One of the five Great Lakes in North America, Lake Michigan is among the largest in volume and surface area. It’s bordered by multiple states including Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. With its vast coastline and many beaches, some locals refer to it as the “Third Coast.” It includes numerous beautiful beaches including popular ones such as Esch Beach and Grand Haven City Beach.
Lake surfing has become a popular activity in the Great Lakes. Surfers from all over the world can enjoy freshwater waves created by local winds on Lake Michigan’s beaches. Book your next surfing trip close to Lake Michigan for a hassle-free stay with easy access to the lake’s waves. Keep reading below for the top places to surf and stay near Lake Michigan, United States.
Catch some waves at Lake Michigan by booking this elegant cottage with a private beach. It’s also perfect for enjoying other lakeside activities such as sunbathing, swimming, body surfing, and kayaking.
The house is ideal for large groups who want to take advantage of its proximity to the lake. Enjoy watching sunsets and stunning views of the lake from the wrap-around porch after a long day of water activities. There’s also a grill and picnic table for small gatherings or barbecue parties.
Top guest reviewsthe house is super cute clean and spaciousRead more reviews
Host:elizabeth is such a great hostelizabeth was an incredibly friendly and responsive host making sure we had everything we needed for our stay
Styled in a fusion of Victorian and mid-century aesthetics, this elegant home provides a quiet retreat for travelers who want to enjoy Lake Michigan. It’s only a few blocks away from Bradford Beach, perfect for surfers wishing to surf the lake. The hosts can also refer guests to the nearby surf shop for equipment rentals, lessons, and discounts!
The backyard boasts a deck and professionally maintained landscaping that invites guests to unwind. You can also enjoy your morning coffee while people-watching on the front porch or on the upper bedroom balcony.
Top guest reviewsgood amount of space and a really nice kitchenour group appreciated the spacious rooms quality bath and bedroom amenities and the well-stocked kitchenhome was very clean and comfy
Host:hosts checked in and were friendly and approachableRead more reviewswe walked to brady st and felt it was easy to access third ward area as well
This beachfront home is located in Sheboygan, one of Wisconsin’s most popular surfing spots. Guests can walk right out onto the shores of Lake Michigan to enjoy its waters. Relax and have your morning coffee on the deck while watching spectacular sunrises, or gather around the fire pit with friends on chilly nights.
It’s perfect for larger groups who enjoy being together because of its spacious, open-concept interiors. You won’t run out of entertainment at night with the televisions being hooked up to Netflix, Hulu, Sling, and YouTube. It’s also perfect for families with children as it’s only a few steps away from the playground at King Park.
Top guest reviewsstunning view great house comfortable and beautifulvery comfortable with great mattresseswe enjoyed cooking in the great kitchen walking on the beach with coffee and fires at nightour family made some wonderful memories during our stay in this well-designed but comfortable homeeverything was clean and put togetherit was clean modern and had beautiful decorvery clean and stylish place with everything you neededthe house was also really clean and has a huge deck
Host:owners were great at communicatingrebecca is a gracious responsive hostthe thoughtful touches clearly show the owners pride in this homewe just love this place rebecca is a great hostowners are professional courteous and detailed to make your trip effortlessRead more reviewsthe location was great too with easy access to downtownthe location was great for familiesperfect location with nice park right up the streetthe location was excellent and convenientexcellent house in an excellent location
Stay in the heart of Sheboygan, a popular surfing destination, at this two-story home right in the downtown area. Surfers can easily hit the waves at Deland Park beach, which is within walking distance from the property. The park even has a pier, lighthouse, various shops, and restaurants.
The front porch is the perfect spot for enjoying a hot beverage while relaxing with your companions. The house is also well-stocked with linens, board games, and books, and it even has a coffee bar with coffee included.
Top guest reviewswe all loved having coffee and breakfast on the front porchwe had a very comfortable 3 night stay and would definitely come back againmark and cassie thought of so many details which made our stay so relaxing and comfortablevery clean and and plenty if spaceit is clean spacious comfortable and quietthe property was spotless clean and well taken care ofthings were immaculately cleanthe place was neat and clean
Host:wonderful accommodations and attentive hoststhey are amazing hoststhe hosts were communicative and gracioussnacks and popcorn left by the hosts was a nice touchmark and cassie are amazing hostRead more reviewsthis house is in a great location that is super close to the beach and downtownthe location of the home was ideal toothe house is very close to the lake and walking distance to a great bakery johnston's bakerythe location was perfect for walking to the many excellent restaurants downtown and the river and lake frontthe location was ideal for walking to the beach with the grandkids
Marvel in the beauty of Lake Michigan right from the front and back decks of this two-bedroom condo in Sheboygan. The property’s proximity to the lake is ideal for surfers who wish to catch Lake Michigan’s waves at this popular surfing hub. It’s also conveniently close to the Riverfront Boardwalk and the downtown area with its various shops and restaurants.
