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Forest Avenue Cottage

Forest Avenue Cottage

Walloon Lake, Boyne City, MI, USA

Avg. Nightly $600

Rates

Standard Rate – 5 night min stay
Nightly – $600 – $700

ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee, security deposit and taxes 6%
RATES vary by season

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 King
  • Bedroom 2: 1 Queen
  • Bedroom 3: 3 Twins
  • Bedroom 4: 2 Twin and 1 full
  • Sleeping porch with Sofa Bed

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub (Shower and Soaking Tub)

Short Property Description

This delightful cottage sits on the shore of beautiful Walloon Lake in Boyne City, Michigan with breathtaking views of the Lake. It is a vintage cottage with ample space for up to 12 and features 4 bedrooms, a sleeping porch with a sleeper sofa and 2 full baths. The kitchen is spacious and well equipped. There is a stone fireplace in the living area if you need to take the chill off. The expansive covered porch will accommodate your entire family. The view from the open living room and dining area is an unobstructed view of the aqua blue waters of Walloon Lake. It has a laundry room for guest use and a fire pit for nightly campfires as well as a new dock. Contact me for booking. 734-652-1985

Quaint Lake Michigan Cottage - pet friendly!

Quaint Lakefront Cottage

Mackinaw City, MI, USA

Nightly $225 – $265

Rates

Standard Rate – 5 night min stay
Nightly – $225 – $265

ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee, security deposit and taxes 6%
RATES vary by season

Pets allowed! $20/night plus additional security deposit

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2: 1 double
  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub (There is no shower in this bathroom)

Short Property Description

This quaint and spacious 2-story cottage is ideally situated on Lake Michigan overlooking the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge. Owned for 5 generations by the same family, it has been lovingly maintained and reflects the history of the Mackinac area. This 19th century lakeside cottage still offers the quiet and peaceful cottage living of another era but is fully updated to meet the needs of todays traveler. The cottage is located on the water in a peaceful Northern Michigan lakeside neighborhood, just outside of the quaint Village of Mackinaw City. You can walk to town for your evening ice cream cone; walk to Sheplers Ferry to catch a ride to the beautiful Mackinac Island or just sit waterside with a good book. This vintage cottage will take you and your family back to a simpler time with your days spent at the beach and your evenings around a campfire. ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page. You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

Pintal Wilderness Cabin

New Log Cabin in Wilderness State Park

Located in Wilderness State Park, Carp Lake, MI USA

Nightly $125 – $165

Rates

Standard Rate – 3 night min stay, 7 nights during peak season
Nightly – $125 – $165

ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee, security deposit and 6% tax.
RATES vary by seasons.

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom (2 twin beds), plus futon in living area, sleeps total of 4

    Short Property Description

    This gem of a cabin was just constructed last season and the we are anxious to host you! This privately owned cabin is 567 square feet in size and sits on 13 beautiful acres in Wilderness State Park near Mackinaw City and is directly across the road from Lake Michigan. Situated on a hill, it has wonderful views of the Big Stone Bay. There is a large deck overlooking the Bay and offers ample opportunity to view the variety of wildlife here. Watch the eagles, osprey, loons, deer, fox, coyote, bobcat and maybe you’ll be lucky enough to spot a bear. The park offers miles of hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross country ski trails. The bay is perfect for kayaking, canoeing, sailing, fishing or just enjoying a leisurely swim. Wilderness Park offers a “day park” a short walk away that has a wonderful sandy beach, bathroom facilities and lots of sunshine! The water is crystal clear and the Lake has a nice, sandy bottom that is shallow for quite a distance. It makes for great beach time with the kids.

    The cabin comes complete with linens, bedding, dishes, pots and pans, silverware and cooking utensils. There is a toaster, coffee pot, electric oven/stove, griddle, microwave and full size refrigerator. There are 2 large ceiling fans for warm days but there is generally a nice breeze. There is also a gas grill/propane provided for you use as well as a picnic table for outdoor dining.

    The cabin has 1 bedroom with twin beds, a futon that sleeps an additional 2, beautiful hardwood floors, dining table/chairs, an extra wide shower in the bathroom and a nicely equipped kitchen and lots of windows to let in the light. The cabin is bright and cheery with views of the surrounding area from every room.

    We encourage you to bring your boat, kayaks, canoes, bikes or other outdoor “toys” for your pleasure. The Wilderness Park boat launch is across the road for putting in and plenty of parking on the property for your boat/trailer. If you will be using the boat launch, you will need to purchase a park pass at the Rangers Station which will give you access to the park and it’s services.

