Find the best place to stay — Lake Michigan

Where to stay around Lake Michigan?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 10,343 vacation rentals near Lake Michigan. From 4,592 houses to 2,004 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lake Michigan for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Michigan: 9,536 vacation rentals
  • Wisconsin: 4,715 vacation rentals
  • Traverse City: 1,304 vacation rentals
  • Chicago: 959 vacation rentals
  • South Haven: 874 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lake 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 Lake 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 Lake Michigan:

  • Traverse City: 1,304 rentals
  • Chicago: 959 rentals
  • South Haven: 874 rentals
  • Saugatuck: 641 rentals
  • Grand Haven: 298 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 Lake 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 Lake Michigan are:

  • Chicago Ohare International Airport (ORD): 927 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW): 939 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Michigan Regional Airport (BEH): 322 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 Lake Michigan?

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

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes: 1,077 rentals
  • Traverse City Beach: 1,198 rentals
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: 337 rentals
  • Boyne Mountain: 937 rentals
  • Grand Haven Beach: 468 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake 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.

Travel to Friendly Lake Michigan

The lake and riverfront create a pretty picture of Lake Michigan. This walkable and welcoming city entices travelers with its skyscrapers and boating. For a bit of culture, visit Milwaukee Art Museum, Charles Allis Art Museum or Discovery World. Why not consider a vacation rental for your family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip? Many rentals offer more space along with kitchens and Internet access.

Attractions In and Around Lake Michigan

First time in Lake Michigan and looking for things to do? Local attractions include Skydeck Ledge, Lincoln Park Zoo and Navy Pier. Don't miss landmarks such as John Hancock Center and Willis Tower and unique cultural highlights like Milwaukee Art Museum and Charles Allis Art Museum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Stearns Park Beach and First Street Beach or experience the natural beauty of Millennium Park and Lincoln Park. Don't forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at BMO Harris Bradley Center or Wrigley Field. Fun activities in the city include S.S. Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry, Orchard Beach State Park and Old Indian Trail. Other popular places to visit in town include McCormick Place, Discovery World and Chicago Water Tower.