Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Bay Harbor is ready to explore

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Bay Harbor. Well known for its coffeehouses, boating and fishing, this romantic city won't disappoint. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Bay Harbor

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bay Harbor a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Crooked Tree Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Mackinaw Trail Winery (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Dunmaglas Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Harbor Springs Vineyards and Winery (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Mt. McSauba Recreation Area (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bay Harbor

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Bay Harbor is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Charles A. Ransom Nature Preserve (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Bear River Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Harbor Springs Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Petoskey State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Lake Chalevoix Depot Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bay Harbor

The nearest airport is in Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bay Harbor?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 79 vacation rentals near Bay Harbor. From 29 Houses to 34 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 Harbor 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 Harbor?

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

  • Bay Harbor Golf Club: 1,074 vacation rentals
  • Boyne Mountain Resort: 335 vacation rentals
  • Petoskey Beach: 1,123 vacation rentals
  • Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark: 1,069 vacation rentals
  • Lake Chalevoix Depot Beach: 1,048 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bay Harbor 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 Harbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 29 Houses in Bay Harbor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bay Harbor include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 34 rentals available
  • Cottages: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 12 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 Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 25 vacation rentals with pool available in Bay Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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