10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In The Upper Peninsula of Michigan - Updated 2023


The Upper Peninsula, which locals call “U.P.”, traverses three of the Great Lakes: Huron, Michigan, and Superior. This region features both seasonal and year-round attractions, allowing tourists to experience something new with every visit. Diving, sailing, and fishing are also some of the activities that locals and travelers can try out this season. During winter, the UP offers activities, such as skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing. In spring, its many waterfalls, including Tahquamenon Falls, one of the largest in the state, welcome visitors. You can even catch the natural light show of the Aurora Borealis in U.P. Plenty of family resorts and fishing lodges available here. Take the first step to a memorable holiday by booking a nice vacation rental. Check out some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

1. Luxurious vacation home with views of Lake Superior (from USD 239)

Spacious, filled with amenities, and in a great location. What more can you ask for in a holiday home? Staying at this rental will make you feel that you are not missing anything. The two-bedroom house is not just beautifully decorated. It comes with everything you may need, including a kitchen, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, and a Smart TV. It’s also in a great location since you can have stunning views of Lake Superior. You can visit attractions nearby. The host provides a guidebook to guests so you will know which places to check out in the area.

Storybook bungalow–harbor views
Marquette, Michigan, United States
130 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super fast wifi and wonderful views of lake superior
the furnishings are modern and new great wi-fi spacious rooms comfy beds nice views of lake superior
comfortable patio with relaxing lake views
fully stocked kitchen utensils to probably make anything you desire
the interior design is cozy and beautifully curated
super clean and well decorated
the place was very clean
the house is super clean and new
great place and exactly as advertised very clean and nicely updated
her place was immaculately clean spacious and comfortable
she is an outstanding host
susan is a wonderful host and always responded back quickly with any questions we had
susan is not only and amazing host but her home is beyond beautiful
susan is a fantastic host who is very responsive and helpful
the owners provided very clear instructions and were very easy to get in contact with
amazing location where you can walk everywhere and close to everything
the location was great
it's location was fantastic many restaurants and shopping only blocks away
great location about a 10 minute walk from downtown marquette
super close to downtown and beaches
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2. Large home with beach access (from USD 116)

Check out this property if you’re looking for a house that can accommodate a large group. This four-bedroom home can fit up to twelve people and is just right across the street from a public beach on Lake Superior. Space and location are not the only bonuses of this rental. The house was recently renovated to fit the needs of travelers. It has a large kitchen, laundry area, and living room. Ontonagon’s downtown area is a short walk away from the place. The Porcupine Mountains is easily accessible from there too.

DJ's Destination U.P. (809) - 4 Bedroom & Two Bath
Ontonagon, Michigan, United States
156 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 9 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities and very comfortable space
we watched free movies on demand had breakfast in the morning truly the best air bnb experience ever
the place had plenty of space with 2 bedrooms and a really nice kitchen
one of the best things about the cottage is the wonderful hot showers fantastic after a long day exploring
love that the kitchen was well stocked as far as appliances pots/pans etc
this place was so clean and inviting
very clean and a great place to stay
this place is very clean and well decorated
the place was clean modern and very comfortable
the house is very clean and updated
dawn and justin were outstanding hosts
dawn and justin were excellent hosts
the kitchen is really well equipped and having laundry facilities is very helpful too
clearly they know how to host and make an environment fit for everyone
very knowledgeable friendly hosts and a great house to top it off
close proximity to lake superior
the location is perfect
a relaxing place close to the beach
the location is great for a trip to ontonagon
nice little cozy place close to the snowmobile trails
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3. Spacious log cabin overlooking the Sturgeon River (from USD 257)

This log cabin is perfect for groups that want to spend some time communing with nature. You might spot deer and wild turkey on the premises. There are hiking trails nearby if you wish to explore the surroundings. Despite its rustic appearance, the house is furnished with modern amenities, such as a full kitchen and laundry facilities. The property also features a bar in the basement that comes with a pool table. There are a number of restaurants close by should you wish to dine out. If, however, you prefer to prepare your own meals, there’s a local grocery store near the property. This property is large enough to accommodate as many as 13 guests.

