Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Michigan City, IN that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $74 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Michigan City. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Find a fun cabin accommodation in Michigan City

Nestled on the southern shore of Lake Michigan is the beautiful vacation destination of Michigan City. Vacationers looking for lake cabin rentals in Indiana will find fabulous accommodations in Michigan City. While Lake Michigan is the most popular attraction here, whether you enjoy spending time in the water or relaxing on the beach, Michigan City has so many more outdoor and indoor activities to offer. Anyone who enjoys history will love the Old Lighthouse Museum, where you can learn about Lake Michigan maritime lore. The Washington Park Zoo is another great destination for families to enjoy.

 
Things to do

Michigan City: Much more than a lake and a lighthouse

When booking Michigan City vacation rentals, you’ll never be far away from a whole host of family-friendly attractions. In the area, there’s a zoo and botanical gardens; perfect for animal and nature lovers. There’s also the city’s famous lighthouse and shoreline that’s ideal for a stroll at sunset. To experience the local arts scene, head over to Washington Park. On Thursdays, the city’s own band puts on a free concert. You could also enjoy a magical cultural exhibition at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts.

Activities

Michigan City—a getaway for everyone

There’s so much to see and do in Michigan City, you’ll want to keep coming back for more. Book Michigan City vacation rentals and you will have a host of attractions on your doorstep. You can stroll through the zoo or the botanic gardens to marvel at nature in all its glory. Walk along the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to the famous Michigan City East Lighthouse, or for something different, head for the casino, one of the city’s two playhouses, or check out the Bacchus and Beer Festival in August.

Weather

Enjoy a sunny summer lakeside in Michigan City

With mild summers, cool breezes from the lake, and average summer temperatures of 73°F, visitors can enjoy a sunny lakeside getaway in Michigan City. The weather is perfect for boating, swimming, fishing, or just relaxing with family, friends or even by yourself with a cool drink and a book. A walk along the shore to hear the “singing dunes” is delightful in this mild climate. With so many public parks and outdoor areas to enjoy, your getaway from the heat of the city will keep you coming back to Michigan City vacation rentals for more.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Michigan City

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Michigan City. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Washington Park Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Beverly Shores Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Lake View Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Indiana Dunes State Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Indiana Dunes National Park (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Indiana Dunes Visitor Center (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Michigan City

The nearest airport is in Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD), located 55.2 mi (88.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), which is 44 mi (70.8 km) away.

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

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Michigan City?

Whether you're after a cozy escape for you and your sweetheart or someplace roomy to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Michigan City. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • Around 1 mile from the center of Michigan City, it's difficult to beat "Family Retreatbeachwalkgrillacfree Wifipool Tablebikesgrillgolf Cart". It has 4 bedrooms and a host of amenities including a resort and spa and beauty services.
  • Another enticing choice is "Hot Tub And Golf Cart 6 Bedrooms Plus Coach House", which is around 1 mile from Michigan City. Offering 7 bedrooms, a hair dryer and a microwave oven, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Michigan City vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Michigan City?

Nothing beats a quick escape to blow away the cobwebs. Pack your carry-on bag and take a breather at one of these irresistible weekend getaways in and around Michigan City:

  • Located 1 mile to the northeast of central Michigan City, "Newer Home With Golf Cart Great Location In The Heart Of The Subdivision" is a favorite with adventurous types and nature lovers. Find your way to nearby attractions, including Indiana Dunes State Park and Washington Park Zoo. If you're up for more, try basketball or fishing.
  • Alternatively, leave your cares behind at "Beachwalk Vacation Home. 6 Bedrooms Plus A Den. Aug 19". Stay in and chill out, or get active and try fishing and basketball. When you're ready to explore some nearby attractions, check out Taltree Arboretum and Gardens and Marquette Beach. This attractive vacation rental is around 1 mile northeast of Michigan City.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Michigan City?

You certainly can. If you're looking for a simple but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently positioned in the middle of town. We suggest the following options in or near Michigan City:

  • One of our top picks is "Beach 3 Min Walk/hot Tub/steam Room". Lock in a few nights at this popular stay and you'll have access to a bicycle and internet services.
  • Or, use "Luxury Designer Loft In Historic Arts District" as a base to check off the best sights around you. This home away from home comes with a boat, a hair dryer and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Michigan City?

