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  • Our stay in paradise a.k.a. in Leland Michigan, on Lake Michigan

    "The driveway winds it's way through a virtual forest of trees, up and down and around until the azure blue of Lake Michigan becomes visible as you crest the last hill in the drive before the welcoming front steps of the house. The house is spotless and inviting, full of light from the expanse of windows facing Lake Michigan. The deck has a great view, and the trees add to the feeling of remoteness, which was welcomed having stayed at other homes where the trees were removed to facilitate an open view. The Kitchen has everything you could possibly want to prepare any meal ,and the grill appeared to be practically new. We had a great week with perfect weather for the most part for early October. The owner was extremely polite, and went out of his way to accommodate us. By far one of the best rentals we have stayed in on Lake Michigan. God bless."
    Guest: Big T Date of Stay: September 2013 Review Submitted: October 10, 2013
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  • Beautiful beach and centrally located

    "We stayed here in July of this year (with 2 little ones) and the setting was really breathtaking. The condo was clean and the owners were welcoming, helpful and responsive. Beach was a few steps away from condo. In mornings we were greeted by deer right outside door. Because water was a little cold this summer, we took advantage of all of the wonderful sights and things to do within 15 minutes of Glen Arbor - wineries, the Dunes, Leland fishing village, the Manitou Islands... Truly a great family vacation. Will definitely come back."
    Guest: Jennifer J. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 9, 2014
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  • Wonderful property!

    "We had five adults in our group for a week and for 2 days our 2 grandchildren stayed with us as well. This house has tons of space, is very well equipped and very comfortable. There was plenty of space in the yard between the lake and the house for a game of baseball for the big and little boys. The lower level walk-out boasts a poker table and a bumper pool table. You won't find a better view and there is endless Lake Michigan beach to walk on. The owners are just two doors down and make themselves available for anything you need. This is a great vacation spot!"
    Guest: Barb Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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  • 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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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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