Find the Lake Michigan climate diagram. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 24°. Conversely, January is the coolest month Lake Michigan, with temperatures going under -8° According to the climate diagram, January is the rainiest month of the year Lake Michigan.
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Explore the 36,803 vacation rentals listed in Lake Michigan and discover a welcoming home for a relaxing vacation. By comparing these vacation rentals, HomeToGo brings you the most economical offers as well as the most popular accommodations in Lake Michigan.
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Popular Rental Amenities Lake Michigan
Nearly half of the vacation rentals provide a pool, which makes Lake Michigan a wonderful destination for people looking to spend vacation poolside. Additionally, rentals with pools Lake Michigan have an average price of $282 per night. Most of the available rentals with pools are hotel rooms. You can also find and book an accommodation offering a pool near the water, which is the case for all of the rentals there.
Price and Availability Index in Lake Michigan
Vacation Rental Price Information Lake Michigan
The graph shows average prices of rentals Lake Michigan for the next twelve months. The week with the highest average prices is in December (12/24 - 12/31). During this week, a night will cost on average $495. Opt for a getaway in February (2/5 - 2/12) for optimal savings when heading to Lake Michigan.
Rental Availability Information Lake Michigan
Check out the graph above to find out how many accommodations are available Lake Michigan(in %). In a week of January (1/7 - 1/14), 63% of the vacation rentals are booked. Conversely, it is in August (8/20 - 8/27) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.
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Choose your ideal vacation rental at scenic Lake Michigan
Head to scenic Lake Michigan for your next break and choose from the many different types of vacation homes in the area. From city apartments in Chicago to picturesque lakeshore homes in the countryside, there is something to suit any visitor.
Cultural attractions on Lake Michigan
Chicago, located on the southern shores of Lake Michigan, is home to some of the most famous art galleries and museums in the world. The Art Institute of Chicago houses works of art from Ancient Greece and Rome, examples of American art and modern artworks by famous names such as Picasso and Matisse, along with Grant Wood's iconic painting, American Gothic.
Fayette State Park on the Michigan side of the lake is a fascinating ghost town, full of historic buildings dating from the 1800s, when the area was famous for its iron smelting industry. Step back in time as you explore the 19th-century settlement. Afterward, head to its pleasant beach, where you can take a dip in the waters of Lake Michigan.
Lake Michigan family fun
Lake Michigan is a great destination for family vacations; the lake has several beaches where you can swim or try watersports, or just enjoy hiking through the beautiful natural scenery. Chicago has plenty of attractions for kids of all ages. Navy Pier, with its fast food restaurants, fairground rides, and live entertainment, makes for a fun family night out.
Green Bay also has its own amusement park, Bay Beach, where many of the attractions still charge less than a dollar for a ticket. Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin, is also home to one of America's best-loved zoos, the Milwaukee County Zoo, which is home to over 3,000 birds and animals, including tigers, lions, elephants, and giraffes.
Nature-loving families should make the most of the beautiful scenery in the quieter parts of Lake Michigan, away from the towns and cities. Door County is famous for its stunning fall colors, while Illinois Beach State Park is an ideal destination for active families, with six miles of beaches, swimming areas, and hiking trails to suit all abilities.
Enjoy city and country life
Lake Michigan's location allows visitors to choose their most suitable vacation. Chicago, the biggest city on the shores of Lake Michigan, is a fantastically vibrant city. Visit museums, take a stroll along Lakeshore Drive and the Chicago Riverwalk, or visit United Center to see the National Basketball Association's world-famous Chicago Bulls play.
Head to the smaller town of Manitowoc, just south of Green Bay, where you can enjoy the attractions of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, including a tour of a real submarine. From here, you can also take the four-hour ferry journey across Lake Michigan to the town of Ludington. Sports fans will want to visit Green Bay itself, home to the Green Bay Packers and their Hall of Fame museum.
If you're an aficionado of classic motorcycles, there's only one place to go on Lake Michigan: the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. Learn about the history of this classic American company, and get up close to some of the amazing machines they have built over the decades.
Annual events on Lake Michigan
Chicago hosts dozens of annual festivals, showcasing live music, local produce, and, of course, the beautiful scenery of Lake Michigan. Each July, spectators gather on Lakeshore Drive to watch the start of the annual Chicago Yacht Club race across the waters of Lake Michigan to Mackinac, 333 miles to the north. If you prefer to take part in sporting activities, sign up for the Chicago Triathlon, which sees competitors swim in Lake Michigan before cycling and running through the city's streets.
The annual Milwaukee Air and Water Show, held every July, sees a range of vessels arrive in Lake Michigan to take part in demonstrations and displays, while aircraft perform spectacular stunts over the open water. Head to Mackinaw City in the far north of Lake Michigan for the popular Hopps of Fun beer and wine festival, held every fall. Sample local products while enjoying the colorful autumnal scenery.
Picturesque Mackinac Island holds its annual Lilac Festival every June. Held on the island for over 70 years, it includes the coronation of the Lilac Festival Queen and a Grand Parade with prizes for the best floats. Meanwhile. the village of Baldwin, just inland from Lake Michigan in the Huron-Manistee National Forest, holds its Troutarama celebration of fishing every July, with angling competitions and the chance to taste locally caught fish.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home Lake Michigan?
The starting price for Hotel rooms or House rentals Lake Michigan is $86 per night.
What is the typical availability of Hotel rooms Lake Michigan?
We found 36,803 vacation homes Lake Michigan available for your next trip.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities Lake Michigan?
The most popular amenities for rentals Lake Michigan include vacation homes with internet, TVs, or pools.
How many Hotel rooms and House rentals can I find Lake Michigan?
Lake Michigan has 36,803 Hotel rooms and House rentals available to book.
What's the best month to visit Lake Michigan?
When booking accommodation Lake Michigan, remember that the rainiest months are usually January and February, with August often being the sunniest.
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