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Empire Travel Guide

Empire, Michigan is the jumping-off point to explore all the incredible trails and sand dunes of Sleeping Bear Dunes. Located right at the heart of it all, this small town is a wonderful place to base yourself for all the surrounding scenic beauty. Choose from fishing, cycling, walking, renting a boat, surfing, paddle boarding, you name it, you can do it on this beautiful stretch of coast.

Things to Do in Empire

This part of the world is popular with hikers, and it’s no surprise why. With literally miles and miles of treasured trails meandering through forests, along cliff tops and over the famous dunes, it’s an outdoor ehtusiast's heaven. If you want some guidance, you can choose from three of the most popular trails: The Dune climb, The Empire Bluffs Trail, and the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail.

Empire Beach is just a short walk from downtown Empire and is where you will get the most awe-inspiring views across Lake Michigan. With the bluffs towering above you and miles of clear freshwater in front, it’s truly a place where nature shows off its assets.

Spend a day in the Empire Area Museum if you want to see how the town got its legacy from small beginnings to the place it is today.

Best Time to Visit Empire

Visit Empire in October and enjoy the Empire Hops Festival.

Price and Availability in Empire

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Empire is in March, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Empire is in the high season in July. Empire has its low season in March, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Empire tends to be Saturday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Empire tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Empire

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Empire. The warmest months in Empire are August and June, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is March, when temperatures drop to 11 ˚F. The wettest month in Empire is January with 4.82 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 1.8 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Empire

At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and many more. Empire has 154 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. When traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Empire is available at $59 per night. A typical vacation rental in Empire costs on average $228 a night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Empire, then you can choose from over 84 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. Driving to Empire? Then choose one of the 72 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included.

AllTheRooms has 25 pet-friendly places to stay in Empire, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any trouble.

We aggregate vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from many providers in Empire, including 40 places to stay from Airbnb, 37 accommodations from VRBO and 13 places to stay from Homeaway

74 of the accommodations in Empire have been reviewed and rated. 57% are rated great. 40 accommodations allow instant booking.

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