    If you are interested in visiting some of the local areas, the cabin is a short drive (within 30 minutes) to Mackinaw City, Mackinac Island, Carp Lake, Alanson, Petoskey, Good Hart, Cross Village, Harbor Springs and Indian River. Everything from fine dining to roadside cafe’s, lots of antiquing, breweries, wineries, golf, sailing – the list goes on and on! Once you visit, you’ll be hooked. This is a place you’ll want to come back to year after year. We look forward to hosting you!

    Pepperberry Manor

    Pepperberry Manor - Beautiful Family Cottage - sleeps 12

    Indian River, MI, USA

    Nightly $300-$400

    Rates

    Standard Rate – 5 night min stay
    Nightly – $300 – $400

    ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee, security deposit and taxes 6%
    RATES vary by season

    Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

    • Bedroom 1: 1 King
    • Bedroom 2: 1 Queen
    • Bedroom 3, 4, 5, 6: 2 twin/ single

    Bathrooms: 1.5 Bathrooms

    • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower
    • Bathroom 2: toilet, sink

    Short Property Description

    This exquisite and expansive family cottage is conveniently located in the heart of Indian River. Pepperberry Manor is a 4500 square foot home that is steeped in history. Step back in time as you relax in the wicker furniture on the wrap a round covered porch or settle in one of the many beautifully appointed rooms. The living area boasts 12 foot ceilings covered in the original tin. For those cool evenings, enjoy a nice fire in front of one of the 2 fireplaces. The six bedrooms comfortably accommodate up to 12 guests. We also offer a fully equipped kitchen, all linens and bedding and a washer and dryer so no need to over pack.

    Indian River is located on beautiful Inland Waterway connecting several lakes and this cottage is conveniently close to two public boat launches. The closest being across the Indian River, which puts you half way between Burt Lake and Mullet Lake. The other launch is in the Burt Lake State Park, which is on the south end of Burt lake. Tour the many lakes and rivers connected to the Inland Waterway or catch some of the many types of fish found here. The options on the water are plentiful.

    Devoe Beach and the Burt Lake State Park are our two favorite beaches on Burt Lake. Devoe Beach also has a wonderful pier to walk, fish and take stunning photos from. Plan some time to enjoy the famed sunsets from the Beach or the pier.

    The Indian River Golf Club is located down the street. Play a round at this course which meanders through the woods and be back in time to enjoy the rest of your day at the beach!

    The Sturgeon River offers great river rafting tours. Take a kayak, float on a tube or pack the family in a large raft. The Sturgeon river is a fast flowing, remote trip that’s sure to keep you cool on a hot summer day.

    Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Cheboygan, Mackinaw City and Gaylord are all 30 minutes away. These towns offer great dining, shopping and plenty of family activities. As for winter activities, Nubs Nob and Boyne Highlands are located in Harbor Springs, our favorite destinations when the snow is flying.

    Finish the day with a walk into town for a meal or an ice cream. Indian River is quiet, peaceful and has so much to offer which is the reason our family has been coming here for over 50 years.

    ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page. You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

    Look Out Cabin

    Vintage 3-Bedroom Cabin

    Black Lake, Onaway, MI USA

    Nightly $125-$175

    Rates

    Standard Rate – 3 night min stay
    Nightly – $125 – $175

    ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee, security deposit and 6% tax.
    RATES vary by seasons.

    Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

    • Bedroom 1, 2 & 3: 1 full size bed each

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom with shower

    Short Property Description

    This charming 3 bedroom cabin is located on the shores of Black Lake and has everything you need to enjoy your stay. There is a fully furnished kitchen with cozy dining spaces. We provide a gas grill and picnic table for sunny outdoor lunches and sunset dinners. The shared 40 foot dock allows for easy access to swimming. Our cabin is located 2 miles from the Black Mountain Recreation area which has miles of hiking, ORV, mountain biking and horseback riding trails. Onaway State Park is located only 5 miles away and Ocqueoc Falls (the only falls in lower Michigan) is 15 miles away. Be sure to enjoy evening campfires and watch the night sky light up with stars. We also have a smaller cabin next door (Cozy Nest) that sleeps an additional 4 if you need more space. Feel free to bring your canoe, kayak or fishing boat along. There is a Marina nearby to put your boat in and it can be moored at the cabin.

    Located a short drive to Cheboygan, Mackinaw City and Rogers City – there is plenty to do and see. Hop a ferry to Mackinac Island, cross the Mighty Mackinaw Bridge to the Upper Peninsula to tour the Taquamenon Falls, Whitefish Point, Pictured Rock National Lake shore or the beautiful Les Cheneaux Islands. Visit the Historic Mackinac State Parks or spend an evening at the International Dark Sky Park in Mackinaw City.

