Northport, MI, USA

Northport, MI, USA

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Where to stay near Northport?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 496 vacation rentals near Northport. From 252 houses to 142 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Northport for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

A village on the coast

In the northwest tip of Michigan's southern peninsula, the little village of Northport nestles between forested shoreline and Leelanau wine country. This idyllic village on the shores of Grand Traverse Bay offers quiet respite for vacationers. Relax and enjoy the twinkling blue waters of Lake Michigan framed by soft, pale sands and scented forests of fir and red maple, sample a glass of a delicious local vintage and explore a little local history at Grand Traverse Lighthouse. In winter, choose a Northport vacation rental to enjoy wonderful snowy adventures.

Fun by Northport's beautiful lakeshore

Keen sailors or anglers can choose a Northport vacation rental on the water's edge to make the most of the boating, sailing, paddling, birdwatching or fishing to be enjoyed here. Head to Northport's pretty little marina to charter a boat for the day, watch the yachts bobbing on the water, or take a stroll along the wooden boardwalk. As well as the local shops, galleries and restaurants, there are miles of trails to be enjoyed. Leelanau State Park has beaches, shaded trails and a historic lighthouse to explore. Or simply take a picnic to the beach and enjoy a family day out on the beautiful golden sands.

Culture and heritage near Northport

Northport is home to the Amy Alpaugh Studio, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1947. Unfortunately, this historic home is a private residence so can't be toured, but history buffs can get their fill at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse. Just a few miles north of Northport, the lighthouse dates back to 1852. Today, it is restored as the site of a small museum illuminating the life of a lighthouse keeper in the 1920s. If all that history works up a thirst, stop by one of the many local vineyards, wineries and breweries near your Northport vacation rental to enjoy a tasting of a delicious local vintage.

Northport through the seasons

With freezing winter temperatures and summer highs into the 70s, Northport enjoys very distinct seasons. Local events and seasonal festivals make the most of these different conditions. Springtime flowers and early sunshine make perfect conditions for walking, biking, fishing and boating. These activities extend into the summer and autumn months, with summer sunshine attracting live music events at local restaurants and wineries. Come winter, the temperatures drop, snow falls and the local trails are popular for skiing and snowshoeing.

Northport's natural splendor

From your Northport vacation rental, don't miss a visit to Leelanau State Park at the very tip of Michigan's little finger. With miles of trails and beaches, you can enjoy lake swimming, fishing, nature observation and birding – keep a look out for the piping plovers. You can also stroll along the dunes and shoreline to watch the beautiful sunsets over the water. Nearby Kehl Lake is another tranquil picnicking, birdwatching and hiking destination. Its pristine waters and wetlands are fringed with 100-year-old hemlocks and white pines.