South Country Lodge - Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Felch Township, Michigan, United States
70 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 7 Beds 14 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool table fire pit and wrap-around deck made for lots of family fun would definitely come back
this cabin is absolutely beautiful it is very clean up to date and spacious
their property is beautiful clean and very well stocked with all amenities
owners were excellent hosts very friendly and very helpful cabin was very clean and fully stocked
tina and amy are wonderful hosts
tina was amazing throughout our stay making us feel at home and sending helpful suggestions about the area
mark and tina were wonderful hosts
tina mark and amy are great hosts they are very welcoming and hospitable
and the hosts will help you find whatever you are looking for
this was the perfect place to find a peaceful haven away from the stress of the world
for an outdoorsman it's a great location for wildlife hunting and fishing
beautiful place to get away and relax we would love to return
this place offers the best of michigan's u
great place to just check out for a while
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4. Modern townhouse for six (from USD 153)

This modern townhouse, which is good for six, is located in a quiet neighborhood that nonetheless puts you within easy access to Houghton and within easy driving distance from attractions, such as waterfalls, beaches, and museums. The house is furnished with new amenities, which include furniture and kitchen appliances. The property is also equipped with laundry facilities.

Cedar Bluff - A Modern Townhouse in Houghton
Houghton, Michigan, United States
155 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi signal was great
the space was modern and has nice amenities including a full kitchen and a keurig
the second bedroom also has a queen bed and a good sized closet
clean with a nice kitchen
clean fresh and organized
very clean and comfortable with plenty of room
very clean spacious and stylish apartment
great place to stay clean quiet and comfortable
super and experienced hosts with a perfect lovely property for a family
they are always great hosts and go out of their way to ensure you have everything you need
great location for touring the up
great location when visiting michigan tech
we were close to many stores and restaurants and easy access to the main highway
location was perfect just a few minutes to campus and local attractions including shopping (walmart etc
easy access and good location to enjoy houghton and visit the campus
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5. Cute home in downtown Menominee (from USD 200)

Consider staying at this rental if you’re planning to visit Menominee for leisure or business. This property, which accommodates six guests, is located downtown, putting you within easy access to establishments, such as restaurants, bars, and shops, as well as attractions, such as beaches, parks, and the marina. The house is furnished with everything to make you feel right at home. Snacks, coffee, and tea are provided by the host.

Downtown Menominee House on just steps from Marina
Menominee, Michigan, United States
74 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the house was clean in a quiet neighborhood
marian's place is clean and the beds were comfy it's perfect for a family to stay here
easy access to restaurants too the place was spacious clean and had everything we needed
the owner and property manager were responsive to 2 issues we had and resolved them quickly
very cute place and perfect location
great space and great location
wonderful location adorable home right in walking distance to the harbor playground shopping and restaurants
marian has a nice tidy place in a great location
this place was in a great location to walk along the waterfront or downtown very easily
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6. Rustic cabin by a private lake (from USD 100)

This accommodation is perfect for you if you want to unplug and escape from the world for a short period of time. This secluded cabin rental is right next to a private lake where you can go boating, kayaking, and fishing. Do be aware that this rental is rustic in the truest sense: there’s no Wi-Fi access, and there’s no toilet (you will use an outhouse). A propane range and a wood stove are available if you wish to cook your own food. Alternatively, you can also use the grill, but you will need to bring your own charcoal and lighter fluid.

Cabin on private lake (no public access)
Rapid River, Michigan, United States
120 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin has a wonderful view and a nice cozy feel
even with no a/c the cabin was never unbearably hot and the sauna was perfect
the cabin is comfortable and warm with lots of thought into everything you'll possibly need there
the wood stove kept the cabin pretty comfortable even though there were negative wind chills
the cabin is comfortable cozy and surprisingly clean (i
the cabin itself is cozy and clean
te place was clean and ready to go when i arrived
excellent rustic dry-cabin in a quiet and beautiful location
craig was an outstanding host
craig was a great host
craig was a great host
craig is a very kind and attentive person
the hosts are wonderful thoughtful fabulous people
amazing place to get away from the daily hassle
the location is in the perfect spot to travel anywhere in the up for a day trip
great place to stay wish we had more time
absolutely amazing very peaceful and close to trails and waterfalls
the location is absolutely beautiful and it is much more secluded than i was expecting
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7. Lakeside cabin with easy access to ski slopes (from USD 186)

You will adore this rental if you love water activities. This pet-friendly cabin, which can accommodate up to seven guests and pets, comes with a fishing boat, a canoe, and two kayaks, all of which you can use during your stay. There are life jackets provided too. The house itself is furnished with the necessities, including a full kitchen, which is great if you plan on preparing your own meals. Pets are welcome at an additional fee. Mt. Bohemia is close by.