Enjoy a worry-free stay with the included laundry facilities, linens, and a fully stocked kitchen. Life jackets and beach toys are also available for guests to use. Guests who want to indulge in a barbecue can also access the public charcoal grills at the nearby public park, which even has a playground.
Top guest reviewsso comfortable and relaxing to sit on decks for morning coffee or evening glass of winecozy comfortable well thought out space with lake viewsthe bed was very comfortable with really cozy bedding and blanketsvery comfortable home with a well stocked kitchen and incredible beach accessa lot of thought was put into making guests comfortable and it was well stockedclean & communication throughout the process was smooththe condo was so clean and tastefully remodeledthe house was very clean and we felt comfortable and safe even during covidthis is a beautiful place to stay first everything is so clean and well preparedplace was great very clean and well stocked with food/coffee
Host:jesse was a great hosthost was a great communicatorjesse is a great hostjesse was the nicest host everhost was very responsive as wellRead more reviewsgreat location on the watergreat location and a wonderfully appointed condobeautiful home and great locationgreat place location and overall experiencethe house is only 10 min from kohler-andre park with beautiful hikes
This boutique home is perfect for travelers who want to stay in Sheboygan and surf Lake Michigan’s waves while keeping themselves in a quiet neighborhood. Built in the 1900s, this historic house is outfitted with charming interiors and modern luxuries. It boasts a fully equipped kitchen, beautifully tiled bathrooms, and showers with a bidet and heated seat. It also has an outdoor grill, perfect for having small barbecue parties on the patio or front yard.
Booking also includes the use of e-bikes that guests can use to explore the surrounding areas.
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was greatthe master bed felt like sleeping in a hotelthe beds were so comfortable and had the softest sheets everthe kitchen is truly fully stocked if you plan to cookwe were also very impressed with how well the kitchen was stockedeverything was very clean and well maintainedthe house was super clean and very adorablethe house was extremely clean and very comfortablethe place is super cute very clean and it was a very relaxing staythe house is just like the photos-- absolutely adorable incredibly clean and very thoughtfully put together
Host:absolutely lovely home and hostgeoff is a great hostgeoff was very responsive and professionalgeoff was very communicative and helpfulgeoff is highly responsive and helpfulRead more reviewsawesome location and cute little bungalowthe location was great for a walk to the lakeshore and not far from nearby restaurantscute tastefully appointed home in convenient north sheboygan locationabsolutely adorable home close to the lake and everything we wanted to dothe neighborhood is quiet safe and charming
Stay close to downtown Sheboygan in this affordable house. It’s only a three-minute drive from the shores of Lake Michigan where guests can watch local surfers, enjoy the sunset, or catch some waves themselves. Feel free to enjoy your day out on the beach with the free use of beach chairs, towels, an inflatable paddle board, and life jackets. The hosts can also provide two beach cruisers and a kid’s trailer.
This bright and airy home gives off a cozy and lively vibe with its wooden floors and colorfully accented interiors. Guests can also relax in the backyard or use the fire pit on colder nights.
Top guest reviewswell-stocked kitchen and very comfortable furniture for working and lounginggreat gathering spaces like the living room dining room and outdoor patiothe beds were comfortable and the place had everything we needed for our stayvery comfortable house for our family of fivehouse was very clean and personally decoratedvery clean and comfortable stay for our familywas a fantastic stay and the house was impeccably cleanabsolutely wonderful very clean easy check inmike and laurie’s place was very clean and nicely decorated
Host:owners very responsive to any questionsthe host communicated very wellhost was super responsive to any questions and beds were very comfortableand the hosts are very welcomingthe hosts were awesome and very easy to contactRead more reviewsvery peaceful area and close to everythingthe best was the proximity to kohler andre state park (about a 10-15 min drive)great location house was stocked with everything you need can’t recommend this place enoughit was so cozy also a great locationwe really enjoyed staying here --- our quiet and extremely cute base for our stay in sheboygan
This spacious Victorian home is conveniently situated close to downtown Sheboygan while being in a quiet location. Surfers will be happy to know Lake Michigan is only seven minutes away on foot. Have a fun day at the beach with family and friends with the provided beach essentials, which include folding chairs, beach towels, beach toys, and a cooler.
