Where to stay around Central Michigan, US?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 352 vacation rentals near Central Michigan. From 164 houses to 120 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Central Michigan for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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

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

  • Ontario: 6,716 vacation rentals
  • Lake Michigan: 10,173 vacation rentals
  • Canada: 24,748 vacation rentals
  • Lexington: 99 vacation rentals
  • Northern Michigan: 4,615 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Central 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 Central 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 Central Michigan:

  • Lexington: 99 rentals
  • Higgins Lake: 134 rentals
  • Houghton Lake: 138 rentals
  • Port Austin: 61 rentals
  • Port Sanilac: 58 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 Central 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 Central Michigan are:

  • Roscommon Coounty Airport (HTL): 148 vacation rentals
  • Iosco County Airport (ECA): 72 vacation rentals
  • Gladwin Zettel Memorial Airport (GDW): 55 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 Central Michigan?

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

  • Lakeside Park: 75 rentals
  • Fashion Square Mall: 27 rentals
  • Genesee Valley Center: 18 rentals
  • Midland Area Farmers Market: 23 rentals
  • Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse: 44 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central 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.

Why people love visiting cozy Central Michigan

The area's festivals and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Central Michigan. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the sporting events, university setting and lake. For a bit of culture, visit Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children's Museum or Public Museum of Grand Rapids. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities and attractions in and around Central Michigan

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Central Michigan a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chippewa Nature Center (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Dahlia Hill (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Emerson Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Chippewassee Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Midland City Forest Park (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Central Park (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)

Exploring the natural features in Central Michigan

Travelers enjoy Central Michigan for its lakeside setting and riverfront. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Central Michigan is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chippewa Nature Center (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Dahlia Hill (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Emerson Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Dow Gardens (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Chippewassee Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • The Tridge (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)