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Recent Northeast reviews

  • Great!

    "We stayed at Acorn Cottage for 10 days. The minute you walk in you feel at home with the up north décor and the homey feel. The view of the lake is wonderful. We were cozy in front of the fireplace. Great distance for seeing the historical sights of Mackinaw. Close to everything you need."
    Guest: mickey Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 23, 2014
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  • Cozy place

    "Cute cozy cabin on a pretty lake. Very close to Mackinaw City, and the Headlands park (an international Dark Sky park). Nice sandy bottom lake. Small but serviceable kitchen. Dining room area has a good size table and plenty of room in the living room to relax. We enjoyed our stay very much. I would suggest adding a notebook with instructions since I left mine at home, along with some menus of area eateries."
    Guest: fall traveler Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 27, 2014
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  • AWESOME LAKE FRONT HOUSE WITH GREAT NEIGHBORS AND ALL THE AMMENITIES NEEDED FOR A GREAT FISHING TRIP

    "The owner was great to work with on a super short notice, not to mention LABOR DAY WEEKEND. The house and property were perfect for a fishing trip with 10 friends. Easy commute to the Indian River and the Inn Between Bar and Grill. We even made friends with the neighbor and had a great time with a late night Bon fire at his house. The house has everything you need and a great sun porch for euchre, poker, etc. I have a 150 hp outboard and had no problem pulling up to the dock. We also rented a pontoon close by and had plenty of room to dock that as well. I highly recommend this house and will definitely rent again from Beverly."
    Guest: Mux Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • Cozy,cute with everything you need!

    "We enjoyed our stay very much will do it again! We enjoyed the very nice beach with the sitting area next to cottage and the fire pit located near the water! Even when mother nature didnt cooperate it was nice and relaxing!"
    Guest: R.C. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 14, 2014
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Northeast Travel Tips

Northeast Michigan Vacation Rentals Offer Lakeside Views

From Alpena on Lake Huron to Mackinaw City where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet, you will find the ideal Northeast Michigan vacation rentals. When you book a luxurious lake house through VRBO, you are assured a wide selection of family settings to choose from. Whether you are on one of the Great Lakes or a smaller interior lake, kids and adults will find something to enjoy. Several of the Northeast Michigan lodging accommodations have docks right on the lake so you can bring your own boat for your water-based vacation adventure. Northeast Michigan is a nature-lover’s paradise at any time of the year.

Recreational Activities Near Northeast Michigan Lodging

If you are not located in Michigan, you may not realize that they have a sizeable hawk population at certain times of the year. The spring invites bird-watchers to visit Mackinaw City vacation cottagesto see the hawk’s migrate. If you plan your vacation to see this amazing sight, do not forget to pack the binoculars. Summertime is beach weather and your Northeast Michigan vacation rental can provide you with swimming, boating, kayaking and biking opportunities. There are many lighthouses to attract your attention as well as Historic Fort Michilimackinac near Mackinaw City. Your vacation home could include canoes, kayaks or bikes if you like.

Fall is prime time for a profusion of colorful tree viewing. Tunnels of trees can be experienced from your Northeast Michigan lake houses and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is easily accessed from Mackinaw Bridge. You could hear the bugling of an elk or the haunting call of the loon from your comfortable vacation rental. Peacefulness is in abundance during the fall as you enjoy a walk in the crisp air before settling in before a blazing fire. Have a cup of hot chocolate or a romantic glass of wine while indulging in a quiet evening at your vacation home.

Winter in Northeast Michigan means skiing. Some of the resorts are within 30 minutes of your condo such as Boyne Mountain where you can hit the slopes for a day of fun. There is also the possibility of cross country skiing or snowshoeing at Wilderness State Park or Mill Creek. If these activities do not interest you, how about a snowmobile trip from Mackinaw to Midland or a dogsled ride with a local musher and his team? Hunters have found the accommodations are perfect for a base camp.

Finding Your way to Northeast Michigan Lake Houses

The interior Northern Michigan route to get to your lake house would be Interstate 75. You could fly into Detroit and follow the highway to Grayling and further north to Mackinaw City. If you want to stay at the cities along Lake Huron such as Alpena, Presque Isle, Rogers City or Cheboygan, you could take Highway 23 which gives you great views of the countryside. There is also the chance of finding a commuter plane that can get you even closer to your Northeast Michigan vacation rental but a car is recommended so that you can see more of the sights.

Dining by Northeast Michigan Rentals

If you are close to Cheboygan or Mackinaw City, you have the chance to eat at Up North, Dining by the Bridge. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner with great views of the mammoth Mackinaw Bridge. Home-cooking is their specialty and you can find fresh fish, steaks, meat loaf and BBQ ribs. The Old Pizza House in Cheboygan not only has Italian cuisine, they also offer Mexican and American cuisine as well. If you prefer to stick with chain restaurants, you will find those as well. However, you will have great kitchens to prepare your own meals if you choose to stay “home.” Many of the vacation rentals have BBQ grills on private decks so that you can cook up your fresh catch of the day.

Shopping Near Northeast Michigan Rentals

Antiques, souvenirs and apparel are all available from downtown stores or quaint boutiques throughout Northeast Michigan. The Huron Lights Museum and Gift Shop has many nautical items as well as candles and lodge items to take home with you. Farmer’s markets abound in this area so that you can pick up fresh ingredients from local farmers.

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