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Destination guide

Must-see natural wonders in Munising

Lake Superior is one of the natural wonders of America, and with Munising vacation rentals you’ll be in the perfect position to explore all that it has to offer. Lovers of the great outdoors will never struggle to find something to do here. The lake and surrounding area are not only beautiful to behold, but also full of activities to enjoy: everything from birdwatching to ATV tours. The experience is topped off with Munising’s wonderful small-town charm, which you can enjoy as you explore the quaint shops and restaurants.

Things to do

Kick back on the beach in Munising

If you can tear yourself away from the great outdoors, Munising has a charming little museum that deserves a place on any visitor's agenda. The Alger County Heritage Center gives you a fascinating insight into the history and heritage of Munising and Alger Country, through various exhibits featuring local artifacts, photos, and more. After an active day outdoors, why not opt for some relaxation? Sand Point Beach, on the South Bay of Lake Superior, is the perfect place to spend a day basking in the sun and taking a leisurely dip in the waters.

Activities

Enjoy an unforgettable boat tour in Munising

Munising vacation rentals are never far from Lake Superior, which is home to many adventurous pursuits for you to indulge in. A fun, family-friendly activity is to embark on one of the many boat tours. You can choose a tour that focuses on the natural landscape and stunning cliffs, or even take a glass-bottomed boat to explore the shipwrecks around the bay. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore boasts more than 100 miles of trails, perfect for hiking, biking, and horseback riding in the warmer months, or for snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter.

Weather

Munising—a great destination, come rain or shine

Munising vacation rentals are fantastic any time of the year. Winters are very cold (temperatures drop to as little as 11°F in January), with the town receiving around 153 inches of snow per year. This makes Munising perfect for enjoying winter activities like skiing or ice fishing. Summer is the most popular time to visit. June through August are the warmest months, with lots of sunshine and high temperatures of around 70-75°F. This provides excellent weather for exploring the incredible landscape and relaxing on Lake Superior’s beautiful Sand Point Beach.

Natural features

Explore Lake Superior with a stay in Munising

Munising sits on the shore of the breathtaking Lake Superior—the largest of the Great Lakes of America. The town is in a prime position next to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, an area that covers 15 miles of the coast of Lake Superior, and includes stunning sandstone cliffs that rise up from the waters. You can also take a ferry to Grand Island, which is fantastic for hiking and incredible views. The area of Munising also plays host to 17 awe-inspiring waterfalls, such as the superb 40-foot-high Miners Falls.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Munising

Fly into Marquette, MI (MQT-Sawyer Intl.), the closest airport, located 36.5 mi (58.7 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Munising?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 189 vacation rentals around Munising. From 95 cabin rentals to 61 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 a rural property in Munising?

Sometimes you just really need to get away from it all. Take a break from the crowds and get ready to discover the appeal and attraction of rural living. Vrbo has 56 countryside getaway rentals in this destination. Open to more suggestions? Vrbo has loads more property options to discover, including:

  • 56 lakefront vacation rentals.
  • 44 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 43 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Munising?

Our house vacation rentals are real properties for real travelers. With loads of room to move, they're perfect if you want to live like a local. There are 61 options available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $100 a night. Or maybe you'd rather choose one of the area's other popular lodging types, like:

  • Cabin: 61 vacation homes. Prices start from $83 per night.
  • Cottage: 32 vacation homes. Prices start from $104 per night.
  • Apartment: 16 vacation homes. Prices start from $151 per night.

Can I stay in Munising in a large group?

The recipe for a perfect escape is chilling out with your friends and loved ones in an amazing new place. If you're hitting the road with a large group, Vrbo can help you. Why not take a look at the 15 cabin vacation homes featured here? They're the most popular option for big groups of visitors. The rental properties that are suitable for large groups around here include:

  • On the lookout for vacation homes that can fit 6 people? We have 82 that will fit the bill. The prices start from $120 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your family, you'll be happy to learn that there are 74 vacation homes that are suitable. You can get one for as little as $104 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 10? We offer 36 vacation homes that fit the bill. Prices start from $184 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can take your mom, your sister and all your buddies to Munising.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Munising?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Renew the connections with those who truly matter and secure a thrifty vacation with Vrbo. You'll discover loads of deals waiting for you in Wetmore. The average price in this amazing area is $284 a night, and you'll have as many as 4 rentals to select from.