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Bedrooms 4
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Minimum Stay 4 nights

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About the property

Newly Renovated Home on 200' of Lake Michigamme shoreline

Camp Pops-and-Beers rests on 200' of Lake Michigamme shoreline. This recently renovated home has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and boasts a large open living/kitchen/dining area floorplan with a fieldstone gas fireplace & floor to ceiling windows that overlook the expansive deck & lakefront.

Our 2015 renovation to the lower level adds a large family room area with ping pong table, movie watching and gaming area, as well as the 2nd bathroom and the 4th bedroom.

An easy to walk gravel trail will lead you through the trees down to the lakefront, where there's a large fire pit area steps away from the dock and beach/swim area. No noise or view of the highway here. The lake reaches 70 feet at it's deepest point. With 27 islands and 95 miles of shoreline this 4000+ acre lake is great for every summer or winter sport. A few of our favorites include: kayaking, wake boarding, water skiing, tubing, sailing, fishing, swimming, snow shoeing, snow mobiling, down hill skiing, ice fishing and sledding/tubing.

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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Tammy

We are an active family of 4 from Wisconsin that loves the outdoors & searched throughout Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for over 6 years for the perfect lakefront property. In the fall of 2005 we found Camp Pops-and-Beers located on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigamme and fell in love. The cottage was a bit rustic to put it mildly, but the property was absolutely spectacular. After purchasing it in the fall of 2005 we finished the construction of our new cottage in the winter of 2007. When finally completed our dream of having a family vacation spot in the north woods had been realized. Needless to say we are absolutely in love with the outdoor surroundings and all the amenities our cottage offers.

Tammy purchased this house in 2007

Why Tammy chose Upper Peninsula

The cottage is only 9 years old and had the lower level updated in the summer of 2015 to add a 2nd bathroom & 4th bedroom. The house has all the luxuries of home. It is private, giving you the feeling of being secluded in the woods, but is located centrally in the Upper Peninsula so if you just want to sit by the lake, watch the kids swim & enjoy a beautiful sunset you can or if you want to do a day trip to nearby Marquette or Houghton/Hancock and discover a great restaurant, take a glass bottom boat tour or hike to a waterfall you can do that too. The choices at Camp Pops-and-Beers are endless. If you can picture yourself and your family doing any of these things then this is the dream vacation destination for you.

What makes this house unique

Camp Pops-and-Beers gives you unlimited access to any outdoor activity you can imagine. In the summer enjoy swimming, water skiing, wake boarding, tubing, hiking, fishing, kayaking, ATVing, & mountain biking. In the winter enjoy snowmobiling, snow shoeing, sledding, tubing, downhill or cross country skiing, & ice fishing.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Lake Michigamme

  • 5 of 5

The Coffey's beautiful home on my favorite lake was a great place to rendezvous with our kids and grandkid.

We hiked, cruised Lake Michigamme and froze in Lake Superior.

Very Good Times!

Bill Kelly

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll stay with us again soon!
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Beautiful and Serene

  • 5 of 5

Camp Pops and Beers is the perfect family getaway. The house is extremely clean and has been newly updated. The fire pit area is a fantastic gathering place for the family after a day of exploring Lake Michigamme. We had 12 people in our party and we were able to sleep very comfortably here. The owner Tammy was very nice to work with and saw to it that we were very happy and content with our stay. We would rent this house again if we are ever in the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Home & Location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four loved this vacation home. We had a great time fishing Lake Michigamme, playing ping pong, enjoying the fire pit, visiting nearby waterfalls (Bond Falls, and Canyon Falls), watching the sunset and the northern lights! Our family is already planning our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon.!
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Oxford, Michigan

Very nice, very well equipped, comfortable home.

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 8 for snowmobiling, and everyone agreed that this was a very nice home, with plenty of room for all. We ate breakfasts and suppers in, and there was nothing wanting in the kitchen for cooking utensils, dishes, pots and pans, etc. The gas fireplace was a nice touch, too.

