Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Sleeping Bear Dunes 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 kitchens. Prices start at $135 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Sleeping Bear Dunes. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore nature from a cabin rental near Sleeping Bear Dunes

Sleeping Bear Dunes is a delightful national park in northwestern Lower Michigan where the naturally beautiful setting makes it easy to relax in the tranquil pleasures of the sun and sand. Lakefront cabin rentals in Michigan are ideal at Sleeping Bear Dunes, where you get the scenic waterfront and surrounding nature. Most vacationers spend the majority of the day on the lake or enjoying beachfront activities. The national park is an amazing destination for families or anyone who wants to spend time hiking and experiencing more of the outdoors, making cabins here a great accommodation option.

 
Things to do

Ships and stars in the Sleeping Bear Dunes

There's a clutch of top museums right on the doorstep for those who've bagged their Sleeping Bear Dunes vacation rentals in Glen Haven. Check out the Cannery Boathouse, preserved in glowing red and hiding reclaimed skiffs from decades gone by. Then hit the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum, a timber-framed building where stories of the national park itself are told. Something more celestial awaits at the Lanphier Observatory, meanwhile, which has huge telescopes to reveal the stars above Leelanau.

Activities

Exploring the Sleeping Bear Dunes

This is backcountry that was made to be explored. Dust down the walking boots and hit the trails. They wiggle between the blustery dunes, and even shoot up and down the colossal sand mountains right by the coast. During the adventure, you'll pass campgrounds and historic port towns where guided tours are a must. And nearby there's plenty more, from stargazing observatories to summertime drama shows that take place by campfires on the Michigan beaches. It's magical for the whole family.

Weather

Hold out for the summer in Sleeping Bear Dunes

It's true that the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore looks downright otherworldly during the winter, when ice tops the coastal boulders and drifts of snow creak on Lake Michigan. However, it's also cold then, which means most visitors will hold out until the warmer months between spring and summer. They start with May and continue on until September, and offer temperatures that are regularly between the 50s and 70s – perfect for hiking the dunes and seeing the historic port towns.

Natural features

Sleeping Bear Dunes tumble into Lake Michigan

Because this whole place is a protected reserve, you'll need to stay in one of the Sleeping Bear Dunes vacation rentals that dot nearby towns like Glen Arbor or Empire. From them, you can hike out over the hills and tussocks to see the point where the great sand hills tumble down to meet the waters of Lake Michigan. It's a dramatic place to watch the sunset over the Great Lakes, and it's filled with rare piping plovers and trumpeter swans. Amidst the pockets of coastal woodland there, you could also spot black bears, foxes, deer, and bats.

How many vacation rentals are available around Sleeping Bear Dunes?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,503 vacation rentals around Sleeping Bear Dunes. From 381 cabin rentals to 747 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Cabins near Sleeping Bear Dunes?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 381 Cabins near Sleeping Bear Dunes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals near Sleeping Bear Dunes include:

  • Houses: 747 rentals available
  • Cottages: 381 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 277 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool near Sleeping Bear Dunes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 79 vacation rentals with pool available near Sleeping Bear Dunes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Can I book a vacation rental directly online or instantly near Sleeping Bear Dunes?

    Yes, Vrbo offers a selection of 1,497 vacation rentals to book directly online and 852 with instant booking available near Sleeping Bear Dunes. Don't wait, have a look at our vacation rentals via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Sleeping Bear Dunes! 

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