Where to stay around Central Michigan?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 367 vacation rentals near Central Michigan. From 165 Bungalows to 165 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Central Michigan for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Central Michigan?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Central Michigan. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Ontario: 10,057 vacation rentals
  • Lake Michigan: 13,595 vacation rentals
  • Canada: 36,845 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Michigan: 3,676 vacation rentals
  • Houghton Lake: 133 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Central Michigan! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Central Michigan?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Central Michigan:

  • Houghton Lake: 133 rentals
  • Higgins Lake: 149 rentals
  • Port Austin: 58 rentals
  • Lexington: 97 rentals
  • Caseville: 63 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Central Michigan?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Central Michigan are:

  • Roscommon Coounty Airport (HTL): 152 vacation rentals
  • Mbs International Airport (MBS): 29 vacation rentals
  • Iosco County Airport (ECA): 71 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Central Michigan?

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

  • The Great Lakes Maritime Center: 63 rentals
  • Lakeside Park: 79 rentals
  • Tawas Point Lighthouse: 73 rentals
  • Port Crescent State Park: 69 rentals
  • Bronner's Christmas Wonderland: 22 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central Michigan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Why people love visiting cozy Central Michigan

The area's festivals and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Central Michigan. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the sporting events, university setting and lake. For a bit of culture, visit Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children's Museum or Public Museum of Grand Rapids. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities and attractions in and around Central Michigan

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Central Michigan a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chippewa Nature Center (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Dahlia Hill (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Emerson Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Chippewassee Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Midland City Forest Park (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Central Park (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)

Exploring the natural features in Central Michigan

Travelers enjoy Central Michigan for its lakeside setting and riverfront. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Central Michigan is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chippewa Nature Center (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Dahlia Hill (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Emerson Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Dow Gardens (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Chippewassee Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • The Tridge (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)