Camp Flapjack is located on Seul Choix Point within walking distance to the historic lighthouse (Approx. 1/4 mile walk). The lighthouse offers a climb to the top, tour of lighthouse, gift shoppe, picnic area, museum, boat launch, quiet setting as well as friendly volunteers. The log cabin faces East where if you are up early enough you can enjoy the sunrise over the lake with sun setting from the back deck. The property is the only cabin on the road so it is a very peaceful setting.
Log Cabin on Lake Michigan near Lighthouse: During your stay at Camp Flapjack, you will be able to enjoy many of Michigan's Upper Peninsula attractions including Seul Choix Lighthouse and gift shoppe-walking distance away, Seney Wildlife Refuge, Big Springs State Park just West of Manistique, Pictured Rocks National Park on Lake Superior in Munising (1 hour), Mackinaw Island or City, which is approximately 1 -1/4 hours away and boasts a great water park (Thunder Falls) which the kids as well as adults will thoroughly enjoy. When weather is uncooperative, the Kewadin Casino is just 18 minutes away with a great restaurant. For fun shopping, Treasure City is across from the Kewadin Casino with awesome gift ideas as well as Michigan memorabilia, sweatshirts, t-shirts, fudge and much more. (The largest gift shop in the Upper Peninsula). There is also a winery in Manistique and 2 Inland Lakes just 5 miles from the cabin.
Dan and I moved to the Upper Peninsula in 1993 after growing up in the thumb area of Michigan. My husband was stationed as the Navy Recruiter for Delta County, is now retired after 25 years and works for the State of Michigan. I (Lynn) own a full-service salon in Escanaba called The Ritz Salon & Massage Studio, work at WDBC/WYKX radio and we have two beautiful daughters. When we moved to the U.P. we fell and love with the area and have been here since April of 1993.
Lynn Fitzpatrick purchased this cabin in 2000
If you want to get away from it all, this is the place to relax, enjoy wildlife, just rejuvenate. We love to be able to share the beauty of this area with others.
We had a fantastic getaway at Camp Flapjack!
The cabin has all the conveniences of home (washer/dryer/stove/dishwasher etc) and provides everything you'd want on a great vacation (fantastic views/ privacy/ wildlife/ attractions nearby). We enjoyed eating our meals outside on the porch, listening to the waves at night, watching the ships go by, and taking strolls along the "shell beach", and visiting the lighthouse which was close enough to walk to. We planned to do a lot of exploring in the UP on vacation, but couldn't bring ourselves to wander too far from the cabin, we loved it so much. Owners Lynn and Dan were wonderful- answered all of our questions and were very helpful. The cabin has been updated (bathroom is remodeled/ table and chairs are provided on porch/ laundry room/flowers planted/shell walkway to waterfront )which isn't reflected in the posted pictures. We had a wonderful vacation and can't wait to return!
We had a fabulous time at Camp Flapjack! The location was secluded and perfect for watching the ever changing waters of Lake Michigan. Having one of the premier Lighthouses of the Great Lakes only a short walk away was an added bonus. The cabin is located within easy reach of many UP attractions, but we found our favorite activity was sitting on the porch and watching the action of the waves. Drifting off to sleep to the sound of wind and waves was priceless. The cabin has been updated since we first viewed the photos on line and it is the perfect getaway with a very spa like bathroom! The owners were so nice and very gracious. We look forward to returning to Camp Flapjack!
