Mackinac Island, MI, USA

Mackinac Island, MI, USA

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Where to stay around Mackinac Island, MI?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 67 vacation rentals near Mackinac Island. From 22 cottages to 19 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mackinac Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Biddle House: 141 vacation rentals
  • The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World: 140 vacation rentals
  • Arch Rock: 138 vacation rentals
  • Haunted Theatre: 141 vacation rentals
  • The Jewel Golf Course: 140 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mackinac Island 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 cottages in Mackinac Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 22 cottages in Mackinac Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mackinac Island include:

  • Houses: 19 rentals available
  • Condos: 15 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available

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

Can I rent golf rentals in Mackinac Island?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 41 golf rentals in Mackinac Island. You have also many other possibilities in Mackinac Island area, including:

  • Lake rentals: 36 rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 33 rentals
  • Beach rentals: 22 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mackinac Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Mackinac Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Escape to Mackinac Island, jewel of the Great Lakes

    Mackinac Island has been wowing Michigan’s vacationers for over a century. Its old-world charm, picturesque pastel-hued main street brimming with giftshops and charming cafes, and stunning golden beaches are a magnet for families and couples alike. If you’re lucky enough to snag a Mackinac Island vacation rental, leave the car in Mackinac City or St Ignace on the Lower Peninsula, and take the ferry to be transported to another, more genteel era. Alternatively, a beautiful lakeside home with views out over Lake Huron to Mackinac Island and neighboring Bois Blanc Island offers the perfect base for a day trip.

    Traditional seaside delights in Mackinac Island

    The entirety of Mackinac Island is listed as a National Historic Landmark, and the pace of life demands a decidedly slower approach. Horse-drawn carriages and bicycles are as fast as it gets around here. From your Mackinac Island vacation rental, cycle or wander the pedestrian-friendly streets to admire the quaint homes, boutiques, and independent shops. Be sure to treat yourself to a bag of the island’s famous fudge! Golfers can enjoy a bracing game of golf on one of the island’s numerous courses. Then watch the city transform at night, as you revel in its buzzing music and bar scene.

    Your Mackinac Island lookout

    On the highest point of Mackinac Island sits Fort Holmes, a fortified defensive earthwork dating back to the War of 1812. Climb the meandering wooden stairway up the hillside under the broadleaf canopy for a view out over the glittering waters of Lake Huron. Close to the fort, Anne's Tablet is an Art Nouveau sculpture featuring stone benches and a bronze plaque, built in 1916 as a memorial to tragic local author Constance Fenimore Woolson. Follow up your stroll by enjoying a picnic on the beach, or take afternoon tea at the island’s impressive Victorian Grand Hotel.

    Enjoy Mackinac Island summers

    Between May and September, you can expect high temperatures into the 60s and 70s; a pleasant clime for exploring. Although summertime might be the best time to visit Mackinac Island, renting a Mackinac Island vacation rental in springtime or fall can be equally, if not more, pleasurable, as you avoid the height of the crowds. With very cold winters, December through March can be freezing – but the wild, Great Lakes scenery is no less stunning. At this time of year, the ferries can stop running and the best way to get around town is by carriage ride or snowmobile.

    Explore Mackinac Island State Park

    More than 80 percent of the island is preserved as Mackinac Island State Park. It was designated as the second national park, Mackinac National Park, in 1875, just 3 years after Yellowstone National Park was named as the nation’s first. The island is a great place to spot wildflowers, for birdwatching, exploring the golden, sandy coves sheltered by craggy limestone bluffs, or simply relaxing. Keen sailors will enjoy skimming across the glittering waters of Lake Huron. The island plays host to sailing races each year – there’s no better way to arrive than via the island’s pretty harbor.