4 Best Yacht Charters In Michigan, USA - Updated 2024

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The quintessential Midwestern lifestyle is best experienced in states like Michigan. Full of life, it has breathtaking lakeshores, lush forests, and majestic cliffs. In every corner, you will find charming, small towns that will make you feel warmly welcome. One of the must-see places in the state is Mackinac Island, which will take you back to the Victorian era. Private vehicles have been banned here since the late 19th century, so you can only visit this coveted island by air or sea travel. To learn more about the local culinary scene, you should visit Grand Rapids, a celebrated, craft beer destination. If you want a relaxing boat and bed experience with the possibility of going on a cruise, check out these yacht charters in Michigan, USA. Keep reading to learn more.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Summer Wind Yacht in Saugatuck

Accommodating up to four people, this two-bedroom yacht offers 32.52 sq. m. (350 sq. ft.) of floor space. The master bedroom comes with a queen-sized bed, while the other bedroom has a twin bed. Rates do not include food, but it has a fully stocked kitchen where you can prepare home-cooked meals. Nonetheless, bottled water and coffee are provided. It also has a living room and a second-floor seating area.

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Douglas, Michigan, United States
house boat 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

2. Kalisha Yacht docked next to a lighthouse in Saugatuck

This two-bedroom yacht is docked right next to Kalamazoo Replica Lighthouse, only a two-minute drive from Oval Beach. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed and a twin bed, while the berth bedroom has a queen-sized bed. In the living room, you will find a futon that can comfortably sleep one person. Sleeping up to six guests, this yacht has a fully functional kitchen, sun deck, and upper and lower decks with seating areas. If you also rent two jet skis, you are entitled to a complimentary, four-hour cruise with a private captain.

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Douglas, Michigan, United States
house boat 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

3. The Great White B in Au Gres

Docked in Harbortown Marina a few minutes away from Au Gres, this 10.67-m (35-ft) yacht features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, and a galley. The marina has an in-ground swimming pool where you can have a refreshing dip during your stay. Various restaurants are also within a short walking distance. If you want to go out and sail, a professional captain can take you at a minimal hourly fee, weather permitting.

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5 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

4. Cozy 30-ft (9.14-m) yacht in Au Gres

This 9.14-m (30-ft) yacht is securely docked, accommodating a maximum of five people. It is also available for chartered daily excursions, chartered fishing trips to Lake Huron, and special trips to Charity Island for up to six people. During your stay here, you have access to a heated, in-ground swimming pool that is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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Au Gres, Michigan, United States
20 reviews  
Boat 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and the space was very manageable
very clean close to restrooms and pool
accommodations were very clean and the marina was quiet
julie & george were great hosts
the owners were incredibly accommodating and helpful and kind
above all julie is a great host
julie and george are great hosts the joy was a beautiful boat to stay on
julie was an excellent host providing a very unique experience
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Experience the best of Michigan

Michigan promises tourists a quintessential Midwestern experience, with all its charming old towns and tranquil lakeshores. It has many ideal locations for a boat and bed staycation, so make sure that you check out these yacht charters in Michigan, USA.

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