In this beautiful area of northern Michigan you will find Benzonia. A quaint little village just 7 miles or so from Lake Michigan and one mile from Crystal Lake. There is a warm, welcoming community and plenty of unique, cute stores and restaurants. The surrounding area is home to some natural beauty with lakes, rivers, sand dunes, bluffs, rolling hills, meadows and orchards. There's plenty to do in Benzie County.
Benzie Area Historical Society and Museum will set you up with a glance at the past, displaying artifacts of local history pertinent to the area. Then you can explore all the sweet charms of the village stores and restaurants.
Heading out of the village you can enjoy walking the Betsie Valley Trail and all the outdoor activities and scenery at Crystal Lake and Platte Lake. In this part of the world and just a short drive from charming Benzonia, you will find National and State Forests, hiking trails, biking trails, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, lighthouses and fishing spots. Not to mention kayaking, canoeing, sailing and skiing and snowmobiling in winter. It's a outstanding natural area absolutely filled with beautiful scenery and fun things to do.
The seasons all offer fun things to do in Benzie County. Summer is great on the lakes, winter means snow activities and fall brings the changing colors to the landscape.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Benzonia is in July, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Benzonia is in the high season in July. Benzonia has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Benzonia tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Benzonia tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Benzonia. The warmest months in Benzonia are April and June, when temperatures reach 88 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Benzonia is October with 5.87 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.87 inches of rain.