Acorn Cottage

Acorn Cottage is located on crystal clear, sandy bottom, all sports Paradise Lake. Just five minutes from Mackinaw City, the Mackinaw Island Ferries, Museums, historic Fort Michilmacinac, Mill Creek Discovery Park. Just over the Mackinaw Bridge will take you on a short trip to Tahquamenon Falls, Picture Rocks, Sault Ste. Marie, and the Sault Locks. Casino’s are in Petoskey or St. Ignace just over the bridge.

Acorn is a two bedroom cottage that will accommodate six people comfortably. There is a marina and bait shop for all of your boating and fishing needs. A 12 foot rowboat is furnished, however we have a 27 foot pontoon available for weekly rental. If you wish, you can bring your own boat or personal watercraft and launch them down the street at the DNR ramp and park right outside the cottage on your own private dock. The fishing is excellent year round. There is a lakeside restaurant, grocery store, gift and antique shop in the village.

8310 Paradise Trail
Carp Lake, MI 49718 

Apple Tree Inn


On your next vacation or business trip to Petoskey, Michigan, enjoy the quiet, private and intimate service that 40 cozy rooms and suites allow for at The Apple Tree Inn “A Boutique Hotel.” With private balconies offering million-dollar views of the sunsets over Little Traverse Bay, our accommodations offer an oh-so-relaxing backdrop for Lake Michigan vacations, romantic escapes and business trips.

915 Spring St.
Petoskey, MI 49770 

Baymont Inn & Suites

The Baymont Mackinaw is located in the heart of Mackinaw City – we are within walking distance of downtown Mackinaw City, Mackinaws shopping complex, Mackinaw Crossings, restaurants, shopping and attractions. A 100% SMOKE FREE property, Baymont Mackinaw provides a deluxe lobby continental breakfast, FREE wireless internet, business center, indoor pool and hot tub, indoor corridors, 24-hour coffee, in-room coffee makers, irons, ironing boards and friendly guest services!

109 S. Nicolet St.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Bayside Hotel of Mackinac

The Bayside Hotel of Mackinac is conveniently located on Huron Street in Mackinaw City and is directly across the street from the Mackinac Island Ferry docks. We offer both courtside and lakeview rooms with a view of beautiful Lake Huron and Mackinac Island. You will find all that Mackinaw City has to offer within easy walking distance including Mackinaw Crossings, downtown Mackinaw City shops, theaters, outdoor concerts in Heritage Park, Mackinaw City restaurants, and a free nightly video light show.

Young and old alike will enjoy Pirate’s Adventure Indoor Waterpark which is directly connected to the building. The waterpark features a pirate tipping bucket, 3 waterslides, geyser jets, bubbler jets, crawl tunnels, water guns, climbing nets, oversized heated indoor pool & an oversized whirlpool, sauna & heated outdoor pool!

When you stay with us you will have unlimited access to over 1/2 mile of Mackinaw City’s only white sand private sandy beach which is perfect for swimming and sunbathing!

At the Bayside Hotel of Mackinac, we take pride in excellent guest service. From the moment you make your reservation, you will be treated with the courtesy and the respect you deserve as our guest. We are committed to doing everything we can to ensure your stay in Mackinaw City is a relaxing and enjoyable one. We hope to see to with us very soon!

726 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City , MI 49701 

Beach House Hotel

Charming cottages on the Straits with fantastic view of Mackinac Island & Bridge!  A great family resort 1/4 mile from ferries and 1/2 mile from downtown.  Nightly community campfire on 250′ of sandy beach with volleyball, horseshoes, and basketball.  Heated indoor pool & spa.  Limited kitchenettes in full size cottages. AC/Heat/HBO. Complimentary A.M. coffee and homemade muffins.  Daily maid service.  Dogs welcome upon approval.

Directions: I-75 north to exit 337.  Turn right to 1st traffic light.  Turn right & we are 1/2 mile on the left.  I-75 south to exit 338.  Go through traffic light & we are 1/2 mile on the left

11490 US 23 Hwy.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Beachcomber Motel

Located on Lake Huron with beautiful views of Mackinac Island, the Mackinac Bridge, and the Straits Area, the Beachcomber Motel is perfect for your next stay in the Mackinaw City area!

Currently in our 29th year of operation, the Beachcomber on the Water is family operated. Our low rates might seem too good to be true, but with a 97%-98% repeat customer base you can be sure you’ll be staying in a comfortable and clean room with a friendly atmosphere! We have earned a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor each year since 2014, and consistently receive excellent reviews of our property.

The Beachcomber Motel offers newer lakefront and modern motel rooms near the downtown area and Mackinac Island ferries. Jacuzzi rooms are available, as well as a lakefront housekeeping cottage.

