Houghton Lake Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Houghton Lake

  • Pet-Friendly Cottage-Walk to Park & Houghton Lake
    Nice2br Cottage
  • Cozy Houghton Lake Heights Cottage w/Private Yard
    Okay2br Cottage
  • Lakefront Prudenville House w/Yard & Private Dock!
     3br Home/Apartment
  • NEW! Houghton Lake Home w/Fire Pit, 2Mi to Marina!
     4br Home/Apartment
  • Jack's on the Bay Unit 1
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
  • Cozy Riverfront Home w/Fire Pit in Houghton Lake!
     3br Home/Apartment
  • Stunning lakefront Home on Houghton Lake, MI
     5br Home/Apartment
  • NEW! Waterfront Houghton Lake Cabin w/Private Dock
     3br Cottage

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Houghton Lake Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Coles Cozy Cottage Topside
    Good2br Home/Apartment
  • Fall Weekends Filling Fast...Reserve Now....
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
  • Devonshire
    Good2br Home/Apartment
  • The Houghton Lake Hybrid (Log Cabin + Lake house)
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment

Houghton Lake Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Prudenville Cabin
    Good3br Home/Apartment
  • Iroquois Lakeview
     2br Home/Apartment
  • Up North Lake View & Access Getaway
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
  • Cozy 2 Bedroom Home With Lake View
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment

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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81° 22°
52° -20°
56° -5°
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91° 30°
95° 38°
93° 46°
90° 44°
86° 34°
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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Houghton Lake. The hottest month in Houghton Lake is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -20 ˚F. The wettest month in Houghton Lake is March with 6.12 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.8 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Houghton Lake

Browse accommodations from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, RedAwning, Priceline and others at AllTheRooms.com. We have 224 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Houghton Lake ranging from cheap options to extravagant places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Houghton Lake is available at $60 per night. The average price of an accommodation is $153 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Houghton Lake can pick from 105 places to stay that provide WiFi. If you are driving to Houghton Lake, you'll want to pick from 116 places to stay that provide parking. We track 3 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 34 pet-friendly places to stay in Houghton Lake, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

126 of the accommodations in Houghton Lake have been reviewed and rated. 53% are rated excellent or good. 84 accommodations allow instant booking.

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