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Lake Michigan Vacation Rentals

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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.

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Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning

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Cottage  Union Pier
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$558 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Nice Cottage in Union Pier with Grill

4.7
Excellent (36 ratings)
Union Pier, New Buffalo Township, Michigan, United States
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House  New Buffalo
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$915 per night
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Wonderful House in New Buffalo with Yard & Grill

5.0
Outstanding (7 ratings)
New Buffalo, Berrien County, Michigan, United States
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House  Lakeside
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$487 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Lakeside with Grill & Patio

4.7
Excellent (59 ratings)
Lakeside, Chikaming Township, Michigan, United States
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Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi

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Cottage  Moran
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$377 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cottage in Moran with Patio & Grill + Incredible Views

4.4
Very good (24 ratings)
Moran, Brevort Township, Michigan, United States
Internet
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Cabin  Manistique
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$387 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cabin in Manistique with Grill

4.7
Excellent (12 ratings)
Manistique, Manistique Township, Michigan, United States
Internet
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House  Saint Joseph
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$542 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Saint Joseph with Grill & Pool

5.0
Outstanding (5 ratings)
Saint Joseph, Berrien County, Michigan, United States
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Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen

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House  New Buffalo
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$714 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in New Buffalo with Grill, Patio & Yard

5.0
Outstanding (93 ratings)
New Buffalo, Berrien County, Michigan, United States
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Cottage  Harbert
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$380 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cottage in Harbert with Patio, Pool & Grill

5.0
Outstanding (81 ratings)
Harbert, Chikaming Township, Michigan, United States
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Condo  Fish Creek
Mar 9 - Mar 16
-14%
$344
$295 per night
Condo ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Condo in Fish Creek with Electric Fireplace + Unobstructed Views

5.0
Outstanding (78 ratings)
Fish Creek, Gibraltar, Wisconsin, United States
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Best Vacation Home Deals in Lake Michigan

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Cottage Township of Branch
Aug 24 - Aug 31
-8%
$607
$560 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Township Of Branch with Patio & Grill + Lake Views

5.0
Outstanding (15 ratings)
Township of Branch, Branch Township, Michigan, United States
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Cottage Boyne City
Jun 16 - Jun 23
-8%
$418
$383 per night
Cottage ∙ 10 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Nice Cottage in Boyne City with Grill, Patio & Yard

4.8
Outstanding (8 ratings)
Boyne City, Charlevoix County, Michigan, United States
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Cottage South Haven Charter Township
Aug 24 - Aug 31
-8%
$407
$374 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Cottage in South Haven Charter Township with Patio, Yard & Grill

4.2
Very good (35 ratings)
South Haven Charter Township, Van Buren County, Michigan, United States
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Compare and find a vacation rental meeting your preferences among the 52,687 beautiful options from more than 40 vacation rental websites in Lake Michigan. By comparing these vacation homes, HomeToGo brings you the most economical offers as well as the highest rated vacation homes in Lake Michigan.

Recommended Vacation Rentals in Lake Michigan

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Cottage Suttons Bay
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$470 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Charming Cottage in Suttons Bay

5.0
Outstanding (4 ratings)
Suttons Bay, Suttons Bay Township, Michigan, United States
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House Lakeside
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$498 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Lakeside with Wood-Burning Fireplace

4.5
Excellent (18 ratings)
Lakeside, Chikaming Township, Michigan, United States
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House Traverse City
Sept 13 - Sept 20
$670 per night
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Nice Vacation Home in Traverse City with Patio & Grill

5.0
Outstanding (43 ratings)
Traverse City, Leelanau County, Michigan, United States
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House Lake Ann
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$628 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Lake Ann with Grill & Patio + Spectacular View

4.8
Outstanding (27 ratings)
Lake Ann, Almira Township, Michigan, United States
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Cottage Shelby
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$515 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Contemporary Cottage in Shelby with Private Patio

4.8
Outstanding (64 ratings)
Shelby, Shelby Township, Michigan, United States
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Cottage Forest Lakes
Sept 13 - Sept 20
$481 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cottage in Forest Lakes with Grill & Patio

5.0
Outstanding (102 ratings)
Forest Lakes, East Bay Township, Michigan, United States
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House Malone
Aug 19 - Aug 26
$859 per night
House ∙ 12 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Malone

Malone, Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States
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House Saugatuck
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$669 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Family Friendly Vacation Home in Saugatuck with Wood-Burning Fireplace

4.8
Outstanding (164 ratings)
Saugatuck, Allegan County, Michigan, United States
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House Traverse City
Sept 13 - Sept 20
$486 per night
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

House in Traverse City with Patio & Grill + Fantastic Views

4.9
Outstanding (93 ratings)
Traverse City, Leelanau County, Michigan, United States
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Budget-friendly Rentals in Lake Michigan

