Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Central Michigan

The area's festivals and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Central Michigan. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the sporting events, university setting and lake. For a bit of culture, visit Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children's Museum or Public Museum of Grand Rapids. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Central Michigan

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Central Michigan a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chippewa Nature Center (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Dahlia Hill (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Emerson Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Chippewassee Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Midland City Forest Park (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Central Park (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Central Michigan

Travellers enjoy Central Michigan for its lakeside setting and riverfront. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Central Michigan is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chippewa Nature Center (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Dahlia Hill (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Emerson Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Dow Gardens (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Chippewassee Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • The Tridge (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Central Michigan

Fly into Saginaw, MI (MBS-MBS Intl.), the closest airport, located 20.7 mi (33.3 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Flint Station, Lapeer Station and Grand Rapids Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Central Michigan?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,773 holiday rentals near Central Michigan. From 1,270 Houses to 329 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Central Michigan is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Central Michigan?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Central Michigan. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Canada: 30,280 holiday rentals
  • Grand Haven: 296 holiday rentals
  • Summit Township: 197 holiday rentals
  • Saugatuck: 694 holiday rentals
  • South Haven: 933 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Central Michigan! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Central Michigan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Central Michigan with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Grand Haven: 296 holiday homes
  • Saugatuck: 694 holiday homes
  • South Haven: 933 holiday homes
  • Grayling: 901 holiday homes
  • Ludington: 247 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Central Michigan?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Central Michigan are:

  • Cherry Capital Airport (TVC): 1,226 holiday houses
  • Gerald R Ford International Airport (GRR): 79 holiday houses
  • Ludington, MI (LDM): 278 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Central Michigan?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Central Michigan. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Crown Golf Club: 1,229 holiday rentals
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes: 1,466 holiday rentals
  • Mistwood Golf Course: 1,399 holiday rentals
  • Gun Lake Casino: 79 holiday rentals
  • Old Indian Trail: 680 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central Michigan listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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