    **Note that you can book through VRBO by clicking on the link, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee if you book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

    Cozy Nest on Black Lake

    Rustic 2-Bedroom Cottage on Black Lake

    On Black Lake in Onaway, MI, USA

    Nightly $100-$160

    Rates

    Standard Rate – 3 night min stay Off Season rates $80/night
    Nightly – $100 – $160

    ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit; 6% tax
    RATES vary by season.

     

    Bedrooms: 2 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-4

    • Bedroom 1 & 2 with Fullsize beds
    • Sleep Sofa in Living Room

    Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

    • Bathroom 1
    • Shower/tub combination

    Short Property Description

    Our Cozy rustic cabin sits directly on the shores of Black Lake with 2 bedrooms, dining area, fully furnished kitchen and an enclosed porch where you can enjoy the beautiful sunsets over Black Lake. There is a 40 foot shared dock providing easy access to swimming. The cabin is located 2 miles from the Black Mountain Recreation area which has miles of hiking, ORV, mountain biking and horseback riding trails. Onaway State Park is only 5 miles away, Ocqueoc Falls (the only falls in Lower Michigan) is 15 miles away. Be sure to relax around the lakefront fire pit in the evening and watch the night sky light up with stars!

    ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page. You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

    For larger families, we also have the Lookout Cabin next door that sleeps and additional 6 people.

    Lems Paradise

    Beautiful Lakefront Vacation Home

    Cheboygan, MI, USA

    Nightly $200-$250

    Rates

    Standard Rate – 3 night min stay
    Nightly – $200 – $250

    ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit; 6% tax
    RATES vary by season.

    Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

    • Bedroom 1: 1 queen
    • Bedroom 2: 1 double
    • Queen sleeper sofa in Living Room

    Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

    • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub
    • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Short Property Description

    This wonderful Lake Huron waterfront property is a jewel! It’s located on 5 acres with 330 feet of frontage on beautiful Lake Huron, just 5 minutes west of Mackinaw City. You can enjoy the peace and solitude of this lovely property or be in town in 5 minutes for your nightly ice cream cone. It features 2 bedrooms plus a queen size sleeper sofa and will accommodate up to 6 guests. The home is expansive with 1800 sf of comfort and comes equipped with everything you need to enjoy a relaxing Northern Michigan vacation. It has a large eat-in kitchen with a breakfast bar for family gatherings. There is a nice natural stone wood-burning fireplace to take the chill off the northern Michigan evenings and lots of outdoor space. There are 2 decks, a fire pit, picnic tables and outdoor seating areas for enjoying picnics or sunbathing. The spacious yard overlooks Mackinac Island and the Mackinac Bridge. The view is spectacular! There are also 3 additional accommodations on the property – Million Dollar View; Little Lem’s and Lem’s 2. The entire property will accommodate up to 18 people if you need to provide space for a large group. The beach is rocky and we recommend water shoes. This vacation home is super clean and comfortable and is sure to provide the relaxing family vacation you are looking for. Bring your bikes and canoes/kayaks. There is a 60+ mile bike/hiking trail across the road from the cottage and you can easily launch your canoe or kayak from the waterfront.

    ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page.  You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

    Mackinaw House

    Wonderful Lakefront Family Cottage

    Mackinaw City, MI, USA

    Nightly $225 – $265

    Rates

    Standard Rate – 3 night min stay
    Nightly – $225 – $265

    ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit; 6% tax
    RATES vary by season.

    Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

    • Bedroom 1: 1 double located on main floor.
    • Bedroom 2: 1 set of bunk beds located on 2nd floor.
    • Bedroom 3: 1 double located on 2nd floor.
    • Total of 5 sofas, 2 are sleeper sofas.

    Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

    • Bathroom 1&2 : toilet, combination tub/shower (Located on each floor)

    Short Property Description

    This lovely family cottage is located on Lake Huron, 3 minutes south of Mackinaw City. Away from the hustle and bustle of town but close enough for a quick trip for your evening guilty pleasure of Mackinaw fudge or a fresh churned ice cream cone. Enjoy the incredible views of Mackinac Island, Bois Blanc Island and the Mackinac Bridge from the privacy and comfort of the spacious sun room. With seating for 10, it will be the focal point for your family gatherings. There is space for everyone and the room welcomes you to sit back and relax. Play a game of cards, or tell ghost stories – it’s a perfect place to reconnect with your family or friends. The cottage was completely remodeled in 2010 – everything, including appliances, are new. ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page.  You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

    Little Lems

    Adorable, New Cottage on Lake Huron

    Cheboygan, MI, USA

    Nightly $135=$165

    Rates

    Standard Rate – 3 Night Min Stay
    Nightly – $135 – $165

    ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit; 6% tax
    RATES vary by season.

    Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

    • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 set of bunk beds
    • Sleeper sofa in living room
    • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Short Property Description

    This adorable little gem was recently re-constructed from top to bottom and the location is indeed paradise. Comfy beds, a sleeper sofa if needed and a spacious dining area are yours to enjoy. We provide all linens and plush bath towels – we just ask that you bring your own beach towels. The kitchen comes complete with a refrigerator and stove, pots and pans, dishes and silverware. It sits on a 5 acre parcel with 3 other units (Lem’s Paradise, Lem’s #2, Million Dollar View Cottage) featuring 335′ of frontage on Lake Huron. Perfect for a romantic getaway or a trip with the kids. It also makes a great gathering place for family reunions and if all units are booked, it can sleep a total of 18. There is plenty of parking for boats and recreational vehicles. It sits on a beautifully landscaped 5 acre lawn with lots of room to roam. Swim (yes it has a sandy beach but still has the typical Lake Huron rocks so bring water shoes), nightly campfires on the waterfront, horseshoes in the yard. We see lots of wildlife – deer, fox, coyote and very recently a black bear! The park-like atmosphere will beckon you to enjoy your meals outside on the picnic table. It has a full kitchen and all the necessary supplies but you might want to cook burgers or dogs on the grill just outside your door. It’s a quick 5 minutes to Mackinaw City and all it has to offer. Hop on a ferry for a ride to the popular Mackinac Island and take a trip back in time. Enjoy a Starbucks coffee and try the zipline in town. There is plenty of shopping and dining in town or head to Cheboygan – about a 10 minute drive in the opposite direction. Shop or dine at the many options available to you. Rent a boat in Cheboygan and take the Inland Waterway tour through a chain of lakes. Bring your bikes because there is a 60 mile trail across the road from the properties that will take you all the way to Gaylord if you want or a quick 5 mile trip to Mackinaw City. This is a great base camp for all of your Northern Michigan adventures.

    ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page.  You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

    Lems Paradise II

    Efficiency on Lake Huron

    Cheboygan, MI, USA

    Nightly $125 – $165

    Rates

    Standard Rate -$125 – $160
    3-night minimum

    ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit; 6% tax
    RATES vary by season.

    Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

    • Bedroom 1
    • Open studio apartment with 1 full bed and 1 full futon.

    Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

    • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower
    • Newly remodeled with tiled shower.

    Lem's Paradise #2

    This super clean and recently remodeled efficiency is located on a 5 acre lot on the beautiful shore of Lake Huron. It has stunning views of Mackinac Island and the Mackinac Bridge. Lem’s Paradise #2 is a refurbished motel that sits on 5 acres along with Lem’s Paradise, Little Lem’s and the Million Dollar View Cottage. They share the property and 335 feet of frontage on Lake Huron. You can rent any of them separately or together if you need extra space for a large gathering. (There are beds for a total of 18.) All bedding, linens, dishes, etc. are included. Our guests love the views and the peacefulness of the property. Guests will have access to the 5 acres and 335 feet of frontage on Lake Huron. There are picnic tables, a deck and fire pit for guests to use.

    ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page.  You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

    Million Dollar View

    Cozy Beachfront Cottage for Two Near Mackinaw City!

    Cheboygan, MI, USA

    Nightly $125 – $160

    Rates

    Standard Rate
    Nightly – $125 – $160

    ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit; 6% tax
    RATES vary by season.

    Bedrooms:

    • Bedroom 1: 1 queen
    • This is a one room cabin with a queen-size bed, kitchen and dining area and bathroom with shower.

    Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

    • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower
    • Newly remodeled – no bath tub.