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House Gary
Aug 23 - Aug 30
$530 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Nice House in Gary with Jacuzzi

Gary, Calumet Township, Indiana, United States
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Chalet Free Soil
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$762 per night
Chalet ∙ 12 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Chalet in Free Soil with Patio & Grill

5.0
Outstanding (72 ratings)
Free Soil, Free Soil Township, Michigan, United States
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House Harbor Springs
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$883 per night
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Harbor Springs with Patio & Grill + Spectacular Views

5.0
Outstanding (167 ratings)
Harbor Springs, Emmet County, Michigan, United States
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Top-Rated Offers and Accommodations in Lake Michigan

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House Lakeside
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$405 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Lakeside with Yard, Grill & Patio

5.0
Outstanding (2 ratings)
Lakeside, Chikaming Township, Michigan, United States
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House Chandler
Jun 16 - Jun 23
$615 per night
House ∙ 11 guests ∙ 5 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Chandler with Grill, Patio & Yard

5.0
Outstanding (66 ratings)
Chandler, Cornell Township, Michigan, United States
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Condo Williamsburg
Sept 13 - Sept 20
-8%
$366
$336 per night
Condo ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Pleasant Condo in Williamsburg with Patio

5.0
Outstanding (6 ratings)
Williamsburg, Whitewater Township, Michigan, United States
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Popular Rental Amenities in Lake Michigan

  • Pool (18,323)
  • Pet-friendly (9,191)
  • WiFi (50,001)
  • Air conditioning (48,482)
  • Kitchen (28,447)
  • TV (46,872)
  • Washing machine (28,129)
  • Balcony/patio (17,476)
  • Grill (17,640)
  • Parking (4,018)
  • Dishwasher (18,712)
  • Jacuzzi (5,294)

One-third of the vacation rentals offer a pool, which makes Lake Michigan a great destination for people looking to spend vacation poolside. In addition, more hotel room have a pool than apartment rental. Most of the hotel room with pools in Lake Michigan accommodate 9 guests and have an average cost of $461 a night. Among these vacation rentals, 77 of them are situated within 2 kilometres of water.

Price and Availability Index in Lake Michigan

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Vacation Rental Price Information in Lake Michigan

The graph shows the average rental prices for the next twelve months in Lake Michigan. The most expensive dates to travel to Lake Michigan are in May (5/24 – 5/31). The cheapest week to book a vacation rental is in January (1/4 – 1/11).

Rental availability information in Lake Michigan

Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in Lake Michigan. The week with the least available rentals is in January (1/25 – 2/1), with only 5% of the vacation rentals available. It is easier to find a vacation rental in a week of September (9/14 – 9/21), as only 42% of the accommodations are booked.

The Weather in Lake Michigan

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The above is a climate diagram for Lake Michigan. On average, the warmest month is July. No heat wave is expected in January, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a -8° low. The wettest month is January with 24 rainy days on average. On the contrary, there is an average of only 11 rainy days in August, which is the driest month.

7-Day Weather Forecast in Lake Michigan

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Accommodations for your vacation in Lake Michigan

Vacationers who are searching for house rental in Lake Michigan will have many choices, as they are the most common accomodations being offered there. Additionally, the median size of vacation homes in Lake Michigan is 207 m² and they cost, on average, $885 per night. Moreover, the majority of vacation rentals in this destination can accommodate 9 people, which makes it a wonderful vacation spot for large groups. If you would like to rent something else, you can compare many other offers, such as apartment rental, which are another typical type of accommodation in Lake Michigan. These accommodations cost $476 a night on average and have an average size of 91 m².
What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Lake Michigan?

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.

What are the best activities for families in 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.

Where are the unique attractions in Lake Michigan?

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.

What are the best events and festivals in Lake Michigan?

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.

Information about vacation rentals in Lake Michigan

🏡 Vacation rentals available 52,687 rentals
🌙 Nightly prices starting at $118
⭐ Popular amenities Pool, Pets allowed and Internet
🐾 Pet friendly homes 9,202 homes
🏊 Vacation rentals with pools 18,398 homes
45 reviews
Lake Michigan vacation rentals have an average rating of 3.7/5 on 45 reviews left by travelers.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical availability of vacation rentals in Lake Michigan?

We found 52,687 vacation homes in Lake Michigan available for your next trip.

What are the most popular vacation home amenities in Lake Michigan?

Many travellers are searching for Pool, Pets allowed, and Internet when booking a vacation home in Lake Michigan.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Lake Michigan?

Yes, there are 9,202 pet-friendly vacation rentals in Lake Michigan, with an average nightly price of $599.

What's the best month to visit Lake Michigan?

If you're looking for balmy weather, July and August are typically the hottest months in Lake Michigan with temperatures around 24 °C. January and February in Lake Michigan are the coldest, with -8 °C on average.

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