy Chillson House, a house reported to have hidden slaves, and two Civil War cemeteries at Elm Lawn and Pine Ridge, both final resting place of several well-known Civil War veterans. At the Veteran’s Memorial Park, visitors will see the sunken schooner Gerrit Smith. This 70-foot ship is rumored to have transported runaway slaves to Canada.

East Central Michigan Cottages on the Lakes

East Central Michigan vacation rentals are available in a wide variety of charming towns across the region. Many are lakefront homes with decks or patios where you can make the most of each day. Each home is unique apart from one thing, the standard of accommodation provided. These homes offer exceptional levels of comfort and facilities. All homes are equipped with modern conveniences and many come with extra luxuries such as DVD players and music systems, BBQs and yard furniture, internet access and satellite TV. Many are happy to welcome the four-legged family members too!

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