Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Central Lake

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Central Lake. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travelers with its boating and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Central Lake

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Central Lake has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Chief Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Elk Rapids Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Belvedere Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Dunmaglas Golf Club (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Monument Golf Course (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Boyne Mountain (17.4 mi / 28 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Central Lake

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Central Lake is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Torch Lake (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Grand Traverse Bay (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Haserot Beach (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Castle Farms (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Fisherman's Island State Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Torch Lake Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Central Lake

Fly into Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), the closest airport, located 28.1 mi (45.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Central Lake?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 388 vacation rentals near Central Lake. From 99 Cabins to 138 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Central Lake for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Clinch Park Beach: 1,275 vacation rentals
  • Torch Lake Park: 1,019 vacation rentals
  • Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark: 1,034 vacation rentals
  • Grand Traverse Resort Golf Course: 208 vacation rentals
  • Lake Chalevoix Depot Beach: 1,014 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central Lake 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 Cabins in Central Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 99 Cabins in Central Lake. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Central Lake include:

  • Houses: 138 rentals available
  • Cottages: 99 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 99 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Central Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 149 vacation rentals with pool available in Central Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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