Only 2 small things kept this from being a perfect place for us. First, we came during a low snow period of time, so the road in was not conducive to riding out. However, there is a park and ride a couple of miles away, at the highway, and the trails start right across the street, at the Michigamme Market. It was not a big deal for us to trailer out to the park and ride every day, and if you come during a time when it snows regularly, riding out would be possible. You could also ride across the lake to get to the trails, but none of us was familiar enough with the ice conditions to try that. Secondly, the driveway is on a fairly steep hill and while the road was dry, the driveway was still quite icy. There is a flat area by the street and a turnaround right next door, so we were able to leave our vehicles within easy walking distance, without having to deal with the ice on the steep portion of the driveway. So, both of our concerns were easily worked around, and they really only apply to snowmobilers. I can imagine this is a really nice place to spend a week at the lake in the summer.

All in all, a great place, and the owners have thought of everything to make your stay comfortable.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We really liked the house.

  • 4 of 5

The house was nice and had all the amenities we needed. The main living area was large enough and had plenty of seating for all to be able to congregate, socialize, etc. From a Snowmobiler's perspective we were unable to ride snowmobiles from the house. The snowplows plowed the roads to the point there was not enough snow coverage on the roads.

We understand there is access to the snowmobile trail system from the lake, however, the locals advised against riding the lake. Getting down to the lake was also of concern as we did not know the terrain. There were boulders and we were not sure what other surprises may be there. There was no space on the property to park the trailers, and we were not comfortable with nor are we accustomed to leaving the trailers in the 'Park-n-Rides' areas. Fortunately we were able to park the trailers in the snowplow turnaround which kept them closer to the property. We ended up taking the trailers to the truck stop and riding from there.

While it wasn't ideal for snowmobilers, we could see where it would be a great place to stay on a summer vacation and would highly recommend it.

The customer service and excellent, the house was clean and well maintained.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry you encountered some challenges snowmobiling during your stay. As we all know, the Upper Peninsula is known for it's snow, but the winter of 2015-2016 certainly has been the exception (Thank You El-Nino!). This is the 1st year we can remember that the lake didn't completely freeze over, and as far as the roads, the significantly reduced snow and warmer temps have certainly made driving easier and snowmobiling on them more challenging. In terms of the topography of our property and access to the lake, we have learned our lesson from your comments. Our land does slope down to the water & we presented various options to you about parking. Next time we will strongly suggest that our guests leave their snowmobile trailer at the top of the driveway where there is approx. 40-50 ft of flat area. We have left our trailer there & it has worked out perfectly. In terms of access to the lake, in 2013 we spent a large amount of money landscaping the property, which included building a utility driveway ,along the east side, (approx. 8ft wide) all the way down to the water. We didn't have the proper signs up to identify it & for that we apologize. Had we done that you & your guests would have realized that the funds we invested, give better access to our lake than almost any other property on Michigamme. Lake Michigamme and the Upper Peninsula is reminiscent of being up in the Canada, with the boulders & elevation changes. Recognizing that, a little planning & explanation from us might help our future renters better enjoy their stay in the future. As for the weather, (sufficient snow & completely frozen lake), not much we can do about that, except cross our fingers that the winter of 2016-2017 returns to normal. We are please to hear that you appreciated the home and amenities. We have worked very hard on those.
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Camp Pops-and-Beers-4 night stay in August 2015.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent vacation value! Outstanding accomodations with everything being as it was described. We'd like to stay at Camp Pops-and-Beers again.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Wawonowin Country Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 41
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Marquette Mountain
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Van Riper State Park
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Michigamme House Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Sheet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Dog Fee - $50 per dog with no more than 2 allowed on property during stay
No Cats Allowed
No Smoking Allowed

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Michigamme House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of Twin size bunk beds - sleeps 4
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Open loft bedroom w/ 1 Queen Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin bunk bed over full bed - sleeps 3
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
All bedrooms & living area have ceiling fans. Motorboat & boat lift are not included with rental.

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