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Recent Northwest reviews

  • Great Long Weekend

    "We stayed for a long weekend in July. The condo was well-appointed and had more than everything we needed. It was nice to be able to spread out and not be crammed in a hotel room. Grounds are beautiful and the Bellaire area is lovely. Owner was very helpful and accommodating!"
    Guest: Larinda Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • Heaven on the Lake

    "This was my family’s 2nd opportunity to relax in this absolute Marvel of a cottage, and it truly only got better, with the addition of the Water Fall, Car Port and Pontoon Lake Slide this cottage cannot possibly disappoint. How wonderful it is to be able to reconnect with your family by simply pulling the plug on their technology. No internet is a blessing in this paradise, and this is coming from an I.T. Professional...If you are looking for the Story Book Cottage adventure with incredibly gracious hosts, than cross your fingers as I did this year and pray there is an open week left to celebrate it with your family...I know this cottage already has a name but I vote for a name change....Heaven on the Lake...Thanks you Richard and Katie once again for the opportunity our memories will never be forgotten Adam Fevreau"
    Guest: Adam F. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 2014
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  • Girl's Getaway

    "Just returned from a three night stay at this condo. We found the condo to be clean and comfortable with awesome views of Lake Michigan and a short walk to the beach. We saw two gorgeous sunsets from the deck. This is a great place to stay while exploring the Sleeping Bear National Lake Shore and the surrounding areas. It would be a place we would love to return too if we are in the area."
    Guest: Windmill56 Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 7, 2014
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  • Best Rental in Northport - Location/Porch/Hot Tub!

    "We stayed week after the 4th of July this year and it was the best week of our Summer! The house has the best location! Across from the best donuts in the North, just down from coffee & ice cream, and just over from the grocery store. It is private with a huge yard to play lawn games while still in the center of town. Also, it's one block from the marina, beach, and playground! The porch in the pictures doesn't do it justice. It is an Awesome porch with comfortable furniture, a wicker swing, and a television up in the corner where we sat every night watching Tiger games. Not to mention the wireless speaker system that we could connect to our I phone and play all our favorite music. The hot tub was great...could even watch TV from the tub. Kids and adults both loved the hot tub and with the cool evening it was a hit! The owner, Will, was outstanding. We had an issue with the hot tub not being very hot and he was out there to check it and keep checking in to make sure it was all set as well as checking chemicals to make sure it was staying clean. He was very responsive and was a great host! We had two families, 4 adults, 5 kids and there was plenty of bed rooms, bath rooms, and space for everyone, although we pretty much sat on the porch all week long! We can't wait to stay there again next year!"
    Guest: Joel Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 4, 2014
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Northwest Travel Tips

Northwest Michigan is a Great Family Destination

Summertime in northwest Michigan invites lots of outdoor explorations. It's a great destination for families and those that enjoy nature and the outdoors. The lakes are a major attraction. Boating, sailing and fishing make for great family fun times. You can find large rental homes at affordable prices and have the flexibility and convenience of enjoying your vacation on your own time. If looking for somewhere to go for just the two of you, the lakes hold an air of romance. With the fall foliage, northwest Michigan is a wonderful destination to celebrate anniversaries or just enjoy a romantic weekend away.

Enjoy Outdoor Explorations in Northwest Michigan

Northwest Michigan lake houses located on the lake shore have the convenience of being close to many recreation facilities. If you don't have your own boat, there are many rental companies that you can hire one from. Kayaks are also available and a great way to explore the lake shores. Fishing tackle shops can be found in abundance and in season, you could even enter a fishing competition and see if you can land the "big one." There are many hiking trails, mountain biking trails and horse riding trails that can be explored independently or with a guide. Trails through the state forests provide an opportunity to watch birds and wildlife along the way. There are picnic sites and special nature reserves that are interesting to visit. The Loda Lake Wildflower Sanctuary, for example, consists of a small lake and wooded area with marked trails. As you walk along, you can see more than 150 different plant and tree species.

Winter Snow at Northwest Michigan Vacation Rentals

In the winter months, much of the area is blanketed with snow. Many of the trails that you hiked and cycled in the summertime become cross country ski routes through the forests. There are literally miles of trails through various preserves ranging in difficulty from beginner to more advanced. Many areas also have trails for snowshoeing and routes for snowmobiling. One of the most impressive trails is the 88-mile route between Cadillac and Belmont. The majority of the trail runs through the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park over varying terrain and is a challenging run. The town of Gaylord is well-known for its Olympic quality ski runs. Dog sledding is another popular pastime and commercial tours can be booked through local resorts.

Farm Delights at Northwest Michigan Lodging

There are large agricultural communities in Northwest Michigan. Orchards, berry farms, mills and tree farms dot the landscape and invite visitors to get a glimpse of what farm life is all about. Many farms have fruit-picking available in season and others have guided tours. Fresh produce markets are a regular occasion in most towns and there are a number of festivals and events throughout the year. The area is also home to a great number of quaint antique shops. Whether you're collecting or just browsing, searching out the artifacts is fun.

Getting to and Around Northwest Michigan

The main airport in Northwest Michigan is in Traverse City and national flights generally route via Chicago or Detroit. Pellston Regional Airport provides access to the far northern parts of Michigan. Public transport systems operate with buses and there is fairly extensive network of routes connecting the various towns and resort areas. As an alternative, you can hire a car and explore the region at your own pace. There are many scenic byways and back roads if you want to meander along at a leisurely pace.

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