Find the best place to stay — Central Michigan

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:

  • Lake Michigan: 10,370 vacation rentals
  • Ontario: 6,545 vacation rentals
  • Canada: 24,275 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Michigan: 3,476 vacation rentals
  • Houghton Lake: 137 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: 137 rentals
  • Higgins Lake: 129 rentals
  • Port Austin: 63 rentals
  • Lexington: 99 rentals
  • Caseville: 71 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): 147 vacation rentals
  • Mbs International Airport (MBS): 17 vacation rentals
  • St Clair Co International Airport (PHN): 40 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: 57 rentals
  • Lakeside Park: 73 rentals
  • Tawas Point Lighthouse: 74 rentals
  • Port Crescent State Park: 77 rentals
  • Bronner's Christmas Wonderland: 17 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.

Delight in the Lakeside Landscape of Central Michigan

Take a vacation to Central Michigan and enjoy the area's live music, sports and festivals. This city's baseball, university setting and lake attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and quaint location. Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children's Museum and Public Museum of Grand Rapids are a few of the top cultural sights. If you want to stay someplace a bit more spacious, consider a vacation rental. Many rental homes come with Internet access, air conditioning and a kitchen.

Attractions In and Around Central Michigan

Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Central Michigan? Local attractions include John Ball Zoo. Don't miss cultural highlights like Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children's Museum and Public Museum of Grand Rapids. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Bluebell Beach and Bathing Beach Park or experience the natural beauty of Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park and Chippewa Nature Center. If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campuses of Central Michigan University and Alma College. Don't forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at Dow Diamond or McGuirk Arena. Fun activities in the city include Dahlia Hill, Emerson Park and Chippewassee Park. While in town, your visit can also include popular attractions like Gerald R. Ford Museum.