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5 Airbnb Vacation Rentals in Michigan, USA, With Picturesque Scenery

Published Oct 22, 2016

The USA’s Michigan is considered to be the Great Lake State because it’s the only state that borders four out of the five Great Lakes. The Great Lakes of North America are a series of five freshwater lakes that are interconnected through smaller lakes and rivers. Michigan is thus known as a state with gorgeous lakes and magnificent scenery.

If you’re in desperate need of a relaxing vacation, Michigan is the perfect location to visit! Here are 5 Airbnb vacation rentals in Michigan that will, no doubt, offer you some of the best views in the naturally beautiful state of Michigan:

1. Suttons Bay: private, peaceful, and perfect for small families (from 190 USD)

This is truly the perfect apartment if you wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of life. This apartment is located along a private dirt and gravel road and is isolated from busy roads. Therefore, it’s very unlikely that you’ll be bothered by anyone, so just take the time to relax and unwind.

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Prepare to be taken aback by the glorious views you’ll be treating to. Grand Traverse Bay is one of the few bays within the massive Lake Michigan. The view is glorious and breathtaking and you can easily enjoy it from the deck. So just sit back, feel your hair flow in the wind, and enjoy the panoramic vistas.

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The hosts really went out their way to decorate the apartment with a nautical theme. In fact, a lot of the decorations were collected by the hosts themselves! This manner of decor really helps immerse the guests and make them feel as though they’re truly living at sea.

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You’re welcome to the sizeable bedroom by a plush-looking queen-sized bed. Wake up as the sun rises, peer out of those windows and enjoy the sight of the Michigan landscape.

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If you’re able to head down the steep stairway, you can have access to the host’s private beach. Imagine that: having an entire minuscule beach to yourself! Gather friends and family and set up a small campfire, huddle together during a cold night, and roast some marshmallows. It’ll definitely make for an amazing time!

Private waterfront apartment with supreme views

Address: Suttons Bay, MI, United States

Price: from 190 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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2. Detroit: great views, perfect for large travelling groups (from 148 USD)

There’s a misconception that cities can never have magnificent views. However, Detroit, the largest city in Michigan, is here to prove that wrong! This loft doesn’t only just offer spacious accommodation or brilliant landscapes, it’s also located in an accessible neighbourhood. This just goes to show you don’t have to cut yourself off from the modern world to experience a relaxing and impressive vacation.

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Check out the gorgeous scenery you’ll be surrounded by while staying in this loft! Once you settle in, you can head out to see more of the scenery.

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The loft is humongous and many of the beds are actually placed in common areas, adding to the experience. Form closer bonds to the people you are planning on visiting Detroit with! You’ll never be bored while you’re here with the good range of things do, from throwing darts to playing a friendly game of pool.

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The loft is definitely rustic looking, from the exposed brick walls to the exposed wooden ceiling beams, it truly does make you feel welcome!

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Need to relax? Enjoy the gentle sway of the hammock available in the loft. The fairy lights above makes it an even more fun activity, as you can imagine you’re in a field, lounging in the hammock while stargazing.

24th Mile Detroit Marathon with a view

Address: Detroit, MI, United States

Price: from 148 USD

Number of Guests: 14

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3. Pinckney: a walk away from Portage Lake, perfect for larger families (from 295 USD)

For more outgoing and active travellers, this is a perfect lake home for you. When you step out of the property you can take a walk on the docks and arrive at Portage Lake, a smaller lake within the expansive Great Lakes water system. You can swim, kayak, and canoe; doesn’t that sound like lots of fun?

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The good-hearted hosts give their guests free rein over much of their water sports equipment. From life-jackets to a sunboat, active guests will most definitely have an excellent time!

Or sit at the edge of the dock and let the water caress your bare feet as you look at the blue expanse of Portage Lake. Let the tranquil environment help you find peace and quiet.

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The rooms in this lake home are spacious and there’ll definitely be ample space for you to rest in. The bedrooms are beautifully decorated and they make guests feel so welcomed. Take a peek with the telescope to look for astronomical sights at night. Also, doesn’t the bed look so comfortable? At the end of the day, just fall into its loving and plush embrace and drift off into a restful slumber.

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The living room was styled with a nautical theme in mind, everything from the wall decorations to the colour of the sofas, it truly makes you feel like you’re living at sea. The sofas come with several cushions so give them a tight squeeze.

Also, feel free to make use of the indoor fireplace. Concentrate on the soothing sounds of the crackling firewood as it meshes like a beautiful symphony with carefree chatter; the relaxing atmosphere will surely make you feel like dozing off!

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A well-equipped kitchen is also available for your use. The wooden cabinets really make it feel more homey and rustic.

Lake House near Ann Arbor

Address: Pinckney, MI, United States

Price: from 295 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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4. Traverse City: tasteful and modern, perfect for families (from 250 USD)

This cottage is perfect for a short family vacation and is located near to many local attractions and places to visit. Adventurous guests can follow a trail near the cottage and be greeted by more stunning Michigan landscapes.

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Make sure to start your morning right. Bundle up in warm clothing and head out to witness a gorgeous sunrise. Feel the wind blow through your bed head, messing it up further, and stare in awe when the sun rises, when the sun’s first rays reflect off the cerulean surface of Grand Traverse Bay.

Also, bird watching is an activity you can do. Birds like swans and seagulls do visit the property. And if you watch closely, you might be able to spot a bald eagle who lives in a tree on the property.

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The host’s attention to detail can be seen through the decor in the room. A quirky little eye-chart adorns a wall, which is sure to bring a smile to your face. Also the beds are adorned with soft sheets and even softer pillows. Put your worries to rest once your head hits the pillows and you’ll fall asleep at once.

This is an extremely classy-looking living room and it’s just the perfect place to lounge about and have conversations. Also, crack open the window and allow the breeze to cool you down.

Bayshore & Eagle on the Peninsula

Address: Traverse City, MI, United States

Price: from 250 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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5. Mears: home away from home, perfect for larger families (from 175 USD)

Unlike many of the other listings, this property doesn’t have views of large bodies of water. Instead, the charm lies in the fact that you’ll mostly be surrounded by lush greenery. Set out to explore the area, or take a nice walk to the nearby lakes.

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Doesn’t this just look like an Eden? As the sun shines down, it makes the entirety of the property look like an image off a postcard. This home is surrounded by so much greenery so make it a point to explore the area and be at one with nature! Just make sure you’re able to make your way back in time for dinner.

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This large, open-concept living room is well lit and is just filled with comfortable surfaces. Family gatherings would be perfect if they were conducted here.

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The kitchen is well appointed and is filled with many of the essential cooking tools. Take the time to whip up some of your family classics and partake in a delicious meal.

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This homey bedroom seems like the perfect place to sleep after all the shenanigans that took place throughout the entire day. Enjoy sinking into the embrace of the bed.

Lovely Family Friendly home at Silver Lake

Address: Mears, MI, United States

Price: from 175 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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Recharge your batteries in Michigan

If you’re enticed by the gorgeous scenery and beautiful homes that you’ve seen above, you should definitely hop right over to Michigan. Keep these Airbnb recommendations in mind if you’re planning a trip and we’re hoping you have a relaxing time surrounded by the natural beauty of Michigan!

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