Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic Harbor Springs

The lake and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Harbor Springs. Revered for its skiing, restaurants and shopping, this city is both scenic and relaxing. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Harbor Springs

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing and golfing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Harbor Springs a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boyne Highlands Ski Area (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Harbor Springs Vineyards and Winery (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Crooked Tree Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Chestnut Valley Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Harbor Springs

Harbor Springs is a destination with activities spanning many seasons. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in December, January, February or March, when snowfall averages 91.82 inches and temperatures average -10°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Harbor Springs

Travellers love Harbor Springs for its panoramic lake views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Harbor Springs is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harbor Springs Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Petoskey State Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Bear River Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Charles A. Ransom Nature Preserve (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • North Point Nature Preserve (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Harbor Springs

The nearest airport is in Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Mackinac Island, MI (MCD), which is 34.5 mi (55.5 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Harbor Springs?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 478 holiday rentals around Harbor Springs. From 202 holiday houses to 146 flats & 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 around Harbor Springs is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Harbor Springs?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Harbor Springs. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Nub's Nob Ski Area: 347 holiday rentals
  • Heather Golf Course at Boyne Highlands: 919 holiday rentals
  • True North Golf Club: 775 holiday rentals
  • Tunnel of Trees: 677 holiday rentals
  • Boyne Highlands Resort: 804 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harbor Springs listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Harbor Springs?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 202 Houses in Harbor Springs. Our other popular types of Harbor Springs holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 146 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 101 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 101 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harbor Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 79 holiday homes with pool available in Harbor Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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