Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Carp Lake

The lake and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Carp Lake. Travelers appreciate the camping in this romantic city. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Carp Lake

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Carp Lake a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Ignace Golf and Country Club (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Totem Village (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • The Jewel Golf Course (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Deer Ranch (11.8 mi / 19 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carp Lake

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Carp Lake is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Headlands International Dark Sky Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Wawatam Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Colonial Michilimackinac Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Bridge View Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Straits State Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Carp Lake

Fly into Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Mackinac Island, MI (MCD), which is 11.9 mi (19.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Carp Lake?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 440 vacation rentals near Carp Lake. From 123 Cabins to 171 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Carp 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 Carp Lake?

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

  • Mackinac Bridge: 199 vacation rentals
  • Fort Mackinac: 172 vacation rentals
  • The Greens of Mackinac: 182 vacation rentals
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area: 315 vacation rentals
  • Harbor Springs Beach: 1,119 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carp 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 Carp Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 123 Cabins in Carp Lake. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carp Lake include:

  • Houses: 171 rentals available
  • Cottages: 123 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 123 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 88 vacation rentals with pool available in Carp Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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