Lac La Belle Lakeside Cabin
Lac La Belle, Michigan, United States
173 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was comfortable and all necessary cooking utensils were available
great place plenty of space very comfortable excellent view
the view from the dining table is amazing
steve’s place was great as usual super cozy cabin on the lake with nice views of mt bohemia
charming mountain and lake view from bed highly recommend to everyone
bath is clean and handy for all
very clean comfy and accommodating to our stay
very clean and plenty of space for guest
it's very clean and quite spacious for it's size
clean cozy with everything you need readily available
steve was a wonderful host
steve was a great host
great place great host great time
steve was a wonderful and thoughtful host
steve was a great host i would recommend this cabin to anyone
perfect location to ski mt
great location on the lake and central to some beautiful places
beautiful quit secluded location
it is in a great location with a local restaurant/ store nearby
it’s a great location to explore the peninsula
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8. Lovely two-bedroom bungalow close to Lake Superior (from USD 108)

If Marquette is your preferred place to set up base in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, this may be the property that’s right for you. The two-bedroom home is just a short walk away from Lake Superior and is also close to a bike trail. While the house itself is a bit on the older side, its furnishings have been updated to keep up with the needs of Airbnb guests. Among its amenities are a kitchen, laundry facilities, WiFi, and a TV. Up to four people can stay in this property.

Presque Isle Bungalow -- Detached Garage
180 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
enjoyed the little extras available: fans blankets outdoor chairs etc
good amount of kitchen supplies
kitchen was huge and lots of amenities
lots of extra space and beds super comfy
we appreciated the comfortable beds fresh towels tv and internet as well as many other amenities and privacy
very clean and well stocked
super clean cozy and very comfortable
her house was very clean and well-kept
contemporary clean and well-maintained home
the inside was super clean and comfortable
kelly was a great host
she is a very gracious host
kelly was very accommodating and a great host
kelly was thoughtful and a great host
owners were immediately responsive to questions i had and very accommodating
good location and big place
location is great
great location near the water
great location & very nice house
great place in a great location
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9. Nice vacation home across the Wisconsin border in Iron River

This place may be the right option if you want to explore the attractions of both Michigan and Wisconsin. Located in Iron River, this fully furnished rental brings you close to a number of amazing attractions, including waterfalls, lakes, and beach. If you’ve forgotten to pack some things or underestimated the coldness of the weather, the host is more than willing to lend jackets, sweatshirts, and life jackets. Do be aware that the house comes with stairs, so those who have mobility issues may have trouble climbing up and down the steps.

Lake View Home
9 reviews
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
the owners are kind and communicate well for arrival plans and corresponded quickly when i reached out
great value and close to everything
great place to stay close to town
close to town and some really good hunting
location is good for day trips to many places to see
great location if you love fishing and nature then this is the place for you
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10. Homey property close to Iron River's downtown district

This rental is a good fit if you’re a traveler who prefers to stay in places that feel like actual homes and less like the usual inns and hotels. The recently renovated property has been updated with guests’ comfort in mind. Large enough to fit up to eight people, it comes with a kitchen that has all the essentials you may need to prepare your own food. You are also welcome to use the washer and dryer. A grocery store is close by if you need supplies. Ski Brule is just a short drive away if you want to hit the slopes.

Relaxing Newly Furnished Guest Home
60 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were super comfy
we were lucky enough to be in iron river during the rodeo which was very fun
it has a great kitchen with a separate dining area with extra folding chairs in the closet
great location in iron river - contrast coffee just around the corner
great house convenient to iron river and ski brule
very clean with a homey feeling
great place nice decor clean and neat
clean as always thanks
home was clean and as advertised
the house was clean and very comfortable
great host very easy to communicate with prompt responses
thanks for being great hosts
super responsive and flexible host we will definitely be back
the hosts are very helpful accommodating and there place is very clean
very clean and the host is quick to respond to any questions
super close to skj brule
convenient location comfortable and well appointed
the location is awesome: quick walk to anything you need in town
location is great easy to get around
nice place if u wanna be right in town
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Experience the natural beauty of the state

The Upper Peninsula of Michigan features many attractions that are sure to amaze and inspire visitors. Lakes, mountains, waterfalls, and ice caves are only some of the things you can expect to see during your visit there. Plan your trip to the Upper Peninsula and book an Aibrnb rental in the area so you can explore these wonders to your heart’s content.

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