Discover a selection of 71 vacation rentals in Bay City, MI 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 WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $87 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Bay City. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Historic Bay City will entice you

Enjoy the area's churches, history and live music and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Bay City. Renowned for its sailing, riverfront and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Bay City

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bay City a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wenonah Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Riverwalk Pier (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • St. Julians Winery (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
  • The Fortress Golf Course (20 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Bay City State Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Apple Mountain (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bay City

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

  • Wenonah Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Riverwalk Pier (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Dow Gardens (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Bay City State Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Hoyt Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Andersen Enrichment Center (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bay City

The nearest airport is in Saginaw, MI (MBS-MBS Intl.), located 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from the city center.

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

Whether you want a cozy escape for you and your boo or somewhere spacious to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Bay City. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • Around 55 miles from the center of Bay City, you'll want to keep coming back to "Relaxing Lakefront Log Cabin With Amazing Views". It has 3 bedrooms and a host of amenities including a washing machine and a DVD player.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "The Historic Brownstone Haus, Amazing Downtown Location". Around 20 miles from the heart of Bay City, it has 4 bedrooms and features a garden and cable/satellite TV services.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Bay City?

Yes, you sure can! From simple retreats to luxurious escapes and everything in between, we've got a great range of log cabins to rent in or near Bay City. If you're into adventure, here's where you can go:

  • "Relaxing Lakefront Log Cabin With Amazing Views": This is the perfect base to enjoy some of the terrific outdoor activities this region has to offer, including snowmobiling and kayaking.
  • "Lovely Lakefront Log Cabin On Eight Point Lake. Relax Or Have Fun In The Lake": Stay in and enjoy the quiet atmosphere or try some of the fun activities nearby, including hiking and biking and cross-country skiing. Active or chill, the choice is yours.

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

Your working week will be a lot easier to bear if you've got something wonderful organized for the weekend. Give yourself something nice to look forward to by reserving one of these top weekend getaways in or near Bay City:

  • If spending time in the great outdoors is a high priority for you, consider "Located Right In Downtown Frankenmuth Walk To Town Minutes To Birch Run". Around 20 miles south of Bay City, it's close to Children's Zoo at Celebration Square and Apple Mountain. Amenities at this property include a nearby laundromat and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Also consider "Cute House On Saginaw Bay With Private Beach And Hot Tub", which is around 4 miles north of Bay City. After a day of discovering nearby attractions such as Wilderness Trails Zoo and Green Hills Golf Club, relax in your rental and make the most of heating, children's games and more.

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

Appreciate the vibe and culture of Bay City from the comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you'd love to take a break on your own or have a good time with friends, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment in and around Bay City:

  • Unpack your bags at "Totally Renovated 1 Bedroom Appartment". Amenities including towels and nearby ecotour services will help you feel at home here.
  • "Private Bedroom And Bath In Riverfront Home With A Hot Tub And Boat Slip" is another awesome choice. Make yourself comfy and take advantage of an ocean view, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

There are many highlights around Bay City to put on your itinerary. Nourish your inner culture lover with a visit to Kresge Auditorium and Old Town Playhouse.

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

Whether you're searching for a cozy apartment for you and a friend or a townhouse with enough room for the family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Bay City. These properties are an ideal base for a whirlwind visit:

  • If you can only spare a few nights, "Beautiful Lake House In Northern Michigan" is a fantastic choice. It's not too far from the center of Bay City, so you'll be near all the best attractions.
  • Alternatively, spend a few relaxing nights at "Beautiful Luxury Beachfront Home On Lake Huron". This conveniently located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

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

Nothing says "I love you" like planning a romantic weekend together. If you're eager to spend a couple of nights away with your partner, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Bay City that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Put on some relaxing music and slow dance the nights away at "The Historic Brownstone Haus, Amazing Downtown Location". Around 20 miles from Bay City, this property has everything you need for a romantic weekend away, including a fireplace and a balcony.
  • Otherwise, spend your escape canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "2 - Bdr Main St. Loft, Pet Friendly", around 20 miles from Bay City. Housekeeping services and a balcony will help ramp up the romance.

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

Share your vacation and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an action-packed escape with your besties or a big family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Bay City:

  • A nice range of amenities including a water park and a kitchen make "Located Right In Downtown Frankenmuth Walk To Town Minutes To Birch Run" a favorite. This spacious property has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. From central Bay City, it's around 20 miles away to the south.
  • Invite as many as 16 of your closest friends to "The Residenz At Bavarian Inn - Historic Estate Located In Downtown Frankenmuth" and fill the place with love and laughter. This popular option has 5 bedrooms and is around 20 miles to the south of Bay City. It's crammed with features to keep your large group happy and comfortable, such as a kitchen and a garden.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is hands down the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Bay City and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to take your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Get your vacation on at "Cute House On Saginaw Bay With Private Beach And Hot Tub", where your main priority will be chilling by the pool. Amenities such as a living room and a garden help make this getaway a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, recharge your batteries at "The White House Prime Location". In addition to its inviting pool, you'll also have use of a smart TV and a microwave oven.

Don't know how to pack for your Bay City break? This appealing destination has a humid continental climate. In summer, expect average temperatures ranging from 60 ºF to 75 ºF. Scroll through our range of Bay City vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

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

Whether you're traveling with the immediate family or you're bringing all your relatives along, family vacations mean fun. These large rentals in and around Bay City have room for everyone — and everything you need to keep them happy:

  • Make your get-together an unforgettable one at "The Historic Brownstone Haus, Amazing Downtown Location". This pad has 4 bedrooms, sleeps up to 11 guests and features lots of handy amenities, including childrens activities and a barbecue grill. You'll find it around 20 miles south of Bay City.
  • Alternatively, escape with your crew to "Located Right In Downtown Frankenmuth Walk To Town Minutes To Birch Run". It's about 20 miles south of Bay City, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. Handy amenities here include a nearby laundromat and a DVD player.

If you want to visit some family-friendly attractions close by, Adventure Island Family Fun Park is a fun day out for all ages.

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

Escape the hustle and bustle and treat the people you love to a vacation of a different kind. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Bay City and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts you're used to!

  • "Vacation Home Rogac In Šolta/roga" - Around 25 miles northeast of central Bay City, this family-friendly retreat offers amenities like a dishwasher and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Log Home On 17 Acres With Modern Amenities" - Round up the troops and spend a few days at this inviting stay, which is around 25 miles to the southeast of Bay City. You'll have access to a kitchen, a travel crib and much more.

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