    Short Property Description

    This cozy little cottage is perfect for two! It sits right on the water’s edge of beautiful Lake Huron in scenic northern Michigan. Tucked away between Mackinaw City and Cheboygan, this little gem offers incomparable views of Mackinac Island and the Mighty Mackinac Bridge. There are 5 acres and over 330 feet of frontage on the aquamarine lake. The beach is private and the cottage is peaceful and quiet – a perfect getaway for 2. The cottage is one-room with a full-size bed and dresser, a small kitchen and dining area and a bathroom with a shower. Enjoy a good book on the front porch or sunbathe in the spacious yard. Bring your bikes because if you cross the street, you are on a 62 mile bike/hike trail that runs from Gaylord to Mackinaw. Feel free to bring your canoe or kayak and put in right on the beach for a carefree day of peaceful paddling. The cottage is located a few minutes east of the Village of Mackinaw City where you can enjoy shopping, dining, museums or just an evening ice cream cone at one of the many shops in town.
    It sits on a 5 acre parcel with 3 other units (Lem’s Paradise, Lem’s #2, Little Lems) featuring 335′ of frontage on Lake Huron. Perfect for a romantic getaway. It also makes a great gathering place for family reunions and if all units are booked, it can sleep a total of 18. There is plenty of parking for boats and recreational vehicles. It sits on a beautifully landscaped 5 acre lawn with lots of room to roam. Swim (yes it has a sandy beach but still has the typical Lake Huron rocks so bring water shoes), nightly campfires on the waterfront, horseshoes in the yard. We see lots of wildlife – deer, fox, coyote and very recently a black bear! The park-like atmosphere will beckon you to enjoy your meals outside on the picnic table. It has a full kitchen and all the necessary supplies but you might want to cook burgers or dogs on the grill just outside your door. It’s a quick 5 minutes to Mackinaw City and all it has to offer. Hop on a ferry for a ride to the popular Mackinac Island and take a trip back in time. Enjoy a Starbucks coffee and try the zipline in town. There is plenty of shopping and dining in town or head to Cheboygan – about a 10 minute drive in the opposite direction. Shop or dine at the many options available to you. Rent a boat in Cheboygan and take the Inland Waterway tour through a chain of lakes. Bring your bikes because there is a 60 mile trail across the road from the properties that will take you all the way to Gaylord if you want or a quick 5 mile trip to Mackinaw City. This is a great base camp for all of your Northern Michigan adventures.

    ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page.  You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

    Mermaid on Beaver Island

    Mermaid Cottage on Beaver Island

    Beaver Island, MI, USA

    Nightly $200 – $260

    Rates

    Standard Nightly – $200.00 – $250

    3 night min stay

    ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit; 6% tax
    RATES vary by season.

    Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6 – 8

    • Bedroom 1: 1 queen
    • Bedroom 2: 1 queen
    • Bedroom 3: 2 twin
    • Extra sleeper sofa in lower level

      Bathrooms: 2 full bathrooms

      Short Property Description

      This is a beautiful, 1900 square foot vacation home with beds for 6 adults and a pull out queen sofa in the lower level. Most people coming to Beaver Island look forward to its abundant nature and solitude. We love to wake up early, watch the sun rise and listen to the peace and quiet. On a clear day, you can even see the Mackinac Bridge from the cottage. We also love to just sit out at the beach house in the evening to watch the wildlife. It can be a very tranquil and quiet place.

      The property sits on 10 grassy and wooded acres on Lake Michigan. We are secluded, you won’t see another house from the cottage, but we’re located just 5-6 miles from town. Not too close, yet not too far away.

      Summers are pretty lazy and carefree. This is a great place for a family (or a few families) to reconnect. Sit around by the water, play games, read a good book (or 2), or enjoy ‘smores over an evening campfire. Although located on 10 acres of Lake Michigan waterfront, this is not a great swimming beach. There are some nice sandy beaches on the Island for swimming.

      St. James beach is a short trip from the cottage. You can buzz into town for a coffee. ice cream cone or a drink without draining your wallet. You can also go for a swim or spend the afternoon at the beach. There is always something going on. Take a trip to the bottom of the island and set out on a beach hike or just enjoy the beach. If you are looking for relaxation or a little adventure, this Island has it all.
      Most people don’t know this but September is a wonderful time to come to Beaver Island. The weather is perfect and the colors are spectacular!

      The cottage features 3 bedrooms plus a hide-a-bed. One of the bedrooms is on the first floor. The cottage has 2 full bathrooms, there is a nice family area and kitchen with stainless steel appliances. We have a fire pit and a beach house. There is a nice deck with a picnic table that seats about 10. The cottage comes with plenty of fans if you need them but if you open the windows you will be treated to a very nice breeze that keeps the house very comfortable in the summer.

      Beaver Island is the most remote inhabited island in the Great Lakes, located in Lake Michigan about 30 miles north of Charlevoix.

      There are fine museums, gift shops, art galleries, a golf course and tennis courts, Island tours, house parties, classes at CMU, and dances and plays at the Hall. Much of what the island offers is free: beach combing, bird watching, biking, camping, hunting, fishing, x-c skiing, or exploring the other islands. There are over 100 miles of scenic roads, and too many trails to count.

      You may come to the island by ferry service from Charlevoix, charter boat, or airplane.

      Getting to the Island:
      Two businesses provide regular air transportation between Charlevoix and the island. The trip takes about 15 minutes each way, and both carriers make several trips daily, based on passenger reservations.

