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 

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 

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 

Mackinaw Club

The Mackinaw Club winds through 310 acres of natural wetlands and streams, along mature forests and rolling meadows. The 6,807 yard long design finishes each hole with elevated greens with manicured bent grass greens. The course is designed for players of all ages and abilities.

11891 Mackinaw Hwy.
Carp Lake, MI 49718 

Pines of Paradise

Pines of Paradise Resort is open May-October, starting with Michigan Spring Season through Fall Colors. Although most of our guests stay for the week, we do make arrangements for long weekends or other shorter duration stays as circumstances allow.  We also specialize in family reunions and can accommodate up to 60 people at a time.  Space for these types of gatherings fill up quickly, so please inquire well in advance of your desired dates.

Our cabins offer a feeling of traveling back in time with their 1930’s vintage charm. Nestled on all-sports Paradise Lake, secluded amongst the pine trees and nature calls of the loons, ducks, frogs, and owls. Truly a relaxing retreat creating moments in time to last a lifetime. After a day of sightseeing at one of the many local attractions, relax under the stars by the fire, or the deck on the bluff overlooking the lake. Gather in the Paradise Lodge, fully equipped with tourist brochures, books, games, puzzles, and cable TV.

8410 Paradise Trail
Carp Lake, MI 49718 

Pure Paradise Resort

We are a family owned resort located on beautiful Paradise Lake in Carp Lake, Michigan which is just six miles south of Mackinaw City.

We are within walking distance of Clyde’s Place Bar & Restaurant, Carp Lake Party Store, Carp Lake Marina & the bike trail.

We offer weekly rentals with cable TV, high-speed internet, air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a microwave.

Enjoy free use of canoes, kayaks, DVD players & DVDs, boardgames and a fish cleaning station.

We hope you will consider us your home away from home!

6455 Paradise Trail
Carp Lake, MI 49718