Wow. Camp Flapjack was fantastic. Walking the bedrock in the sun. Wet shoe wading in Lake Michigan in the shallows towards the light house at the edges of the bedrock. The views. Relaxing in the spotless very nice very comfortable gorgeous cabin with everything needed for any situation. Enjoying the ships, night sky, day sky, moon, sun and nature; deer, sand cranes, flowers, fossils, ancient bed rock, fresh air, lake breeze, Lake Michigan and of course the ever present chipmunks. Hiking the local area mindful of private property. Dan was fantastic. We enjoyed our large camp fires immensely. We did not even dent the wood supply and we tried. The house is just really nice and feels like home sweet home with a panoramic view thanks to all the windows. Nice and private. Local light house, museum and nature area is really simple cool and only a short walk away, great for stepping out and doing a little walk daily. The shell piles on the bedrock are awesome. We used Camp Flapjack as base camp for touring the area. But it was so nice we hung out at Camp Flapjack a lot. Made Flapjacks on the awesome deck too!! BBQ'd daily on the deck with cocktails. Oh yes. We would go back. Thanks Dan!
Camp Flapjack was everything we expected and more.
The cabin was wonderful. It's well maintained, both inside and out. We were very comfortable.
The weather was perfect. The fall colors were spectacular. (We were told they were more vibrant this year than they had been in years.)
My husband and I spent many hours walking along the lake searching for fossils, following bird/animal tracks in the sand and marveling over the "shell" dunes. It was marvelous watching the sun come up over the lake, listening to the woods come to life. Although the deer were elusive, we were visited by hawks, Tundra swans, raccoons, chipmunks & a family of 5 bald eagles.
Before we left home, we had made a list of places we wanted to go & things we wanted to see. We ended up only doing a small fraction of what we'd planned, because we didn't want to leave Camp Flapjack. We could have easily used 2 weeks there.........one to go sightseeing and one to just kick back, relax & enjoy the surroundings.
Our recommendations? (Dan & Lynn, none of these are negative comments.)
Buy groceries before you get to the cabin. It's a drive to/from town. The remoteness, tho, is part of the charm.
Take waterproof boots. The area between the yard & the actual edge of the water stays wet, even when the tide is out.
Get up early in the morning to sit on the porch and watch the sun come up. You won't be disappointed.
I would definitely recommend Camp Flapjack to others...and have. We're looking forward to when we can go back.
What a relaxing vacation we had. The spot is super secluded. We really enjoyed wading and looking for fossils. The sunrises were gorgeous. The owners were very pleasant and helpful. It will be hard to find another vacation home that compares.
My husband and I just finished our week at Camp Flapjack. The cabin was a wonderful location to get away from the pressures of the world. It is extremely private with a wonderful view of the lake. The weather was perfect and a great escape from the summer heat of North Carolina. It is very clean and shows exactly like the pictures in this ad. No surprises at all.
Probably the only thing we found to be a challenge is the location of this rental property from the majority of the tourist attractions of the Upper Penisula. We spent a good part of every day riding in our car to get to and from the sites. If you don't mind driving two hours to reach an attraction, then this won't be a problem for you.
We would rent this property again and spend more time at the cabin to relax and less time traveling to the attractions. I would recommend this property to my friends and family.
Quiet log cabin with loft on Lake Michigan about 1/4 mile from Seul Choix Point Lighthouse. Sleeps 6 comfortably. Fully furnished includes: 1 bedroom on main floor, 1 bath, loft with 2 queen beds and bunk. 2 TVs with Dish Network in Living Room includes a DVD and VCR player and washer and dryer. Property has a fire pit and gas grill on front deck. Sun rises over the lake, sets behind the cabin. Beautiful. Approximately 1 & 1/2 hours to Mackinaw City or Island which is the location of Thunder Falls water park, close to Seney Wildlife Sanctuary, and one hour to Pictured Rocks National Park on Lake Superior in Munising, Big Springs State Park West of Manistique, Tahquamenon Falls, a winery in Manistique, and 2 inland lakes within 4 miles of the cabin. Very peaceful setting with lots of wildlife. Only cabin on the road makes for very private surroundings.
Other Activities: Golf available at Stony Point Golf course in Manistique and Indian Springs in Thompson.
Golf: Stony Point in Manistique.
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|
$100 more per person for more than 6 people.
$50 extra per pet, when approved.
Deposit required 4 weeks prior to rental. Refundable upon departure and inspection.