      Fresh Air Aviation – (231)237-9482 or (888)359-7448. Island Airways (231)547-2141 (Charlevoix).

      Beaver Island Boat Company, Charlevoix – (231)547-2311 or (888)446-4095. A 2-hour ferry ride to the island from Charlevoix. Call them for prices. Bicycles cost extra. Ferries run daily from June to Mid-September (usually one crossing per day, but up to four times on peak travel days), with a reduced schedule (at least M/W/F) beginning in April and ending in mid-December. The vessel, Emerald Isle, is used for most journeys and is wheelchair accessible.

      Car ferry service from Charlevoix is available from Beaver Island Boat Company (see above). Prices vary. You must make reservations to ensure a spot on the boat for your vehicle. Number to call is (231)547-2311.

      ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page. You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

      You can also rent a car while on the Island:
      Beaver Island Car Rentals (231)448-2300
      Gordon’s Auto Rentals (231)448-2438

      Allegro - Cozy Artist Bungalow

      Cheboygan Cottage on Lake Huron

      Cheboygan, MI, USA

      Nightly $180 – $250

      Rates

      My Standard Rate Nightly – $180 – $250
      3 night min stay

      Pet fee – $20/night & additional $300 deposit

      ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit; 6% tax
      RATES vary by season.

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

      • Bedroom 1 – Full size bed
      • Sleeping area – Built-in sleeping nook in living room
      • Sleeper sofa

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

      Short Property Description

      This adorable cottage is located on a lovely beach on Lake Huron with views of Mackinac Island, Mackinac Bridge and Bois Blanc Island.This cozy bungalow is romantic, full of charm and character. The owner is an artist and her attention to detail and creative flair are evident everywhere. There are beautiful Lake Huron views from every room. It is located 7 miles from Mackinaw City and 7 miles from Cheboygan. You’ll love this place because of the quaintness, the comfy bed, the coziness, and the views. It’s is well suited for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, and small families. We also welcome your pet!

      ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page. You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

      Butter Barn Lodge

      Butter Barn Lodge - Log Cabin

      Alanson, MI, USA

      Nightly $175 – $250

      Rates

      My Standard Rate Nightly – $175.00 – $250
      3 night min stay

      ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit; 6% tax
      RATES vary by season.

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9

      • Bedroom 1 – Queen size bed
      • Bedroom 2 – Queen size bed and trundle bed
      • Bedroom 3 – Full size bed and twin bed

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

      Short Property Description

      This lovely, year ’round log cabin is perfectly situated! It sits on a hill in a beautiful wooded area just minutes from Crooked Lake boat launch, Petoskey State Park beach and miles of hiking/biking trails. For snow lovers, it is less than 10 minutes from Boyne Highlands and Nubs Nob ski resorts and the trail head for miles of snow-mobile trails in the winter. It sleeps up to 9 in beds.

      This is a nature lovers dream! Plenty of wildlife viewing and miles of trails for your favorite outdoor recreation. Nearby Petoskey State Park Beach is one of the best sandy beaches in Northwest Michigan! Kayaks are included in your stay.

      The cabin is expertly decorated in the quintessential northern Michigan style. It’s a great place for family vacations, ski-trips, or girlfriend time. The owners have a robust family business designing and building beautiful one-of-a-kind rustic furniture as well as recycling antiques. Much of the furniture has been created (or re-created) by the owners. Having spent substantial time in Switzerland, they adapted a bit of European flair and it shows. The owners provide everything you need to enjoy your time including plush linens and bedding.

      Bedroom 1 is located on the main floor as is the bathroom. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are upstairs.

      There is a full size refrigerator, dishwasher, electric oven/range, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, etc. and the kitchen is well stocked.

      The cabin is located in a secluded, quiet area with panoramic views of the hills and forest. There are miles of hiking/biking/snow-mobile trails just steps from the cabin.

      The cabin is less than 5 minutes to Crooked Lake and their public boat launch; 10 minutes to Harbor Springs, Petoskey, Alanson, Nubs Nob and Boyne Highland ski resorts; 20 minutes to Pellston Airport, Walloon Lake, Burt Lake, Indian River; 40 minutes to Charlevoix, Mackinaw City/Mackinac Island and the Mackinac Bridge, the gateway to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The list of things to do and see in the area are endless!

      ***Note that you are able to view this property in detail on VRBO by clicking the VRBO tab on the property booking page. You can book through VRBO, however, they will charge you a booking fee. There is no booking fee to book directly through Mackinaw Getaways.

