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Recent Northeast reviews

  • GREAT PLACE TO STAY!

    "We very much enjoyed our week long stay at Tattrie's Cottage. There is nothing wrong with the bathroom. It is a small, single shower, but it has a curtain rather than a door, so there is elbow room, although the shower head is low for taller people. The bathroom itself is plenty big. Everything that you could possibly want was supplied. The charcoal grill is a nice big grill. Although there is no air conditioning, there are fans in every room. Still, it is rustic, which is not for everyone, but we found it to be charming. The water was nice and boat traffic was to a minimum. The kids loved jumping off the end of the dock, which is shallow. We also enjoyed the canoe and fishing boat, as well as the sunsets. Nice that they also had plenty of chairs for around the campfire."
    Guest: TL Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 21, 2014
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  • Mullett Lake

    "This is a wonderful ,clean ,perfect setting on Mullett Lake ,with more to offer than almost any cottage we have rented in the last 32 years. It is a year round home with all the amenities from home. I would highly suggest staying there as it is clean and has it all. We stayed this year for the first time and would love to rent it again next year. We brought our grandkids at ages 1.5, 6,and 7 and we all had a terrific time. The lake is shallow at the shore and goes out with a slight depth, very easy for young ones and grandparents. Our hosts are the best Mullett has to offer."
    Guest: Terri Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 15, 2014
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  • Wonderful family vacation!

    "We stayed here for a week with another family and our babies. We had a wonderful time exploring the raspberry-lined path to the river, going for walks on the trail nearby, and making use of the many places inside the cottage and on the large deck to eat and relax. We really enjoyed the well-stocked kitchen to make meals together. Sandie and Bill were wonderful hosts and brought us arugula and kale from their garden. Their cottage was beautiful inside- one of a kind with creative decor. We appreciated the privacy from the surrounding area. We enjoyed going for day trips to Harbour Springs and Petosky. Overall, we had a wonderful time in the comfortable and well-stocked cottage and hope to return to the area soon for another relaxing vacation."
    Guest: Daniel S. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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  • Great cottage on the shore!

    "My wife, adult son and I spent a week at the cottage near the fall foliage peak. The cottage met and exceeded our expectations. The welcoming gift package was well enjoyed and we enjoyed the MOOSE theme. On our first day there we committed to counting ALL the moose but we never completed the mission and I suspect we could not have arrived at an accurate count! The week we were there was unfortunately very rainy yet we remained very busy visiting sites in the area and we truly enjoyed our stay in the cottage. The cottage is very well appointed and very well equipped. We prepare most of our meals and I cannot think of any kitchen item which was not supplied. The yard and beach are awesome and the cottage is so convenient to town, just a couple minutes away. It is so much better than staying in a cramped motel room. Everything was so clean and nicely appointed, I cannot think of a single criticism. Thank you so much Dick and Sue for the great accommodations. We also playing with the nostalgic games and engaging books! We would not hesitate to return again in the future. With the Headlands International Dark Sky Park, Wilderness State park, McGulpin Point lighthouse and Fort Michilmackinac all within a few minutes there is so much to do without even spending a minute in town or on the island. Great place to visit and much thanks for your reasonable rate during our stay."
    Guest: ray f. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: November 20, 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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