Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Harbor Springs 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 $127 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Harbor Springs. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Summer vacations in historic Harbor Springs

Sitting on the north shore of Little Traverse Bay, Harbor Springs is a charming waterfront community that's been luring vacationers for over a century. With 4 seasons of outdoor activities to enjoy and an array of cultural and culinary attractions on offer, Harbor Springs showcases some of Michigan's best assets. While historic summer resorts like Wequetonsing once stole the spotlight, today Harbor Springs vacation rentals unlock access to waterfront cottages, secluded forest chalets, and a host of other luxury properties.

Things to do

History and wine in Harbor Springs

Once home to Michigan's legendary Odawa tribe leader, the Chief Andrew J. Blackbird House is now a fascinating cultural museum. After a day of sightseeing, you'll probably work up a thirst, so why not stop by Harbor Springs Vineyards and Winery at Pond Hill Farm? With terraced vineyards, an elegant tasting room, and an onsite garden cafe, it's a beautiful slice of Harbor Springs. Sip on something you like? With many featuring wraparound verandas and wooden rocking chairs, Harbor Springs vacation rentals are the perfect place to uncork a bottle of your favorite local wine.

Activities

Cruise Under a "Tunnel of Trees"

From organic cafes and farm-to-table restaurants to designer boutiques and glassworks studios, downtown Harbor Springs is a great place for a stroll. There are a handful of beaches within walking distance of Main Street which makes it easy to cool off in the lake, unpack a picnic, or soak up the sunshine. Winding from Harbor Springs to Cross Village, the scenic M-119 shows off Michigan's natural beauty. It's also known as the Tunnel of Trees, and is cloaked under a lush canopy of hardwoods and evergreens. Planning a golf getaway? Harbor Springs vacation rentals put you just steps from Michigan's most coveted courses, including historic Harbor Point and architecturally designed Boyne Highlands Resort.

Weather

Fiery fall displays in Harbor Springs

Harbor Springs is known for its Indian summers, which means the warm weather can often last well into fall. Thanks to the Tunnel of Trees, Harbor Springs is regularly voted one of America's best towns to view fiery foliage. It's also stunning in spring, when snowy trilliums carpet the forest floor. Foodies shouldn't miss the annual Taste of Harbor Springs festival held every September. Running for decades, the palate-pleasing event showcases local food, wine, and craft beer. Things don't slow down in the winter, when Nub's Nob and Boyne Highlands serve up some of Michigan's best downhill skiing.

Natural features

Make a splash in Lake Michigan

Harbor Springs sits on the shores of sheltered Little Traverse Bay, part of mighty Lake Michigan. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the lake, with family-friendly Zorn Park featuring a sandy beach, lifeguards, a swimming raft, and grassy picnic areas. Famous for its prehistoric coral fossils, sprawling Petoskey State Park hugs the coast. Whether you want to beachcomb, enjoy a picnic, or explore its woodland hiking trails, Petoskey offers outdoor fun for the whole family.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Harbor Springs

The nearest airport is in Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Mackinac Island, MI (MCD), which is 34.5 mi (55.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Harbor Springs?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 500 vacation rentals around Harbor Springs. From 342 house rentals to 148 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.