From modern apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your quick break sorted. Here are two of our favorite picks in and around Michigan City:

  • Within easy reach of central Michigan City, "Family Memories, Steps To The Beach" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not chilling out in your cozy digs, get out and discover what's around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of relaxing nights at "Beautiful Family Cottage In Beachwalk Grill Ac Free Wifikids Haven". This conveniently located property makes it easy to explore the area's sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Michigan City?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend escape. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Michigan City that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Put on some relaxing music and slow dance the nights away at "Family Retreatbeachwalkgrillacfree Wifipool Tablebikesgrillgolf Cart". Around 1 mile from Michigan City, this property has all you need for a couple's weekend away, including winery tours and beauty services.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few dreamy days together is "Hot Tub And Golf Cart 6 Bedrooms Plus Coach House". Around 1 mile from Michigan City, a fireplace and winery tours add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Michigan City?

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding a place that'll effortlessly fit your crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Michigan City and get your loved ones together under the same roof:

  • You'll have plenty of room to spread out at "Hot Tub And Golf Cart 6 Bedrooms Plus Coach House". Around 1 mile northeast of Michigan City, this expansive retreat has 7 bedrooms accommodating up to 19 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a fireplace and an electric car charging station.
  • Invite up to 12 of your best friends to "Newer Home With Golf Cart Great Location In The Heart Of The Subdivision" and fill the place with laughter and love. This popular option has 4 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the northeast of central Michigan City. It's packed with features to keep large groups happy and comfortable, such as a lake view and a kitchen.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Michigan City?

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool. Pull out your inflatable swan and browse these houses in or near Michigan City that feature this vacation perk:

  • Pack your swim gear and make a booking at "Hot Tub And Golf Cart 6 Bedrooms Plus Coach House". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a barbecue grill and free toiletries.
  • Spend laid-back days splashing about or finding some peaceful moments by the water at "The 8th Street Art House. Relax And Be Inspired". This vacation home is another top choice and comes with childrens activities, a dishwasher and more.

Michigan City has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 65 ºF to 75 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Michigan City vacation rental and plan your escape for whenever you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Michigan City?

Nanny and Pop-Pop, Aunty Kim ... You can add them to your guest list when you escape to a large family vacation rental in or near Michigan City. Get all your loved ones together at one of these spacious properties:

  • Make your get-together one you won't forget at "Family Retreatbeachwalkgrillacfree Wifipool Tablebikesgrillgolf Cart". This pad has 4 bedrooms, can fit up to 11 guests and features plenty of amenities, including a stair gate and a separate dining area. You'll find it around 1 mile northeast of Michigan City.
  • Another terrific option is "Hot Tub And Golf Cart 6 Bedrooms Plus Coach House". It's about 1 mile northeast of Michigan City, has 7 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 19 guests. Useful amenities here include a kitchen and a DVD player.

It may be tempting, but don't spend all day indoors. Get out and discover the area's family-friendly attractions, beginning with Washington Park Zoo.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Michigan City?

Escape the busyness of life and treat the people you love to a different type of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Michigan City and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts you're used to!

  • "Cabin - 10 Acres Of Privacy Pup/ Bike/ Walking Nirvana 7 Minutes To Hip 3 Oaks" - Located about 16 miles east of the center of Michigan City, this family-friendly escape offers amenities like coffee and tea making facilities and a kitchen.
  • "La Porte Cabin With Sauna, Decks And Fire Pit" - This stay is also perfect for a family getaway and is around 6 miles southeast of Michigan City. Offering a microwave oven, towels and more, it'll get your group's stamp of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Michigan City vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Michigan City?

If you adore the idea of cozying up by a campfire but aren't super into the "camp" part, a vacation rental with a fire pit will be right up your alley. Enjoy the conveniences of home at one of these options in or near Michigan City that come with this cozy perk:

  • "Hot Tub And Golf Cart 6 Bedrooms Plus Coach House" comes with a firepit, a kitchen, and of course, a fire pit. Break out the guitar and have a singalong, share your spookiest story or just kick back with family and friends at this delightful retreat.
  • Get a blaze going and then take in the relaxed atmosphere at "Beachwalk Vacation Home. 6 Bedrooms Plus A Den". This sought-after escape also comes with a garden and a fireplace.