We are a pet-friendly hotel, and welcome dogs under 20 pounds with prior approval. A $10 pet fee per day will apply. Please click here to review our pet policy.

We have a wireless Internet connection available for our guests.

1011 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn

AAA 3 Diamonds. Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Quality. New for 2009, Broadband Wireless Internet. Unlimited passes for guests to 2 Indoor Water Parks (Pirates Adventure and Cast-Away-Bay). Directly on 1/4 mile of pristine Private Sandy Beach, Free 25′ Hot Breakfast Bar with Waffle Maker, Sausage, Eggs, Biscuits & Gravy, fruit and all continental items. Closest beachfront hotel to Mackinaw Crossings, Mackinac Bay Trading Company, State Fishing Pier, Animal Tracks Adventure & Free Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park. Expanded 86° Indoor Pool Complex with Garden Room and oversized Whirlpool, Game Room, Business Center, Exercise & Meeting Rooms. Private balconies and terraces on beach, Elevator, Whirlpool rooms. Exquisite Northern Michigan Decor. Free Discount coupon packet for Attractions, Ferries, Casinos and meals. All king & queen beds. HBO & LCD TV’s.

505 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Brave Hearts Estate – Operation Injured Soldiers

Brave Hearts Estate is a 238 acre ranch that was donated to Operation Injured Soldiers by a patriot and generous supporter of our injured veterans. Opened in the spring of 2015, the Brave Hearts Estate serves as a retreat destination with a main house, Campfires, signing & s’mores, Hunting, Cable Tv & Board games and a wide variety of nearby adaptive sporting amenities.

Located in the northwestern corner of Michigan, Brave Hearts Estate is nestled just outside the city of Pellston. Veterans & their families can enjoy many nearby attractions:

  • Shop in Petoskey, Harbor Springs & Charlevoix
  • Ski Resorts/Snowmobiling
  • Boat / Swim in Michigan Lakes
  • Visit Mackinaw City & Island
  • 30 Station 3D archery Range on site
  • Sporting clays / hunt Club
  • Scenic Drives
  • Hiking & Biking trails
  • Fishing & Boating

Brave Hearts Estate offers completely free lodging for our veterans and their families. The main house has 8 bedrooms, a dining room, family room, living room, and large fully equipped kitchen and laundry room. The estate is wheelchair accessible on the main floor.

A full time caretaker /manager will be on site 24/7 to support vets and their families.

4171 Ely Rd.
Pellston, MI 49769 

Bridge Vista Beach Hotel & Convention Center & Waterpark

Northern Michigan’s premier hotel and convention center, with Mackinaw City’s largest indoor water park. Enjoy the incredible views right from your own private balcony or relax on our sugar sand beaches. With 98 rooms and suites we are sure to have the accommodations that you are looking for. Our hot breakfast buffet is served complimentary each morning right in our own bridge view restaurant.

1027 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Brigadoon Bed & Breakfast

Enjoy your visit to Mackinaw City by staying at our elegant bed & breakfast, featuring king/queen poster beds, private baths with whirlpools and heated marble floors, and fireplaces in each suite. Homemade breakfast in our veranda is included! We are located just 1 block north of downtown Central Avenue. See our specials on our website!

207 Langlade
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Cabins of Mackinaw Lakeview

Upgraded two-story interior Private Cabins with hotel quality amenities.  Directly across from the Mackinac Island ferry dock. Very close to shops & restaurants, Pirates Adventure Indoor Waterpark with pirate tipping bucket, 3 waterslides, geyser & bubbler jets, crawl tunnels, waterguns, & climbing nets. Over 72,000 gallons of water in all! Oversized Heated Indoor Pool, Oversized Indoor Whirlpool & Sauna, Unlimited Passes to 1400 feet of private sandy beach on Lake Huron.
High Speed Internet Access, Complimentary 25 foot Deluxe Hot Breakfast Bar, Exercise Facility & Game Room, In-room coffee, refrigerators, hair dryers, irons and boards, Color cable television with premium channels. Every room receives valuable savings for Mackinac Island carriage ride, historical attractions, restaurants, shopping, historical trolley tour & area entertainment.

712 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Clarion Hotel Beachfront

AAA 3-DIAMOND.NEWEST LAKEFRONT ROOMS and NEW FAMILY SUITES. Private sandy beach with spectacular view of Mackinac Island and the Bridge. FREE HOT BREAKFAST. FREE ACCESS TO INDOOR WATERPARK-1 Block. Beautiful NEW 2-Bedroom Family Suites and XLarge Lakefront Rooms. Adjacent to Mackinac Island Ferry and near shops and restaurants. Walking distance to Downtown,Mackinaw Crossings,Movie Theater and Free Nightly Laser Show. Picnic area, sundeck & in-room coffee. Free $10 Casino Package.Earn Airline Miles! Free high speed internet.

