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Recent Northwest reviews

  • Very private & wonderful home!!

    "We stayed at this lovely home for 4th of July week. We had an amazing time! The house is very spacious & was very clean! The private lake in the backyard was a hit with the kids! I recommend this home to anyone that wants to visit Michigan's wonderful up north. We traveled to traverse city, lake charlevoix & the sleeping bear dunes. We had an excellent time here & can't wait to go back!! Thank u so much for letting us stay at ur home & enjoying our first time up north!! Great experience, perfect for families with children!!!!"
    Guest: Kristina Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 16, 2014
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  • Great location and great accommodations

    "If you're looking for something in Northern Lower Michigan with easy access to everything that region has to offer without the hustle and bustle of some of the larger cities in the area, look no further. The Landings is a great property and this unit is outstanding. Plenty of space, nicely appointed, and great views of the lake. You're right on the water, walking distance to downtown Boyne City and all its charm, minutes away from trails, golf (summer), skiing (winter), shopping, and just about anything else you might want to do on your vacation. Not from Michigan? Come see what that Pure Michigan ad campaign is all about. Native Michigander? This is everything you love about our great state."
    Guest: HomeSchooling Mom Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • Great cottage and location!

    "This cottage is cozy and comfortable, and just a few minutes walk from beautiful Lake Michigan! My family can't wait to go back every summer and fall."
    Guest: NJSB Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 6, 2014
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  • week upnorth

    "home was as described. very clean, plenty of kitchen items and bedding. outside was great with the decks and gazebo! kids had fun using the kayaks and row boat. fishing right off the dock was great with plenty of fish!! weather could have been warmer but it was pleasant enough to enjoy the whole place."
    Guest: Fisherman Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 5, 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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