Vacation home for rent on Lake Superior in Big Bay, MI, 25 miles north of Marquette (the largest city in the Upper Peninsula of MI) in the north central Upper Peninsula. Enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Superior, the surrounding unspoiled wilderness, and the Huron Mountains.
The Squaw Beach House is an ideal location for those who want to enjoy abundant outdoor recreation from bird watching to hiking rugged trails with wonderful photographic opportunities around every corner. This beautiful cabin is located just yards from the pristine waters of Lake Superior the largest body of fresh water in the world.
The Area: Big Bay is a quaint little town nestled between the great waters of Lake Superior and Lake Independence known for its excellent fishing opportunities. The town features boating, canoeing, kayaking (rentals available at the local bait and tackle store in town), rustic bars and restaurants, gift shops, groceries, public beach and play ground on Lake Independence at Perkins Park, and all around good times. Local guides are available for a fishing excursions featuring Lake trout on Lake Superior, or fly fishing the serene Yellow Dog River. Waterfall tours are also available and are very popular. Big Bay is an all seasons town but really comes alive in the summer, most camps and cottages are used as summer retreats.
Surronnding Area: The city of Marquette is located 25 miles down the road from Big Bay and has all the amenities of a large town. In the summer it offers festivals at the scenic and centrally located lower Harbor Park on the Lake (check marquette city web site: http://downtownmarquette.org/events for dates, there are to many to list). Marquette, which is home to Northern Michigan University offers many cultural and artistic events. Marquette General Hospital has been nationally recognized for its Health care is located next door. The scenic downtown is full of excellent shops and restaurants with unforgettable views of the harbor and is the heart of the City, especially on those warm summer nights.