Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Brighton

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Brighton. This city's restaurants, shopping and sporting events draw many visitors. Gerald R. Ford Library and Ann Arbor Hands On Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Brighton

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Brighton a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Brighton (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Spicer Orchards (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Parshallville Cider Mill (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Tyrone Hills Golf Club (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Paradise Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Brighton

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Brighton. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hudson Mills Metropark (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Maybury State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Matthaei Botanical Gardens (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Union Lake (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Nichols Arboretum (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Buhr Park (20 mi / 32.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Brighton

The nearest airport is in Pontiac, MI (PTK-Oakland County Intl.), located 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Ann Arbor, MI (ARB-Ann Arbor Municipal), which is 21.3 mi (34.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Brighton?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 60 house rentals around Brighton. From 36 Houses to 10 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 Brighton is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Brighton?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Brighton:

  • Angell: 35 vacation rentals
  • Allmendinger Heights: 45 vacation rentals
  • Wines: 41 vacation rentals
  • Arborview Neighborhood: 37 vacation rentals
  • Old Fourth Ward: 20 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Mt. Brighton: 199 home rentals
  • Mt Brighton Ski Area: 174 home rentals
  • Lakelands Golf & Country Club: 243 home rentals
  • Coyote Preserve Golf Club: 53 home rentals
  • Eastern Michigan University: 242 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Brighton 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 Brighton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 36 Houses in Brighton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brighton include:

  • Cabins: 10 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 10 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 10 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Brighton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation homes with pool available in Brighton.