Discover a selection of 370 vacation rentals in Grand Haven, MI 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 $132 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Grand Haven. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Lake fun at Grand Haven vacation home rentals

Stunning views of Lake Michigan are just one of the delights awaiting families who book Grand Haven vacation rentals. This historic community on the mouth of the Grand River rose to prominence as a center of trade and shipbuilding, while the coming of the railway encouraged commercial diversification and its development as a vacation hot spot. Today’s visitors are lured by the city’s beautiful beaches, diverse watersports, acclaimed fishing, and vibrant cultural attractions. Its famous waterfront boardwalk is a perennial hive of activity and its iconic pier provides the backdrop for unforgettable sunsets over Lake Michigan.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Grand Haven vacation rentals

The Tri-Cities Historical Museum expands visitors’ knowledge of Grand Haven and the wider region. The museum occupies 2 historic buildings dating from the 1870s, one of which started life as the Grand Trunk Railroad Depot. The collection comprises artifacts and memorabilia that chronicle the social history of this corner of Michigan, from its Native American roots, through early pioneers and settlers, traders and merchants, all the way to the present day. The museum is a quick walk from Grand Haven vacation rentals downtown, but hours of operation change seasonally, so check the website before you set out.


Things to do near Grand Haven vacation homes

The scenic waterfront is an atmospheric spot to begin your Grand Haven tour. The boardwalk runs along the harbor, past the fishing boats and cruise charters in the buzzing marina, along the river to the lake, eventually winding up at the pier. Discover the sights of downtown on board a traditional trolley, or take a guided walking tour around the heritage landmarks. Bikes are available for hire if you're eager to fit everything in. Boat trips offer an alternative angle on the city skyline, as well as the chance to absorb the natural beauty of Lake Michigan.


Local weather for your stay in Grand Haven vacation homes

The humid continental climate of the Great Lakes region typically produces cold, snowy winters and warm, humid summers. From the highest peak in July to the lowest in January, temperatures range between the high 80s and minus 10s. The light rainfall of spring and fall turns to snow in winter, although it seldom lays for long near the lake. Grand Haven vacation rentals with a hot tub come into their own during cold snaps, while lakeside properties with sun decks are at a premium during the steamy midsummer heat.

Natural features

Grand Haven—a different angle on nature

Grand Haven vacation rentals provide a convenient base for enjoying the natural beauty, architectural heritage, and recreational amenities of Grand Haven State Park. This protected environment of sandy beach, lakeshore, and riverbank is a haven for waterbirds and marine life. Lake Michigan is home to an abundant variety of native fish species, including walleye, whitefish, and trout, and provides a hospitable habitat for migrating birds. One of the park’s most famous man-made attractions is the musical fountain, one of the largest in the world, which performs each evening at sunset during the summer season.


Top beach areas near Grand Haven vacation rentals

The beaches of Grand Haven are one of its biggest attractions. Vacation rentals put you within reach of places like Grand Haven State Park, a sandy beach area with opportunities for swimming, sunbathing, and sunset views, and P. J. Hoffmaster State Park, a park with a dune climb stairway, lake-view observation deck, and miles of hiking trails. Lakeside Beach, a tranquil beach area, is popular for families with small children.

How to get there

How to get to and around Grand Haven

The nearest airport is in Muskegon, MI (MKG-Muskegon County), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR), which is 37.4 mi (60.2 km) away.

Family friendly

Family fun near Grand Haven vacation homes

Grand Haven has many unique attractions that will appeal to children. Vacation homes are available near places like the Grand Haven Musical Fountain, a large fountain with synchronized light and music shows, and Rosy Mound Natural Area, a park with a lake, nature trails, and outdoor activities. You'll also like Duncan Woods, a park with acres of forest and diverse wildlife.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Grand Haven?

Salty breezes, sunshine, views of natural beauty — it's hard to beat a weekend escape in Grand Haven. Wake up to the sound of waves gently lapping in the distance, with natural attractions like Grand Haven Beach just around the corner. This natural beauty seaside destination is located 0.1 miles north of Grand Haven.