Empire Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Empire

  • The M22 Hawks Nest Condo #29
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $128
  • Bear Haven at Glen Lake Narrows
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $417
  • Cozy Log Cabin on the Upper Platte River
    ExcellentCottage
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $172
  • Cottages on the Platte River
    NiceCottage
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $157
  • Peninsula House on South Bar Lake
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $327
  • Home directly on Scenic M-22
     3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $254
  • Nancy's Garden Vacation Home
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $243
  • Little Glen Lakefront Vacation Home, Sandy Beach
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $880

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Empire Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • LeBear Resort & Spa Unit 6
     2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $635
  • LeBear Resort & Spa Unit 9
     2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $635

Empire Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • The Townhouse @ Country View
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $192
  • Watt Guesthouse on Lake Michigan
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $294
  • Hughthir's Retreat in The Woods
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $212
  • Arbor Pines - Vacation near downtown Glen Arbor
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $325

Empire Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Big Platte Lake with shared private access
     2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $170
  • Fred's View
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $155
  • On Crystal Lk, near Crystal Mtn. well furnished!
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $842
  • Bonnie Beulah at Crystal Lake - WITH PRIVATE SPA!
    Good3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $394

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 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 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 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 December, when temperatures drop to 2 ˚F. The wettest month in Empire is December with 4.82 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 1.8 inches of rain.

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