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Recent Southeast reviews

  • Just awesome!!!

    "We stayed there week of August 11 and had a blast. Perfect location if you like to be near water. The cottage was the perfect size for 2 couples and the location is the best on Round Lake. No traffic on the road and hardly anyone on the lake during the week. Sand bar is awesome and the fire at night by the water was incredible. The lake is so clean that you can see the bottom 20 feet deep. Manitou Beach Bar and Grill has great food and is a local hangout and the locals are also very friendly and talkative. It was an awesome week. We'll do it again soon."
    Guest: Dorin O. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • Awesome Cottage

    "I have stayed here for the past 3 years. I love this cottage on the lake! It is always clean. My family of 10 comes with me & my husband for a total of 12 stay here to go to the Nascar race. This cottage sits beautifully on the lake that has a fantastic sunset."
    Guest: sky10189 Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 19, 2014
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  • Great home and location for hosting family for Ann Arbor wedding

    "This grand home worked perfectly for us as a centrally located, welcoming and comfortable gathering spot during our daughter's Ann Arbor wedding week. It was the perfect location to host out of town family, make wedding day preparations, and host a good-bye brunch on the morning after the wedding. The home is beautifully restored and the owner a gracious host."
    Guest: Sherri W. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 16, 2014
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  • Family time

    "10 senior age adults. House is welcoming inside and out. The pictures on VRBO are acurate. House is clean, rooms are a nice size, bathrooms very nice. Kitchen well stocked. Beds are comfortable. Some did take kayak rides and the canoe. Enjoyed the fire ring about every night since it was cool for July. Owners are very good to deal with. Our golfers found plenty of courses. Antique shopping for some. It is not a touristy area. Lots of houses around the lake but not many people around this week. I would recommend this to friends and I would go back. Next time I would not sleep in the room with the open view. I go to bed earlier than than the others and the conversation can be heard up there. The other little thing is the bed in the basement is close to the pump room. Overall, a great place."
    Guest: jk40 Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 4, 2014
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Southeast Travel Tips

Overlooking Canada With Southeast Michigan Vacation Rentals

When one speaks of southeast Michigan, you may conjure up Detroit in your mind. The home of the largest auto companies is what one associates most often with the southeast region but it is much more than a huge city. Southeast Michigan sits on the lower peninsula of the state with a high concentration of tourism on the Lake Erie coast. For those interested in traveling to a pretty part of Michigan State, there are a number of southeast Michigan vacation rentals. These rentals are spread throughout several little coastal towns, just minutes from the Canadian border.

Locations Near Southeast Michigan Lake Houses

Southeast Michigan Lake houses can be found in over 15 towns and cities of the region. Southeast Michigan is made up of Ann Arbor, Brighton, Brooklyn, Chelsea, Detroit, Hillsdale, Holly, Howell, and Jackson. Lansing, Milford, Pickney, Pleasant Lake, Reading, Round Lake, Walled Lake, Waterford, West Bloomfield, and Whitmore Lake are also considered part of the southeast region of Michigan. Any one of these cities or towns will have attractions for an enjoyable holiday, though some have more than others. For example, Ann Arbor is definitely a college town with nightlife, attractions, and entertainment for all ages. Waterford is a different type of city with less population and more focused on nature and conservation.

Southeast Michigan Cottages Along the Lake Coast

If you want to find some quaint little southeast Michigan cottages, you will need to find some of the towns along Lake Erie’s border. Monroe is one of the larger cities on the coast with Luna Pier, Temperance, Erie, Estral Beach, and Newport as a few of the other stops. From any of these stops, you can move up the coast towards Highway 3 which takes you into Canada. You can also choose a more secluded location with Whitmore Lake. Whitmore is inland of Detroit near Ann Arbor. Instead of a Great Lake, you have a smaller lake with forest land and recreational nature parks.

Parks and Museums of Southeast Michigan

In almost every city you visit in southeast Michigan, you will find some parks, museums, or other attractions to keep the entire family occupied. Chelsea is just one of the locations near southeast Michigan vacation rentals where you will find a plethora of attractions. You might start with the Purple Rose Theater or Chelsea Historical Museum before moving on to Jiffy Mix. Jiffy Mix is actually the Chelsea Milling Company but many recognize it by the brand name. During your stay, the Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center and Waterloo Farm Museum might also be on your stop. Southeast Michigan is known for its farmers’ markets where it is possible to get fresh produce, meats, and other products to cook at your southeast Michigan cottages. Even if you are not going to buy something, they are a sight to behold on your sightseeing outings.

'"Gaining Ground in Southeast Michigan"'

We have discussed numerous locations in southeast Michigan you might enjoy visiting but getting there is something you will require knowledge about. Detroit is obviously the largest city which means you will want to fly into their airport and rent a car to traipse around southeast Michigan. It is possible to rent a few southeast Michigan lake houses if you want to see more than one area. You could start by going south along the coast on Interstate 75 or head out on Interstate 94 to go west towards Ann Arbor. If you elect to drive, 75 is your best highway to get you into the northern state from Illinois, while Interstate 94 can bring you in from the western side of the U.S. to southeast Michigan. It is fairly easy to drive around Michigan with your own vehicle, especially a motor home. Michigan, especially in the southeast, can be a haven for budget vacations in beautiful lakeside cabins. The recreation, restaurants, and other fun available make it even more exciting.

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