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 WiFi. Prices start at $116 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.
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, Vrbo has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


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 10,799 vacation rentals around Lake Michigan. From 7,369 house rentals to 2,164 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lake Michigan?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lake Michigan. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Traverse City: 1,337 vacation rentals
  • South Haven: 880 vacation rentals
  • Saugatuck: 637 vacation rentals
  • Michigan City: 725 vacation rentals
  • Near North Side: 572 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lake Michigan! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lake Michigan?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lake Michigan:

  • Traverse City: 1,337 rentals
  • South Haven: 880 rentals
  • Saugatuck: 637 rentals
  • Michigan City: 725 rentals
  • Grand Haven: 289 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Lake Michigan?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Lake Michigan are:

  • Holland, MI (HLM-Park Township): 872 vacation rentals
  • Ludington, MI (LDM): 257 vacation rentals
  • Cadillac, MI (CAD-Wexford County): 94 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Lake Michigan?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Lake Michigan. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center: 1,451 rentals
  • Jackson Park: 1,099 rentals
  • Garfield Park: 1,425 rentals
  • Warren Dunes State Park: 556 rentals
  • Shipshewana: 50 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Michigan listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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