905 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

Located 1.5 miles from downtown Mackinaw City and the ferry docks, you can easily access Mackinac Island or explore northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

Our Property features 300 feet of sand beach with gas grills, picnic tables, lounge chairs with beach umbrellas, and six well-stocked fire pits for evening camp fires. We offer kayaks and paddle boards for use exclusively by our guests.

Our indoor heated pool and hot tub are available from 8am-10pm. (8am-11pm Fri and Saturday, Memorial weekend through Labor Day.)

All rooms have comfortable beds, a mini-fridge, microwave and coffee-maker. Lakefront rooms have private balconies and Mackinaw Bridge views.

A complimentary Continental breakfast is available from 7-10am. Choose from make-your-own waffles, old-fashioned oatmeal, fruit, yogurt, granola, bagels and cream cheese, muffins, breads and cereal. We also offer gluten-free options and almond milk.

Come see why so many of our guests return year after year to the Clearwater Lakeshore Motel. We look forward to having you as our guest!

The Clearwater Lakeshore Motel is independently owned and operated.

11380 W. US 23 Hwy.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Comfort Inn Lakeside

“On the Lake – Next to the Ferry.” Choice Platinum Hospitality Award. AAA. Free Breakfast, Unlimited access to Pirate’s Adventure Indoor/Outdoor Waterpark. Beautiful view of the Straits of Mackinac. Private Sandy Beach. Indoor Pool & Whirlpool. Walk to Mackinaw Crossings, Restaurants, Shops, & Island Ferry. Deluxe Continental Breakfast. Free High Speed Internet.

611 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw , MI 49701 

Court Plaza Inn & Suites

Newest Hotel in Downtown Mackinaw City ! Court Plaza Inn & Suites of Mackinaw is the only Hotel located “on the strip” in the heart of downtown Mackinaw City. Visit the bustling downtown shopping district, world-famous fudge shops, Mackinaw’s premier dining, and fastest boat line to Mackinac Island. Our superb location in the heart of the city’s theatre and entertainment district puts us just steps away from the Mackinaw Crossings shopping mall & convenient to popular attractions. Court Plaza Inn & Suites also offers a Free Hot Breakfast, King or Queen beds, Jacuzzi rooms, indoor heated pool & spa, personal voice mail, iron and ironing board, coffee maker / tea service, Hairdryers, radio, alarm clock, personal voice mail, Complimentary high- speed Internet in all rooms and public areas at this hotel. Premium cable movie channels and Sunday-Thursday discount.

202 E. Central Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Crooked Tree Cabins

Crooked Tree Cabins is located on the shores of Paradise Lake, just a few minutes south of Mackinaw City, Michigan.

Our sunny waterfront, with swim dock and separate boatdock, and children’s play area are perfect for daytime fun. Yet, the charming log cabins are nestled in a camp-like setting among towering pines and oaks.

Each housekeeping cabin is equipped with a gas range, microwave oven, refrigerator-freezer, coffee maker, toaster, pots, pans, cooking utensils, and service for 6 or more. Bedding includes pillows, one blanket, and one bedspread per bed. Sheets are available at no charge for those who prefer not to bring their own sheets.

Each cabin also has a living-dining area, a bathroom with shower, its own hot water tank, cable tv, and its own outdoor sitting area with chairs, picnic table, grill, and firepit.

Paradise Lake is an all-sports lake, and is known as an excellent spot for fishing bass, northern pike, walleye, and perch. Row boats are available free for your use.

8018 Paradise Lake Trail
Carp Lake, MI 49718 

Crown Choice Inn & Suites Lakeview & Waterpark

AAA 3 Diamond. New in 2015. Large hot breakfast bar, over 50′. Free Broadband Internet. 100 feet from Mackinac Island Ferry. Mackinaw’s largest indoor waterpark, 72,000 gallon 84° indoor/outdoor pools, 2 oversized whirlpools (inside and out), sauna, waterslides, 500 gallon tipping bucket, water cannons, and many other attractions. Breakfast, exercise and game rooms. Walk to downtown shopping, Mackinaw Crossing Mall, Mackinac Bay Trading Co., dining & ferry. Interior corridors, extra large suites 2/kitchenettes & whirlpools, elevator. King & Queen beds. Most rooms w/2 large LCD screen TV’s. Suites for the price of rooms. Discounts for ferries, attractions, fudge and restaurants, including historic Dixie Saloon.

720 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Days Inn & Suites “Bridgeview Lodge”

What could be better than reflecting on today and planning for tomorrow while soaking in the sun on our sundeck. The cozy, log cabin-style Days Inn & Suites “Bridgeview Lodge offers a range of complimentary guest perks like Wi-Fi Internet, parking and a fresh, hot “Day Break” breakfast each morning. Conveniently located 1 block from the busy streets of downtown Mackinaw City it’s the perfect location to start your vacation.

