Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Benzie County getaway

Experience the unique character of Benzie County with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Benzie County

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Benzie County a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pinecroft Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Betsie Valley Trail (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Old Indian Trail (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Mistwood Golf Course (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Empire Bluff Trail (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Chestnut Hills Golf Course (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Benzie County

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

  • Misty Acres Preserve (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Elberta Beach (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Frankfort Beach (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Interlochen State Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Arcadia Dunes (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Benzie County

The nearest airport is in Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), located 22.4 mi (36 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Manistee, MI (MBL-Manistee County-Blacker), which is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Benzie County?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 764 vacation rentals near Benzie County. From 400 Houses to 57 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 Benzie County for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Benzie County?

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

  • Frankfort: 378 vacation rentals
  • Crystal Lake Township: 347 vacation rentals
  • Beulah: 340 vacation rentals
  • Interlochen: 611 vacation rentals
  • Thompsonville: 213 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Benzie County! 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 Benzie County?

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 Benzie County:

  • Frankfort: 378 rentals
  • Beulah: 340 rentals
  • Interlochen: 611 rentals
  • Thompsonville: 213 rentals
  • Honor: 667 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Benzie County?

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

  • Frankfort Beach: 448 rentals
  • Point Betsie Lighthouse: 490 rentals
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts: 1,031 rentals
  • Interlochen State Park: 1,046 rentals
  • Misty Acres Preserve: 548 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Benzie County 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.

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