Are you looking for Airbnbs in the Upper Peninsula Michigan? It’s beautiful with lots to explore and staying in a cabin rental in the Upper Peninsula will just add to your vacation fun.
With over 200 waterfalls, the gateway to a national park, hot springs, a huge national forest, a national lakeshore and surrounded by three of the five Great Lakes, the Upper Peninsula offers outdoor recreation at its best. Nestled between quaint towns, many lighthouses, casinos, and museums you will want to spend weeks there exploring.
Check out this complete guide to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to help with your vacation planning.
Are you looking for a family vacation, a romantic getaway, or even a weekend away with friends, there is something for you in this list of Airbnbs in the Upper Peninsula. And since it’s surrounded by water, it’s no surprise that many are lakeside vacation rentals.
There is so much to see and do, check out this list of things to do in the Upper Peninsula.
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Airbnbs in the Upper Peninsula Michigan
We have something for everyone on this list of Airbnbs in the Upper Peninsula. Families, couples, and groups can find the right accommodations whether you are on a budget or want a more luxurious experience.
1. Picture Rocks Cottage
There say location is everything and it is so true in this cottage in Munising MI. Right in the heart of the Picture Rock National Lakeshore sits this 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms sleeping, 6 guests.
Right across the street from Lake Superior and the many beautiful waterfalls not far away. There is a fishing dock nearby and the beach is only a few miles. In winter there is ice fishing on Lake Superior as well as snowmobiling in the area.
2. Picture Rock Cabin
This cabin is also near Picture Rock National Lakeshore and within minutes of waterfalls, hiking, kayaking, snowmobiling, fishing and so much more. Sleeping 6 with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths this cottage has a full kitchen, free wifi, washer, and dryer and welcomes pets too.
3. Lakehouse on Island Lake with boats
This lakehouse located not far from Manistique is nestled at the end of the road and sleeps 8 with 3 bedrooms and 1 bath.
The best part of this house is the lake and the lake activities. The host provides a pontoon boat, paddleboat, canoe and tubes for all you water fun. There is also fishing poles, you just need to get your Michigan license and bait.
Sit by the fire or rest in the hammock while taking in the view of the lake. On 2 acres of land with 280 feet of lake frontage gives you lots of privacy, you may never want to leave.
4. Beachfront House
Location: Mackinac City
With views of the Mackinac Bridge and Mackinac Island this beautiful beach house sleeps 6 with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
See the fireworks from both Mackinac City and St. Ignace every weekend during the summer. Take the ferry to Mackinac Island and enjoy the day riding your bike around the island and eating some of its famous fudge.
Weddings and small parties (10 person max)are allowed on the beach during your stay.
Related Post: Day Trip to Mackinac Island
5. Rapid River Rustic Lodge
Location: Rapid River
This spacious cabin is located right of US 2 in the town of Rapid River and just 1 mile from the snowmobile trails. The cabin is good for multi-family adventures sleeping 12 with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths.
The wood burning stove in the living room keeps you toasty on a cold night. During the warmer months you can sit outside on the porch and take in the view of the woods.
6. Cabin in the Woods
Location: Arvon Township
If you are looking for “off the beaten path” this is the cabin for you. This lovely getaway retreat is hidden in the woods with a large front porch for relaxing and watching the wildlife. The porch also has an enclosed section to stay away from the bugs.
With 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms this 100 year old cabin, which was renovated, sleeps 12.
7. Lake Serenity
Another Airbnbs in the Upper Peninsula on the water is Lakeview Serenity on Dana Lake. This beautiful property on 35 acres is great for a family vacation sleeping up to 5 with 2 bedrooms and a bath.
It’s an outdoor paradise and comes with a private dock (you can bring your own boat), 5 kayaks (2 adults, 2 kids and 1 inflatable) and a deck were you can relax right by the lake.
This property is centrally located within 15 minutes of Kitch-iti-kipi, Pictured Rocks (40 minutes), Manistique (30 minutes), Escanaba (1 hour), Tahquamenon Falls State Park (2 hours), and a little over 2 hours to the Mackinac Bridge.
Note: This property is on the water and has a shallow well. Water conservation is required for an enjoyable stay. Also there are numerous steps to get to the water’s edge.