Enjoy hanging out in the fenced-in backyard with a grill, deck, dining area, and hammock. Pets are also welcome at an additional fee.
Top guest reviewswonderfully stocked kitchen great outdoor space and deck areaamazing home clean spacious comfortable summer outdoor space well appointed furnishings/etcthe kitchen is fantastic and the backyard is beautifully landscapedthere is also plenty of room outside to lounge and relaxspacious & cleanthe house is spotless and the decor is wonderfulthis house was clean and spacious with a nice backyardkitchen is well equipped the beds and linens were comfortable and the place was exceptionally cleanbeds were comfy bathrooms were clean and jocelyn was a great & thoughtful host
Host:jocelyn's place was fantastic and she was a responsive host when i had a few questions before our staythe host left a very sweet card and a bottle of champagneshe was also flexible with check-in which was extremely helpfulour host was extremely knowledgeable accommodating and communicative (with many wonderful suggestions for food and areas of interest)amazing home host and location 5 starsRead more reviewsjocelyn’s place suited our family’s needs perfectlyand the location was wonderful right between the downtown area and the beachclose to everything (beach/downtown) responsive hostthe location is great it’s an easy walk to both the beach and restaurants on 8thwe enjoyed the yard with our pups and being so close to the lake
Book a unique experience at this luxurious manor with modern and stylish accents. It’s only two minutes away from Lake Michigan, perfect for those wishing to enjoy its waves or simply hang out by its shores. It’s also only two minutes from downtown Sheboygan with its various shops, restaurants, parks, and more.
Lounge beside one of the two wood-burning fireplaces off the home while enjoying views of the beautiful yard and patio with a garden pond. Feel the unique character of the place in the parlor, which has a baby grand piano. You can also have a formal dinner in the dining room.
Top guest reviewsair conditioned bedrooms were very dark and comfortablethe house is clean with great amenities and very cozythe entire home was exceptionally clean & beautifully stagedthis place was huge clean beautiful and everything we could as for and morethe house clean and filled with lovely plants
Host:excellent host that was very accommodatingabsolutely gorgeous home and a very accommodating hoston top of that sheboyganers are some of the friendliest people on earthhe was super responsive helpful and gave amazing recommendations for local optionselegant gorgeous place yet very comfy place to hang out- host provided everything one would needRead more reviewsgreat location in sheboygan; nice walking area and near the lakeabsolutely beautiful and spacious house close to everything you need in sheboyganperfect location for the ryder cup and location to the town for restaurantsthe proximity to beaches and fun parks make this an ideal house for a family vacationawesome place for chilling out with friends and family
This charming home is perfect for large groups or families who wish to enjoy Lake Michigan. It’s only two blocks away from the lake as well as King Park. Enjoy a comfortable stay in the rental with the fully stocked kitchen, high-speed internet connectivity, and sufficient parking spaces.
Guests can also hang out with family and friends in the private backyard and patio complete with a gazebo with a grill. You can always go surfing in the lake.
Top guest reviewsthe rooms were a perfect fit for my familythe backyard is well taken care of has a grill a bags game table etcthere is a small portable fan if you need white noise or a slight breeze while you sleepthe rooms were large and nicely furnished with very comfortable beds and beddingbeds bedding bathroom all lovelythe house was clean and well keptit was clean and well-stocked with cooking essentialsnice shower plenty of towels and the entire house was very cleanit was clean and looked just like the picturesthe beds were comfortable and the space was clean
Host:geoff was a great hosthost is extremely responsivegreat accommodations and friendly hostsgeoff was incredibly responsive when we had any questionsgeoff was as responsive as could beRead more reviewsgreat location near the lakebeautiful house and great locationgreat location - just a short walk to the beach and king parklocation is good with easy access to a lot of the attractions in the areaperfect location for the great golf in the area
Catch Lake Michigan's waves on its various beaches
The sheer vastness of Lake Michigan allows for lake surfing to be possible in its fresh waters. With thousands of miles of coastline, it’s home to an abundant number of beaches for travelers and surfers to enjoy. Book a fun and unforgettable adventure in one of these places near Lake Michigan for your next surfing escape.
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