Houghton Lake Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Houghton Lake

  • Charming Houghton Lake Cottage w/60ft Private Dock
     2br Cottage
    HolidayLettings
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    $182
  • Pet-Friendly Cottage-Walk to Park & Houghton Lake
    Nice2br Cottage
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $208
  • NEW! Cozy Home On Houghton Lake w/ Kayaks+Fire Pit
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $439
  • Houghton Lake House w/Fire Pit - 2 Mi to Trails!
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $350
  • Jack's on the Bay Unit 1
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $246
  • Stunning lakefront Home on Houghton Lake, MI
     5br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $639
  • Cozy Houghton Lake Heights Cottage w/Private Yard
    Okay2br Cottage
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $163
  • Rustic Cabin Steps to Houghton Lake & Boat Launch!
     Cottage
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $200

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Houghton Lake Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Gorgeous Genuine Rustic Cabin by the Lake
     Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $107
  • Coles Cozy Cottage Topside
    Good2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $144
  • Reserve for ICE FISHING Now...EZ Access to the ICE
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $283
  • Devonshire
    Good2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $167

Houghton Lake Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Prudenville Cabin
    Good3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $94
  • Iroquois Lakeview
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $105
  • Cozy cottage on the canal
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $146
  • River Vista
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $565

Houghton Lake Travel Guide

Michigan's largest inland lake, Houghton Lake has a range of attractions and is home of the largest Winter carnival -- Tip Up Town USA.

Things to Do in Houghton Lake

The Houghton Lake Historical Village is a must-see for how life used to be in the area. Made up of various restored 1800 era buildings including a schoolroom, general store, and town hall, the village is perfect for travelers looking to brush up on their history. In August, there is a festival here, where visitors can see special period costumes, guides, and demonstrations.

North Michigan's biggest fishing contest takes place in Houghton Lake, so naturally, fishing is a big deal here. Rent a rod and spend a day or two relaxing by the water, hoping to get a decent catch. There are also many sandy beaches and areas to relax by, plus the chance to windsurf, or go boating or canoeing. After a long day, catch a movie at the rustic log cabin movie theater in town, The Pines Theater.

Best Time to Visit Houghton Lake

The Tip-Up Town Festival takes place in January is a popular time for visitors to arrive.

Cabins in Houghton Lake

With fresh air and stunning views around every corner, it's no wonder that vacation rentals in Houghton Lake are extremely popular throughout the year. In the heart of Northern Michigan you will find four seasons of fun, with a plethora of things to do throughout the months such as winter's Tip Up Town, fishing opportunities, amusement parks, and historical sights. Golf enthusiasts can take to the nearby course while the rest of family relaxes on the sandy beach of Houghton Lake MI. The Houghton Lake area is also home to a number of other huge lakes, full of recreational activities for you to enjoy, with Houghton Lake claiming the title of being the largest inland lake in the state.

To top off your stay, book a brilliant Houghton Lake cabin rental. There are many lake front vacation homes, quaint log cabins with alfresco dining areas and fire pits and play areas for the kids, while town center vacation rentals and large waterfront hotels are ideal for a family vacation.

Price and Availability in Houghton Lake

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

The Weather in Houghton Lake

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Houghton Lake. The warmest months in Houghton Lake are June and July, when temperatures reach 90 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -23 ˚F. The wettest month in Houghton Lake is April with 4.84 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 1.72 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Houghton Lake

At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the best providers - Airbnb, Priceline, RedAwning and more. Houghton Lake has 190 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Houghton Lake is available at $55 per night. On average, an accommodation in Houghton Lake will cost you $155 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 68 accommodations in Houghton Lake that have WiFi. If you're planning on getting to Houghton Lake by car, be sure to choose from 78 accommodations that provide parking. We have 4 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 26 pet-friendly places to stay in Houghton Lake, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

We combine a wide variety of Houghton Lake accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 69 places to stay from Airbnb, 5 accommodations from Priceline and 3 places to stay from RedAwning.

118 of the accommodations in Houghton Lake have been reviewed and rated. 63% are rated excellent or good. 92 accommodations allow instant booking.

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