Discover a selection of 444 vacation rentals in Northport 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 air conditioning and kitchens. Prices start at $140 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Northport. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

A village on the coast

In the northwest tip of Michigan's southern peninsula, the little village of Northport nestles between forested shoreline and Leelanau wine country. This idyllic village on the shores of Grand Traverse Bay offers quiet respite for vacationers. Relax and enjoy the twinkling blue waters of Lake Michigan framed by soft, pale sands and scented forests of fir and red maple, sample a glass of a delicious local vintage and explore a little local history at Grand Traverse Lighthouse. In winter, choose a Northport vacation rental to enjoy wonderful snowy adventures.

Things to do

Culture and heritage near Northport

Northport is home to the Amy Alpaugh Studio, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1947. Unfortunately, this historic home is a private residence so can't be toured, but history buffs can get their fill at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse. Just a few miles north of Northport, the lighthouse dates back to 1852. Today, it is restored as the site of a small museum illuminating the life of a lighthouse keeper in the 1920s. If all that history works up a thirst, stop by one of the many local vineyards, wineries and breweries near your Northport vacation rental to enjoy a tasting of a delicious local vintage.

Activities

Fun by Northport's beautiful lakeshore

Keen sailors or anglers can choose a Northport vacation rental on the water's edge to make the most of the boating, sailing, paddling, birdwatching or fishing to be enjoyed here. Head to Northport's pretty little marina to charter a boat for the day, watch the yachts bobbing on the water, or take a stroll along the wooden boardwalk. As well as the local shops, galleries and restaurants, there are miles of trails to be enjoyed. Leelanau State Park has beaches, shaded trails and a historic lighthouse to explore. Or simply take a picnic to the beach and enjoy a family day out on the beautiful golden sands.

Weather

Northport through the seasons

With freezing winter temperatures and summer highs into the 70s, Northport enjoys very distinct seasons. Local events and seasonal festivals make the most of these different conditions. Springtime flowers and early sunshine make perfect conditions for walking, biking, fishing and boating. These activities extend into the summer and autumn months, with summer sunshine attracting live music events at local restaurants and wineries. Come winter, the temperatures drop, snow falls and the local trails are popular for skiing and snowshoeing.

Natural features

Northport's natural splendor

From your Northport vacation rental, don't miss a visit to Leelanau State Park at the very tip of Michigan's little finger. With miles of trails and beaches, you can enjoy lake swimming, fishing, nature observation and birding – keep a look out for the piping plovers. You can also stroll along the dunes and shoreline to watch the beautiful sunsets over the water. Nearby Kehl Lake is another tranquil picnicking, birdwatching and hiking destination. Its pristine waters and wetlands are fringed with 100-year-old hemlocks and white pines.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Northport

Fly into Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), the closest airport, located 26.6 mi (42.7 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Northport?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 444 vacation rentals around Northport. From 248 house rentals to 127 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Northport?

Ditch those busy beaches and try a lake instead! Rendezvous with your crew at a lakeside rental and indulge in small pleasures like idyllic views and an invigorating stroll along the shore. Vrbo has 198 vacation properties close to lakes available. Alternatively, you might prefer to try a different sort of vacation setting. Vrbo has a whole lot of options to select from, including:

  • 154 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 132 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 132 beachfront vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Northport?

If you want to have an authentic local experience and love having lots of space to spread out, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 245 houses available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $103 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other sought-after rental types, such as:

  • Cottage: 109 vacation homes. Prices start from $115 per night.
  • Cabin: 24 vacation homes. Prices start from $150 per night.
  • Apartment: 13 vacation homes. Prices start from $100 per night.

Can I stay in Northport in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding time to meet up with friends and family members. A vacation is an excellent opportunity to get together. If you were planning to kick back together, Vrbo has places for you. Why not check out the 35 house vacation homes listed here? They're the leading choice for large groups of guests. Rental options around here that are perfect for large groups include:

  • Are you looking for vacation homes that can sleep 6 of you? We have 112 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just $136 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your family, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 98 vacation homes that are ideal. You can book one for as little as $214 per night.
  • Seeking rentals suitable for 10 guests? You'll be thrilled to know we have 89 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as $211 a night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your uncle, your cousin and all your mates to Northport.

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