Ready to shake off that winter hibernation and go on a vacation, fellow Michiganders? Because I know that I am!

Best Up North Michigan Spots for a Vacation

We’ve had our fair share of cozy indoor days, but now that the sun's starting to come out, it's time to soak it up like a sponge! If you're feeling that itch for adventure but don't want to stray too far, fear not. Our beloved Mitten state is brimming with summer fun, especially up north.

Read Related: Where Does "Up North" Officially Begin in Michigan?

Once you cruise past "mid-Michigan," life takes a chill pill. The pace slows down, and suddenly, you're in Northern Michigan territory. It's like stepping into a different world—one where relaxation is the name of the game. Think swimming, boating, and campfires galore. Trust me, the summer vibe hits differently up here.

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Now, let's talk about staycations. Say you're craving a quick getaway without the hassle of airports or long drives. Well, have I got news for you! Northern Michigan Airbnbs are where it's at. I've done the detective work (you're welcome), and there's a cozy spot for every budget and timeframe.

Unique Cottage Airbnbs in Northern Michigan

From rustic cabins to chic cottages, these Airbnbs are begging for a visit. So, pick your favorite from the gallery below, and start packing those bags, honey! And hey, if you're curious about any spot in particular, just give it a click for more deets. Happy adventuring, Pure Michigan-style!

15 Unique Northern Michigan Airbnbs Perfect for a Getaway

If you're in need of a little rest and relaxation, look no further than the Mitten State! Northern Michigan is the perfect place for a "Pure Michigan" vacation. Check out these 15 stunning & unique Airbnbs and start making your summer plans!

Gallery Credit: Kristen Matthews

This Stunning Northern Michigan Log Cabin is Available on Airbnb

If you find yourself needing a vacation, a little break from reality, you can always turn to our great state of Michigan. The Mitten State is so multifaceted that you can drive even just a couple of hours away and feel like you're in a completely different place than you were. For instance, a quick drive to Traverse City will have you enjoying a Pure Michigan type of vacation inside this gorgeous log cabin from the 1940s. Check out this chalet that you can rent from Airbnb located in Traverse City. It has all the charm of an old-school cabin with all the amenities of modern life. You can stay in and cuddle up by the fireplace, you can take a dip in the private hot tub, can walk down to the nearby beach, go shopping in the Downtown district, and so much more. Talk a look through this stunning cabin and just imagine your relaxing vacation there.

Gallery Credit: Kristen Matthews

Enjoy a Cute Picnic Lunch at This West Michigan Cattle Ranch

If you are in need of a bit of rest and relaxation and have time to take a little day trip to Allendale Charter Township on Michigan's west side, then perhaps this adorable cattle ranch is just the place for you. You can book a two-hour picnic lunch at the Texas Longhorn Cattle Ranch Airbnb hosted by Sherry. She'll set up your table just outside of the grazing area, so you can graze on lunch while you watch adorable calves and cattle graze on grass. Take a look at all the cute photos below.

Gallery Credit: Kristen Matthews

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