      Paradise Chalet

      Paradise Chalet

      Adorable new year ’round rental on Paradise Lake

      Nightly $100 – $225

      Rates

      My Standard Rate Nightly – $100 – $225
      2-3 night min stay

      Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

      • Master – Queen size bed
      • Loft Room – 2 Queen size beds

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

      Short Property Description

      This is a newer lakefront property with sunset views over beautiful Paradise Lake. Cross the country lane to a private beachfront on a sandy bottom lake with cabana and “L” shaped dock. Bring your water toys but we will offer kayaks in 2019 for your use. Paradise is a great fishing Lake so bring your poles; some fishing tackle is available on site. Paradise Chalet is located just minutes from Mackinaw City and the ferries to Mackinac Island but offers you a private and peaceful retreat to return to. It’s nestled in a quiet cove and surrounded by forest.

      This spotless cottage is light and airy with lots of windows and amazing views of Paradise Lake. It offers everything you need to enjoy your vacation – just bring your groceries! The master bedroom adjoins the bathroom on the main floor and has a queen-sized bed. The upstairs loft has 2 queen beds. The main floor has an open design with living room, dining room and kitchen. There is a very large deck drenched in sun which faces the lake. The cottage features central air, a new washer/dryer, DISH satellite and a water treatment system to remove that ‘country water’ that so many cottages have. Updates for 2019 to include WIFI, kayaks & bikes.

      The location is so perfect to enjoy Northern Michigan. Situated minutes from Mackinaw City, the Mackinac Bridge, St. Ignace (the gateway to the Upper Peninsula) Cheboygan, the beautiful Inland Waterway, Les Cheneaux Islands, Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Good Hart, and Charlevoix – the list goes on and on! The fall colors are unbeatable and there are lots of opportunities for viewing them. Organized bike rides, road races for runners and winery and brewery tours are very popular.

      If winter sports are your thing, you are in the heart of it! Winter is so enjoyable here – ice fishing is very popular, and hundreds of miles of groomed snow mobile and cross-country ski trails and ski lodges are just minutes away. There is always something going on – ice boat races, chili cook-offs and annual Petoskey and Harbor Springs open houses in early December. Golf, fish, boat, swim, ski, hike, bike, antiquing, casinos, winery/brewery tours. What’s your pleasure?

      If you love biking, the North Western State Trail can be accessed through Carp Lake and passes through many communities along the way, including Conway, Oden, Ponshewaing, Brutus, Pellston, and Levering. In 2018, the scenic route was recognized with a National Recreation Trail designation.

      The spring and fall are great for bird watching – especially the hawk migration in early spring. We’ve personally witnessed it and it takes your breath away to see the hundreds of raptors circling the sky to make their annual crossing of the Straits of Mackinac.

      Join us as guests and make this a memorable vacation spot that you will want to return to over and over again!

      Wilderness Cottage

      Wilderness Cottage

      Cottage located in Wilderness Park on Lake Michigan near Mackinaw City

      Avg. Nightly $292

      Rates

      $300 – $450/night.

      ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit;
      RATES vary by season.

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

      • Bedroom 1 – Queen size bed
      • Bedroom 2 – Queen size bed
      • Bedroom 3 – Queen size bed
      • Living Area – Futon

      Bathrooms: 3 Full Bathrooms

      Short Property Description

      This lovely family cottage is located directly on Lake Michigan within Wilderness State Park. The park has miles of hiking and biking trails and a great white sand beach for swimming or enjoying your favorite water sport. Wilderness has plenty of wildlife and there are ample opportunities to view them. There are deer, fox, bobcat, bear, coyote, eagles, hawks, owls, loons – just to name a few.

      The cottage has been completely renovated and includes 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a very large open family area. There is plenty of room for family and friends to join in the meal preparation while enjoying the incredible views of Lake Michigan and the Mackinac Bridge. There is ample seating for meals and the kitchen comes well stocked. It has a full-size refrigerator, gas stove/oven, microwave and dishwasher. There’s a sun room off the master bedroom with additional seating. Each bedroom boasts a beautiful queen size log bed and custom-made log furniture.

      Take the chill off the cool nights with the wood burning fireplace in the family room. There is a large deck outside; a fire pit in the yard; plenty of beach chairs and a couple of kayaks for your enjoyment. Play a game of cards or tell ghost stories – it’s a perfect place to reconnect with your family or friends. If you are looking for peace, tranquility and adventure, this is the place for you.

      Although the cottage is away from the hustle and bustle of Mackinaw City, it is a short 15-minute drive to get there. Shop, dine or enjoy some famous Mackinac fudge or a fresh churned ice cream cone.
      They say, “location is everything” and you won’t find a better location to enjoy all that Northern Michigan has to offer.