206 N. Nicolet St.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Days Inn Lakeview

Newly Renovated in 2007. We are the only full service lake view hotel in Mackinaw City! We are located next to Arnold Line Ferry and just minutes away from the downtown area. You will fall in love with our Lakeview rooms with private balconies where you can watch the ferries launch into Lake Huron heading toward the famous Mackinac Island. Our lobby is open 24 hrs a day for a fast and convenient check in/out. We have Hi-Speed Wireless Internet, Indoor Heated Pool/Whirlpool, Two Sundecks, Restaurant, and a beautiful recreation area where you can build a fire, have a picnic, or use our putting green.

825 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Days Inn Petoskey

Free breakfast and parking add up to a tremendous value for our guests at the non-smoking Days Inn Petoskey. All 50 rooms in the two-story Days Inn Petoskey feature mini-fridges and cable TV, and some rooms include jetted tubs, balconies, wet bars, sofa beds or fireplaces.Wi-Fi is available for an additional fee in rooms and is free in public spaces. Enjoy the continental breakfast bar each morning before you explore the town. Stay fit on the fly in the exercise room, and let your cares melt away by the indoor pool and hot tub. Parking is free. The hotel is on Route 131 near the intersection with Route 31, one block from the Odawa Casino Resort and one mile from the beaches on Little Traverse Bay. North Central Michigan College is a mile-and-a-half away, and Northern Michigan Regional Hospital is a half-mile north. Drive one mile to the boutiques and restaurants in the Gaslight District or to learn a few things at the Little Traverse History Museum. Head two miles to the Petoskey Winter Sports Park or four miles to tee off at Bay Harbor Golf Club. The amusements at Great American Adventures are ten minutes up the road, while Mackinaw City is an hour north, and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is two hours southwest. Nub’s Nob Ski Resort is 20 minutes north, and Boyne Mountain Airport is 16 miles south. Rock-bottom rates score our guests a continental breakfast and a pool at the Days Inn Petoskey, while a location near a casino and Little Traverse Bay seals the deal.

909 Spring St.
Petoskey, Mi 49770 

Deer Head Inn B & B

Mackinaw City’s Deer Head Inn is by far northern Michigan’s most unique and inviting Bed and Breakfast. Our historic house, built in 1913, is located just a short walk from all Mackinaw City has to offer.

We’re just minutes from the ferries to magical Mackinac Island where you can travel back in time like nowhere else in America.  We’re a just a block from the old Victorian-style shops in Mackinaw Crossings.

Plush leather chairs, fireplaces, woodwork, evergreens, deerheads, the ambiance of the Northern experience! Begin your day with the scent of freshly ground coffee beans followed by a scrumptious breakfast

109 Henry St.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Doll’s Paradise Lake Resort

Doll’s Resort is a small, but clean and quiet, resort/motel located in Northern Michigan, five miles south of Mackinaw City and the Mackinac Bridge, in the village of Carp Lake.

Lodging accommodations for your travel, fishing and vacation plans in the Straits area range from one and two bedroom overnights, to two room kitchenettes and three room efficiency apartments.

All rooms in our units are non-smoking.

8468 Paradise Trail
Carp Lake, MI 49718 

Econo Lodge Bayview

New for 2005. Free for our guest. Access to Mackinaw City’s largest 72,000 Gallon Indoor Waterpark, Outdoor Pool, Free Hot Breakfast, Exercise room and game room. Indoor pool is complete with water guns, climbing nets, tunnel slide, double slide, spiral slide, tipping buckets, geyser jets, bubbler jets, crawl tunnels and oversized pool.

712 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Fairview Beachfront Inn & Waterpark

Open May 15, 2009. Our New Kids Spray Water Park is Free to all our guests. (Your Kids will just love it!), exclusively for our guests. 200 feet of sandy, private beach. Campfires on the Beach! One of few hotels in Mackinaw with ALL amenities on site! FREE Wireless Internet in Lobby & Breakfast Room. All Guestrooms have either King or Queen size beds. We have both Deluxe Beachfront & Economical Non-beachfront Rooms. All Rooms come standard with Refrigerator / Hair Dryers. Lakefront Guestrooms have french door opening onto private balconies with views of the Island, and the bay. FREE, Expanded Continental Breakfast Features Fresh Hot Waffles! All rooms here are NON-SMOKING.

907 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

Flamingo Motel

Located 2 miles south of Mackinaw City. A/C, heated pool, playground. In-room coffee, microwave, refrig. Clean quiet comfortable country setting. Open all year. Snow trails at your door.

13959 Mackinaw Hwy
Mackinaw City, MI 49701