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Destination guide

The beachside setting of Michigan City is ready to explore

The beaches, wildlife and lake are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Michigan City. Renowned for its casino gaming, shopping and zoo, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Michigan City

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Michigan City a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Washington Park Zoo (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Whittaker Woods Golf Course (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Legacy Hills Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Michigan City

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 81°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Michigan City

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Michigan City is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Indiana Dunes State Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • New Buffalo Public Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Galien River County Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Townline Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Marquette Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Michigan City

Fly into South Bend, IN (SBN-South Bend Intl.), the closest airport, located 30.5 mi (49.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), which is 43.5 mi (70 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Michigan City Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Michigan City?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 831 house rentals around Michigan City. From 581 Houses to 150 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Michigan City is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Michigan City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Michigan City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Blue Chip Casino: 924 home rentals
  • Michigan City Station: 906 home rentals
  • Trail Creek: 906 home rentals
  • Oasis Splash Pad: 914 home rentals
  • Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets: 903 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Michigan City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Michigan City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 581 Houses in Michigan City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Michigan City include:

  • Cabins: 150 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 150 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 50 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Michigan City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 286 vacation homes with pool available in Michigan City.

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