: Frankfort Airport
: M-115 and M-22
: Lake Michigan
: Villa Marine
: Crystal Mountain Ski Resort
: Champion Hills
Betsie Bay House is located in the heart of Frankfort and only a couple blocks from Lake Betsie and Lake Michigan and you can enjoy your vacation at fraction of the cost. Frankfort is only 1.6 miles long with a population of 1,280 and EVERYTHING you could want or need is within walking distance.
Betsie Bay House is not only affordable but one of the best rental homes in the Benzie area and is perfect for vacations and summer getaways. Serene, tranquil, peaceful, relaxing and cozy is how our guests describe the feeling they experience from the minute they walk through the door of our summer home.
Betsie Bay House is located on a beautiful, tree-lined street in downtown Frankfort; a beach town that is known for its restaurants, ice cream shops and colorful surfing culture. Stroll the beach for hours, take a walk on the piers, visit some of our quaint shops; Enter a world that reflects a simpler time, where children chase fireflies and parents remember how good it feels to dig their toes in the sand.
In the heart of Frankfort there are amenities galore--it brings families back year-after-year to Lake Michigan's most beautiful beach. The experience of Frankfort creates opportunities to connect with neighbors as you meander through our pedestrian-friendly community. Let us take you back to a more pleasant time when people took walks after dinner and kids felt free to ride their bikes or play hopscotch down the streets.
We are a community where people of all ages can be comfortable--a place where you can relax, feel connected and content. We are just a short walk from both Betsie Lake (2 blocks) and Lake Michigan (8 blocks). Our house meets high rental standards and is fully-furnished down to the corkscrews. Most importantly our management team will assure a worry free vacation any time of the year.
When asked where to vacation in Michigan? Your response will always remain Frankfort, Michigan. . . gateway to the Sleeping Bear Dunes and was voted the 'Most Beautiful Place in America' in 2011 by Good Morning America viewers! A jewel of Lake Michigan beach towns, Frankfort offers a wide variety of activities the whole family is sure to enjoy. Come see why many of our renters think of us as their home away from home.
If you are into biking you will want to try out Frankfort-Elberta beach-to-beach trail. 4.2 mile trail connecting the beaches of Elberta and Frankfort. The trail also connects to the Betsie Valley Trail which goes from Frankfort-Elberta through Beulah to Thompsonville (22 miles).
If golfing is what you are after you will want to try out Champion Hills--Beulah, Frankfort Public Golf Course, Pinecroft Golf Course--Beualh or Crystal Mountain--Thompsonville. All of them are excellent courses.
If you are into the arts you will have to visit Interlochen Center for the Arts a home to the Interlochen Arts Festival, an annual presentation of more than 750 student, faculty and guest artist events. Corsen Auditorium, Interlochen's premier indoor venue, accommodates up to 1,000 people for music, theater and dance productions. Interlochen Center for the Arts is located 16 miles southwest of Traverse City.
For a local artist you will want to visit Gwen Frostic's well-known original block prints are featured at this wildlife sanctuary and printing shop. Open May-November, Monday-Saturday. No admission Charge.
If canoeing is your scene then you will want to try out the Upper Platt River that flows around the town of Honor. The upper portion of the river is better suited for more experienced canoeists; the lower portion is slower-paced for family-style canoeing and flows through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake shore to Lake Michigan.
We have several local beaches many within walking distance: Crystal Lake in Frankfort--just down on 7th St., Crystal Lake in Beulah. Lake Michigan Beach in Frankfort, Lake Michigan Beach in Elberta, Lake Betsie-Frankfort, Lake Betsie-Elberta.
Don't forget the wineries. If you travel around the Leelanau Peninsula there are several wineries within the area.