      If you are interested in star-gazing, the night sky over Lake Huron is beautiful. You can also drive 10 minutes to the Headlands – designated as a ‘DARK SKY PRESERVE’ – one of only a few locations in the USA! This is given to a few special areas that are free of artificial light. The night sky is breathtakingly beautiful!
      In the spring, birdwatchers gather from all over the country to catch a glimpse of the incredible hawk migration. Historic Fort Michilimackinac and the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, McGulpin Point Lighthouse and the ferry docks to Mackinac Island – are all minutes away.

      In the fall, take the color tour through the “tunnel of trees” or enjoy spectacular scenery in the Upper Peninsula, an easy drive across the mighty Mackinac Bridge. There’s nothing quite like the sound of bugling elks during mating season at Pigeon River or the mysterious call of the loon on a quiet lake. It’s all here! Hunt, fish, hike, canoe, bike – you can do it all or you can just relax with a good book. There is something for everyone here.

      The beach in front of the cottage is rocky so bring your water shoes. The sandy beach is just a few steps away.

      Bay Breeze Cottage

      Bay Breeze Cottage

      Charming Beachfront Cottage on Cecil Bay, Lake Michigan near Mackinaw City

      Avg. Nightly $386

      Rates

      $300 – $450/night
      7 night minimum

      ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit;
      RATES vary by season.

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

      • Bedroom 1 – King size bed
      • Bedroom 2 – Single beds
      • Bedroom 3 – Sleeper Sofa

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

      Short Property Description

      This charming cottage with quest house is located on beautiful Lake Michigan with a private, sandy beach. The water is crystal clear, and the bottom is nice and sandy. No water shoes needed here!

      The cottage was designed with comfort in mind and looks like it’s right off the pages of Cottage Living Magazine! It features 2 bedrooms and has everything you need to make your vacation enjoyable. The kitchen has an electric glass top stove and a full-size refrigerator as well as all the pots, pans and cooking utensils you need to prepare your meals onsite. There is a lovely table and chairs in front of the large windows facing the lake or take your meals out on the beach. We have provided top of the line Williams Sonoma kitchen appliances, a custom bathroom with walk-in shower and on demand hot water, a washer and dryer, king-size bed in master bedroom with double closet, twin bed in second bedroom. There is also additional space in the cozy little guest house that features a sleeper sofa, microwave & mini frig. The cottage is decorated throughout with pottery barn furniture, tableware, dishes and glassware.

      Although the cottage is away from the hustle and bustle of Mackinaw City, it is a short 15-minute drive to get there. Shop, dine or enjoy some famous Mackinac fudge or a fresh churned ice cream cone.
      They say, “location is everything” and you won’t find a better location to enjoy all that Northern Michigan has to offer.

      If you are interested in star-gazing, the night sky over Lake Huron is beautiful. You can also drive 10 minutes to the Headlands – designated as a ‘DARK SKY PRESERVE’ – one of only a few locations in the USA! This is given to a few special areas that are free of artificial light. The night sky is breathtakingly beautiful!

      In the spring, birdwatchers gather from all over the country to catch a glimpse of the incredible hawk migration. Historic Fort Michilimackinac and the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, McGulpin Point Lighthouse and the ferry docks to Mackinac Island – are all minutes away.

      In the fall, take the color tour through the “tunnel of trees” or enjoy spectacular scenery in the Upper Peninsula, an easy drive across the mighty Mackinac Bridge. There’s nothing quite like the sound of bugling elks during mating season at Pigeon River or the mysterious call of the loon on a quiet lake. It’s all here! Hunt, fish, hike, canoe, bike – you can do it all or you can just relax with a good book. There is something for everyone here.

      Emerald Lake House

      Emerald Lake House

      Gorgeous waterfront home located on the popular and beautiful Indian Lake.

      Avg. Nightly $350

      Rates

      $350/night
      3 night minimum

      ADD to all bookings – cleaning fee; security deposit;
      RATES vary by season.

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

      • Bedroom 1 – Queen bed
      • Bedroom 2 – Queen bed
      • Bedroom 3 – 3 Twin beds

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

      • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

      Short Property Description

      With an elevated view of the lake and walk-out basement, the sunsets are fantastic. Emerald Lake House sleeps 6 total in 3 bedrooms and with 2 bathrooms. The wrap-around deck, fire pit, and exquisitely landscaped yard is great for entertaining, as guests enjoy a gradual slope to a private 89′ of sandy bottom lake frontage. A public small water vessel launch is adjacent to the property, so feel free to bring your own rowboat, canoe, or jet skis to enjoy! Two kayaks are already included in your stay at Emerald Lake House.