Discover a selection of more than 10,000 vacation rentals in Lake Michigan, US 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 kitchens. Prices start at $175 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Lake Michigan. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Lake Michigan

The lake and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Lake Michigan. This welcoming city allures visitors with its skyscrapers and boating. For a bit of culture, visit Milwaukee Art Museum, Charles Allis Art Museum or Discovery World. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Lake Michigan

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Lake Michigan a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hemlock Golf Club (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • West Michigan Fairgrounds (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Amber Elk Ranch (21.1 mi / 33.9 km)
  • Jomagrha Vineyards and Winery (23.4 mi / 37.6 km)
  • Orchard Beach State Park (25.5 mi / 41 km)
  • Golden Sands Golf Course (28.8 mi / 46.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is famous for its panoramic lake views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lake Michigan is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ludington State Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Stearns Park Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Ludington Waterfront Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Buttersville Park (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • First Street Beach (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
  • Douglas Park (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Lake Michigan

The nearest airport is in Manistee, MI (MBL-Manistee County-Blacker), located 27.8 mi (44.7 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Milwaukee Intermodal Station, Holland Station and Kenosha Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Lake Michigan by jumping on the metro at Linden Station, Central Station or Noyes Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lake Michigan, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 11,843 vacation rentals around Lake Michigan. From 5,254 house rentals to 2,363 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lakefront property near Lake Michigan?

If you've been searching for a peaceful pause, spend a couple of days by a lake. You'll feel like you're at adult summer camp — no collective singing Kumbaya required. Vrbo has 2,711 vacation properties close to lakes ready to be booked. Of course, that might not work for the whole group. Fortunately, Vrbo has oodles more options, including:

  • 2,502 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 2,068 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 1,670 beachfront vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house near Lake Michigan?

Instead of staying in a cookie-cutter, chain hotel room this vacation, you could rent a whole house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighborhood before you know it! There are 5,170 options listed on Vrbo. Prices start at $20 per night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other popular rental types, like:

  • Cottage: 1,736 vacation homes. Prices start from $67 per night.
  • Apartment: 1,607 vacation homes. Prices start from $40 per night.
  • Condo: 1,521 vacation homes. Prices start from $67 per night.

Can I stay near Lake Michigan in a large group?

There's nothing quite like reconnecting with old friends or spending a week or so with your loved ones in a fantastic new place. And the best thing, Vrbo has places big enough for everyone. Why not take a look at the 766 house vacation homes available here? They're the most popular option for large groups of travelers. If you're traveling in a large group, the rental options that will serve you well include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we have 5,028 vacation homes appropriate for that size. Book a night for as little as $41.
  • After a rental property for 8 people? We have 4,000 that will be ideal. The starting price is $53 per night.
  • Going away with 10 guests? We have 2,492 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices begin at just $64 per night.

You and the squad will be more than satisfied when you book your Lake Michigan escape through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals near Lake Michigan?

Reduce those steep accommodation costs with a little help from Vrbo. You'll find a range of awesome rentals and save loads! When it comes to discovering an amazing deal, the first place you look ought to be Western Michigan University/KRPH. Here, Vrbo has 2 rentals at an average price of $114 per night. Another 110 Vrbo rentals are available in or around Wicker Park. With an average price of $236 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging to your friends about.

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