Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Indian River, 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 $110 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Indian River. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to friendly Indian River

The beaches, forests and parks are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Indian River. This welcoming city allures visitors with its spas and hiking. 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 Indian River

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Indian River a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nub's Nob Ski Area (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • The Highlands (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Big Bear Adventures (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Mullett Lake Country Club (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Heather Golf Course at Boyne Highlands (16.1 mi / 26 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Indian River

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Indian River is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Burt Lake State Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Burt Lake (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Aloha State Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Petoskey State Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Harbor Springs Beach (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Onaway State Park (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Indian River

Fly into Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), the closest airport, located 13.8 mi (22.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Mackinac Island, MI (MCD), which is 31.2 mi (50.2 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Indian River?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Indian River:

  • Around 25 miles from the center of Indian River, you'll want to keep coming back to "Cute Cottage - - Walk To Town And Restaurants. Close To Bike Trail". It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including outdoor furniture and a washing machine.
  • Another excellent choice is "Large Family Home, Perfect For Entertaining", which is around 45 miles from Indian River. Featuring 5 bedrooms, cookware, dishware and utensils and a living room, 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 Indian River vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Indian River?

Punching far above its weight when it comes to character, a tiny house vacation rental in Indian River delivers big adventure. Close down your devices and turn your focus to outdoor fun at one of these pint-sized escapes:

  • Get set for a simpler way of living at "Perfect For Two A Little Hideaway In The Woods. Tiny House". Amenities at this small wonder in Sawyer include a microwave oven, golf and more.
  • "Gorgeous, Vintage, Crystal Mt Tiny Home" offers convenient extras like off-street parking options and WiFi. Located in Benzie County, you'll be able to live big in this small but cleverly designed property.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Indian River?

Whether you're looking for a basic retreat or something with all the frills, we've got some great log cabins to rent in Indian River. Discover both adventure and coziness at one of these sought-after options:

  • Located in Indian River, "Log Cabin Home On The Sturgeon River In Indian River" will put you near some of the awesome outdoor activities offered in this area. Golf and cross-country skiing are a couple of them.
  • Alternatively, switch to vacation mode at "Log Cabin On The Canal Of The Indian River Between Burt And Mullet Lake". Try some sailing or fishing or just kick back at this Indian River property.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Indian River?

Clock off on Friday afternoon and then pack your carry-on bag. If you're in the mood for some fun and relaxation, these properties in and around Indian River promise the perfect weekend getaway:

  • "Boyne Mountain - Ski - In/out, Featuring 4 Master Suites With An Outside Hot Tub" is a comfortable option around 25 miles southwest of the center of Indian River. You won't have to venture far to find an unforgettable experience around this vacation rental. Get out and discover Lake Charlevoix and A-Ga-Ming Golf Resort. Activities like golf and snowmobiling will add an adventurous touch to your weekend trip.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a rejuvenating getaway at "Lake Michigan Beachfront Luxury Home". Stay in and relax, or get active and try kayaking and caving. When it's time to discover more of the area, organize a visit to Wawashkamo Golf Club and Wilderness State Park. This sought-after vacation rental is around 25 miles northwest of Indian River.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Indian River?

Enjoy a taste of the energy and culture of Indian River from the comfort of your own studio apartment. Whether you're looking to get away on your own or have a good time with friends, you'll find the perfect studio apartment in and around Indian River:

  • Toss your bags down and put your feet up at "1bedroom Beachfront Condo 311 On Gorgeous Lake Charlevoix In Boyne City". Amenities including a microwave oven and air conditioning will make you feel right at home here.
  • Another popular choice is "1bedroom Beachfront Condo 112 On Gorgeous Lake Charlevoix In Boyne City". Take advantage of a fridge, coffee and tea making facilities and other handy amenities during your stay.

There are lots of highlights around Indian River to put on your to-do list. Satisfy the culture lover in you with a visit to Michigan Legacy Art Park and Old Town Playhouse.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Indian River?

Whether you're after a small apartment just for you or a townhouse that'll fit the entire family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Indian River. These retreats make a comfortable base for a short and sweet stay:

  • Within close reach of central Indian River, "Torch Lake Cabin In The Woods" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your cozy digs, get out and explore all the fun stuff around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a few relaxing nights at "Beautiful Ausable River Home". This centrally located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Indian River?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend trip. If you're eager to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Indian River that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few nights of passion at "Cute Cottage - - Walk To Town And Restaurants. Close To Bike Trail". Around 25 miles from Indian River, this place comes with lots of nice touches, like winery tours and beauty services.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Great Quiet Location - Newly Updated", around 25 miles from Indian River. Winery tours and a restaurant dining guide will help set the mood.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Indian River?

Share your vacation and have more fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous escape with friends or a family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Indian River:

  • You'll have ample space to sprawl out at "Boyne Mountain - Ski - In/out, Featuring 4 Master Suites With An Outside Hot Tub". Around 25 miles southwest of Indian River, this grand retreat has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 20 guests. Top amenities include ski-in/ski-out facilities and a firepit.
  • "Luxury Boyne Mtn Creekside Condo" is another excellent option. It's around 25 miles to the southwest of Indian River, has 4 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 12 guests. A swimming pool and a fireplace are among the things designed to make your stay even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Indian River?

A pool is often a must-have when deciding where to stay on vacation, particularly if you've got kids in tow. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Indian River and fill your days with laughter and fun:

  • Treat your crew to a memorable break at "Cute Downtown Boyne City House. 5 Min Walk To Downtown Area And Beaches". There's a lot to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as a dishwasher and a smart TV.
  • "Great Lake House On Beautiful Burt Lake. Indian River Shopping And Golf" is the kind of place you go to leave the everyday behind and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its pool. Childrens activities and a DVD player are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfortable.

Indian River has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 70 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Indian River vacation rental and organize your getaway for whenever you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Indian River?

Grammy and Pop, Great-Aunt Jean ... You can put them on your invitation list when you stay in a large family vacation rental in or near Indian River. Get all your favorite people under the one roof at one of these spacious getaways:

  • Make your visit one you won't forget at "Boyne Mountain - Ski - In/out, Featuring 4 Master Suites With An Outside Hot Tub". This getaway has 6 bedrooms, sleeps up to 20 guests and comes with many handy amenities, including a TV and snowsport activities. It's around 25 miles southwest of Indian River.
  • "Lake Michigan Beachfront Luxury Home", around 25 miles to the northwest of central Indian River, is also ideal for family get-togethers. As many as 10 of your nearest and dearest can fit into this popular vacation rental which offers 3 bedrooms, a DVD player, a porch and more.

When you're ready to head out and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your itinerary. Adventure Island Family Fun Park is a superb place to start.