8. Lake Superior Couple’s Retreat
There is nothing more romantic than sitting by the fire and watching a Lake Superior sunset. Well, you can have it here at this luxury getaway that sleeps 2.
The owners thought of everything when they build this beauty. Heated floors, a two-sided fireplace (bedroom and dining room), a fully equipped kitchen, and a large picture window with beautiful views of Lake Superior. And let’s not forget the remote beach for evening walks.
9. Copper Harbor Log Cabin
Location: Copper Harbor
This 100 year old log cabin is part of the history of the mining town of Copper Harbor. Located right on the water’s edge in town but also secluded, you will love this 2 bedroom, 1 bath beauty.
Sit outside and gaze at the stars or relax inside in front of the huge stone fireplace. Bring your bike too as Copper Harbor has one of the best mountain biking trail systems in Michigan and also hiking too.
Note: You must bring water for drinking as this cabin’s water comes from the lake and is not suitable for consumption.
10. Portage Lake Guest Suite
A guest suite in a house with a private entrance right on Portage Lake. This one bedroom, 1 bath suite sleeps 6 as it has 2 pull out couches in the large living area. It also has a fully equipped kitchen and the dining area has a beautiful view of the lake. A kayak and canoe is also available during your stay.
Conveniently located 2 miles to Michigan Tech University, 4 miles to snowmobile trails, and across the street from the MTU golf course. There is also a bike/walking trail only steps away.
11. Paradise View
It’s all about the beautiful view of Whitefish Bay at the Paradise View Lodge. Enjoy sunrise and sunset from this cozy house that sleeps 4 with 2 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.
Hiking, bird watching, and photography in summer and snowshoeing and snowmobiling in winter, this place is just beautiful. You are also about a 15-minute drive to Tahquamenon Falls State Park, one of the Upper Peninsula gems.
House has 2 decks, a small beach, and an outside fire pit with chairs. House comes with a generator just in case you lose electricity, WIFI, and prime video. You also have use of the single car garage.
12. Beach House on Lake Superior
Welcome to this private sandy beach house with 200′ frontage on Lake Superior and sits on 2.5 acres of land. Sleeping 5 with 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths, your family will love the time spent together overlooking the lake.
The main floor has a family room, fully equipped kitchen with bedrooms and a sitting room on the second floor. You will love sitting outside in the warmer months watching the sunrises and sunsets.
This place sits in the heart of waterfalls, hiking, fishing, golfing and kayaking. It’s only 12 miles to the town of Marquette and about 30 miles to Picture Rock. There are also several breweries in the area.
13. Poplar Lake Lodge
Location: Rapid River
Surrounded on 3 sides by the Hiawatha National Forest, on a private lake and a very secluded spot in the Upper Peninsula sits this lovely lodge. With 2 miles of shoreline, you can fish in this stocked lake without a fishing license, available only to family and guests.
Plenty of room to bring the whole family and friends as the house sleeps 15 with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. There is also plenty to do as the host supplies boats. There are 2 fire pits outside and a fireplace inside. Wood is supplied by host.
There is a game room with foosball, darts, a pool table and ping pong. There is also a screened in porch overlooking the lake.
Note: There are other cabins on the lake owned by family of the host, 1/2 mile away from this property. You may see them on the lake but otherwise it’s a private lake.
14. Point of the Point
This lovely A-frame wood home on Lake Superior is just perfect. Sleeping 6 with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, it’s a great place for a family vacation.
Enjoy the beautiful views of the lake with the floor to ceiling windows and listen to the waves all night.
This Airbnb in the Upper Peninsula also has the perfect location not far from the towns of Marquette and Munising.
15. Modern Cabin on 42 acres
Located on 42 acres this modern cabin is 10 minutes from Picture Rocks National Lakeshore. With an open floor plan, it’s perfect for a family getaway sleeping 7 with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths.
The cabin has a wrap around porch with swing and other chairs in the front and an enclosed porch in the rear.
Close to most Upper Peninsula attractions including hiking, ATV and biking trails, lakes, waterfalls and beaches.
I hope this list of Airbnbs in the Upper Peninsula helps you plan your vacation to this incredible place of waterfalls, lakes, and lighthouses. For more information check out Pure Michigan’s website.
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