Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Petoskey, US 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 $123 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Petoskey. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Petoskey

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Petoskey. Renowned for its casino gaming, skiing and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Petoskey

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like skiing, boating and golfing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Petoskey a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mackinaw Trail Winery (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • The Highlands (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Tunnel of Trees (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Boyne Mountain (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Crooked Tree Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Petoskey

Petoskey is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, December, February or March, when snowfall averages 18 inches and temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Petoskey

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Petoskey is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Petoskey State Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Harbor Springs Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Tunnel of Trees (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Lake Charlevoix (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Lake Chalevoix Depot Beach (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Castle Farms (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Petoskey

Fly into Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), the closest airport, located 16 mi (25.7 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Petoskey?

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

  • "Cute Cabin In A Beautiful Wooded Setting" is popular with guests. Around 50 miles from Petoskey, it has 1 bedroom and plenty of amenities to help you feel at home, including a microwave oven and a nearby bay.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "Peaceful Cabin In Quiet Wooded Setting". Located around 50 miles from the heart of Petoskey, it has 1 bedroom and comes with outdoor furniture and a nearby laundromat.

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

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

You need only take a look inside Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Petoskey to recognize that amazing things really do come in small packages. Sensibly designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these fun-sized digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Take a few days off to recharge at "Perfect For Two A Little Hideaway In The Woods. Tiny House". Located in Sawyer, nearby birdwatching activities and a stair gate are a couple of amenities on offer here.
  • "Gorgeous, Vintage, Crystal Mt Tiny Home" offers plenty of conveniences, including a microwave oven and nearby birdwatching activities. Located in Benzie County, you'll be able to live big in this small but nicely designed hideaway.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Petoskey?

Whether you want to spend your getaway chasing adventure outdoors or reconnecting with your nearest and dearest, we've got charming log cabins where you can do both. Check out these retreats in and around Petoskey:

  • "Cozy Log Cabin In The Woods": At this cabin, you'll be perfectly placed to try some of the fabulous outdoor activities in and around the region, including basketball and cycling.
  • "Private Log Cabin Near Shanty Creek Resorts": Spend your time enjoying all the conveniences of this hideout. When it's time to get outdoors, sailing and fishing will get your blood flowing.

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

Those chores can wait, because weekends were made for having fun. Book one of these weekend getaways in and near Petoskey and enjoy all the fantastic things to do close by:

  • "Great Quiet Location - Newly Updated" is a top option around 12 miles south of central Petoskey. You'll never have to travel far to find something to keep you occupied around this vacation rental. Get out and discover Schuss Mountain and Christmas Cove Beach. Activities like snowboarding and skiing will nicely cap off your whirlwind break.
  • "Boyne Mountain - Ski - In/out, Featuring 4 Master Suites With An Outside Hot Tub" will also make you feel comfortable. Around 15 miles south of Petoskey, use it as a base to try some sledding or fishing. Gaylord Country Club and Petoskey State Park also have to be on your must-do list while you're here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Petoskey?

Typically small in size, easy on the pocketbook and conveniently located, it's difficult not to be impressed by a studio apartment. Make yourself comfortable in one of these options and appreciate Petoskey up close:

  • Get out and explore from the comfort of "1bedroom Beachfront Condo 311 On Gorgeous Lake Charlevoix In Boyne City". This property is a superb base for sightseeing and features amenities including a kitchen and a microwave oven.
  • Another inviting option is "1bedroom Beachfront Condo 112 On Gorgeous Lake Charlevoix In Boyne City". Make use of an oven, a kitchen and other handy amenities during your stay.

When you're ready to step out of your studio apartment and explore the highlights, there's loads to keep you on the go around Petoskey. Into art and culture? Plan a visit to Kresge Auditorium and Old Town Playhouse.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Petoskey?

From funky apartments to huge vacation homes, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are two of our favorite stays in and around Petoskey:

  • For an awesome weekend away, it's hard to beat "Large Family Home, Perfect For Entertaining". It's nice and close to the center of Petoskey, along with plenty of things to see and do.
  • "Great Quiet Location - Newly Updated" is also ideally located. Bunk down here and discover why guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Petoskey?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a treehouse, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your sweetie away for a couple of relaxing days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Petoskey:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a few passion-filled nights at "Cute Cottage - - Walk To Town And Restaurants. Close To Bike Trail". Roughly 12 miles from Petoskey, it comes with plenty of nice touches, including beauty services and winery tours.
  • "Large Family Home, Perfect For Entertaining" is another top option that's bound to impress. It's around 30 miles from Petoskey and comes with outdoor furniture and air conditioning.

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

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding a place that'll comfortably fit your whole crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Petoskey and get your loved ones together under the same roof:

  • Offering comfort, space and privacy, you'll get everyone's tick of approval at "Large Family Home, Perfect For Entertaining". Up to 20 people can stay at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a garden and a kitchen. This group getaway is around 30 miles to the southwest of Petoskey.
  • Invite as many as 20 of your friends to "Boyne Mountain - Ski - In/out, Featuring 4 Master Suites With An Outside Hot Tub" and fill the place with love and laughter. This option has 6 bedrooms and is around 15 miles to the south of central Petoskey. It's packed with features to keep a large group occupied, such as a swimming pool and a water park.

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

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when deciding where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're bringing the kids along. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Petoskey and spend your days splashing about:

  • Pack your swim gear and take a break at "Cute Downtown Boyne City House. 5 Min Walk To Downtown Area And Beaches". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including daily housekeeping services and a dishwasher.
  • "Inhabit A Hobbit House" is the type of place you go to get away from it all and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A TV and cable/satellite TV services are also on hand to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Petoskey has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 55 ºF and 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 ideal Petoskey vacation rental and plan your escape for whenever you like.

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

Whether you're traveling with a small group or you're bringing your cousins, parents and great aunt along, family vacations equal fun. These large rentals in and around Petoskey have room for everyone — along with everything you need to keep them all happy:

  • With 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 20 guests, "Large Family Home, Perfect For Entertaining" gives you space to reunite with family or friends. It's around 30 miles southwest of Petoskey and comes with amenities that'll keep your large group happy, such as a pool table and a kitchen.
  • Another terrific option is "Boyne Mountain - Ski - In/out, Featuring 4 Master Suites With An Outside Hot Tub". It's around 15 miles south of Petoskey, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 20 guests. Handy amenities here include a swimming pool and a porch.

If you'd like to visit some family-friendly attractions close by, Adventure Island Family Fun Park promises a fun day out for all.