Destination guide

The friendly area of Bay View awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Bay View. Travelers like the restaurants, shopping and lake in this welcoming and relaxing city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Bay View

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bay View a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Mackinaw Trail Winery (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Crooked Tree Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Boyne Highlands Ski Area (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Chestnut Valley Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bay View

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bay View is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Petoskey State Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Bear River Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Harbor Springs Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Charles A. Ransom Nature Preserve (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Burt Lake State Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Bay View

Fly into Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), the closest airport, located 14.6 mi (23.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bay View?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 381 vacation rentals near Bay View. From 168 Houses to 106 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bay View for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bay View?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bay View. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Boyne Mountain Resort: 335 vacation rentals
  • Petoskey Beach: 1,123 vacation rentals
  • Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark: 1,069 vacation rentals
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area: 307 vacation rentals
  • Harbor Springs Beach: 1,103 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bay View listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bay View?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 168 Houses in Bay View. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bay View include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 106 rentals available
  • Cabins: 75 rentals available
  • Cottages: 75 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bay View?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 96 vacation rentals with pool available in Bay View. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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